Borno State Police Command has arrested 46 suspects for rape, kidnapping, possession of arms and other crimes in the state.
The Ekiti State Police Command has paraded two rape suspects who also specialise in blackmailing their victims.
18 Aug 2021
There should be no pity but a full-scale trial for ‘repentant’ Boko Haram members, the Arewa Consultative Forum (ACF) has said, while warning the Federal Government against accepting
4 Aug 2021
President Muhammadu Buhari has directed the Inspector General of Police (IGP) to deal decisively with perpetrators of rape and other gender-based violence in the country.
26 Feb 2021
Governor Muhammad Abubakar of Jigawa State has assented to the bill stipulating death sentence for rapists.
30 Jan 2021
Kebbi State Government has assented into law, harsher punishments for kidnapping and rape in the state. Assenting into law yesterday, anybody found guilty of kidnapping will face the death penalty while rapists will bag life imprisonment. According to a press statement signed by the Attorney General and Commissioner for Justice, Hajiya Rahmatu Adamu Gulma said…
29 Sep 2020
The Human Rights Writers Association of Nigeria (HURIWA) has thrown its weight behind Kaduna State Government’s controversial law recommending castration for convicted rapists
29 Sep 2020
The new law prescribing castration for rape convicts in Kaduna state is generating more concern as lawyers differ over its legality. While some argue that the law violates people’s reproductive right as guaranteed by the constitution, others said any convict has lost his or her fundamental rights. Prof. Mamma Yusufari (SAN) of the Faculty…
27 Sep 2020
• It’s A Welcome Development — Abijo Chairman, Kaduna State Chapter of the Christian Association of Nigeria (CAN), Revd Joseph Hayab and Deputy Chief Executive Officer, Lawbreed Publications, Mrs. Adejoke Layi-Babatunde have strongly condemned rape in the society but disagreed with Kaduna State Governor, Nasir el-Rufai over the new law on castration of convicted rapists.…
13 Sep 2020
To check rampant rape cases, the Kaduna State House of Assembly has approved castration, as punishment for anyone found guilty in the state.
25 Jun 2020
The horrific stories of rape and murder of students since the pandemic have heightened tension and panic among parents and guardians. The development has also become a source of worry to students, who have renewed call for the reopening of schools. The students lamented that the continuous closure of schools has negatively impacted their lives.…