• FG declares 18 years as new marriageable age

    FG declares 18 years as new marriageable age

    Federal Government has directed that the new marriageable age across the country be put at 18 years, even though it is yet to be included in the constitution.

    The directive was given by Vice President Yemi Osinbajo  at the national campaign launch of ending child marriage in Nigeria, held at the Sheraton hotels in Abuja, in an effort to put an end to the menace of girl-child marriage.

    Osinbajo blamed the increasing rate of child brides on poverty, saying there is an […]