The federal government has filed a 23-count charge against Peter Nwachukwu, Osinachi’s husband.


Osinachi was alleged to have been a silent victim of domestic assault from Peter, her now-embattled husband.

The gospel singer, who passed away on April 8, was initially thought to have died of throat cancer.

But associates claim it may be connected to an assault by her husband who was later arrested.


The case was initially transferred from the Lugbe police division to the State Criminal Investigation Department (SCID).

It was subsequently forwarded to the office of the attorney-general of the federation (AGF)

On Friday, it emerged that charges of culpable homicide had been filed against Peter before the FCT high court.


The charges were filed under sections 104 and 379 of the Administration of Criminal Justice Act 2015 and Section 221 of the Penal Code, and the Violence Against Persons Prohibition Act (VAPP).

Peter is accused of forcefully ejecting Osinachi from the family home and throwing her out of a moving vehicle.

The prosecution alleged that the defendant restrained her movement and locked her up in the house.

Peter is accused of emotional, verbal, and psychological abuse.


He is said to have denied Osinachi access to her money, isolating her from her family.

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