Hi, thank you for your question. Do you have any way at all to contact him, either through email or family members? Are you able to ask people in Nigeria for an address for him?
Thanks for confirming. Based on this you can apply for a divorce using the divorce petition and £550 court fee, and simultaneously apply using Form D11 and a £50 court fee as well as a statement outlining the situation with him moving abroad and your enquiries with friends and relatives (together with any evidence) and apply to proceed with a divorce without an address for him and dispense with service. It will be for a judge to decide whether to grant this. In the alternative you can apply for substituted service and serve through his friends or family which you must specify.
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My name is ***** ***** I have been a family solicitor for more than 30 years.To add to the aboveThe petition must be based on Unreasonable Behaviour and the form you need to dispense with service is herehttps://formfinder.hmctsformfinder.justice.gov.uk/d013b-eng.pdf