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Underage marriage law, Nigerians speak [ViDeo]

What is the right age for a girl child to be given in marriage? This debate rocked the senate constitutional review committee, but what has the average Nigerian on the street have to say about this? Press Play & Share Your Thoughts!! [youtube nr0WhaVaAU0 300 200]

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Yerima blackmailed us with religious sentiment � Senate President

The Senate president, David Mark, in this video is accusing Senator Ahmed Yerima of blackmailing the Senate to reverse a move to delete a section of the constitution that appears to support child marriage using religious sentiments. Mr. Senate President made this known on Wednesday while receiving a high-level team ...

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#ChildNotBride: Senate says they were misinterpreted, we didn’t legalise child marriage


Responding to the nation-wide�outrage expressed on the said passage of a Bill legalising child marriage, the Senate said its decision last Wednesday was �wildly misinterpreted, misreported and totally taken out of context”. It denied any wrongdoing. Deputy Senate President, Ike Ekweremadu, who heads the constitution review committee, said this yesterday: ...

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Hon Abike Dabiri-Erewa tweets her thoughts on the child bride issue

Mrs Abike Dabiri is a former broadcaster and now a member of the Nigeria Federal House of Reps representing Ikorodu Constituency in Lagos State.

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#ChildNotBride: I can give my 6 years old daughter out in marriage – Senator Ahmed Yerima respond to critics

By Senator Ahmad Sani Yarima Nigeria has many uncountable problems and none of them is early marriage. As a matter of fact early marriage is the solution to about half of our problems. For those who wonder if I can give my daughter(s) out in marriage at the age of ...

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