Why rape convictions are few, by Lagos attorney general
Stigmatisation and lack of medical evidence are two key issues impeding the rate of convictions in rape cases, the Lagos State Attorney General and Commissioner for Justice, Mr. Adeniji Kazeem has stated.
Kaduna proposes life imprisonment for rapists
The Kaduna State Government has proposed life sentence for rapists in the new Child Right Bill forwarded to the State House of Assembly for passage into law.
Welder jailed 15 years for raping teenager in Delta
A twenty-nine-year-old welder, Mr. Obor Omodavwejie, was yesterday sentenced to 15 years imprisonment with hard labour, by a Delta State High Court, sitting in Warri, for raping a teenage girl.
Dutch woman held in Qatar after making rape complaint
A 22-year-old Dutch woman is being held in Qatar on suspicion of adultery after she said she was raped while on holiday there, her lawyer and Dutch media said Saturday.
How father allegedly raped underaged daughter, by witness
A Lagos High Court sitting in Ikeja, Lagos has been told how a commercial bus driver, Mr. Ajayi Gbadegesin, allegedly defiled his under-age daughter.
Landlady’s son allegedly rapes five-year-old in Ajegunle
Police in Ajeromi have arrested a 20-year-old man, Chibueze Umenyi in Ajegunle, Ajeromi Ifelodun Local Council of Lagos State for alleginly raping a five-year-old minor (name withheld) on Sunday, June 5.
What you should know about domestic violence
The recent killing of Mrs. Ronke Shonde by her husband has evoked a lot of emotions and reactions by Nigerians about Domestic Violence. I have particular spent time reading ...
22 year-old woman commits suicide after allegedly getting raped by brother
A 22 year-old Turkish woman has committed suicide on Thursday after allegedly getting raped by her brother.