Tag: Senator Yerima

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September 7, 2013

“My husband did something painful from behind”: The UK Guardian spotlights Nigeria’s child brides

Ibrahim Kanuma winces as he recalls the moment a 63-year-old man asked him for his teenage daughter’s hand in marriage. ...

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September 5, 2013

#ChildNotBride: Stella Damasus takes on Senator Yerima, live on Al Jazeera (WATCH)

bu Junior Idakula Nollywood actress Stella Damasus has made no attempts to hide her outrage at the #ChildNotBride saga, regarding ...

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August 26, 2013

WATCH: “Maturity is determined by a girl’s parents,” Senator Yerima speaks on ChannelsTV #ChildNotBride

by ‘Jola Sotubo Senator Ahmed Yerima was interviewed on Channels TV yesterday to shed light on why he is in ...

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July 24, 2013

Opinion: The cradle snatching debate – What are we really fighting for?

by Deoye Falade Senator Yerima simply pointed out that in Islam, once a woman is married, she is automatically of ...

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July 24, 2013

Opinion: Child marriage to gay rights – One good law deserves another

by Caleb Iniolu If we as Nigerians want to start making laws based on religion, then our constitution can as ...

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July 23, 2013

#ChildNotBride: SK Johnson – Stella Damasus, I’m sorry, I just can’t take you seriously

by SK Johnson See that? That face up there? That is the face of fury. At least that’s what Stella ...

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July 23, 2013

Opinion: A brief legal perusal of the child marriage campaign

by Oluwatosin Falaiye I believe a large part of the raging debate lies is who exactly the law would construe ...

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July 23, 2013

Gov. Dickson sure has a thing for under-age girls too – and more, in today’s news roundup with Cheta Nwanze

by Cheta Nwanze ….Bayelsa etibo, Dickson, shows it is not only Yerima that has a thing for under-age girls as ...

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July 22, 2013

Maryam Uwais takes on Sani Yerima: The Senator and constitutional review

by Maryam Uwais It is interesting that Senator Yerima would rather link the weighty and dispassionate subject of citizenship with ...

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