Self-acclaimed President of the Actors Guild of Nigeria, Emeka Ike, has reportedly been dragged to court by his wife of 12 years, Emma, who filed for divorce over alleged battery.

Looks like the 12-year-old marriage between Emma Ike and his wife Emma, has come to an end amid allegations of domestic violence.
Emma, who reportedly approached a customary court in Lagos to seek dissolution of their marriage, which is blessed with four kids, accused the actor of psychological and physical torture among others.

Taking the stands in court, she narrated her ordeal in the hands of her actor husband:

“It was when my husband beat me mercilessly I believed that people truly saw stars whenever they were unconscious. It was my brother who took me to the hospital where I spent two months. There was also a day I was feeding our last child with tea, my husband, out of anger took the tea and poured it on my head.

“I even persuaded his sister to bring four of her children to our school without paying a dime but instead of showing appreciation, she said I was a lavish spender and that was how I stopped being in charge of his school.

“Each time we fight, he calls me a witch saying whenever he intends to start a project and he informs me it eventually fails. He also said if he hadn’t married me, I would have become a prostitute.

“Since I left, he doesn’t allow me to speak with our first two children asking me to come home if I really want to see them. Even when I was in with him, he leaves home for months on the pretext of different appointments. I can’t face all this anymore. I need help”.

The magistrate adjourned the case till July 22, 2015 for further hearing.

Emeka, who was not in court at yesterday’s hearing, is reportedly based in Abuja now.


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