Posted: Friday 29th August 2014 at 15:19 pm

Chris Oyakhilome’s Wife, Anita Files For Divorce On Adultery Grounds

Click for Full Image Size
News reaching Nigeriafilms.com from The Cable has it that the dissolution of the marriage between Christ Embassy Church founder, Pastor Chris Oyakhilome, and his wife, Rev. Anita Odegwa Oyakhilome, has entered the final phase. His wife, Anita is seeking divorce on the grounds of “unreasonable behavior” and “adultery”.

According to The Cable, she outlined several allegations against the pastor which cannot publish for legal reasons. The divorce case, with Suit No FD14D01650, was filed on April 9, 2014 at Divorce Section A, Central Family Court, First Avenue House, High Holborn, London, UK, on Anita’s behalf by Attwaters Jameson Hill Solicitors, a full-service law firm with expertise in commercial law and a strong consumer focus in family, wills and estate, personal injury law and medical negligence.

Oyakhilome is the president of Believers’ Love World Inc, the registered name of the Christian ministry, while his wife is the vice-president. The pastor, according to an elder of the church, has denied allegations of adultery and believes his wife is being influenced by “bad friends” who are intent on destroying their home. While Anita believes she has been relegated in the scheme of things in the church, her husband has reportedly accused her of trying to usurp power and authority above her seniors in the ministry.

Sources said that the pastor had been making efforts to avoid divorce in the hope that the wife would eventually have a change of mind. However, the decree nissi was served on the charismatic pastor in his hotel room during a recent visit to the UK. Decree nissi, in legal terms, is like a yellow card in a football match which is a precursor to a red card (“decree absolute”) if no new evidence is provided to stall proceedings.

Church insiders said Oyakhilome had been hoping for rapprochement, but he was left with no option than to receive the papers when the lawyers cornered him at his hotel in London. The decree absolute, which will effectively end the marriage, is expected to be issued soon while terms of the divorce will be worked out by the lawyers on both sides.

Recall that some weeks ago when some insiders of the church said it was all rumors that the couple will be divorced soon and they denied that there is any fight in the marriage. Efforts to reconcile the popular couple, whose church is one of the biggest denominations in Nigeria and has branches all over world, have failed. They have two teenage daughters, Sharon and Charlyn.”
-The Cable

© 2014 Nigeriafilms.com

Click the link below to go to…

Nigerian Men Lack Respect For Women……Actress, Christabel Egbenya

Genevieve Challenges Chiwetel Ejiofor

Tania Omotayo, Wins Wizkid’s Heart Again

Julius Agwu, Begs God For Tolerance Over Marriage

Actress Ebele Patrick, Under Ban Threat For Exposing Sexual Advances in Nollywood

Desmond Elliot, Ini Edo, Monalisa Chinda, Uche Jombo, Wanted As Face Of ‘Kill The Killers’

Check Out D’Banj Tux Suit To World Music Awards (Picture)

Do you have a story/gist for publication? Please email it to [email protected]

+