A widespread sigh of relief greeted the passage of Violence Against Persons Prohibition (VAPP) Bill in Sokoto; six years after the law came into effect in Nigeria.
Worried by the increasing spate of Sexual and Gender-Based Violence (SGBV) in the country, Invictus Africa and the Open Society Initiative for West Africa (OSIWA) have developed a protocol
Justice Ibrahim Yusuf of Ilorin High Court, yesterday, refused bail to eight persons alleged to have raped and murdered a 24-year-old University of Ilorin student, Olajide Blessing Omowumi.
A French court on Monday sentenced a man to 30 years in prison for the rape and murder of a young woman almost two decades ago, in a case that has long gripped and shocked the country.
An Ado-Ekiti Magistrates’ Court, on Wednesday, ordered the remand of a 64-year-old man, Durodola Kayode, in the correctional centre in Ado-Ekiti for allegedly raping his step-mother.
Minister of Women Affairs, Mrs Pauline Tallen, on Monday demanded for justice over the alleged rape and murder of an undergraduate student
Kwara State Police Command, yesterday, confirmed the rape and murder of a 300-level student of the University of Ilorin, Olajide Omowumi Blessing, at her residence.
Lady Gaga has revealed she suffered a breakdown as a result of sexual assault that led to pregnancy. According to her in a report by BBC, the star was 19 when she was raped by a male music producer, who had threatened to burn her music if she did not take her clothes off. She…
For a long time now, Nigerians have had their bellies filled with grief. We become constipated with it every time we remember that one in every four Nigerian women has been raped in their lifetime, as is documented in a 2019 NOI Polls. It seems like our grief is reborn whenever we hear a new…
Three staff of Kano state Primary Health Care Management Board accused of rape, abortion and fraud have been dismissed.
Popular Yoruba Actor Iyabo Ojo has lambasted Yomi Fabiyi over the comments he made on social media sympathising with Baba Ijesha who has been arrested for allegedly molesting a 14-year-old girl. His post came after police revealed in a statement that Baba Ijesha confessed to the crime and was caught on CCTV. Yoruba actor Yomi…
Lil Mosey is reportedly wanted by police in his home state of Washington according to a report from TMZ on Thursday. The rapper, born Lathan Echols, has been charged with second-degree rape stemming from an alleged incident in January of this year. Due to his failure to appear in court on Wednesday, he is now…