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Facebook has removed Instagram accounts that sent racist abuse to Rabbi Matondo
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Facebook has removed Instagram accounts that sent racist abuse to Rabbi Matondo

The abuse aimed at the 20-year-old came after a three-day boycott of social media by many leading sports clubs and players over the issue of online abuse. It is the second time in 2021 that Matondo has received such abuse. In March he and Swansea defender Ben Cabango were targeted while on Wales international duty, while Swansea's Yan Dhanda was also abused. Both matters resulted in an investigation by South Wales Police (SWP). Last weekend, Swansea forward Morgan Whittaker was also a target of online racism, again prompting a complaint to SWP. A spokesperson for Facebook, which owns Instagram, said: "The abuse sent to Rabbi Matondo is unacceptable. We do not want it on Instagram and we quickly removed the accounts that sent it. "We recently announced that we'll take ...
Baba Ijesha: ”Can you allow your child be terribly abused and dehumanized in the name of obtaining evidence?- Actor Yomi Fabiyi asks parents
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Baba Ijesha: ”Can you allow your child be terribly abused and dehumanized in the name of obtaining evidence?- Actor Yomi Fabiyi asks parents

Actor Yomi Fabiyi is still kicking against the decision of comedian, Princess, and others to re-enact the molestation actor Baba Ijesha meted on a minor seven years ago. Recall that the actor has been in police custody for over a week now for molesting the foster daughter of comedian, Princess. The comedian had in a video posted, said the actor who she was rendering help to seven years ago, raped her foster daughter and things began to degenerate for the girl as she began to do bad academically. Princess said the victim couldn't open up about the abuse until this year, seven years after when she revealed that it was Baba Ijesha who abused her. To get evidence that will be used to prosecute him, she and some others decided to carry out a sting operation where he was invited...
Albion Rovers striker David Cox quits football over ‘abuse’ claim during Stenhousemuir game
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Albion Rovers striker David Cox quits football over ‘abuse’ claim during Stenhousemuir game

Albion Rovers' David Cox says he has quit football after claiming he was verbally abused about his mental health struggles by an opposition player. Cox, 32, left the stadium at half-time of his side's game with Stenhousemuir and said he was taunted about his previous attempts to take his own life. Stenhousemuir have brought the matter to the attention of the Scottish FA and started their own investigation. "The club is aware of a verbal altercation," the League 2 club said. "We have spoken to the players involved, David Cox (Albion Rovers) who was on the bench, and Jonathan Tiffoney (Stenhousemuir) who was playing. "Both players are making claims of serious and wholly inappropriate comments being made during the game that have implications for player wellbeing and mental...
Update: Ryan Giggs pleads not guilty in first court appearance after being charged with assault (photos)
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Update: Ryan Giggs pleads not guilty in first court appearance after being charged with assault (photos)

Former Manchester United footballer, Ryan Giggs has pleaded not guilty to all three charges against him during his appearance at the court on Wednesday, April 28. Giggs, 47, denied a charge he was violent and engaged in behaviour towards his ex-girlfriend including isolation, belittling, humiliation, harassment, degradation, and abuse, a court heard. He also entered a not guilty plea of actual bodily harm to PR executive Kate Greville, 36, at his home in Worsley, Greater Manchester on 1 November last year. The Wales manager has also been charged with the common assault of Emma Greville, understood to be Ms. Greville’s younger sister, during the same alleged incident. The charge of controlling and coercive behaviour in an intimate relationship alleges the abuse lasted al...
“I drowned them, I did it as softly as I could”- Mom admits to killing her three young children in chilling jail interview
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“I drowned them, I did it as softly as I could”- Mom admits to killing her three young children in chilling jail interview

