Tag Forced marriage

Teenage Housewife Takes out Marital Frustration on 2-Week-Old Stepson

A teenage housewife in Bauchi State has vented her frustration of being forced to marry her husband, Mohammed Abdullahi against her wish on her two-week old stepson. Hindatu Abdullahi, who was paraded along with other suspected criminals at the Bauchi

Continue reading…

WATCH: Actress Patience Ozokwor Opens Up about How her Parents Forced her into Marriage at Age 19

Award-winning veteran actress, evangelist and mother of four, Patience Ozokwor, has opened up on her marriage to her late husband. In an interview with  DTS, a Ghanaian TV station, the 59-year-old revealed that she was forced into marriage by her parents

Continue reading…

UPDATE: Drama Unfolds as Sharia Court Upholds Forced Marriage Of Christian 16 Year Old Girl

Parents of a Christian 16-year-old girl who cried out for help following the decision of a Sharia court sitting in Erena to forcefully marry their daughter, Janet Habila, to her Muslim tailor boss, Nasiru (read here),  seems to have reached

Continue reading…

Dear MIMsters: My Husband Was Forced To Marry Me Instead of His True Love. Now, I’m Like A Househelp In His Mansion

My husband wanted to marry a lady he loved so much, but his mother stopped him. She told him to marry me or she would disown him. This issue took a long time to resolve as it caused problems between

Continue reading…

‘I believe that my daughter was charmed’ – Dad Of 14-Year-Old Married By Abductor Spills More Details

Last week, it was reported that the Emir of Katsina, Alhaji Abdulmumini Kabiru Usman, allegedly married off a 14-year-old schoolgirl, Habiba Isiyaku, to her abductor, one Jamilu Lawal, without her parent’s consent after she was forcefully converted from Christianity to

Continue reading…

Parents’ Outcry as Man Abducts Their 13-Year-Old Daughter & Forces Her to Marry Him

A 13 year old girl, Ese Rita Oruru, was allegedly abducted by a man in Bayelsa state, converted to Islam and forced into marriage. The man simply identified as Yinusa who resided in Opolo, Yenagoa, had abducted Ese on August 12

Continue reading…

Teenage Girl Recounts How She Was Forced to Marry 78-Year-Old Man at 9

A 13-year-old Kenyan girl, Younis, has recounted how her parents forced her to marry a man old enough to be her grandfather when she was only nine years old in accordance to local Samburu tribe custom. She ran away after enduring the agonizing marriage for 4 years and

Continue reading…