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DOCUMENT: How Lagos court refused to nullify Ikoyi registry weddings

    DOCUMENT: How Lagos court refused to nullify Ikoyi registry weddings

A federal high court sitting in Lagos, on December 8, did not grant an order nullifying all weddings conducted by the Ikoyi marriage registry. This is according to a certified

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‘LGAs statutorily responsible for conducting weddings’ — court rules on suit against Ikoyi registry

    ‘LGAs statutorily responsible for conducting weddings’ — court rules on suit against Ikoyi registry

A federal high court in Lagos has ruled that the LG councils are statutorily responsible for issuing marriage certificates in Nigeria. Eti Osa LGA of Lagos state had in a

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Ikoyi registry directs applicants to online portal after TheCable’s investigation

    Ikoyi registry directs applicants to online portal after TheCable’s investigation

Officials of the Federal Marriage Registry, Ikoyi, Lagos state, on Monday, refused to attend to applicants who visited the agency to register for statutory marriage licences. When TheCable reporter visited

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‘You pay for pen, drinks’ — couples recount tales of extortion, bribery at Ikoyi registry

    ‘You pay for pen, drinks’ — couples recount tales of extortion, bribery at Ikoyi registry

Some couples who got married at the federal marriage registry, Ikoyi, Lagos state, have recounted their experiences with officials who extort and force them to pay bribes while applying for

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INVESTIGATION: Extortion, inflated costs… the Nigerian marriage registry where fraud is a norm

  INVESTIGATION: Extortion, inflated costs… the Nigerian marriage registry where fraud is a norm

While the federal government has reduced the fees for registering marriages in Nigeria, corrupt officials of marriage registries have continued

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