Can a woman marry a woman in Nigeria?
Woman-to-woman marriage falls under the latter category. This is still practised today in Mbaise, Imo and Okrika, River states in Southern Nigeria. She can also do that if her family has no male child and the children from the marriage will carry her familys name.
What are the rights of a woman after marriage?
A wife has the legal right to stay in the matrimonial home under any circumstances i.e even after her spouse dies. If theres a case of divorce, the woman may choose to live in her matrimonial home until there is a proper place for her to move in. she can legally stay in that home if she wants to.