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31 Aug 2020
An Ikeja Magistrates’ Court on Monday ordered that a 40-year-old man, Folarin Rafiu, charged with alleged sexual assault...
1 Jul 2020
South African police is currently investigating the death of a grandmother who died of shock as she watched her three granddaughters brutally raped in her presence. It is gathered that an intruder in a balaclava broke into the 71-year-old woman's home in Impendle, South Africa. The intruder is said to have locked the three sisters aged…
28 Jun 2020
Sexual assault is sexual contact that involves force upon a person who is not consenting or incapable of consenting due to age, physical or mental incapacity. It encompasses all forms of sexual violence, rape and harassment by someone in a position of trust or authority to assert power and control over another person. According to…
19 Jun 2020
The West Africa Network for Peace Building, Nigeria (WANEP-Nigeria) and its affiliate organisations have expressed concern over the increasing sexual assault and rape of women and girls in the country.
JK Rowling
11 Jun 2020
J.K Rowling, the author of  "Harry Potter" yesterday revealed that she is a survivor of domestic abuse and sexual assault. She made this known in a blog post to give context to her controversial past comments about transgender women. Last weekend, Rowling faced backlash for her tweet about "people who menstruate." She wrote: "I'm sure there used…
4 Jun 2020
Nigerian singer-songwriter Tobechukwu Victor Okoh better known as Peruzzi has denied the rape allegations made against him by a twitter user. A twitter user identified as Princess Jayamah on Wednesday, June 3, 2020,  accused  Peruzzi of raping her. According to the lady, the "Only One" singer raped her about eight years ago when she accompanied…
2 Jun 2020
With the issue of rape and sexual molestation currently a trending issue, everybody especially women need to be conversant about different ways to avoid getting raped or sexually assaulted. The use of drugs is one of the ways rapists employ to assist them in their nefarious activity and these drugs are quite powerful and dangerous.…
14 May 2020
France's oldest surviving former president Valery Giscard d'Estaing is "very upset" by an accusation of sexual assault made by a German journalist and has no recollection of such an incident
1 May 2020
US presidential candidate Joe Biden on Friday emphatically denied sexually assaulting a former staffer, saying the incident she claims occurred in 1993 "never happened."
9 Apr 2020
According to the World Health Organization (WHO), violence affects millions of women in Africa. In a 2005 study on women’s health and domestic violence, the WHO found that 50 per cent of women
25 Feb 2020
In continuation of the #metooera movement, a Manhattan jury has found Harvey Weinstein guilty of rape and sexual abuse but acquitted him of the most serious charges. The mixed verdict means the former Hollywood producer will likely spend time in prison. This conviction will be a source of vindication for the ladies who came out…
22 Jan 2020
A lecturer with the Nigerian Institute of Journalism (NIJ), Lagos State, Tene John, has been sacked over alleged sexual assault on one of its students, Anjola Ogunyemi.


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Plateau State Police Command, yesterday, paraded 17 suspected criminals arrested from Plateau and Bauchi States. They are suspected kidnappers, October 2021 Jos prison break escape, culpable homicide and armed robbery suspects.
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Security operatives in Sabon-Gari village, Wase Local Council of Plateau State, have gunned down eight bandits. The incident occurred during a joint operation of Operation Safe Haven ..
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Justice Daniel Osiagor of a Federal High Court, Lagos has fixed September 14 to deliver judgment in a suit filed by All Progressives Congress (APC) and its candidate, Paul Adeboye Kalejaiye..
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President Muhammadu Buhari has promised a grand reception for Team Nigeria’s athletes to the just-concluded Commonwealth Games in Birmingham, England, when they return to the country.
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Nigerian National Petroleum Company (NNPC) Limited has disclosed that the country loses about $2 billion monthly to the activities of oil vandals, with its attendant effect on environmental degradation. The Group Chief Executive Officer (GCEO), Mele Kyari, disclosed this, yesterday, when a Federal Government delegation on anti-oil theft led by the Minister of State for…