Tag Bride Price

Olori Wuraola Declared Free to Remarry + Elders Return Bride Price to Ooni of Ife

Olori Zaynab Wuraola Obanor is finally free to remarry after her 17-month-old marriage to Ooni of Ife, Oba Adeyeye Enitan Ogunwusi crashed some weeks ago. It was gathered that the customary bride price paid by the Ooni had been fully

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Can The Cost Of a Bride’s Price Discourage a Groom From Getting Married?

When a couple prepares for marriage, the thought of necessary rites which majorly surrounds the bride’s price comes to mind. Over the years different communities in our Nigerian society have maintained their traditions meant for marriage rites. For some reason

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Dear Mimsters: Should I still marry him?

My boyfriend is from Warri and I’m from Akwa Ibom. He wanted me to marry him early next year but he said he’s been hearing about the long bride price list in my place. So when my sister recently got married,

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”Reduce bride price for Tiv women,” – Benue First Lady Eunice Ortom Advises Tiv- elect Traditional Ruler

Benue State Governor’s wife, Eunice Ortom, has called on Tor Tiv-elect (the paramount ruler of the Tiv people), Professor James Ayatse, to review bride-prices in Tiv land, to enable young men get married at the right time. She made the appeal yesterday,

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Former Anambra Governor Reportedly Pleads With Igbo Parents To Reduce Bride Price

Former military governor of old Anambra State, Col. Robert Akonobi (rtd), reportedly pleaded with Igbo parents to reduce the bride price of their daughters to make it affordable for young men to marry them. Speaking recently at the industrial city of Nnewi,

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