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Wife Inheritance and the Rights of Women to Access, Use, Control and Manage Natural Resources

Upon the death of her husband, the predictable ‘Opo’ (wife inheritance) tradition practiced in some communities in Southwestern Nigeria took centre stage. … Read More»

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Why Senator Yerima must be suspended and arrested for marriage to a minor and rape.

The former Governor of Zamfara State in Northern Nigeria, Senator Sani Yerima has married a 13 year old Egyptian girl for whom he paid her family $100,000. … Read More»

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The Nigerian Woman: Modern, Empowered and Unequal

Every once in a while I read a very insightful or inspiring article in the Nigerian media. … Read More»

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