It is now, officially, an offense for any man to hit his woman in Lagos State.
And it doesn't matter if you two are legally married, as long as you are living together in a home setting.
According to the deputy governor of Lagos State, Hon Joke Orelope-Adefulire, the new Domestic Violence Law protects women who are most times the target of violence in the home and also
safeguards the interest of men, children, servants, maids and everyone who may be a victim of domestic violence.
Here's what happens when there's a case of domestic violence: