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Gwandu emir flays media on fake Buhari marriage

Emir of Gwandu, Alhaji Muhammadu Bashar, has urged media organisations to be more professional in their efforts to disseminate information to Nigerians. Bashar gave...

Breach of marriage agreement: Man begs court to recover N100,000 from...

A 33 year-old  man, Sabiu Umar, on Tuesday prayed a Shari’a court sitting at Rigasa, Kaduna, to assist him recover N100,000 from his former...

Adamawa girls demand law against early marriage

Girls in Adamawa have urged the governor’s wife, Hajiya Lami Fintiri, to sponsor an early marriage prohibition bill to stop parents from marrying...

 Minister calls for free education for girl child, condemns early marriage

The Minister of Women Affairs, Mrs Pauline Tallen, has urged the Federal Government to provide free and compulsory education from primary to secondary school for...

Offor gives daughter in marriage, urges her to be submissive

Sir Emeka Offor, businessman and philanthropist, on Saturday advised his daughter, Njideka, to be obedient...

Court dissolves 4-year-old marriage over alleged infidelity

A Mapo Customary Court in Ibadan on Thursday dissolved a four-year-old marriage between a trader, Rukayat Akanni and her husband, Sola over alleged infidelity...

Gates foundation honours 16-year-old activist who refused child marriage

Miss Payal Jangid, a 16-year-old from India was on Tuesday honoured for her commitment towards advocating for education and abolition of child marriage after refusing...

Court dissolves 5-year-old marriage because husband is married in Germany

An FCT High Court, Jabi on Monday dissolved a five-year-old union between Lynda Dike and her husband Jude Ajaero, on grounds that he...

Man begs court to dissolve 14-year-old marriage over alleged adultery

An an Ibadan-based civil servant, Mr Akintayo Kalejaye, on Friday a Mapo Customary Court to dissolve his 14-year-old marriage to his wife, Funmilayo,...

Rights groups commend Indonesia for raising marriage age for girls to...

Rights groups on Wednesday welcomed the Indonesian parliament’s decision to raise the marriage age for girls from 16 to 19 as a victory in...

Court dissolves 10-year marriage over threat to life

A Mapo Customary Court in Ibadan, on Monday dissolved a 10-year marriage between Kamardeen Babatunde and his wife, Iyabo, over threat to life...

Clergy seeks dissolution of 19 year-old marriage over alleged infidelity

An Abuja-based clergy, Joel Bamimore, on Thursday dragged his  wife, Mary before a Mapo Customary Court in Ibadan, seeking dissolution of their 19 year-old...

Man seeks dissolution of 27-year-old marriage in Ibadan

Mr Peter Adedokun, an Ibadan based civil servant, on Thursday asked a Mapo Customary Court in Ibadan to dissolve his 27-year-old marriage with his...

Ghanaian actress Juliet Ibrahim slams TV presenter over ...

Ghanaian actress, Juliet Ibrahim has dragged a Ghanaian TV presenter, one Akuko Perming over the comments she made about her failed marriage with ex-hubby...

Stakeholders seek end to incessant marriage break-up

Some stakeholders, on Tuesday, identified third-party influence and lack of trust among couples as factors responsible for the collapse of marriages nowadays. The stakeholders...

Ministry of Interior says marriage conducted at unlicensed place of worship...

The Ministry Of Interior says that marriages conducted at unlicensed places of worship is a breach of the Marriage Act. Ehuriah said that only 4,725...

Ethiopia inaugurates national plan to end child marriage, female genital mutilation

The Ethiopian government has inaugurated a national plan to end child marriage and Female Genital Mutilation (FGM) within the coming five years period. Ethiopian Minister...

Ghanaian actress Juliet Ibrahim shares `unwholesome’ marriage experience

Ghanaian actress, Juliet Ibrahim on Wednesday advised women involved in unwholesome marriage to quit and save their lives. Ibrahim stated this on her instragram handle...

Court dissolves 35-year-old marriage after wife called husband a thief

An Igando Customary Court in Lagos, on Wednesday dissolved a 35-year-old marriage between Mr Abolore Lawal and his wife, Shakirat, over defamation of character. The...

314 of 4,725 places of worship renew wedding licences- Ministry of...

The Federal Ministry of Interior says only 314 places of worship in Nigeria have renewed their licences to conduct statutory marriages out of about...

Cleric cautions parents on forced marriages

Pastor Olusegun Elijah of Christ Foundation Bible Church in Ilorin has advised parents not to force their children to marry against their wish. He said...

Woman prays court to dissolve 3-year-old marriage

A 30-year-old woman, Hadiza Abubakar, on Monday prayed a Sharia Court ll sitting at Magajin Gari, Kaduna, to dissolve her 13-year-old marriage, with one...

Cleric seeks end to 40 years marriage over sex denial

An Islamic cleric Ganiyu Salami, on Thursday approached an Igando Customary Court, Lagos, to end his 40 years marriage to Halimatu, for allegedly denying...

Unhappy marriage affects couple’s emotion, mental, psychology- Expert

A Professor of Health Education, Bidemi Idowu, says continuous stay in an unhappy marriage usually affects the emotional, mental and psychological wellbeing of married...