A California mom suspected of murdering her three young children before going on a carjacking spree, has confessed to drowning them "as softly as she could" in a chilling jailhouse interview. Liliana Carrillo, 30, claimed she wanted to protect her son and two daughters from their father, who she believes is a human trafficker and would have 'abused them'. Carrillo's kids, Joanna Denton Carrillo, 3, Terry, 2, and 6-month-old Sierra were found dead on Saturday, April 10, by their grandma in her apartment in Reseda, Los Angeles. Their mother had vanished. She was later arrested on suspicion of carjacking, having stolen a truck. She said in her interview that she wanted to drive off of a cliff and kill herself. 'I drowned them. I did it as softly, I don't know how to explain it...
Ogun Will Strike If You Abuse Your Uniform – Wole Soyinka To Amotekun Operatives
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Ogun Will Strike If You Abuse Your Uniform – Wole Soyinka To Amotekun Operatives

Nobel Laureate, Professor Wole Soyinka has sent a strong warning to the newly inaugurated Amotekun operatives in Ogun State, asking them not to engage in brutality or harassment of innocent people. The playwright did not mince words when he said that Ogun, the god of iron, will strike any operative who abuses his uniform while discharging his duties. Soyinka said, “Amotekun, we are watching you. If you abuse your uniform, before Ogun strikes you, we would have dealt with you.” DAILY POST reports that the Ogun State Amotekun Corps was inaugurated Thursday by Governor Dapo Abiodun, who also decorated the Professor as the Super Marshall of the security outfit in the state. Addressing the gathering, Soyinka expressed dissatisfaction that the police had not been able to give him...
“Wash his Balls for him ” Rapper, Fetty Wap’s ex-wife Tells Women how to Treat their Men like “Kings”
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“Wash his Balls for him ” Rapper, Fetty Wap’s ex-wife Tells Women how to Treat their Men like “Kings”

American rapper, Fetty Wap's ex-wife, Leandra Gonzalez has told women that a king is a king and they should treat their men as such. Leandra, who began considering divorcing Fetty Wap from the first week of their marriage over reports of infidelity and abuse , told women to worship their men and take care of them mentally, physically, and emotionally. She added, "Be his bather. Wash his balls for him, not because he can't but why should he - A king is a king and should always be treated like one."   Leandra and Fetty Wap got married in August 2019 in Toronto and their bitter divorce was finalised by September 2020.
Social Media Screams As Rosy Meurer Is Spotted with A ‘Black’ Eye
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Social Media Screams As Rosy Meurer Is Spotted with A ‘Black’ Eye

Tonto Dikeh’s ex-husband Olakunle Churchill and his now-wife Rosy Meurer are supposed to be enjoying their marriage but trust social media folks to come between them every now and then. This is one of those times. Rosy shared a video of herself advertising a product and fans were quick to notice that she has a black eye. Whiles others felt it was because of the bleaching creams she has been using, others dread it is possible that she is being abused. In the past, there were rumors and allegations that Olakunle Churchill has tendencies of abuse in him so it was not hard for people to send their minds right there. Nonetheless, we do not think Churchill has it in him to put a new mother he appears so in love with through abuse.   View this post on...
Mino Raiola Tells FIFA & EA Sports They ‘Abuse Player Rights’ In Most Extraordinary Rant Yet
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Mino Raiola Tells FIFA & EA Sports They ‘Abuse Player Rights’ In Most Extraordinary Rant Yet

Football agent Mino Raiola has continued his feud with FIFA and EA Sports - by claiming the governing body and game publisher abuse their rights. Last year saw the Dutchman start a war of words with FIFA over agent fees being capped and turned his fury towards the game as well. He has threatened to 'delete' the popular franchise and is furious with how they profit off players. Raiola told talkSPORT: "I think we can, they think we don't, but I think we can! Because there is a difference in the collective rights they said they bought. "They buy collective rights from clubs that say they have it, but they use it on an individual basis and in most countries this is forbidden. "We think that they are abusing rights of players, that they are not being bought from clubs and the c...
Norway Players Protest Against Human Rights Abuse In Qatar
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Norway Players Protest Against Human Rights Abuse In Qatar

