Child marriage is a human rights violation. Despite laws against it, the practice remains widespread: Globally, one in every five girls is formally married or in an informal union, before reaching age 18. In the least developed countries, that number almost doubles – 36 per cent of girls are married before age 18, and 10 […]
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Malawi banned child marriage last week through new legislation that increases the legal age of marriage from 15 to 18, representing a major victory for girls in a country that has one of the highest rates of child marriage in the world. More than half of girls are married off as children, sometimes as early as the age of
Fifteen students from Dowen College, Lekki, Lagos State, has made the list of global students awarded $60,000 each to study at Clarkson University, America, by Conrad Foundation, the organiser of Conrad Challenge. The college presented three teams comprising Team P-App, Team S-Alarm and Team EM-Alarm, for the Conrad Challenge 2022/2023 and at the end, all
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It was in the year 1993 that Nigeria would have a taste of a general election that is so unique in many strata. One, for the first time in the turbulent political history of this great entity, multi-tribalism was not a barrier as all divides came out with one voice to support the Western Region.
A 14-year-old SS2 student of Intimacy with Christ School, Kate Ene-David, has won MTN Teenage Spelling Bee. According to a report, the teenager also received a N2.5m scholarship grant, a laptop and a Smartphone. Kate also emerged a one-day Chief Executive Officer of the multi-million naira company. A statement by the telecommunications firm on Monday