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8 Oct 2021
It is never an easy thing to know what to say when a loved one or friend tells you they have been sexually assaulted or raped.
10 Sep 2021
A Kano Chief Magistrates’ Court on Friday ordered that a 28-year- old teacher, Hassan Aliyu, be remanded in a correctional centre for allegedly sexually assaulting a nine-year-old girl.
26 Aug 2021
A grand jury has indicted adult film actor Ron Jeremy on more than 30 counts of sexual assault involving 21 women and girls across more than two decades, authorities said. Jeremy, 68, whose legal name is Ronald Jeremy Hyatt, pleaded not guilty in Los Angeles superior court on Wednesday to all of the charges, which…
21 Aug 2021
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
12 Aug 2021
Sunni Welles who accused Bill Cosby of sexually assaulting her twice as a minor in the 1960s has died aged 72 after a battle with lung cancer. She started acting at the age of 10 and toured with Elvis Presley as a singer and dancer. Her son confirmed she died on Monday in California. Welles…
8 Aug 2021
Chinese e-commerce giant Alibaba said on Sunday that it was cooperating with a police investigation into sexual assault allegations aired by a company employee. A statement by Alibaba said the company also had suspended "relevant parties suspected of violating our policies and values," asserting that it had a "zero-tolerance policy against sexual misconduct." An unidentified…
27 Jul 2021
The trial of embattled Nollywood actor, Olanrewaju Omiyinka, also known as Baba Ijesha, against child molestation, which began yesterday at the Lagos State Special Offences Court in Ikeja
24 Jul 2021
Federal prosecutors in New York on Friday detailed a string of new accusations of sexual assault and bribery against R. Kelly going back 30 years, including how the disgraced R&B singer allegedly abused a teenage boy in 2006. In a lengthy court filing, the prosecutors asked a judge for permission to admit what they said…
22 Jul 2021
Disgraced film producer Harvey Weinstein pleaded not guilty to charges of rape and sexual assault in a Los Angeles County courtroom Wednesday. Weinstein, 69, was arraigned in a Los Angeles court on Wednesday on four counts of rape and seven other sexual assault counts related to alleged assaults dating back to 2004. He appeared in…
6 Jul 2021
Nigerian actor Yomi Fabiyi has said that his controversial film "Oko Iyabo" was meant to correct child abuse as opposed to critics' claims that he was cashing in and making light of the matter. Fabiyi's new film "Oko Iyabo", which has suffered backlash from social media users, depicts the sexual assault case involving fellow actor,…
1 Jul 2021
US comedian Bill Cosby spoke out on Wednesday after being released from prison following the Pennsylvania Supreme Court's decision to overturn his sexual assault conviction. Cosby, 83, shared a statement on Twitter, saying, "I have never changed my stance nor my story. I have always maintained my innocence." He added, "Thank you to all my…
21 Jun 2021
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Nigerians from across the country are lamenting the hardships in the land, crying out for urgent measures by the government at all levels to mitigate their suffering which they said was becoming intolerable
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A Sharia Court in Ningi Local Government Area (LGA) of Bauchi State has sentenced three men to death by stoning over homosexuality...
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Añuli Aniebo Ola-Olaniyi is the Executive Director of HEIR Women Development, a social enterprise born out of the need to see more girls and young women take up leadership positions...
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With ambiguous laws surrounding its legality, as well as weak law enforcement, Nigeria’s commercial sex industry continues to thrive in plain sight. It is even scarier when one realises
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Nigeria's men's national basketball team, D’Tigers, yesterday went down 70 -79 points to Cape Verde at the ongoing FIBA World Cup qualifiers in Kigali, Rwanda.