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Man And Mother In Law Fight Silly Over Late Wife’s Inheritance

man fights mother in law late wife inheritance

One Mr Isah Sulaiman, has sued his mother in-law at a Magajin Gari Sharia Court in Kaduna, over his late wife’s inheritance.

Sulaiman told the court his mother in-law, Khadija Ibrahim, had allegedly confiscated his late wife’s inheritance meant for his children.

The plaintiff is asking the court to compel the respondent to handover the house documents of his late wife, Aisha, to her surviving three children.

But the defendant told the court that the issue in question had earlier been resolved by another court soon after the death of her daughter in 2015.

She alleged that her son in-law had filed a case against her three weeks after the death of her daughter demanding his share of his late wife’s inheritance.

Ibrahim added that the court had shared the inheritance according to Islamic injunction in which the husband was given his own share.

“Before her death, Aisha had given her elder brother a car she had also inherited from her own father but which hadn’t been fully paid for.

“She asked her brother to finish payment of outstanding balance which he did and the matter has since been resolved by the court.”

She told the court that the only property under her custody was a house document belonging to her grandchildren which they got from the inheritance shared.

Ibrahim however denied knowing anything bout the claimed inheritance of the deceased late father.

The judge Mallam-Musa sa’ad, after listening to both parties, ordered them to present before him, a certified true copy of the first court ruling on the inheritance and adjourned the case to Oct. 24.




  1. iron bar

    October 12, 2018 at 1:43 AM

    obj ,u see your life.thought supreme court is the highest court in the they are seeking for jurisdiction from another court since sharia could not solve such twisted issue.christians should deserve their canon law and all other village laws should also be binding.

  2. Mon

    October 12, 2018 at 2:10 AM

    In Nigeria, people cannot even rest in peace any longer, especially when you acquire too much wealth… I hope the livings are taking note.

  3. Flavour

    October 12, 2018 at 7:49 AM

    They should investigate the death of lady

  4. Fifelomo

    October 14, 2018 at 12:00 PM

    Shameless people…..

  5. oby

    October 17, 2018 at 11:45 AM

    honestly the husband should be investigated on the death of his wife because the mother-in law said just three weeks after the death of his wife he started asking for documents of the wife’s property. who knows whether it is because of the property that she died.

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