The Norway national team players staged a protest against human rights violations in Qatar. This happened before their 2022 World Cup qualifier match against Gibraltar. According to The Guardian, 37 of 6,500 foreign workers building stadiums for the 2022 World Cup since 2010. Norway decided to respond to the human rights abuse by wearing t-shirts with the words "HUMAN RIGHTS." Norway Coach Ståle Solbakken and Captain Martin Ødegaard announced that they would make a statement to FIFA before the match. Speaking at his pre-match press-conference, Ståle Solbakken said: "We have plans for something concrete. "We have to put pressure on FIFA to be more direct, and tough with the authorities in Qatar, to impose requirements." Norway haven't played in a major international...
“Armie Hammer Raped me for Over 4 Hours” 24-year-old Woman Accuses American Actor
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“Armie Hammer Raped me for Over 4 Hours” 24-year-old Woman Accuses American Actor

A  woman who formerly dated Armie Hammer is accusing the star of ongoing abuse, including rape. In a virtual press conference organized by her attorney, Gloria Allred, the 24-year-old woman identified as Effie Angelova claimed that Hammer "abused me mentally, emotionally, and sexually." Effie went on to describe an alleged incident on April 24, 2017, when she claimed Hammer "violently raped her for over four hours in Los Angeles, during which he repeatedly slammed her head against a wall, bruising my face." Effie further claimed she "tried to get away but he wouldn’t let her" during the 2017 incident. "I thought that he was going to kill me," she said. Effie said she met Hammer over Facebook in 2016 when she was 20 years old, and said their "relationship progressed r...
Benue assembly suspends LG Chairwoman
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Benue assembly suspends LG Chairwoman

Mrs Kukase Garba, Chairwoman of Vandekiya Local Government Council of Benue state has been suspended for three months by the state assembly over alleged gross misconduct, abuse of office and running of the local government as sole-administrator. The notice of suspension was conveyed in a letter sent to the assembly by the State Governor through the speaker of the House. In the letter signed by the Secretary to the State Government on behalf of the Governor, It was stated that the suspension of Kukase was in line with the Benue State Local Government Establishment Law, 2007. It read; “The Executive Governor of Benue State is in receipt of a letter dated 11th March 2021 from the Vandeikya Legislative Council, Benue State, drawing attention to a vote of no confidence passed on t...
Facebook Bans Myanmar Military Accounts From its Platforms, Citing Coup
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Facebook Bans Myanmar Military Accounts From its Platforms, Citing Coup

Facebook has banned the Myanmar military from using its Facebook and Instagram platforms with immediate effect, as weeks of mass demonstrations continue in the Southeast Asian country after the military seized power. “Events since the February 1 coup, including deadly violence, have precipitated a need for this ban,” Facebook said in a blog post on Thursday, February 25. “We believe the risks of allowing the Tatmadaw (Myanmar army) on Facebook and Instagram are too great.” The army seized power earlier this month after alleging fraud in a Nov. 8 election swept by Aung San Suu Kyi’s National League for Democracy (NLD), detaining her and other party officials. According to reports, at least three protesters and one policeman have been killed during violent protests in the cou...
Anthony Martial Racially Abused on Social Media after Manchester United’s 1-1 Draw against West Brom
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Anthony Martial Racially Abused on Social Media after Manchester United’s 1-1 Draw against West Brom

Manchester United's Anthony Martial was racially abused on social media for the second time this season after Manchester United's 1-1 draw with West Bromwich Albion on Sunday , February 14. Martial played 66 minutes before being replaced by Mason Greenwood as United came back to level against West Brom after going behind inside the first two minutes. After the game, Martial was subjected to abuse on his Instagram account, with a number of users posting racist messages and using the N-word to comment on his photos. The abuse comes barely weeks after Martial and his teammate Axel Tuanzebe were abused after the team's loss to Sheffield United on January 27. Last weekend, United joined Manchester City, Liverpool and Everton to issue a joint statement condemning racist abuse...
Arsenal vs Leeds: I was Threatened – Arteta
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Arsenal vs Leeds: I was Threatened – Arteta

