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18 Mar 2018
The Kebbi State government, in collaboration with the Arugungu Emirate, married off 100 widows and divorced women, yesterday, in a mass wedding held at the emir’s palace. It is the first by the Emirate, though sponsored by the Kebbi State Government and Arugungu Local Government. The government said the move would provide the women with…
17 Feb 2018
Reverend Fr. Lawrence Soja-Anyembugu, Parish Priest in charge of St Sylvester Catholic Church, New Nyanya, Nasarawa state, has sponsored the marriage of 136 couples within two weeks. Soja-Anyembugu, announced this to newsmen on Saturday during the marriage matrimony of 83 couples in commemoration of his 10th priestly anniversary in St Patrick Catholic Church, Akwanga, Akwanga…
20 Aug 2016
No fewer than 4,395 prospective couples wishing to participate in the Kano State Government’s mass wedding have so far registered for the programme.
18 Aug 2016
The Kano State Hisbah Board said on Thursday that it had registered 1, 042 prospective couples in 18 local government areas of the state for the state government’s mass wedding programme.
20 Jul 2016
Low global oil prices have hurt Nigeria's economy, taking it to the brink of recession. But the resulting cash crunch has also had a more unexpected effect -- on mass weddings.

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