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Constitution Review: CAN Seek Ban Of Under 18 Marriages In Nigeria by VEXT: 8:35am On Jun 04
The Christian Association of Nigeria, CAN, has advocated that 18 years should be the minimum age for marriage in the country.

The Christian body disclosed this at the ongoing public hearing organized by the House of Representatives Special Committee On The Review Of The Constitution in Akure, Ondo State capital.

According to the CAN President, Olasupo Ayokunle, the position was made in order to protect underage citizens from early marriage and abuse.

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Ayokunle, who was represented by the Ondo State CAN Chairman, John Oladapo, while presenting the position of CAN at the public hearing lamented that the girl-child has been exposed to series of indecent tradition in some parts of the country.

CAN also advocated the rights of females, to contest or seek appointment based on equal opportunities that secure their active participation in politics.

“It should be made a law that anybody below the age of 18years is not matured enough for marriage across the nation. That’s the submission.

“We recommend that the constitution shall bring clarity and emphasis to recognising and affirming eighteen years as the age of maturity and that for sexual consent.

“Guarantee for the rights of women and girls, females, to contest or seek appointment based on equal opportunities that secure their active participation in politics.”

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Re: Constitution Review: CAN Seek Ban Of Under 18 Marriages In Nigeria by Everfrank(m): 8:56am On Jun 04
They should seek for a ban on under age sex and pregnancy instead.

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Re: Constitution Review: CAN Seek Ban Of Under 18 Marriages In Nigeria by Jesuschristus: 9:06am On Jun 04
Is that the problem of Nigeria.Most women lose virginity from age 13 or even lower,its okay for them to have sex with numerous abortions, but forbidden to get married,hypocrisy.To the guy below me,if u respect your own mother u won't come online to insult other peoples mothers ,especially when they did absolutely nothing wrong

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Re: Constitution Review: CAN Seek Ban Of Under 18 Marriages In Nigeria by temitope27: 9:14am On Jun 04
Jesuschristus:
Is that the problem of Nigeria
yes it is, cos people like you were produce by under age mother, that's y u no get sense

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Re: Constitution Review: CAN Seek Ban Of Under 18 Marriages In Nigeria by Anthony0094(m): 9:40am On Jun 04
The north will Never agree,

The GCFR will be totally against it,

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Re: Constitution Review: CAN Seek Ban Of Under 18 Marriages In Nigeria by Factfinder1(m): 9:41am On Jun 04
head slammers will revolt violently against this...watch how angry they will be about this....people wey dey marry 8 years old girl child still get mind chuck prick inside her...spits on this dogs and their religious bigotry

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Re: Constitution Review: CAN Seek Ban Of Under 18 Marriages In Nigeria by Revere27: 9:41am On Jun 04
A good proposal from CAN but would this Sharia people smileybe in support of this

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Re: Constitution Review: CAN Seek Ban Of Under 18 Marriages In Nigeria by Findschoolnews: 9:41am On Jun 04
grin is it your marriage

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Re: Constitution Review: CAN Seek Ban Of Under 18 Marriages In Nigeria by NaijaOlosho(f): 9:41am On Jun 04
grin

Muslims won't like this grin

Northern Nigeria won't let this happen at all

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Re: Constitution Review: CAN Seek Ban Of Under 18 Marriages In Nigeria by Akwamkpuruamu: 9:41am On Jun 04
A way forward. Child not Bride, Islam should understand that. That Mohammed married an under age doesn't make it a norm and a good thing to do. Enough of VVF for young girls

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Re: Constitution Review: CAN Seek Ban Of Under 18 Marriages In Nigeria by Tomide007: 9:42am On Jun 04
Everfrank:
They should seek for a ban on under age sex and pregnancy instead.
It's banned already

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Re: Constitution Review: CAN Seek Ban Of Under 18 Marriages In Nigeria by thundafire: 9:42am On Jun 04
Head slammers association wouldn't like dat were dat mumu MURIC

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Re: Constitution Review: CAN Seek Ban Of Under 18 Marriages In Nigeria by frankmoney(m): 9:42am On Jun 04
Under age marriage is evil

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Re: Constitution Review: CAN Seek Ban Of Under 18 Marriages In Nigeria by majamajic(m): 9:42am On Jun 04
This won't go down well with a particular region

The law will not stand

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Re: Constitution Review: CAN Seek Ban Of Under 18 Marriages In Nigeria by colorsofrainbow: 9:42am On Jun 04
Be like say CAN don dey get sense now... make we all dey mad together since na wetin Fulani terrorists want grin

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Re: Constitution Review: CAN Seek Ban Of Under 18 Marriages In Nigeria by omoadeleye(m): 9:42am On Jun 04
Lol
Re: Constitution Review: CAN Seek Ban Of Under 18 Marriages In Nigeria by baike: 9:42am On Jun 04
I'm not in support of this cool cool


CAN live aboki make dem do their thing lipsrsealed lipsrsealed

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Re: Constitution Review: CAN Seek Ban Of Under 18 Marriages In Nigeria by Akwamkpuruamu: 9:42am On Jun 04
Jesuschristus:
Is that the problem of Nigeria

A very big one. A girl that should be in school should not be made a mother.

How many of your Islamic elites gave out their daughters in marriage, underage? Can't you use your head

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Re: Constitution Review: CAN Seek Ban Of Under 18 Marriages In Nigeria by Built2last: 9:43am On Jun 04
We need Christian courts also

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Re: Constitution Review: CAN Seek Ban Of Under 18 Marriages In Nigeria by Lamasta(m): 9:43am On Jun 04
“It should be made a law that anybody below the age of 18years is not matured enough for marriage across the nation. That’s the submission.

We support this gbamsolutely

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Re: Constitution Review: CAN Seek Ban Of Under 18 Marriages In Nigeria by anibi9674: 9:43am On Jun 04
Ok
Re: Constitution Review: CAN Seek Ban Of Under 18 Marriages In Nigeria by TsaTrinity(m): 9:43am On Jun 04
Dead the idea.
It shouldn't even be in the constitution if not for the myopic thinking some Nigerians have.
But my problem with the constitution is implementation. We are good at making laws but so bad at enacting and enforcing the law.
Re: Constitution Review: CAN Seek Ban Of Under 18 Marriages In Nigeria by biggy00000(m): 9:43am On Jun 04
temitope27:
yes it is, cos people like you were produce by under age mother, that's y u no get sense
.
You could have passed your message without the insult.
This is cyber bullying

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Re: Constitution Review: CAN Seek Ban Of Under 18 Marriages In Nigeria by AdeOri99: 9:44am On Jun 04
I support this.

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Re: Constitution Review: CAN Seek Ban Of Under 18 Marriages In Nigeria by Josephkabila12: 9:44am On Jun 04
Good proposal

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Re: Constitution Review: CAN Seek Ban Of Under 18 Marriages In Nigeria by kevoh(m): 9:44am On Jun 04
Good one! This should help reduce obstetric fistula in child brides! Only that some people with dot on their forehead from the upper region of Nigeria will be against it, since many of them think with their dheeks not their brains!

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Re: Constitution Review: CAN Seek Ban Of Under 18 Marriages In Nigeria by onuman: 9:45am On Jun 04
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CAN can ask for this in a constitutional conference. There is nothing to get out from the ongoing review of the constitution that was not subjected to a national referendum after it was supervised by armed northern military dictators and imposed upon Nigeria by force.
The 1999 Constitution is like a house built on sand.
Re: Constitution Review: CAN Seek Ban Of Under 18 Marriages In Nigeria by Dpeachi: 9:45am On Jun 04
It's high time 'that' became a law.

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