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7 Jul 2019
Actionaid Nigeria has called for the arrest and prosecution of Senator representing Adamawa North Senatorial District, Elisha Abbo, who ‘dishonourably’ beat up a woman in an adult toy shop in Abuja. A statement signed by its Country Director, Ene Obi, said the call became necessary, following the release of a Close Circuit Television (CCTV) footage…
4 Jul 2019
Popular Nigerian actress, Kate Henshaw has joined in on the conversations surrounding embattled Nigerian senator, Elisha Abbo, who was caught on camera assaulting a woman in a sex toy shop in Abuja. The lawmaker who at first alleged that he was also assaulted had said an official statement containing a 'robust response' would be released…
10 Jun 2019
A popular Nigerian social media influencer, Pamilerin Adegoke has taken to social media to allege that Nigerian singer, Peruzzi assaulted him in Bayelsa with the aid of his bouncers. According to Adegoke who shared a photo of a swollen eye he allegedly sustained during the assault, Peruzzi slapped and assaulted him for almost 20 minutes…
21 May 2019
We reported earlier that, veteran Nigerian singer, Friday Igwe better known as Baba Fryo was assaulted by some soldiers. The “Dem Go Dey Pose” crooner had cried out on social media about being assaulted and humiliated by the soldiers. In an update to the report, it has been gathered that the soldiers who assaulted the…
25 Feb 2019
Three recent domestic violence incidents in Nigeria have elicited reactions from some lawyers in the country. The incidents are the flogging of a woman mercilessly by her husband for allegedly sleeping with a neighbour, assault by a family on a widow for starting an affair with her dead husband’s brother and the beating up of…
4 Feb 2019
According to a report by Barbados Today, Rihanna’s brother, Rorrey Fenty assaulted two people in their country, Barbados. It is gathered that he was arrested for assaulting a man and a woman in an incident that took place on January 20. The victims identified as Lee-Ann Lingo and Thomton were assaulted in different incidents. The music…
2 Feb 2019
American rapper and entertainer Shad Moss popularly known as Bow Wow has been arrested for allegedly getting into a physical brawl with a woman. Police took both individuals into custody early Saturday morning in Atlanta. Apparently, Bow Wow and the woman had a dispute. Police were called to an address in Midtown Atlanta around 4:15…
22 Aug 2018
Three suspects have been remanded to Kirikiri Prison pending perfection of their bail by a Magistrate court in Ogba for assaulting and harassing an Eko Electricity Distribution Company’s Linesman under the Mushin Business District of the power utility company. According to a statement released by Eko Electricity Distribution Company, the accused - Karimoh Aliu, Halimat…
4 Jun 2018
A 25-year-old unemployed man, Oromidayo Giwa, who allegedly assaulted his 80-year-old grandmother by throwing a punch at her, was on Monday arraigned before a Yaba Chief Magistrate’s Court in Lagos. The Prosecutor, Sgt. Modupe Olaluwoye, told the court that the accused committed the offence on May 30, at about 4.20 p.m. along Abu Street in…
9 May 2016
Sir: Let us revisit the alleged assault on a female member of the House of Representatives, Mrs. Onyemaechi Mrakpor.
7 Apr 2015
Malaysia was accused Tuesday of waging an assault on civil rights as parliament passed a tough anti-terrorism law aimed at countering Islamic militancy. The passage of the Prevention of Terrorism Act came as the government announced that 17 militants -- whom police say were arrested for plotting terror attacks in the country -- had drawn…


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Osun State Governor, Ademola Adeleke, yesterday, announced the dissolution of the outgoing Seventh House of Assembly and made proclamation for the Eighth Assembly.
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The Federal Capital Territory Administration (FCTA) has said that it will support the development of bicycle lanes in the provision of the arterial and district infrastructures across the Federal Capital Territory...
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Kogi State Governor, Yahaya Bello, has assured the people that he would leave no stone unturned in ensuring the All Progressives Party (APC) wins the November 11 gubernatorial election.
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Decision of the governorship candidate of All Progressives Congress (APC) in the March 18 election in Rivers State, Tonye Cole, to sustain his petition at the election petition tribunal has been criticised by acclaimed leader of the party in the state, Tony Okocha.
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Doctors, under the aegis of Nigerian Association of Resident Doctors (NARD), have called on the Federal Government to cushion effect of fuel subsidy removal on poor Nigerians.