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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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Nigerian women take action as rape, assault cases surge during pandemic

Reading Time: 3 minutes Image Credits: REUTERS/Temilade Adelaja. In picture above: Kehinde Osakede, who says she was raped by a family friend, is pictured at the Women at Risk International Foundation (WARIF) centre in Yaba Lagos, Nigeria April 19, 2021. Reuters was not able to confirm her account independently. Osakede did not share the name of her alleged assailant Read More…

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No pardon for rapists, gender violence offenders – Sanwo-Olu

Reading Time: 3 minutes Image Credits: REUTERS/Akintunde Akinleye , LASG. Disturbed by the escalation in cases of sexual and gender-based violence, and absence of unified protocols to get justice for the victims, First Lady of Lagos State, Dr. Ibijoke Sanwo-Olu, has urged the Government to step up the response geared towards reducing the criminal acts to the barest minimum. Read More…

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Police arrest LASU student for molesting 3 year-old stepsister

Reading Time: < 1 minutes The Lagos State Police Command has arrested one Adeyeye Babatunde, ”M” of Kajola St., Shagamu, Ogun State, for allegedly molesting his three-year old step sister in a viral video. Tunde was seen in the viral video kissing his three year old sister. The Lagos State Police Public Relations Officer, DSP Bala Elkana, in a statement Read More…