Indian Filmmaker Calls For Legalisation Of Rape
In the era of the Me Too movement and related campaigns against sexual assault, an Indian filmmaker Daniel Shravan has called for the legalisation of rape and also advised that women should cooperate with potential rapists. Shravan on Wednesday took to social media to share his recommendations. In what he termed "Rape Without Violence Scheme"…
Busola Dakolo's Law Suit Against Biodun Fatoyinbo Dismissed
The High Court of the Federal Capital Territory, Court 12, sitting at Bwari, Abuja has dismissed the case filed by Busola Dakolo against Pastor Biodun Fatoyinbo of the Commonwealth of Zion Assembly (COZA). The judge preceding over the case, Justice Oathman A. Musa, states that the issue at hand is a case of injustice and…
Man nabbed for allegedly impregnating own daughter in Ekiti
A 52-year-old engineer, Noel Davies, has confessed to operatives of Ekiti Police Command that he serially raped his 12-year-old daughter out of foolishness. The suspect, who was said to be a worker at the ICT department of Ekiti State University, pleaded with the police not to punish him as he had carnal knowledge of the victim often.
Is rape a crime in Nigeria?
Yes. Rape is a serious crime in Nigeria. It is a criminal offence and if found guilty, carries a life sentence.
Cleric blames weak families for rising social vices
Relationship counselor, Pastor Bisi Adewale of the Family Boosters Ministry, has linked the continuous spate of kidnapping, cultism, rape, killings and other forms of social vices to the weak family institution.
Rape: Can 'talking boxes' end the scourge?
All around the world, especially in Africa, young girls find themselves in an insane environment where sexual abuse is inevitable and seen or accepted as a norm. In most cases, some of the abused girls have no voice, can’t speak or open up for fear of being stigmatized. These young girls are molested, threatened, deceived,…
‘We need to educate our children on security and safety’
As a result of the rising cases of insecurity in the country, it has become imperative to properly enlighten the young ones on how to handle the situation.
Raped and hustled by police, caterer recounts journey to prison without committing crime
Ayomide Idowu would have taken an erratic decision after he was raped and illegally arrested while trying to make ends meet, but instead, he chose to be positive about his horrific experience by telling his story.