Tuesday, 18th January 2022
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6 Sep
Police investigating sexual assault allegations against Manchester City defender Benjamin Mendy have charged a second man with rape, British police said Monday.
21 Aug
In a bid to provide a multi-sectoral survivor-centered approach in responding to domestic and sexual violence in the state, the Lagos State Domestic, and Sexual Violence Response Team
18 Aug
Sir: For over a decade, Nigeria has been fraught with insecurity challenges, ranging from Boko Haram and their ISWAP counterparts to bandits and unknown gunmen. Amidst all this, the statistics of unemployed youths and graduates in the nation have been rising at an alarming rate. One would wonder if this government which is saddled with…
17 Aug
Chinese-Canadian pop star Kris Wu have been arrested over allegations of rape, in a scandal that has drawn widespread condemnation on social media. The saga has evoked China's #MeToo movement, which saw a wave of women come forward in 2018 voicing experiences of sexual harassment -- sometimes involving powerful public figures. Last month nineteen-year-old student…
12 Aug
"Suicide Squad" actor Joel Kinnaman is under investigation in Sweden for the alleged rape of a model, however the actor claims the accusation comes from an obsessed woman seeking revenge over a restraining order. Swedish prosecutors announced Wednesday they had opened a criminal investigation after police received a complaint accusing an actor of rape. Bella…
12 Aug
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.
10 Jul 2021
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
7 Jul 2021
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.
1 Jul 2021
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.
23 Jun 2021
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.
7 Jun 2021
Minister of Women Affairs, Mrs Pauline Tallen, on Monday demanded for justice over the alleged rape and murder of an undergraduate student
4 Jun 2021
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.


1 Jan 1970
Industrial stability in the education sector this year will solely be dependent on the implementation of the tenets of the negotiated agreements with the organised labour, the Non-Academic Staff Union of Educational and Associated Institutions (NASU), has said.
3 hours ago
After eight months of decline, Nigeria’s headline inflation rate rose to 15.63 per cent in December 2021, from 15.50 per cent recorded in November. This was disclosed, yesterday, by the Statistician-General of the Federation, Simon Harry...
3 hours ago
The internal crisis rocking Osun State chapter of All Progressives Congress (APC) has deepened and there seems no resolution in sight before the national convention of the party and governorship primary scheduled for February 2022.
3 hours ago
About three years after its purchase and installation, the state-of-the-art firefighting simulator equipment is still idling away at the Nigerian College of Aviation Technology (NCAT), Zaria, Kaduna State.
3 hours ago
BudgIT has urged the Federal Government, National Assembly and civil society organisations to amend and eliminate about 460 duplicated projects inserted in the 2022 budget.