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Man bags life imprisonment for raping, robbing student at UNILAG

Reading Time: 2 minutes An Ikeja Domestic Violence and Sexual Offences Court on Tuesday sentenced a man, Collins Okechukwu, to life imprisonment for raping and robbing a 25-year-old student (name withheld) at the University of Lagos. Delivering judgement, Justice Abiola Soladoye, who described Okechukwu as a “pathological liar,” held that the prosecution proved the charges of rape and robbery Read More…

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20-year-old man defiles 9-year-old girl

Reading Time: 2 minutes A 20-year-old man is in hot soup for allegedly defiling a nine-year-old girl. Police operatives attached to Akodo Police Division, Ibeju Lekki, Lagos State, have arrested a man, Ayo Adenupebi, for alleged sexual assault on a nine-year-old girl. In a statement signed by the Lagos Police Command Spokesperson, CSP Adekunle Ajisebutu, the suspect resides in Read More…

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Ibijoke Sanwo-Olu takes a stand against rape, sexual violence

Reading Time: 3 minutes Lagos State First Lady, Dr. Ibijoke Sanwo-Olu, has urged stakeholders, especially Non-Governmental Organisations (NGOs) and Civil Society Organisations (CSOs), to support the fight against Sexual and Gender-Based Violence (SGBV), saying that the necessary will must be mustered to completely stamp out the menace of rape, especially against women and girls. Speaking at the Stakeholders’ Consultative Read More…

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1 in 4 girls in Lagos abused before 18, 1 in 10 boys too

Reading Time: 2 minutes Image Credits: Marcos Calvo Mesa/Dreamstime.com. If you are a Lagos parent, it is becoming imperative that you keep a close eye on your children because they may have been or will soon be sexually molested. This is the result of global studies cited by the Lagos State Commissioner for Justice, Mr Moyosore Onigbanjo that one Read More…

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Court remands man for sexually assaulting his 2 daughters

Reading Time: < 1 minutes Ikeja, Aug. 25, 2021(NAN)An Ikeja Magistrates’ Court on Wednesday ordered that a 44-year-old trader, Anthony Odita, be remanded in a correctional centre for allegedly sexually assaulting his two daughters. The police charged Odita, who resides in Igbogbo, Ikorodu, Lagos State, with sexual assault. Magistrate O.A Layinka, who did not take the plea of Odita, ordered Read More…

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DPP cancels bail possibility for alleged sex offender Baba Ijesha

Reading Time: 2 minutes Image Credits: GUARDIAN NIGERIA. The Directorate of Public Prosecution (DPP), Lagos State Ministry of Justice, has stalled any possibility of releasing Olanrewaju James, popularly known as, “Baba Ijesha” on bail. According to it, this is based on criminal charges he had to answer to. The Lagos State Police Public Relations Officer, CSP Olumuyiwa Adejobi, made Read More…

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

Reading Time: 2 minutes Image Credits: Getty Images, Facebook. Afeez Ogunbowale, a suspended student of the Lagos State University (LASU) accused of raping two students of the institution, has appealed to the judge presiding over his case to discharge and acquit him. The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports that Ogunbowale made the appeal to Justice Oluwatoyin Taiwo after Read More…

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“Man I accommodated defiled my daughter” – witness tells court

Reading Time: 3 minutes Image Credits: FORBES. An investment banker (name withheld) on Wednesday narrated to an Ikeja Domestic Violence and Sexual Offences Court how a man he accommodated in his apartment allegedly defiled his eight-year-old daughter. The banker testified  as the first prosecution witness in the trial of one Evanus Onyebuchi for defilement. The witness was led in Read More…