Arsenal manager, Mikel Arteta, has revealed he and his family received threats on social media. Arteta, addressing a press conference on Friday, called on companies to take decisive action in tackling abuse online. Ahead of Sunday’s game against Leeds, the Spaniard also said the club attempted to deal with an incident. “I’d prefer not to [speak about it] but I think we’re all exposed to that in this industry,” Arteta said. “That’s why I’d prefer not to read [social media] because it would affect me personally much more the moment that somebody wants to touch my family. Because it happened, the club was aware of it and we tried to do something about it. That’s it. We have to live with it. It’s not going to stop tomorrow, we know that, but medium or long-term, can we do somet...
Mike Dean Refuses to Referee this Weekend’s Mames after VAR Controversies
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Mike Dean Refuses to Referee this Weekend’s Mames after VAR Controversies

Premier League referee, Mike Dean, has requested not to take charge of any game this weekend, following death threats on social media after handing out two controversial red cards. Dean was criticised for sending off West Ham’s Tomas Soucek, after he appeared to accidentally hit Aleksandar Mitrovic during their 0-0 draw at Fulham on Saturday. That incident came just four days after the 52-year-old sent off Southampton defender, Jan Bednarek for a challenge on Anthony Martial in the Saints’ 9-0 loss at Manchester United. Both decisions have since been overturned on appeal. In both cases, Dean chose to send the players off, after being advised to view the incident on the pitchside monitor by the Video Assistant Referee (VAR). Dean’s family has also been targeted with socia...
Tuanzebe Attacked Again Online After Man Utd’s 3-3 With Everton
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Tuanzebe Attacked Again Online After Man Utd’s 3-3 With Everton

  Manchester United defender, Axel Tuanzebe, was again the target of racist abuse on social media, following their 3-3 draw with Everton on Saturday. The 23-year-old started the game on the bench, but was introduced as a late substitute, as United tried to hold on to a narrow 3-2 lead. But Tuanzebe conceded the free kick, from which the visitors equalised deep into stoppage time. He was also targeted after the Red Devils’ shock 2-1 home defeat by Sheffield United last month. Tuanzebe’s teammates Marcus Rashford and Anthony Martial, Chelsea’s Reece James, West Bromwich Albion’s Romaine Sawyers and Southampton’s Alex Jankewitz have also been victims of online racist abuse in recent weeks. A number of Premier League teams have called on social media companies to tak...
Police and Helicopters swarm Marilyn Manson’s Hollywood Home over ‘Concerns for his Safety’ Following Abuse and Assault Allegations from 11 Women 
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Police and Helicopters swarm Marilyn Manson’s Hollywood Home over ‘Concerns for his Safety’ Following Abuse and Assault Allegations from 11 Women 

LAPD officials swarmed Marilyn Manson's Hollywood Hills home on  Wednesday night over concerns for his safety after 11 women including his ex-girlfriend, actress Evan Rachel Wood came come forward and accused the rocker of abuse and assault. According to TMZ, four police cruisers and an LAPD helicopter were dispatched to the singer's home around 6.00pm to perform a 'welfare check' on the 52-year-old after a concerned friend couldn't get in touch with him. Police later told DailyMail.com they were able to make contact with someone and found there was 'no evidence of any trouble whatsoever' at the property. In the last three days, almost a dozen women have accused Manson, real name Brian Warner, of abuse dating back several years. Hollywood actress,  Evan Rachel Wood ...
Amotekun Won’t Tolerate Indecent Dressing, Yoruba Language Abuse – Amitolu Shittu
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Amotekun Won’t Tolerate Indecent Dressing, Yoruba Language Abuse – Amitolu Shittu

