• Pastors risk 5-year jail term for contracting illegal marriages – Ministry

    Pastors risk 5-year jail term for contracting illegal marriages – Ministry

    According to reports, the Ministry of Interior has reinstated its statutory power to register marriages according to the Marriage Act and warns that pastors wedding couples without registration will face a five-year jail term.

    A Registrar of Marriages at the Ministry of Interior, Pastor Oladele Temilade, disclosed this Thursday in Abuja at the launch of his book, “Companion On Contracting Valid Statutory Marriages In Nigeria” adding that many pastors have being acting in ignorance.

    He said, “When a church contracts marriage, in […]