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For bribes, police truncate defilement, rape cases, deny victims justice (part two)

JULIANA FRANCIS continues with the investigation on how Police Personnel truncate sexual violation cases that have to do with children, causing trauma, injustice. The...

Local group uses home-grown solutions to tackle sexual abuse in Abuja communities

IN a bid to curtail the prevalence of sexual and gender-based violence in rural communities in the country, a group has launched a series...

Women’s Day: FG working on special court for gender-based violence, says Malami

ABUBAKAR Malami, minister of justice and attorney-general of the federation, has said that the federal government is working towards establishing specialised courts and judicial...
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VIDEO: Survivors narrate harrowing experience of Domestic Abuse during COVID-19 lockdown

DESPITE domestication of violence against Persons Prohibition (VAPP ACT), signed in 2019 by President Muhammadu Buhari, cases of Sexual and Gender-based Violence, SGBV are on the increase with those saddled with the responsibility of checking the scourge doing nothing to stop and protect those affected. The ICIR reports the travail of victims of SGBV during the COVID-19 lockdown.

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...

Making the best of the public anger on Sexual and Gender-Based Violence

Udo Jude ILO Vera Uwaila Omozuwa, a 22-year-old microbiology student of the University of Benin was brutally raped and murdered in May 2020. The horror...
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Group urges involvement of adolescent boys in combating gender-based violence

THE fight against Sexual and Gender-Based Violence will yield greater results if teenage boys and young adults are engaged in the campaign, says Chinyere...

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Appeal Court orders ASUU to call off strike

THE Court of Appeal sitting in Abuja has ordered the Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU) to call off...

2023 budget presentation: Nigeria’s debt within limit compared to other countries – Buhari

PRESIDENT Muhammadu Buhari has described Nigeria's debt position as still within acceptable limits. Buhari made the remark today while presenting...

FG declares Monday public holiday to mark Maolud Nabiyy

THE Federal Government has declared Monday, 10 October 2022 as public holiday to mark this year’s Eid-ul-Mawlid Celebration in...

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