Amitolu Shittu, the Osun State commandant of the regional security net­work, Amotekun, has disclosed that the outfit would not tolerate inde­cent dressing and bas­tardising of Yoruba lan­guage by the youth when it begins full operation in March 2021. Shittu disclosed this in a chat with Daily In­dependent at the venue where Hon. Lawrence Babatunde Ayeni, mem­ber of House of Repre­sentative empowered over 1,000 youths after their training on dif­ferent vocational works and provided them with working tools. The commander said that although Nigeria’s constitution provides for individual freedom of as­sociation it did not pro­vide that youths should appear naked or indulge in speaking incorrect Yoruba language. While speaking Ayeni said he would not be happy to see beneficia­ries ...
Youtuber Kills Pregnant Lover On Live-stream As Viewers Pay Him To Abuse Her
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Youtuber Kills Pregnant Lover On Live-stream As Viewers Pay Him To Abuse Her

A Russian YouTuber was arrested following a sickening live broadcast in which his pregnant girlfriend died after he was paid to subject her to cruel abuse. Egged on by his online audience, Stas Reeflay allegedly forced Valentina Grigoryeva out on a balcony in sub-zero weather wearing only her underwear Reeflay, 30, was paid $1,000 (£800) by a viewer to inflict the abuse on her during his live stream, according to a report by Baza media. Valentina, 28 - who was in the early stages of pregnancy - died of hypothermia at his rented house in Ivanovka village, near Moscow. Her shocking death has led to calls in Russia for an urgent ban on online "reality violence", which appears unrestricted on YouTube and can be watched by children. Reeflay - real name Stanislav Reshetnikov - k...
Rapper, Tekashi 6ix9ine sued for ‘child sexual assault and abuse’ of a minor over 2015 underage sexual video case
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Rapper, Tekashi 6ix9ine sued for ‘child sexual assault and abuse’ of a minor over 2015 underage sexual video case

Controversial American rapper, Tekashi 6ix9ine is being sued for 'child sexual assault, child sexual abuse and infliction of emotional distress' stemming from 2015 underage video incident.   In 2015, the rapper pleaded guilty to the use of a child in a sexual performance in a video and was sentenced to four years probation in October 2018 after admitting to making the video featuring a 13-year-old girl in explicit situations.   According to TMZ, the alleged victim has filed a new lawsuit claiming that she was the girl in the video, Tekashi allegedly abused at a party in 2015 when she was just 13.   In legal docs, the woman, identified as Jane Doe claimed she was 'under the influence of drugs and alcohol and was unable to consent as 6ix9ine and another a...
Aunt allegedly CUTS OFF niece’s finger in drastic abuse
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Aunt allegedly CUTS OFF niece’s finger in drastic abuse

A aunt has been arrested and mocked for allegedly cutting off her niece's finger in Onitsha, Anambra State. Her little niece is said to be staying with her. According to reports, she always maltreats her until she went ahead to increase her wickedness. It was claimed she carried out the devilish act because the little girl refused to do some shores.
Sexual Harassment Victims Are Not Responsible For The Abuse – Osinbajo
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Sexual Harassment Victims Are Not Responsible For The Abuse – Osinbajo

The notion that victims or potential victims of sexual harassment are architects of their fate especially by their attitude, dressing or willingness to be in a compromising place with their violators is wrong and should be resisted in every situation. The victim must always be seen as the victim and not to be blamed. This was the view of Vice President Yemi Osinbajo, SAN, in his contributions on Wednesday at a webinar on Anti-Sexual Harassment themed “Finding Safe Spaces for Female Students in Nigerian Universities”, organized by the Obafemi Awolowo University, Ile Ife. The event was based on the book authored by notable journalist and former presidential spokesman, Mr Olusegun Adeniyi, titled NAKED ABUSE: SEX FOR GRADES IN AFRICAN UNIVERSITIES. According to him, “the victim must alw...
Men who abuse women are cowards – eShun
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Men who abuse women are cowards – eShun

