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    Group asks FG to establish special courts for rape cases

Group asks FG to establish special courts for rape cases

The Sexual Assault Referral Centre (SARC) in Nigeria conference has urged the federal government to establish special courts to try rape cases and other sexual offences in the country.At its network meeting in Abuja in Wednesday, the group said the measure would fast-track the prosecution and conviction of those found guilty of rape.The meeting was organised by the British Council [...]

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    ‘I deeply apologize for it’ — Basketmouth reacts to EU’s disqualification over rape joke

‘I deeply apologize for it’ — Basketmouth reacts to EU’s disqualification over rape joke

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    South Korean singer jailed for rape, sharing sex videos

South Korean singer jailed for rape, sharing sex videos

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    Elvina Ibru: I hope to meet the armed robber that raped me in 2004

Elvina Ibru: I hope to meet the armed robber that raped me in 2004

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    Twitter user narrates how ‘elderly man defiled his 5-year-old daughter’

Twitter user narrates how ‘elderly man defiled his 5-year-old daughter’

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Court sentences man to 10 years in prison for raping, impregnating daughter

Yesiru Onajobi, a farmer, has been sentenced to 10 years in prison for raping and impregnating his 14-year-old daughter.Sule Hassan, justice of the federal high court in Lagos, gave the judgement on Thursday, following a six-year trial.Onajobi was arraigned by the National Agency for Prohibition and Trafficking in Persons (NAPTIP), on July 18, 2013.Hassan said the prosecution successfully proved the [...]

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    Police asked not to compromise Fatoyinbo’s rape case

Police asked not to compromise Fatoyinbo’s rape case

A human rights group called Social Justice League (SJL) has urged the police to treat the rape allegations against Biodun Fatoyinbo, senior pastor of the Commonwealth of Zion Assembly (COZA), transparently.In a statement on Friday, the group alleged that some unnamed individuals were plotting to distort justice in the case.Busola Dakolo, a celebrity photographer, had accused Fatoyinbo of raping her [...]

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    ‘Our wives and daughters are being raped’ — Katsina cleric laments bandit attacks

‘Our wives and daughters are being raped’ — Katsina cleric laments bandit attacks

Sabiu Jibia, an Islamic cleric in Katsina state, has lamented atrocities committed by bandits during attacks on people of the state.According to PRNigeria, Jibia, who is also the imam in Jibia local government, said wives and children in the state have become victims of rape perpetuated by bandits.The cleric also lamented the desertion of villages and farmlands as well as the [...]

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    Indonesian man to be chemically castrated for raping nine young girls

Indonesian man to be chemically castrated for raping nine young girls

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    Soldier ‘who raped’ Ondo student remanded in police custody

Soldier ‘who raped’ Ondo student remanded in police custody

A magistrate's court sitting in Akure, Ondo state capital, has remanded Sunday Awolola, the soldier who allegedly raped a 300 level student of Adekunle Ajasin University, Akungba Akoko, to police custody.Mayowa Olanipekun, the magistrate, gave the order, following a prayer by Kayode Idowu, defence counsel, who sought an adjournment to enable him properly study the applications brought before the court [...]

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    Police to arraign soldier ‘who raped’ AAUA student

Police to arraign soldier ‘who raped’ AAUA student

The Ondo state police command says Sunday Adelola, a soldier who allegedly raped a student of Adekunle Ajasin University, Akungba, Akoko, will be arraigned in court this week.Femi Joseph, the command's police public relations officer, said the victim is a 300-level student of the department of Religous and African Studies in the institution.The incident took place at a military checkpoint [...]

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    Rape: Betty Akeredolu ‘hires’ Taekwondo experts to train girls on self-defence

Rape: Betty Akeredolu ‘hires’ Taekwondo experts to train girls on self-defence

Betty Akeredolu, wife of Rotimi Akeredolu, governor of Ondo state, says she has engaged the services of Taekwondo professionals to train young girls on self-defence against rapists.According to NAN, Akeredolu said this on Friday when she delivered a letter to Undie Adie, the state commissioner of police, to express her displeasure over the rising incidents of rape in the state.The [...]

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    Cleric gets 7-year jail sentence for raping 35 boys in Niger

Cleric gets 7-year jail sentence for raping 35 boys in Niger

A magistrates’ court in Minna, Niger state capital, has sentenced Abubakar Abdullahi, an Islamic teacher, to seven years imprisonment for having anal sex with 35 of his pupils.Abdullahi, a resident of Sabon Gari, Kontagora, was charged with "unnatural offence", contrary to section 284 of the penal code law.Daniel Ikwoche, the police prosecutor, had told the court that one Murtala Abdullahi, [...]

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    9ice: If I see a rapist I’ll kill him… they should be lynched

9ice: If I see a rapist I’ll kill him… they should be lynched

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    She told me about the rape, says founder of church where Timi, Busola got married

She told me about the rape, says founder of church where Timi, Busola got married

Yemi Davids, founding pastor of Global Impact Church, Lagos, says Busola Dakolo confided in him that Biodun Fatoyinbo, founder of the Commonwealth of Zion Assembly (COZA), raped her.In a post on Instagram on Thursday, the pastor, who reportedly joined Timi and Busola, said he was privy to some of the "personal struggles" of Busola over the years.David spoke after Timi, a [...]

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    Another COZA ex-member accuses Fatoyinbo of rape, indicts wife

Another COZA ex-member accuses Fatoyinbo of rape, indicts wife

Less than a week after Busola Dakolo, wife of Timi Dakolo, Nigerian singer, accused Biodun Fatoyinbo, senior pastor of Commonwealth of Zion Assembly (COZA) of raping her, a former staff of the church has made similar claims.In an anonymous interview with Chude Jideonwo of YNaija, same platform where Busola had made her narrations, the lady, pseudo named 'X', said the incident [...]

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