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Kaduma Emir laments frequent rape of minors

The Emir of Zazzau and chairman of Kaduna State Council of Emirs and Chiefs, Shehu Idris, has frowned at frequent cases of rape of minors in the society. Mr Idris said this on Tuesday in Zaria while addressing his subjects, who converged on his palace to pay their Sallah homage, traditionally

Man bags 21 years for raping, impregnating late daughter

A 52-year old man, Jacob Alonge, has been sentenced to 21 years imprisonment for raping and impregnating his late 12 years old daughter, Gift Alonge. Gift and some members of the BraveHeart Initiative for Youth and Women (BHI) died in a car crash while going to Benin on January 16 this

COZA: IGP orders investigation into siege at Dakolo’s residence

..Orders immediate take-over of Investigations Godsgift Onyedinefu The Inspector–General of Police (IGP), Mohammed Adamu, has ordered that the procedure which the Police operatives adopted in serving Invitation Letters on Timi and Busola Dakolo on Saturday, 20th July, 2019, be subjected to rigorous and discreet scrutiny to ascertain its conformity with Police Standard

Rape: Foundation commends Busola Dakolo, urges victims to ‘speak up’

Godsgift Onyedinefu A Non Governmental Organization, the Betty Anyanwu-Akeredolu Foundation (BAAF) has commended Busola Dakolo, for speaking up on the alleged rape against her. Dakolo had in a viral interview alleged that the senior pastor of the Common Wealth of Zion Assembly (COZA), Biodun Fatoyinbo raped her when she was sixteen years

CAN reacts to alleged rape against COZA pastor

Nosa Enobhayisobo The Christian Association of Nigeria (CAN) has strongly condemned any case of rape irrespective of the person involved. The Christian Body said this while reacting to the alleged rape against Pastor Tolu Fatoyinbo of Commonwealth of Zion Assembly (COZA). The Wife of popular musician Timi Dakolo,Busola Dakolo, a photographer had  accused

Probe Human Rights Abuses In Nigeria’s Elections, CERLSI Tasks ICC

The Civil Empowerment & Rule of Law Support Initiative, (CERLSI) has tasked the International Criminal Court (ICC), to investigate and sanction alleged perpetrators of Human Rights Abuses reported to have been carried out by Nigerias security forces during the February 23rd 2019 Presidential Elections. Making this call, CERLSI deputy executive

Child soldiers of Sudan told to rape, kill recounts ordeal

Despite the peace deal holding in South Sudan, an estimated 19,000 children are feared to still be in captivity in the bush working for the different militias. There are also worrying signs that some will return to fighting if conditions don't improve soon. Rape is also being used as a weapon

Women protest rising rape cases by Fulani herdsmen in Delta

  Hundreds of women in Ewu, an Urhobo community, Ughelli South Local Government Area of Delta State on Wednesday protested  alleged rising cases of  rape by suspected Fulani herdsmen in the area. The protesters, an eye witness, Abel Oshewigho, said, barricaded major roads within the community and chanted war dongs including the

Teenager raped, abused for 18 months

I5 year old teenager suffered repeated rape and abuse for 18 months by four men in Ikeja, Lagos state The girls plight came to the fore when she became pregnant. The Four men, committed the offences between December 2016 and May 2018 at different parts of Ajah and Lekki, Lagos. “The girl,