The panel would then have a certain number of days to reach a decision and issue a judgment on: (1) the sufficiency of evidence in support of the application for polygamous marriage
or to add a spouse, and whether such application is granted; and (2) whether any premarital agreements were submitted without controversy, and if so, that they be approved and submitted into the record, or if submitted with opposition, then the panel would issue a judgment.
Over one in 10 of the cases involved polygamous marriages
that were not registered in the country, while 16 per cent of the cases involved polygamous marriage
done without the knowledge of the first wife.
The Recognition of Customary Marriages Act does not make provision for entering into a polygamous marriage
A Kisumu court has allowed a second wife in a polygamous marriage
to bury her husband who died in February, 2019.Kisumu Resident Magistrate Winfrida Kemunto said Ms Grace Were took care of her husband Mr Silvanus Nyang'wara Mwanja until he died.The court, however, gave the first wife Siprosa Awino Nyang'wara 30 days to file an appeal before their husband is buried.
However, Nigeria is the only country in the world which has a polygamous marriage
of different groups, cultures, traditions, and religions brought together by British colonial masters living together today under the pretense that they are one federalism.
This led to differing views of many cultural practices among the youth and their elders, including polygamous marriage
, traditional healing and circumcision rites.
The dating entrepreneur also runs Secondwife.com, a Muslim polygamy matchmaking service and Polygamy.com for any individual seeking a polygamous marriage
Iyus Yusuf Fasyiya, an Indonesian factory worker who has two wives, said he used the app to share tips with other users on how to maintain a polygamous marriage
In analyzing whether there is a constitutional right to enter into a polygamous marriage
, scholars and commentators have taken positions on both sides of the argument and have used various rationales to do so.
My recent research into the sociolegal history of the regulation of polygamous marriage
in Canada unexpectedly found that the specter of polygamy figures in property and estate disputes so as to prevent material wealth from crossing racial lines, most notably to prevent it from traveling from a Euro-Canadian man to his Indigenous wife and/or children (see, e.g., Connolly v.
44/2008), polygamous marriage
as stated in certain Articles of Marriage (no.
In some cases some single women get involved with married men with the full knowledge that they are going into a polygamous marriage