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Nigeria Child Marriage

The Practice of Child Marriage in Nigeria

Udoka Okafor | Posted 06.12.2014 | Impact
Udoka Okafor

We as a society must start to realize that the practice of child marriage must cease to persist, for the sake of the future of these girls that are married to early. Child marriage is a cultural issue, but it is also a social justice issue and a national health issue in Nigeria.

WATCH: Yeriman, The Nigerian Child Marriage Superhero

The Huffington Post | Carlo Davis | Posted 07.26.2013 | World

Is this Nigeria's newest superhero? Let's hope not. In a YouTube video for his "What's Up Africa?" series, Nigerian-British vlogger Ikenna Azuike ...

Ahmad Sani Yerima, Nigerian Senator, Investigated Over Allegations He Married A 13-Year-Old Girl

Posted 05.25.2011 | World

Allegations that a Nigerian senator has married a 13-year-old Egyptian girl have prompted protests and an investigation. The 49-year-old senator, Ahm...