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Boko Haram Insurgency And Banditry In Nigeria: Examining The Celebration Of Marriage In Internally Displaced Camps

Article by Oreoluwa Omotayo Oduniyi


In recent times, hostilities have taken the form of noninternational armed conflict with its attendant gory effects, it has become more pronounced in the 21st Century warfare. North Eastern part of Nigeria has been plagued by the twin evil of Boko Haram and Banditry. The region has almost become a war zone within a peaceful sovereign Nation, this has led to the creation of Internally Displaced persons camps in various part of the region. The article explores the subject of marriages within internally displaced camps in light of the era of turmoil in Nigeria by examining the existing legislation and recommending a more effective legal framework to preserve the rights of the internally displaced persons.

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