Ghanaian songstress eShun after months of silence after exposing the dark side of her former manager is back and has described men who abuse women as cowards. The singer who has been a victim of abuse in the hands of her ex-boyfriend speaking in an interview on Bryt TV, burst her bubble explaining that most ladies are in abusive relationships for fear of being tagged single. She said: ” I’ve met some women who are still in abusive relationships with their husbands for fear of being divorced. Some of them are also influenced by external forces to remain in such a toxic relationship. ” Recounting her experience with her former manager and boyfriend, she disclosed that she wished she had someone bad then to advise her on the dangers of being in an abusive relationship. ” I fr...
Wilfried Zaha Responds with Powerful Statement after 12 year old boy is Arrested for Racially Abusing him
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Wilfried Zaha Responds with Powerful Statement after 12 year old boy is Arrested for Racially Abusing him

Crystal Palace footballer, Wilfried Zaha has responded after a 12-year-old boy was arrested for allegedly sending sickening racist messages to the player on social media. The 27-year-old footballer posted screenshots of the racist abuse he received on Sunday to his social media accounts ahead of Sunday's Premier League game at Aston Villa, alongside the caption: "Woke up to this today."   One of the messages sent to Zaha read:  "You better not score tomorrow you black c***." The other read: "Or I'll come to your house dressed as a ghost." Alongside the message, two images of the Ku Klux Klan, a racist hate group, and another displaying an edited version of a box of cornflakes, carrying the words ‘coonflakes’ and displaying a man with his face blacked up were also ...
Police Detain Instagram Celebrity Cubana Chief Priest
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Police Detain Instagram Celebrity Cubana Chief Priest

The Inspector-General of Police Monitoring Unit in Lagos State has detained Instagram celebrity and Executive Director of Cubana Group, Pascal Okechukwu, popularly known as Cubana Chief Priest.   Cubana was invited to the Force Headquarters Annex Lagos today for questioning on his alleged ''abuse of police escorts and his unexplainable wealth''. He arrived at the police annex at about 10am this morning and has been with the police, answering questions from the officers. A police source who confirmed this, said his invitation was sequel to an order from the Office of the Inspector-General of Police, Mohammed Adamu, who has expressed shock at how some Nigerians abuse police personnel attached to them. ''We have detained Cubana Chief Priest and he is facing interrogat...
Davido Accused Of Beating Up His Fiancee, Chioma
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Davido Accused Of Beating Up His Fiancee, Chioma

The relationship between popular celebrity couple, Davido and Chioma is reportedly not free from domestic violence and abuse. According to blogger, Cutie Julz, Davido usually beats up his wife-to-be Chioma both at home and in public, and on several occasions, he even sent her out of his house. Cutie Julz wrote; “So currently, our Chichi is in Lekki whilst our Dave is in Banana Island even though we never completed payment for our Banana Island house. I am here to confirm to you that this isn’t the first time hunty Chi has been out of the house o. I am telling you on authority that early this year, Hunku Dave chased out Mama Ifeanyi out o. Intact Chi has been going through a lot. I concealed that gist because the details ain’t soothing to the ear at all. Don’t envy Chi’s ...
British author, JK Rowling opens up for the first time about suffering abuse and sexual assault
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British author, JK Rowling opens up for the first time about suffering abuse and sexual assault

JK Rowling has opened up for the first time about being a survivor of abuse and sexual assault. The author spoke out in a lengthy statement seeking to clarify comments she has made about transgender people, which have been widely criticised. It all began when the Harry Potter author shared a series of tweets that people claim are “transphobic”. The author called out an article’s use of the phrase “people who menstruate”. “I’m sure there used to be a word for those people,” she wrote, adding: “Someone help me out. Wumben? Wimpund? Woomud?” While many Twitter users supported Rowling for her tweet, some people, celebrities included, criticised her comment as “anti-trans” and “transphobic”, arguing that transgender, non-binary and non-gender conforming people can also menstrua...
D’banj Rape Allegation: Glee Hotel Denies Having Dbanj’s Alleged Rape Victim on their 2018 Guest List
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D’banj Rape Allegation: Glee Hotel Denies Having Dbanj’s Alleged Rape Victim on their 2018 Guest List

