Foundation mentors, educates students on sexual abuse, drug abuse
As part of an effort aimed at improving the nation's education sector, the Daniel Ogechi Akujobi Memorial (DOAM) Foundation recently held a one-day free mentorship programme for students
Woman pays dearly for accusing Senegal opposition leader of rape
Adji Sarr, who has accused Senegal's opposition leader of rape, has learned the consequences of speaking out about sexual abuse in the conservative West African country the hard way.
'Game of Thrones' Star Esme Bianco Sues Marilyn Manson For Alleged Rape, Abuse
"Game of Thrones" actor Esme Bianco filed a lawsuit against US goth rocker Marilyn Manson on Friday setting out graphic allegations of rape, sexual abuse and violence. According to the papers filed at a California court, Bianco was twice invited to Los Angeles by Manson (real name Brian Warner) with the promise of paid work,…
Katsina children’s parliament decries sexual abuse, molestation
Katsina State Children’s Parliament has lamented cases of sexual molestation of children by adults in parts of the state.
Sexual abuse high in Kebbi, says government
Kebbi State Government has expressed concern over the high rate of sexual abuse in the state. The Permanent Secretary, Ministry of Women
Marilyn Manson Dropped By Record Label After Claims Of Sexual Abuse
Marilyn Manson has responded to allegations that he was abusive to his ex Evan Rachel Wood after he was dropped by his record label in a report by The Huffington Post. The musician said the claims were “horrible distortions of reality,” after the actor publicly named the musician on Instagram and said he began “grooming”…
Don’t be afraid to speak out, Sanwo-Olu tells victims of sexual abuse
Lagos State Governor, Babajide Sanwo-Olu, has urged victims of domestic violence and sexual abuse not to be afraid to speak out or seek help, saying the state government would ensure that perpetrators of such heinous crimes are prosecuted.
Girl narrates how she was sexually abused by aunt’s husband
A 48-year-old man, Charles Ekwe, has been arrested by officials of the Nigeria Security and Civil Defence Corp (NSCDC) for sexually abusing his wife’s 13-year-old niece. He was arrested by the gender-based unit of the corps on October 12, in Lagos. A statement by the spokesperson for the agency, Bada Kehinde Mary, said the…
Family sacks mother of eight-year-old rape victim for seeking justice
Ifeyinwa Ezukamma, a 40-year-old mother of five, was chased out of her matrimonial home by her husband’s family for insisting on justice for her eight-year-old daughter, raped by her tenant. Ezukamma told newsmen that the incident took place in their country home, Ogidi, Idemili North Local Government Area of Anambra State. She said though she…
Clerics: Sexual abuse in house of God is an abomination that should be condemned
Sin, according to the Scripture, is transgression of the law of God (1 John 3: 4). It could be rape, murder and stealing, among others. From Christian doctrines, all sinful acts are condemned and the sinner would go to hell, if he or she did not repent.
YWCA decries sexual abuse, urges overhaul of security apparatus
Members of the Young Women Christian Association (YWCA) has called for the overhaul of the nation’s security architecture, over failure to protect women.