Tag: Rape

Kebbi State Governor Signs Kidnapping, Rape Bill

AMT Tanimu- February 1, 2021

Kebbi State Governor Abubakar Atiku Bagudu has assented to some bills passed recently by the State House of Assembly. In a statement by the Attorney ... Read More

Man, 33, remanded for allegedly defiling 5-year-old girl

Abdul Jimoh- August 21, 2020

An Ikeja Magistrates’ Court in Lagos on Friday remanded a 33-year-old unemployed man, Riliwan Salim, in a correctional facility for allegedly defiling a five-year-old girl. ... Read More

Kano Court sentences man to death by stoning for rape

Suleiman Idris- August 13, 2020

  An Upper Shari’a Court sitting in Kano on Wednesday, sentenced a 60-year-old man, Mati Abdu, to death by stoning after his conviction for raping ... Read More

NAPTIP Secures over 500 Convictions, Rescues over 18,000 Victims

Henry Solomon- July 30, 2020

The National Agency for the Prohibition of Trafficking in Persons (NAPTIP) has secured the conviction of over 500 traffickers and rescued over 18,000 victims acrocc ... Read More

Sokoto Hisbah records 155 rape cases in six months

Suleiman Idris- July 1, 2020

The Commandant, Sokoto State Hisbah Commission, Dr Adamu Kasarawa, said the commission has recorded 155 rape cases from January to June, across the state. Kasarawa ... Read More

NSCDC arrests man, 27, over alleged defilement of 4 babies in Nasarawa State

Abdul Jimoh- June 24, 2020

The Nigeria Security and Civil Defence Corps (NSCDC), Nasarawa State Command, said it had arrested one Ahmadu Yaro, 27, over alleged defilement of four different ... Read More

Buhari frowns at gender-based violence, says women Nigeria’s treasure

Abdul Jimoh- June 12, 2020

President Muhammadu Buhari says he is upset over reported incidents of rape and gender-based violence against women and young girls across the country. The president, ... Read More

Rights activist calls for aggressive reportage of rape, other child abuse cases

Abdul Jimoh- June 11, 2020

Mr James Ibor, a human rights’ activist and Principal Counsel, Basic Rights Counsel (BRI) Initiative, has called for aggressive media campaign against rape and other ... Read More

Nasarawa Assembly to enact stringent law against rape – Speaker

Abdul Jimoh- June 9, 2020

The Nasarawa State House of Assembly says it will enact a stringent law that will protect women and children against rape. Alhaji Ibrahim Abdullahi, the ... Read More

Alleged rape, assault: NAWOJ urges fast, unbiased probe of Kogi commissioner

Abdul Jimoh- April 6, 2020

The Nigeria Association of Women Journalists (NAWOJ) has called on the Kogi State Government to ensure accelerated and unbiased investigation of the alleged act of ... Read More

Zuberu, 25 in Kirikiri for Rapping 13 Years Old Girl

AMT Tanimu- February 6, 2020

An Ikeja Chief Magistrates’ Court on Thursday remanded a 25-year-old man, Zuberu Kamilu, in Kirikiri Correctional Service for allegedly defiling  a 13-year-old girl. The Chief ... Read More

Police arrest 4 herders for allegedly raping minors

inno.korie- January 21, 2020

The police in Jos on Tuesday arrested four cattle herders; Hamisu Mohammed, 18, Rayanu Mohammed, 15, Mustapha Yunusa, 15, and Abbas Salisu, 17, for allegedly ... Read More

NASS Will Strengthen Laws Against Rape – Omo-Agege

Henry Solomon- November 17, 2019

The Deputy President of the Senate, Senator Ovie Omo-Agege has assured that the National Assembly will strengthen the nation’s extant laws as they relate to ... Read More

Rape: Speak Out, Police Appeal to Victims

Henry Solomon- August 16, 2019

The Police Public Relation Officer of the FCT Command, DSP Anjuguri Manzah, has appealed to victims of rape to speak out and cooperate with police ... Read More

Comedian in Court Over Alleged Rape

Henry Solomon- July 16, 2019

A 24-year-old comedian, Iyanuloluwa Adejumobi, on Tuesday appeared in an Ikeja Magistrates’ Court in Lagos for allegedly raping a woman. However, when the case was ... Read More

Rape: Abuja residents Demand justice for 4-year Old as Father Defends accused

Suleiman Idris- July 5, 2019

Residents of the Federal Capital Territory (FCT), Abuja of Friday demanded justice for a four-year old who was allegedly raped by the family’s cook, 28-year ... Read More

Police Arrest 6 Suspected Rapists in Kebbi

Suleiman Idris- July 3, 2019

The Kebbi Police Command, has arrested six suspected rapists for assaulting and raping a married woman and two young girls in Warra, Ngaski Local Government ... Read More

Man, 27, Docked Over Alleged Rape Of 21-Year-Old

Abdul Jimoh- December 3, 2018

  The police on Monday arraigned a 27-year-old man, Saheed Babatunde, before an Ota Magistrates’ Court in Ogun over the alleged rape of a 21-year-old ... Read More

Rape Incidents Alarming, Under-Reported – Expert

Abdul Jimoh- June 20, 2018

Dr Kemi Ademola-Aremu, a Gender Activist, on Wednesday incidents of rape are alarming and under-reported in the country. She also described as worrisome the non-availability ... Read More