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Rape: Group Recommends Strict Penalties For Rapists

Amidst increasing cases of rape in the country, a renewed call has been made seeking effective laws and strict penalties for rapists. The call was made by speakers and participants at a webinar organised by a group, Bants and Facts founded by Basil Ikpe. Keynote speakers, Mr. Uduma Emmanuel, the Creative Lead at SMAT MEDIA […]

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NGO Hosts Discussion On Rape

With incidences of rape assuming alarming dimensions in the polity, a Non-Governmental Organisation, Pathfinders Justice Initiative is hosting a webinar on raising awareness to stem the tide.

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Enforce Laws Against Rape, Violence Against The Girl Child – CCSI

The Centre for Communication and Social Impact (CCSI) has called on governments at all levels and the judiciary to ensure strict enforcement of legislative provisions and penalties against incidences of rape and other acts of violence against women and the girl-child. The call followed series of violence perpetuated against women and children in different states […]

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Muffled Voices: FG Must Investigate Rape Allegations In IDP Camps-University Don

Associate Professor of Mass Communication, University of Lagos, Dr. Oloruntola Sunday has called on the Federal Government to investigate cases of rape and corruption in the Internally Displaced Persons’ camps in Nigeria. The university teacher made the call during the public presentation of ‘Muffled Voices’, a publication published by Christian media group, Journalists For Christ […]

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My Husband Raped My 2 Daughters, Defiled My Underage, Trader Tells Court

A trader, Mrs Tope Ogba on Monday told an Ikeja Domestic Violence and Sexual Offence Court, that her husband, Mr Gabriel, allegedly raped their two adult daughters. Led in evidence by Mrs K A Momoh-Ayokambi, the Lagos state prosecutor, Tope also alleged that her husband defiled their underage daughter and almost set her ablaze when […]

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Rape Incidents Alarming, Under-Reported – Expert

Dr Kemi Ademola-Aremu, a Gender Activist, on Wednesday said incidents of rape are alarming and under-reported in the country. She also described as worrisome the non-availability of correct statistics on rape cases in Oyo State. Ademola-Aremu, the Executive Director, Choice Solution Welfare Initiative International (CSWII), made this known to the News Agency of Nigeria in Ibadan. She […]

Ambode Wants 25-year Imprisonment For Rapists

Anyone found guilty of rape should be jailed for 25 years, Lagos State Governor,Akinwumi Ambode,has recommended. He made the suggestion on Monday when he led a walk against Domestic and Sexual Violence in Alausa, Ikeja, along with top government functionaries. He said it was time to walk the talk and ensure that all hands were […]

Female Corps Member relates How Okada Rider Almost Raped Her

Tayo Olanipekun A female Corps Member has taken to the social media to narrate how she wrestled with a commercial motor cyclist, popularly called Okada rider, who attempted to rape her in an isolated part of the road from her place of primary assignment for the National Youth Service Corps (NYSC). Explaining on Instagram, today, […]