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    Politics Shame On You For Thinking It Is Okay to Sexualize Children – BellaNaija
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    Metro Nigeria ranks 11th highest in child marriage – UN – Newtelegraph

    The United Nations Entity for Gender Equality and the Empowerment of Women (UN Women), on Wednesday, said Nigeria ranked 11 among the 20 countries in the world with highest prevalence of child marriage...... Read more via Newtelegraph – Get More Nigeria Metro News
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    Metro Child marriage impediment to increasing Nigeria’s working population –UNFPA – Punch Newspapers

    Dr Mabingue Ngom, the Regional Director for West and Central Africa, United Nations Population Fund, has said that child marriage has remained an impediment to achieving Demographic Dividend in Nigeria. Ngom made this known while fielding questions at the News Agency of Nigeria Forum in Abuja...
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    Metro Niger: 17-year-old Girl Seeks Divorce, Says She Wants To Go Back To School

    A 17-year-old girl named Fatima has appealed to the Niger Child Right Protection Agency to dissolve her one-month-old marriage. Fatima is married to 35-year-old Salihu M, said that she was no longer in love with her husband and also wants the marriage dissolved so she can further her...
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    Metro Man Brags About Cousin’s Marriage To Underaged Girl, Says She'll Be Woman Once 'Penetrated' [PHOTOS]

    A Nigerian man has caused an outcry after he took to Faceboook to congratulate his cousin who had just wedded a very young girl believed to be 10-year-old. The marriage reportedly took place in Kano. Alfa Bolondes, on Facebook confronted those who challenged him saying, “Once she’s been...