Category: Culture/ Tradition

Anambra State House of Assembly bans ‘expensive funerals’

Anambra State House of Assembly bans ‘expensive funerals’ The Anambra State House of Assembly has outlawed expensive funerals in the state by passing the bill entitled a Law To Control Burial/Funeral Ceremonial Activities in the State, the House said it had become an offence to hold a funeral for more than a day in the […]

Nigerian child brides as young as 10 are being advertised on Facebook then sold to men as old as their grandfathers to pay off debts

Nigerian child brides as young as ten are being advertised on Facebook and then sold to men as old as their grandfathers to pay off their parents’ debts.   “Money wives” is a common practice in Becheve community in Obanliku, Cross River State, Nigeria. Young women are regularly exchanged by their parents for food, livestock or cash. These women […]