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Police: Child Bride Forced into Marriage Kills Four Including Groom

The police have said that a child bride forced into marriage in Kano State prepared a poisoned meal that has killed her groom and three of his friends. According to AFP, the police quoted 14-year-old Wasila Umaru as saying she used rat poison in the food because she was forced to marry a man she […]

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Underage Marriage: “My question to the proponent of this law is would 9-year old boys be allowed to also get married?” – Dr. Dimeji Kareem asks

Child marriage is a cruel hazard to the lives and future of young girls, whose are just growing into womanhood. It is a global problem that cuts across countries, cultures, religions and ethnicities, which Nigeria is one of them. The Christian Association of Nigeria (CAN) has expressed worry over the inability of the Senate to […]

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11 years old child escapes from forced marriage, says “death would be a better option for me” (Video)

“Would it make you happy to marry me off?” asks Nada Al-Ahdal. 11 years old girl who courageously stares into the camera and ask some shocking questions In the nearly two-and-a-half-minute video, which was uploaded to YouTube and quickly went viral, Nada accuses her parents of trying to get her married off in exchange for […]

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Segun Arinze speaks on Child Marriage issue, tells Diamond Celebrities “We won’t bend for a paedophile!”

If you as a woman has ever gone through child labor and you have a daughter, sister, niece, female cousin! Then join hands let’s fight this scourge called Nigerian Senate! Shame on all Women Senators! Let’s save the girl child. Child not bride!  This has been the cries of many Nigerians, and Diamond Celebrities wants […]

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