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  1. Nigeria World News

    World Man, 60, Who Married Girl, 6, Says ‘She Was a Gift’ – Global Citizen

    In Afghanistan, a 6-year-old girl was rescued after a horrific case of child marriage involving a man 54 years older than her. Her parents said she was kidnapped, but the 60-year-old Afghan cleric who married her.... Read more via Global Citizen – Get more World News
  2. Nigeria Metro News

    Metro Half the World’s Poor Live in Just Five Countries: Report – Global Citizen

    Why Global Citizens Should Care Extreme poverty cannot be eradicated without up-to-date data and informative statistics. Reports like this allow policy makers to make informative and.... Read more via Global Citizen – Get More Nigeria Metro News
  3. Nigeria World News

    World Yes, Slavery Still Exists — These Countries Are the Worst Offenders – Global Citizen

    The cover story in the latest issue of the Atlantic is a personal history titled “My Family’s Slave.” The author, Alex Tizon, goes on to chronicle just that — how his mother in the Philippines was gifted a slave when she was 15, how she brought that slave … Read more via Global Citizen –...
  4. Nigeria World News

    World These Are the Top 10 Healthiest Countries in the World – Global Citizen

    The United Nations aims to ensure healthy lives and promote well-being for all by 2030. While many countries around the world have made progress, access to health care and a healthy lifestyle remain out of reach for too many people.... Read more via Global Citizen –
  5. Nigeria World News

    World Palestine Is the Latest Middle Eastern State to Repeal ‘Marry-Your-Rapist’ Law – Global Citizen

    Calling it a “good first step,” international organization Human Rights Watch (HRW) praised Palestine on Thursday for repealing a law allowing rapists to marry their victims. Although the law, which dates back to 1960, was officially repealed in March, HRW called on Palestine and other...
  6. Nigeria World News

    World Girls of Any Age Can Be Married in Bangladesh With New Law – Global Citizen

    A vague new child marriage law in Bangladesh invokes the parental permission loophole setting no minimum age for marriage — an astounding turn of events that has human rights groups up in arms. Over half of girls (52%) marry before the age of 18 in Bangladesh, and of those … Read more via...
  7. Nigeria World News

    World Pakistan Will Soon Only Allow Girls Over 18 to Marry – Global Citizen

    Why Global Citizens Should Care Child marriage stops young girls from receiving an education all around the world. Pakistan’s senate voted to raise the minimum marriage age from 16 to 18 for women. You can join us in taking action on this issue here.... Read more via Global Citizen –...
  8. Nigeria Entertainment News

    Entertainment Tiwa, Wizkid To Feature On EP Alongside Beyonce, David Guetta, Pharrel & Others – Jaguda News

    Tiwa Savage and Wizkid have continued to fly the Nigerian flag high as both acts would … Read more via – Get more Nigeria Entertainment News