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2 Sep 2016
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.
29 Aug 2016
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.
1 Jul 2016
Residents of Ughelli, Ughelli North local council of Delta State and environs now live in fear following the serial killing of three persons, who were murdered in mysterious circumstances ...
21 Jun 2016
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.
11 Jun 2016
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.
11 Jun 2016
“It is in movies, in video games, in fashion and in music” stated a 2014 Al Jazeera report of rape culture, before defining it as “normalisation of sexual violence against women.”
10 Jun 2016
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.
7 Jun 2016
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.
1 Jun 2016
The issue of rape is on the increase and much of problem is that some of the victims have been bullied into silence by either the rapists or the society.
14 May 2016
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 ...
31 Jul 2015
A 22 year-old Turkish woman has committed suicide on Thursday after allegedly getting raped by her brother.
21 May 2015
A 43-year-old tailor was arraigned for allegedly raping a 16-year-old girl.

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