D’banj Rape Allegation: Glee Hotel has denied having Dbanj’s alleged rape victim on their guest list on 2018, claims the story is false. Taking to their social media page, D’banj wrote; Our attention has been brought to the Rape allegation trending on Instagram made against the popular musician Dbanj. It is said to have happened at Glee hotel sometime in December 2018. It is alleged that the front office at Glee gave Dbanj the key to a guests room without their consent. We state firmly that this is FALSE and can never happen at Glee. We operate best practices and the welfare and security of our guest is paramount to us. We advice the accuser to check with the person who paid for the said room as her said name was not on record as a guest. Any person who pays has access to two keys ...
Hong Kong Lawmakers Fight Over Bill To Criminalise Abuse Of China’s Anthem
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Hong Kong Lawmakers Fight Over Bill To Criminalise Abuse Of China’s Anthem

Hong Kong has its own national football team, but not its own anthem - so the Chinese one is played before games. In recent years, the anthem has been booed more frequently before matches. In 2017, China's parliament, the National People's Congress, extended a law on disrespecting the anthem to Hong Kong - but it has not yet been adopted there. China’s Hong Kong affairs office warned this month that the city would never be calm unless “black-clad violent protesters” were all removed, describing them as a “political virus” that seeks independence from Beijing. Beijing blames foreign forces for fomenting unrest and says protesters are undermining the rule of law in Hong Kong. U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said on Sunday he believed China had threatened to interfere wit...
Nigerian Couple Bags 19 Years in jail for Sexually and Physically Abusing a Girl and a Boy in the U.K
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Nigerian Couple Bags 19 Years in jail for Sexually and Physically Abusing a Girl and a Boy in the U.K

A Nigerian couple living in Rochdale, U.K., has been jailed for a string of child abuse and sexual assault. Shola Ogundare, a 49-year-old male, has been jailed for 15 years after appearing at Manchester Minshull Street Crown Court on Friday, May 15, whilst Olwafunmilayo Emmanuel, 35, has been jailed for 4 years for her role in the crimes. In July 2018, police were made aware that a young girl had reported being abused by Shola Ogundare, 49, and Olwafunmilayo Emmanuel, 35. An investigation was launched and officers established that the girl had been physically and sexually abused by the man named Ogundare and physically abused by Olwafunmilayo Emmanuel. Enquiries also established that a young boy had been physically abused by Ogundare and Emmanuel. Ogundare and Emmanuel were...
Sierra Leone Lifts Ban on Pregnant Girls Attending School
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Sierra Leone Lifts Ban on Pregnant Girls Attending School

A ban on pregnant girls attending school was overturned in Sierra Leone on Monday March 30, following a fight spearheaded by human rights activists for five years. The ban was introduced in the country in 2015 after a rise in rape, abuse and poverty during the deadly Ebola outbreak fueled a spike in teenage pregnancies. While the government insisted that pregnant girls will be stressed out with attending school, exposed to ridicule and indirectly encourage other girls to get pregnant, critics held that the ban increased stigma and set thousands back in their studies. A statement which overturned the ban read;   The Ministry of Basic and Senior Secondary Education... hereby announces that the ‘ban on pregnant girls attending school’ is overturned with immediate effec...
Ganduje’s Aide Rants Over Cartoonist’s Depiction of Governor, Sanusi
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Ganduje’s Aide Rants Over Cartoonist’s Depiction of Governor, Sanusi

