It was revealed that the woman, Folashade Sodiya, 27, killed her husband, Jude Igbinedor, 39, around 2:00 p.m after heated argument over money.
The were said to have been in a seven years relationship, though the union had not been consented to by the parents.
They reportedly got married without the approval of their parents and started living together two years ago.
It was also gathered that the suspect, an indigene of Abeokuta, the Ogun State capital, had one year old baby for the deceased, who was an Edo State indigene.
It was revealed by one of their neighbour, Busola Adewunmi, who spoke to newsmen, that the couple had just relocated to the area and that they had barely spent five days in their single room apartment when the tragedy struck.
Ademunmi describe them as gentle had respectful tenants, who complied with the rules of the house, adding thet Folashadewas, however, temperamental while husband smoked.
She Said: “They packed into this house penultimate Saturday morning, around 5am, and the incident happened on Wednesday morning.
“On Tuesday, the wife had asked someone to lend her N1,000 pending when her husband would come back from his mother’s place where he had gone to.
“The man arrived and even bought vegetables and other food stuffs for his family. In the evening, he came out and also washed the pots they used to cook that day.
“It was around 2am that things went sore. I learnt she said he was the first to use a hanger to hit her before she also stabbed him in the chest.”
The neighbours were said to have alerted policemen from the Owutu Police Division. And the suspect has been detained at the Owutu Police Station.
A police source said: “No one can tell what exactly caused this one. The woman, however, said her grouse with Jude was that he always gave her the impression he did her a favour by letting her have his child.
“She said she was holding the knife that night to scare him and did not know when he rushed at her and the knife entered his chest.”
The Police PRO, Lagos State Command, DSP Keneth Nwosu, however, confirmed the incident.
He said: “At about 1.15am on November 13, one Jude Igbinedor was stabbed on the chest by his wife, Folashade Shodiya. The victim died on the spot, while his corpse has been taken to the Ikorodu General Hospital morgue for autopsy.”
He added that the case had been transferred to State Criminal Investigation Department for further investigation.