The Abuja high court has finalized the divorce proceedings between singer Paul Okoye (Rude Boy)
and his ex wife Anita
Paul okoye divorce Anita; Nigeria singer Paul Okoye popularly known a Rude boy has officially been granted
a divorce from his ex-wife, Anita Okoye by the Abuja High Court sitting in Maitama.
Anita Okoye filed for divorce in August 2021 after 8 years of marriage to Paul Okoye and cited five major
reasons for her decision to divorce Paul of which included; cheating, being an absent parent, fraud, and difficult experiences.
She also requested a payment of $20,000 monthly as settlement and a number of Paul houses.
Earlier on, in her divorce petition filed by her lawyer, Ojonimi Akpe and Okutepa J.S, Anita had claimed that she
donated N10 million in an agreed arrangement with Paul that she would be allocated space in the mall he had
recently constructed in Lekki Phase 1, Lagos but he didn’t keep to his end of bargain.
The petition reads in part;
“That I know as a fact that the Petitioner founded a company called TannkCo in 2019.
That the Petitioner and the Respondent agreed to build a mall where TannkCo would have its
main offices, and the Petitioner contributed N10,000,000.00 (Ten Million Naira) for the purchase of
the land and the building of the mall. That I know as a fact that the Respondent, upon completion of
the mall, reneged on the agreement and failed to give TannkCo a space in the mall.”
Anita, who attended the court sessions via Zoom because she now resides in the United States, was unable
to substantiate all the claims in her petition to the court. Finally, she decided to withdraw all her claims and
opted to settle.
In the final ruling on the case on October 20, 2022. The court in its judgment, granted joint custody of the
children to the parties and the petitioner (Anita) was, however not given money in the form of alimony
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