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domestic violence

28 Nov
National Association of Seadogs (NAS), also known as Pyrate Confraternity, has urged Federal Government and states to extend the severe penalty placed on kidnapping, armed robbery to domestic violence against women, saying it has become a critical issue where men, women and children lose their lives.
24 Nov
Justice Abiola Soladoye of a Sexual Offences and Domestic Violence Court, Ikeja, yesterday, sentenced a middle-aged man, Adewale Ibitoye to life imprisonment for having sexual intercourse with his 14-year-old daughter.
10 Nov
If the incidence of domestic and sexual violence in Lagos State is symptomatic of the wide prevalence of the vice countrywide, then there is cause for alarm. Unfortunately, the country suffers from dearth of reliable information and statistics on the issue.
26 Sep
Lagos State Domestic and Sexual Violence Agency have revealed that 4860 domestic and sexual violence cases have been recorded, with 11 women dying from domestic violence incidents in the 20 months.
25 Aug
Winner of the Most Gorgeous Girl in Nigeria, Queen Ruqayyah Adeboye, has advised women to take both practical and legal actions against men who perpetrate sexual and gender-based violence against them.
16 Aug
Civil rights advocacy group, Human Rights Writers Association of Nigeria (HURIWA) has called on the Inspector General of Police (IGP) to directly take charge of the investigation of the circumstances surrounding the unexplained death of the wife of the now suspended Chairman of Nnewi North Local Council.
16 Aug
Anambra State government has established family court to tackle issues relating to domestic violence in the state.
10 Aug
Lagos State Government has expressed readiness to introduce compulsory marital effectiveness preparatory counselling for intending couples to ensure they are aware of domestic and sexual violence status of the state.
7 Aug
Germany defender Nico Schulz is under criminal investigation for domestic violence, after the Borussia Dortmund player’s ex-partner filed a police complaint.
22 Jul
The federation envisions a drug-free society, free from rape, domestic violence, drug abuse, addiction, misuse, depression and other related health and mental issues.
20 Jul
Domestic violence is prominent in Nigeria as in other parts of Africa. Cases of domestic violence are on the high and show no signs of reduction in Nigeria, regardless of the age
29 Jun
The Nollywood actress Chacha Eke-husband, Austin Faani, has refuted claims that he physically beat his wife. Chacha recently posted on her Instagram profile that her nine-year marriage to Austin was ending because she did not want to continue. “For the second time in two years, I am here again on social media boldly declaring that…


6 mins ago
The President and Chairman of the Council, Nigerian Library Association (NLA), Dominic Omokaro, has said the Coronavirus Disease (COVID-19) provided opportunity for innovation and ushered in a new normal in library services.
7 mins ago
The Managing Director/Chief Executive Officer of North East Development Commission (NEDC), Alkali Goni, has urged journalists to give peacemakers platform to restore tranquility in the region.
1 day ago
The Director, Strategic Communications, of the National Election Management Committee of the Peoples Democratic Party, Dele Momodu, chided the All Progressives Congress on Tuesday for "window-dressing" its presidential candidate, Bola Tinubu, during what he called the former Lagos governor's less than impressive engagement with his audience at Chatham House, United Kingdom, on Monday. Tinubu’s performance…
1 day ago
The Senate Deputy President and Delta APC governorship candidate, Senator Ovie Omo-Agege, has said that there is nothing that looks like the ₦3.5 trillion that Governor Ifeanyi Okowa has received from various sources in the past seven and a half years. Omo-Agege made the remark while continuing his ward-to-ward campaign in the Ukwuani local government…
1 day ago
Sergio Busquets said Spain's 3-0 defeat on penalties by Morocco was a "cruel" way to decide the World Cup last-16 clash on Tuesday, after the teams drew 0-0.