See a timeline of Mercy Aigbe and Lanre Gentry’s marriage crisis since 2013

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  • Mercy was at the Area F Police Station in Ikeja, Lagos on May 5 to start court proceedings.

Mercy Aigbe was at the Area F Police Station in Ikeja, Lagos on May 5 to start court proceedings.


Nollywood actress, Mercy Aigbe has filed for divorce from her husband, Lanre Gentry after seven years of marriage.


The estranged couple is blessed with a child, Juwon.


Here is the timeline of their marriage crisis, which begun four years ago.


2013: Their first case of domestic violence was reported, when Lanre publicly humiliated the actress at popular Lagos club, Troy, where she was being interviewed.


Then the couple recorded a video where they debunked the incident.


April 28, 2017: ‘Say NO to DOMESTIC VIOLENCE,’ Mercy Aigbe wrote on Instagram at exactly 2:24am

Say NO to DOMESTIC VIOLENCE…… Only a Coward hits a woman! REAL MEN don’t HIT! Repost if you concur

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It was just after she was granted restraining order against Lanre and we were wondered WHY?


Moments later, photos of her domestic abuse leaked online


But Mr Lanre said the photos are from the set of his wife’s movie, ‘Victims’


The Lagos Hotelier added: ‘I love her so much’


April 29, 2017: Mercy Aigbe underwent CT scans, which are used to determine if there are injuries or trauma to the skull and brain.


April 29, 2017: Opemititi was unveiled to the WORLD. The Covenant University graduate, was alleged to have hurt her buddy – Mercy – by sleeping with her husband. Although, she’s not the only one on Mr. Gentry’s list.


May 5, 2017: Mercy Aigbe breaks silence in an Instagram post which challanged her estranged husband to provide evidence of her cheating

Dear Lanre Gentry, It breaks my heart that I have to do this but as it is you have left me with no choice……I had sleepless night because I just couldn’t comprehend why someone i loved , someone with whom I have a child will be hell bent on destroying me, I just cannot comprehend it…….. I read with tears in my eyes all the LIES you fabricated against me, LIES you feel will justify your inhumane act, LIES you feel will gain you public sympathy and LIES calculated to bring my person to public opprobrium…….. You claim …. (1) I am Mentally Unstable (2) That you have caught me with different men (3) That I do not take care of my parents (4) That a man rented an apartment for me………. LIES all LIES…….. Dear hubby I challenge you to back on your claims with PROOF!!!!!!!!!………. Hmmmm lanre you forget quickly!…., you forget how I have labored and stood by you all these years, even tho all what I was getting from you was constant beating, harrasment ,threat to my life and threat to destroying my image if I dare,leave you…… .,,You must PROOF all your allegations otherwise God knows I am going to add another lawsuit to the one on ground!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! Although my Team has been pleading with me to stay silent all these while, but I have come to realize that you want to ride on my keeping mum…… #saynotodomesticviolence #realmendonthit #mylifeisnotinyourhands

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Then she appeared at the Area F Police Station in Ikeja, Lagos to start court proceedings, but Lanre was no where to be found

Mercy arriving court


But the truth is, the estranged couple is still legally married.

But Lanre is reportedly at risk of being arrested for not honouring the court proceeding.

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