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Sexual violence

18 Sep 2020
The journey to recovery from sexual violence can feel lonely for the survivor, as the people around them most times find it difficult to understand what they are going through and therefore do not know how to be of help. Having a support system is one of the major needs of a sexual violence survivor.…
1 Sep 2020
A non-profit organisation, IPAS, says that Nigeria is witnessing a rise in sexual violence, including rape and incest.
24 Aug 2020
The Women at Risk International Foundation (WARIF), in partnership with Aspire Coronation Trust (ACT) Foundation, will commence the third cycle of the WARIF Gatekeepers Project...
23 Aug 2020
Sir: In today’s Nigeria, sexual violence has become a common phenomenon and a household name and victimising women becomes an order of the day. This barbaric act has been unleashed in Nigeria in different forms, which include a coerced sex both in marriage and dating relationships, rape by strangers, and organised rape during war, especially…
28 Jul 2020
The issue of rape in Nigeria has to be considered from the root. VAPPA has only been domesticated in 11 states and when you add the Federal Capital Territory (FCT) Abuja, you have 12.
26 Jul 2020
The world is currently immersed in sexual violence, abuse and assaults from predators — Every day, shocking stories of violation fill the pages of newspapers.
24 Jul 2020
The African Women Network (TAWN), a non-profit organisation established to give African women a voice in society and empower them to contribute to societal growth, has called for full engagement of womenfolk in all walks of life to ensure inclusive growth and development.
6 Jul 2020
Security and safety professionals have called on federal and state governments to address the prevalent rape cases by emplacing effective legislations and retributions against perpetrators of violence against women and children.
18 Jun 2020
The Federal Government is to establish specialised courts for the speedy hearing of rape and Gender-Based Violence offences, Minister of Justice, Abubakar Malami has said.
18 Jun 2020
With an alarming figure of 717 reported cases of rape between January and May, the Federal Government has promised to do everything possible to stem the growing tide of the “pandemic”.
18 Jun 2020
The Police Command in Kano State said it has recorded 42 rape cases in the state between January and May.
15 Jun 2020
President Muhammadu Buhari on Monday met with the Inspector-General of Police, Mohammed Adamu, at the State House, Abuja.


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For three days last week there was a well-attended Festschrift conference in Abuja in honour of General Abdulsalami Abubakar, Nigeria’s former Head of State who handed over power to an elected civilian government on May 29, 1999.
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The alarming rate of kidnapping in Nigeria in recent times, particularly in the northern states has compounded the Boko Haram war situation that has devastated the Northeast.
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To check the rising cases of unclaimed dividend in capital market currently put at N158.44 billion, experts that gathered at the 10th yearly conference of the Institute of Capital Market Registrars (ICMR) have underscored...
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