Month: August 2015

Traditional Wedding Made in Idoma-Land, Central Nigeria, Benue State

In most cultures in Nigeria, traditional marriagesare usually an arrangement between two families, some times this arrangement may not be the wishes of the two individuals involve. Education and civilisation is changing that norm gradually. Furthermore, in many Nigerian cultures, it is the man that pays the dowry or bride-price, invariably making him head of …

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Traditional Wedding Rights and Process in Igede Land, Benue State Nigeria

Marriage is the coming together of man and woman as husband and wife to be father and mother to any up-spring produced by their union. Marriage rights and tradition among the Igede people in Nigeria is unique, fill with rich cultural practises. Formerly Igede marriages come in different forms; Accompanying marriage, Elopement -running away with …

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