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Court remands man for allegedly raping woman inside church

A 30-year-old man Ajibola Akindele was remanded by an Abeokuta Magistrates' Court on Thursday for allegedly raping a 21-year-old woman. The Magistrate, Olajumoke Somefun, who...

Police commence investigation into alleged rape of Chrisland school pupil

THE Lagos State Police Command says it has commenced an investigation into the alleged rape of a pupil of Chrisland School, Victoria Garden City,...

How rape, sexual assault, harassment is forcing girls out of secondary schools

By Samad UTHMAN HASSANA Ibrahim said she was 17-year-old when she was raped by her class teacher in 2019. The teacher, simply identified as Umaru,...
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3 years later, court sentences man to 25 years imprisonment for raping 11-year-old girl

UGOCHUKWU Obiakor, a 36-year-old man has been sentenced to 25 years imprisonment by Ogun State High Court for raping an 11-year-old girl in 2017. Justice...

How police inspector, Ebah allegedly threatened, raped widow for not wearing a facemask

A WIDOW and mother of two who did not want her name mentioned has alleged that a police officer identified as Peter Ebah threatened...

Speaker Gbajabiamila compares rape cases in Nigeria to pandemic

FEMI Gbajabiamila, Speaker of the House of Representatives on Wednesday likened incidents of rape and Sexual Based Violence (SBV) in the country to the...
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NAPTIP, Ministry of Justice working to set up special court to try rapists

JULIE Okah-Donli, the Director-General of National Agency for the Prohibition of Trafficking in Persons (NAPTIP) on Wednesday disclosed that plans are on to establish...

Senate considers bill to protect victims of rape, insurgency

AHMED Lawan, Senate President on Wednesday directed the Senate Committee on Judiciary and Legal Matters to look into a bill seeking to protect victims...

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