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Child Brides: Emir of Shonga, Haliru Yahaya On Why Northerners Are Resisting The Legal Age Of Consent

HRH (Dr.) Haliru Yahaya, has said the North is uncomfortable with the 18 years cut-off age set for girls to become marriageable in the Child Rights Act, saying the region feels it is being gagged by the law. The Emir

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Uplifting Update On Anambra Former Child Bride, Chikwendu

Cheering news from Anambra state as 15 year old former child bride, Miss Chikwendu, whose story made news in January this year, has completed her rehabilitation and is set to take on her dreams. Chikwendu’s forced marriage sparked widespread condemnation

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Money Wives: Startling Revelations About Nigerian Community Where Child Brides Are Advertised And Bought Off Facebook

In a shocking new report by Channels TV, Nigerian child brides as young as ten are being advertised on Facebook and then sold to men as old as their grandfathers to pay off their parents’ debts. “Money wives” as it

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Nigerian Singer And Mum-Of-Two, Di’ja, Makes A Shocking Find About Nigeria’s Age Of Consent

The recent social media uproar over the marriage of a minor in Anambra state to a mentally unstable man, may have led Nigerian singer and mum-of-two, Di’ja to curiously take to the search engine giant, Google, to find out about Nigeria’s

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“I Detest Anything Under The Earth That Supports Child Torture In The Name Of…” – Veteran Actress, Shan George

Veteran actress Shan George has reacted to the viral photos of a 70-year-old man who got married to a 15-year-old child in Niger state. READ ALSO: Shan George Shares Throwback Photo from her 1st Pregnancy Sharing a photo from the wedding on

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#ChildNotBride: ”I want to go to school. I want a divorce” 17 Year Old Child Bride Cries Out

 17-year-old child bride, Fatima Baba,has appealed to the Niger Child Right Protection Agency to dissolve her one-month-old marriage to her 35-year-old husband, Salihu M. Speaking with the agency on Tuesday in Minna, the child bride revealed that she was no longer in

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Tragedy As Child Bride Forced To Marry At Age 14 Dies After Childbirth

A 15-year-old girl, Derya B, who was forced to marry at age 14, reportedly died a week ago in intensive care. According to Daily News, the girl was taken to a private hospital in Batman east Turkey, after her delivery with complaints

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17-Year-Old Forced To Marry Boko Haram Abductor Tells Her Story

Kidnapped at 17 by the insurgent Boko Haram and forced into marriage, this child bride tells her sad story after she was rescued. Watch….   Video credit: UNICEF