Vera Uwaila Omozuwa
Omozuwa: Foundation seeks 21-year imprisonment for rape offenders
Agitated by the rape and eventual murder of Vera Uwaila Omozuwa in a church in Benin, Edo State, an international non-governmental organisation, Jose Foundation...
WANEP canvasses improved security, protection of women, girls
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.
Ex-NBA chairman demands justice for rape, murder victims
Following the gruesome rape and murder of a female student of the University of Benin, Miss Vera Uwaila Omozuwa in Benin, Edo state, the erstwhile chairman of the Nigeria Bar Association (NBA), Lagos branch, Mr. Alex Muoka has called for justice.
Atiku seeks review of law on rape
Former Vice President and the presidential candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in the last general election, Alhaji Atiku Abubakar, has called for the review of law on rape to ensure that rapists are adequately punished.
FG orders police to investigate Omozuwa’s rape, killing, abuse of minor
The Federal Government yesterday ordered the police authorities to unravel the circumstances surrounding the rape and murder of a female student of the University of Benin, Vera Uwaila Omozuwa in Benin City, Edo State.
Investigation of rape, murder of Omozuwa must be professional, HURIWA charges police
The Human Rights Writers Association of Nigeria (HURIWA) said it was worried that the police may scuttle and muddle up the investigations of the circumstances and the persons responsible for the dastardly sexual violation and gruesome murder of the 100 level Microbiology Student of the University of Benin Miss. Vera Uwaila Omozuwa last week due to political pressure.
Lawan advocates for stringent, stiffer penalties for rape criminals
Apparently piqued by the incessant cases of rape all over the country, President of the Senate, Senator Ahmad Lawan, has advocated for stringent measures and stiffer penalties against perpetrators involved in the heinous crime of rape in the country.
FG orders investigation of student's gang-rape/murder, abuse of minor
The Federal Government has directed the police to unravel the circumstances surrounding the gang-rape and murder of a female student of the University of Benin, Vera Uwaila Omozuwa, in Benin and the serial sexual abuse of a minor in Jigawa State by 14 men, with a view to bringing the perpetrators to justice.
Rights Group demands arrest of suspect in conspiracy, rape of Uwa
A human rights and good governance advocacy group - Make A Difference (MAD) has asked the Inspector General of Police (IGP) to declare one Livinus Elem wanted for his suspected involvement in the gang rape and murder of an undergraduate of University of Benin, Miss Vera Uwaila Omozuwa.
How 100-level UNIBEN student was gang-raped, murdered inside church
The management of the University of Benin (UNIBEN) yesterday confirmed the death of one of its students, 22-year-old Miss Vera Uwaila Omozuwa, who was gang-raped and clubbed...
HURIWA wants forensic investigation into rape, murder of Omozuwa in Benin Church
The Human Rights Writers Association of Nigeria (HURIWA) has called on the Inspector General of Police, Mohammed Adamu to immediately constitute a team of investigators and speedily bring the perpetrators of the killer of Miss Vera Uwaila Omozuwa, a 100 level Microbiology student of University of Benin, by unknown persons, in a church in Benin City to book.