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Festus Okeke arrested for defiling 4 minors in Niger

By Aminu Garko The Niger Police Command  says it has arrested one Festus Okeke for allegedly luring young girls with N200 each and loaves of...

Ondo farmer lures 10-year-old with N100, rapes her to death

A 27-year-old farmer in Ondo state has raped to death, Esther Friday, a 10-year-old girl, in Ondo State.

Ortom orders investigation into gang-rape of Benue teenage girl

Samuel Ortom, the Governor of Benue State, on Tuesday asked security operatives to look into the reported gang-rape of a teenage girl by four young men in Obi Local Government Area of the state and bring the culprits to book.

Lalong urges judges to handle kidnapping, rape cases firmly

Gov Simon Lalong of Plateau on Friday urged judges in the state to be firm while handling cases involving kidnapping and rape.

Man lands in prison for impregnating teenage daughter in Ondo

Peter Moses, a 36-year-old man has been remanded in Ondo Correctional Centre, Akure by a Chief Magistrate court sitting in Ore.

Rape soon to become non-bailable offence – Minister

The FCT Minister of State, Dr Ramatu Aliyu, on Wednesday in Abuja, said that plans are underway to make rape non–bailable offence.

Acquit me, man accused of raping two LASU students begs judge

By Moji Eniola Afeez Ogunbowale, a suspended student of the Lagos State University (LASU) accused of raping two students of the institution, has appealed to...

Women Affairs Minister advocates death penalty for rapists

By Muhammad Adam Minister of Women Affairs, Pauline Tallen, has advocated death penalty for rape and related offences. Tallen made her stand public during the Flag-off...

Rapists in Kaduna State to be castrated

The punishment for people found guilty of raping children below 14 years in Kaduna State would be surgical castration.

Lady who accused Dr Olufumilayo of rape remanded

Bola Aseyan, the lady who falsely accused UK-based Nigerian doctor and Twitter influencer, Dr Olufunmilayo has been arraigned and remanded in prison.

Quantity Surveyors disown UNILAG alumnus Osagie Otema jailed for rape

The Nigerian Institute of Quantity Surveyors (NIQS), the umbrella body for all Quantity Surveyors in the country has disowned Mr. John Osagie Otema who has been sentenced to 50 years’ imprisonment for raping a 19-year old student of the University of Lagos.

Ondo Gov’s wife urges social workers to join in investigating rape cases

Wife of Ondo State Governor, Mrs Betty Akeredolu, has called for the involvement of social work professionals in investigating rape and other violence against women and children to enable victims speak out on their traumatic experience.

Two arrested for raping of minors in Adamawa

Two suspects have been arrested for allegedly raping of two minors in Jambutu, Yola North Local Government Area of the state.

Father jailed for 20 years after testing daughter’s virginity

An Ikeja Sexual Offences and Domestic Violence Court on Tuesday sentenced a 37-year-old commercial motorcyclist, Emmanuel Idoko, to 20 years imprisonment for sexually assaulting his 12-year-old daughter.

LUTH denies demanding ‘charges’ against suspected rapist be dropped

The management of the Lagos University Teaching Hospital (LUTH) has denied claims made by a Twitter user.

Death penalty for rapists is not enough – FCT minister Aliyu

The Minister of State FCT, Dr Ramatu Aliyu, has called for stiffer penalties against rapists to check the increasing cases of rape and other forms of sexual violence.

Identities of rapists in Nigeria revealed (Photos)

The identities of Nigeria's rapists have been unveiled by NAPTIP on Saturday via its social media page.

Rape: NASFAT calls for stricter punishment

An Islamic group, Nastrul Lahil Fatih Society of Nigeria, NASFAT, has called for stricter penalties against gender-based violence in the country.

Religious leaders involved in rape cases I’m handling – Nollywood actress reveals

Popular Nollywood actress, and founder of Passion Against Rape and Abuse Africa, PARAA, Foluke Daramola-Salako has revealed that about 75% of rape cases her organization had handled were perpetrated by religious leaders.

Rape: Hilda Dokubo, Realwarripikin, Tonto Dikeh protest

The narrative of rape culture has eaten so deep into the minds of rapists that the number of victims on the rise daily is appalling.

Indigenous rapper Zoro accused of rape

Rape victims have continued to speak out to fight against the surge in cases in the country on various social media platforms with some Nigerian celebrities been called out.

Lady tenders ‘evidence’ of rape against House of Reps aspirant

A lady identified as Aminat Popoola has accused a House of Representatives aspirant, Ettu Mohammed, of rape.

Uti petitions IG of Police over rape accusation

Uti Nwachukwu has petitioned the Nigeria Police Force over the rape allegation leveled against him.

Dear Rapist, I am happy everyone is talking about you

Dear Rapist, I am happy everyone is finally talking about you.It gives me that much needed reprieve to see you become the centre of attention

Glee Hotel reacts to rape accusation against D’banj

Glee Hotel has debunked the rape allegation against popular Nigerian musician known as Dbanj. Glee Hotel issued a statement after a talent/model scout, Benjamin Ese,...

“Fatoyinbo has a case to answer”: Busola gives update on rape lawsuit

Busola Dakolo has given an update on the rape case she filed against the senior pastor of Commonwealth Of Zion Assembly (COZA), Biodun Fatoyinbo, exactly one year ago.

Man arrested for defiling his two daughters

The Police Command in Niger has arrested Peter Ayemoba, of Rafin Sanyi area in Suleja Local Government Area, for allegedly having carnal knowledge of his two daughters.

JUST IN: House of Representatives rejects castration of rapists

Members of Nigeria's House of Representatives have killed a motion seeking to recommend castration for rapists.

Uti denies rape allegations, threatens to sue

Big Brother Africa 5 winner Uti Nwachukwu has denied rape allegations levelled against him by Kambili Korie.

NAPTIP urges for continued whistleblowing on rapists

The National Agency for the Prohibition of Trafficking in Persons (NAPTIP) has urged Nigerians to report cases of rape within their vicinity to the agency or the nearest police station.

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