Sunday, February 9, 2020

Tag "Sexual Assault"

    Women undergo self-defence training against violence, sexual assault

Women undergo self-defence training against violence, sexual assault

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    40-year-old man who raped epileptic teenager at gunpoint jailed 14 years

40-year-old man who raped epileptic teenager at gunpoint jailed 14 years

An Edo state magistrate court has sentenced Vincent Akande to 14 years' imprisonment without fine for raping a minor.  Akande, a former vigilante, was said to have sexually assaulted the 14-year-old girl who is said to be suffering from epilepsy. The victim was said to be by the riverside at Ososo community, fetching stones for sale, when Akande accosted and violated her. In [...]

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    I’m an animal… wasn’t meant to be human, says UK-based Nigerian pastor convicted of raping children

I’m an animal… wasn’t meant to be human, says UK-based Nigerian pastor convicted of raping children

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    ‘His victims were young men’ — PhD student bags life imprisonment for 136 counts of rape

‘His victims were young men’ — PhD student bags life imprisonment for 136 counts of rape

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    ‘Why target black men?’ — 50 Cent tackles Oprah Winfrey over sexual assault documentary

‘Why target black men?’ — 50 Cent tackles Oprah Winfrey over sexual assault documentary

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    Harvey Weinstein ‘reaches $25m settlement’ with sexual misconduct accusers

Harvey Weinstein ‘reaches $25m settlement’ with sexual misconduct accusers

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    ‘Surviving R. Kelly Part II’ to expose new allegations against the embattled singer

‘Surviving R. Kelly Part II’ to expose new allegations against the embattled singer

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    UNILAG sets up panel to probe ‘sex-for-grades’ lecturers

UNILAG sets up panel to probe ‘sex-for-grades’ lecturers

The management of the University of Lagos (UNILAG) has set up a panel to investigate the allegations against two of its lecturers indicted in the sex-for-grades scandal. Boniface Igbeneghu, a senior lecturer, and Samuel Oladipo, a lecturer in the department of economics, were exposed in a documentary on sexual harassment released by the BBC Africa Eye on Monday. The two lecturers have been suspended by [...]

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    ‘We have sacked him’ — Babcock reacts to sex-for-grades allegation against lecturer

‘We have sacked him’ — Babcock reacts to sex-for-grades allegation against lecturer

Babcock University says a lecturer who is accused of sexual assault by some Nigerians on Twitter is no longer a member of its staff. On Monday, the BBC Africa Eye released a 13 minute video documentary which exposed some lecturers in West African universities sexually harassing students. The documentary provoked conversations on Twitter as many narrated their sexual assault experience while [...]

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    I have received threats over #SexForGrades investigation, says BBC journalist

I have received threats over #SexForGrades investigation, says BBC journalist

Kiki Mordi, an undercover journalist with the BBC Africa Eye, says she received threats after completing an investigation which exposed sexual harassment in West African universities. Igbeneghu, a lecturer and former sub-dean of the faculty of arts at the University of Lagos (UNILAG), who is also head pastor of a Foursquare Gospel Church, was exposed in a 13-minute video documentary published by [...]

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    Drake ‘paid $350,000’ to model who accused him of sexual assault

Drake ‘paid $350,000’ to model who accused him of sexual assault

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    US senator reveals she was raped while serving in the military

US senator reveals she was raped while serving in the military

Martha McSally, US senator and freshman Republican from Arizona, has dsiclosed that she was “preyed upon and raped by a superior officer” while she served in the military. The senator, who was the first woman to fly in combat for the US air force, brought this revelation to light on Wednesday in a prepared statement during a senate armed services subcommittee [...]

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    14-year-old ‘survives three abortions’ after being raped by father

14-year-old ‘survives three abortions’ after being raped by father

The Kano state police command says it has arrested one Nurudeen Abubakar of Unguwa Uku quarters in Kano for allegedly impregnating his 14-year-old daughter.  In a statement on Tuesday, Magaji Majia, the command spokesman, said the girl had survived three abortions as a result of the assault from her father, who is 40-year-old. He said within two weeks, the command had recorded [...]

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    APC senator: Every Nigerian family has a victim of sexual assault by lecturers

APC senator: Every Nigerian family has a victim of sexual assault by lecturers

Ovie Omo-Agege, an All Progressives Congress (APC) senator from Delta state, says there is no family in Nigeria that does not have a victim of sexual harassment by male lecturers in tertiary institutions. Ovie Omo-Agege, who sponsored the sexual harassment in tertiary education institution prohibition bill, said this in an interview published by NAN. He spoke on the bill which criminalised lecturer-student relationships [...]

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    US arrests Nigerian doctor for ‘sexually assaulting’ patients

US arrests Nigerian doctor for ‘sexually assaulting’ patients

Okechukwu Ozumba, a Nigerian doctor based in the US, was arrested by the police in Texas for allegedly assaulting two female patients.  The police said Ozumba committed the act at OSSM Orthopedics in the 8000 block of state highway 121 in McKinney, Texas. McKinney police arrested him on March 31, and booked him at the Collin County jail, where his bail was [...]

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    QC ‘sexual harassment’ case hits dead end

QC ‘sexual harassment’ case hits dead end

The ministry of education says the panel investigating the alleged sexual molestation of a female student of Queen's College, Lagos, could not establish any evidence to indict the accused teacher. This is because the alleged victim's mother failed to show up. Anthony Anwukah, the minister of state for education, said this in Abuja on Friday. [...]

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