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23 Oct 2018
South Africa has been hit by shock and expressed disdain at the actions of defence lawyer for 60-year-old Nigerian televangelist Timothy Omotoso who was accused of sexual assault. The witness who made the allegations, said she was raped while she was 14 years old. South Africa has a high rate of sexual assault occuring everyday…
4 Oct 2018
Italian champions Juventus on Thursday broke their silence over rape allegations against superstar player Cristiano Ronaldo, saying the allegations "do not change the opinion" of the Portuguese striker. "Cristiano Ronaldo has shown in recent months his great professionalism and dedication, which is appreciated by everyone at Juventus," Juventus said on Twitter. "The events allegedly dating…
1 Oct 2018
Cristiano Ronaldo has appeared to dismiss as “fake news” a U.S. woman’s claims he raped her in Las Vegas in 2009, reports In an Instagram live with followers, the Juventus star said: “No, no, no, no, no. What they said today? Fake, fake news.” It was not immediately clear to which follower’s question he…
30 Sep 2018
US President Donald Trump hit back Sunday at suggestions his administration is trying to "micromanage" the FBI investigation of controversial Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh, accusing opposition Democrats of being interested only in obstruction. Trump on Friday had ordered the new FBI investigation into sexual assault allegations against Kavanaugh, as the Senate delayed a final…
26 Sep 2018
Disgraced comedian, Bill Cosby who was found guilty in April of drugging and sexually assaulting Andrea Constand in 2004 has been sentenced to three to ten years in prison. Constand is a former women’s basketball coach at Temple University in Philadelphia, where Cosby was a trustee, major donor and famous alumnus. A Philadelphia judge sentenced…
14 Sep 2018
President Donald Trump's conservative pick for the Supreme Court Brett Kavanaugh denied Friday involvement in an alleged sexual assault on a woman while they were in high school in the 1980s.
24 Jul 2018
Anthony Anderson, the lead in hit ABC sitcom Black-ish, is being investigated for an alleged assault on a woman more than a year ago, Los Angeles police and US media reported yesterday. "All we can confirm is... a crime report was taken listing Anthony Anderson as a suspect. The investigation is ongoing," police spokesman Drake…
22 Jun 2018
“My husband’s younger brother deflowered my daughter at age four,’’ 30-year-old Chineye Okolie told an Igando Customary Court in Lagos on Friday. Chineye made the statement while responding to a divorce suit filed by Charles Okolie, her husband of 11 years, that she was lazy. “My first daughter caught my 23-year-old brother-in-law, Emeka, who is…
20 Jun 2018
The Governing Council of Obafemi Awolowo University (OAU), Ile-Ife, has dismissed Prof. Richard Akindele who was allegedly involved in a sex-for-marks scandal. Prof. Eyitope Ogunbodede, the Vice Chancellor of OAU, announced Akindele’s dismissal in a statement on Wednesday in Ile-Ife. The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports that the vice chancellor of the university had…
14 Feb 2018
The police on Wednesday arraigned a 38-year-old driver, Peter Edialu, before an Ikeja Chief Magistrates’ Court, for allegedly molesting a 13-tear-old physically challenged girl. Police charged Edialu, whose address was not stated with abduction, breach of peace and sexual assault. Police Prosecutor Clifford Ogu told the court that the offences were committed on Jan. 31…
3 Feb 2018
British police are now investigating sexual assault allegations brought by nine women against US film mogul Harvey Weinstein, according to media reports Saturday. Scotland Yard confirmed that its "Operation Kaguyak" was investigating 14 separate claims brought by nine women, but it doesn't identify suspects unless they have been charged. British media, including the Press Association,…
2 Feb 2018
An Ikeja Chief Magistrates’ Court on Friday commenced the trial of a 35-year-old man, Ugochukwu Onyebuchi, alleged to have sexually assaulted his friend’s daughter. Onyebuchi, a trader, residing at No. 14, Olawale St., Egbeda, near Lagos, however, pleaded not guilty to a charge of indecent assault. The Prosecutor, Insp. Clifford Ogu, told court that the…


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