Tag: child marriage

78 per cent of Northern girls marry before 18 – NGO laments

Save the Children International (SCI),  a Non-Governmental Organisation (NGO), has said child

Islamic Cleric Attempts to Marry 16yr Old Girl as 9th Wife

An Islamic Cleric in Ondo State has been stopped by a family

Child Marriage Could Rise After Coronavirus Pandemic-Experts

  The economic impact of the novel coronavirus pandemic could fuel a

Under-18 girls should not be married – Sanusi insists

Dethroned Emir of Kano, Alhaji Muhammadu Sanusi II says he remained committed

Ending child marriages could generate billions of dollars in earnings -UNFPA

The UN Population Fund (UNFPA says ending child marriages could generate billions

Why Nigeria Should Stop Child Marriage – Buhari’s Aide

A presidential aide, Mrs Maryam Uwais has advocated an end to early

African leaders join forces in pledge to stamp out child marriage

African political leaders, activists, and local chiefs joined forces on Monday to

Child marriage worst form of violence against girl-child – Uwais

Mrs Maryam Uwais, Special Adviser to President Muhammadu Buhari on Special Protection

Zimbabwe rules against Child marriage

Zimbabwe has taken a bold step in creating gender equality and ending

Father forces 13-yr-old daughter to marry his 56-yr-old friend

According to reports, a Qur'anic School teacher in Kurna Babban Layi area

My teenage sister kidnapped, taken to Sultan of Sokoto’s palace – Benue man

Even as Nigerians are still keenly observing the case of Ese Oruru

8 year old weds 14 year old in Zaria

While advanced societies are trying to wage a war to stop child

Photos: Omotola Jolade Ekeinde Attends First Child Marriage Summit in Zambia

Popular Actress, Omotola Jolade Ekeinde recently attended the First Ever African summit

‘I will never support child marriage’ – Senator Ahmed Makarfi

Former Governor of Kaduna State, Senator Ahmed Makarfi has said that the

‘Stop! Do not legalize sexual abuse of young girls’ – Oritsejafor warns Yerima, Senate

The President of the Christian Association of Nigeria (CAN), Pastor Ayo Oritsejafor,