Tag Archives: Rape

Teenager Raped To Death In Ogun

A 14-year-old secondary school pupil, Fathia Ojewoye, has been raped to death at the Agbeloba-Oriyonrin area of Abeokuta, Ogun State. The teenager had on Wednesday been declared missing by her parents, but her corpse was found three days after with some of her personal effects in an uncompleted building in the area. When our correspondent visited the residence of the ...

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Kano Sharia Court Sentences Man To Death By Stoning For Rape

An Upper Shari’a Court sitting in Kano, on Wednesday, sentenced a 60-year-old man, Abdu, to death by stoning after his conviction for raping a 12-year-old girl. Abdu was convicted on a count charge of rape contrary to Section 126 of Kano State Shari’a Penal Code Law 2000. The trial judge, Ibrahim Sarki-Yola, said the accused person pleaded guilty to the ...

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Man Rapes Two Underage Boys In Anambra

Raymond Ozoji, Awka The police in Anambra state have arrested a youngster who allegedly had forceful carnal knowledge of two underage boys in Awka, Anambra state. A statement from the Police Public Relations Officer of the state command SP Haruna Mohammed further disclosed that the suspect had made voluntary confessional statements and admitted commission of the said crime; attributing the ...

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I Enjoy Raping Elderly Women — Suspect

A 32-year-old man, Sani Garba, paraded by the Niger State Police Command for allegedly raping a 60-year-old woman, has pleaded for forgiveness, saying he was attracted by her ‘shaking buttocks.’ The state Police Public Relations Officer, Wasiu Abiodun, said on Friday that the suspect was apprehended by operatives attached to ‘B’ Division, Suleja, adding that he would be arraigned after ...

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Rape: Mamora Recommends Penile Amputation

The Minister of State (Health), Dr Olorunimbe Mamora, has recommended what he described as “total penile amputation”, as punishment to check the rising wave of rape in Nigeria. According to him, the cases have increased within the period of COVID-19 lockdown because socialising has greatly reduced while “an idle mind is the devil’s workshop.” He, however, stated that it would ...

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D’Banj Rape Case Gets Messier

With the accuser and the accused maintaining their claim over the rape allegation involving popular Afro-pop singer, Dapo Oyebanjo popularly known as D’banj and a young woman, Seyitan Babatayo, the police detectives investigating the trending scandal have resolved to retrieve the CCTV video recording at the hotel where the incident allegedly happened to establish the truth. Seyitan had accused D’banj of ...

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FG To Collaborate With States To Domesticate Child Rights, VAPP Acts

*VP says rapes, sexual assaults are blemishes on our collective humanity as a people Together with State governments across the county, and all other stakeholders, the Buhari administration is working harder to deal decisively with the problem of rape and gender-based violence in Nigeria, because every form of sexual assault “are blemishes on the collective humanity and dignity of Nigerians as a people ...

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Replicate America’s Anti-Racism Movement Against Rape, Sanwo-Olu Charges Nigerian Men

Says Sexual, Gender-Based Violence Must Be Treated Like Covid-19  Receives All-Male March Against Rape In Alausa    Wife of Lagos State Governor, Dr (Mrs.) Ibijoke Sanwo-Olu, on Thursday called on Nigerian men to replicate the ongoing massive anti-racism protest in United States in Nigeria against sexual and gender-based violence to send a strong message against rape and its perpetrators. Speaking while ...

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Justice For Omozuwa, Others

National outrage had greeted the rape and murder of a 100-level student of the University of Benin inside a church in Benin City penultimate week. The outcry was yet to die down when another heinous rape occurred in Ibadan, Oyo State. Like the Benin incident, the rapists in Ibadan also killed their victim. The two recent tragedies represent the rising ...

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