Tanko Salihu Yakasai, Special Adviser on Media to Kano Governor, Abdullahi Ganduje, has condemned the cartoon depicting the state as a cage. A cartoonist, Mustapha Bulama, on Saturday, posted an image which showed a character of of Ganduje in a cage while pointing at that of the dethroned Emir of Kano, Muhammadu Sanusi II. Sanusi is seen walking away and saying to Ganduje: “You can stay there.” Yakasai described the drawing as a mockery and an insult to the people of Kano. He said that Kano is not a cage but a state with “a thousand year old history and has produced great leaders and scholars” was attacked. Yakasai tweeted: “I see this as a mockery and insult to the entire people of Kano. Kano is NOT a cage, its a state with a thousand year old history, that has en...
Nigerian Mother Accused of Physically Abusing her 13-year-old Daughter
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Nigerian Mother Accused of Physically Abusing her 13-year-old Daughter

A mother has been arrested for allegedely subjecting her 13-year-old child to long term physical abuse. Activist Josephine Effah-Chukwuma who shared the story online, wrote I never knew a day will come when I will name and shame a woman for abuse. Unfortunately that day has come and it is today. The woman in this picture inflicted all the injuries on that child’s body. HER OWN BIOLOGICAL CHILD - a 13 year old girl. While she looks healthy, is bleaching, has false lashes on; and is wearing a matching Adidas sports trouser and a top, her child is lean and malnourished. The father of the child according to her is dead. A very wicked and evil mother this is. Case has been reported to the police and she is going to be detained while full investigation commences. Zero tolerance for a...
‘Stop using money to abuse women’ – Sarah Langa vents her anger at men
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‘Stop using money to abuse women’ – Sarah Langa vents her anger at men

Model and influencer Sarah Langa has lashed out against abusive men and women who stay in abusive relationships because their abuser "pays the bills". She took to her Twitter to express her frustration at men who use their status, power and money to support their trashy behaviour. "Men, stop using money and access to opportunity as a tool to emotionally, sexually and physically abuse women. This place is already hell for us because we have to watch men get the things because they are men. If you wanna take responsibility for a woman, do it with no expectations." Sarah has had to shut down assumptions that her life was sponsored by her husband in the past by listing her qualifications and all the huge brand endorsements she has. She went on to reprimand men who felt it was OK ...
Pictures Of The Hidden Fiancee Of Eve Esin Who Allegedly Beats Her
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Pictures Of The Hidden Fiancee Of Eve Esin Who Allegedly Beats Her

Nigerian actress Eve Esin got engaged some few months ago but never showed the face of her fiancee. In a photo sighted online shows a man who is believed to be the fiancee of the popular actress. According to reports the man is a movie producer and the two have been together for a while now. In other reports, the man left his wife and kids for the actress and has been beating her for sometime now. After an Instagram blogger ‘gistloverblog’ posted a photo of the actress’s fiancee, a lot of people have reacted to that. A fan who commented on the post confirmed all the allegations leveled against the actress’s fiancee.
Saudi teenager who fled to Canada says she loves her new life as she shares bikini photo
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Saudi teenager who fled to Canada says she loves her new life as she shares bikini photo

A young woman has received a barrage of abuse after she showed before and after pictures as she celebrates her new life in Canada following her escape from Saudi Arabia. Rahaf Mohammed al-Qunun posed in a bikini and compared it to an old image of herself in a niqab. She said it was ‘the biggest change in my life.. from being forced to wear black sheets and being controlled by men to being a free woman’. Critics in Saudi Arabia were quick to hit out at her, saying that she was making herself ‘naked’. But, she has also received a large amount of support with people saying she was incredibly brave and that she looked amazing. Qunun fled the kingdom in January last year and barricaded herself in her hotel, saying she was escaping abuse from her family. For Saudi women, runn...
Nicki Minaj’s Brother, Jelani Maraj Sentenced to 25 years in Prison for Raping his Stepdaughter
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Nicki Minaj’s Brother, Jelani Maraj Sentenced to 25 years in Prison for Raping his Stepdaughter

Nicki Minaj's brother, Jelani Maraj has been sentenced to 25 years in prison for repeatedly raping his 11-year-old stepdaughter. Jelani who was handed his jail sentence by Judge Robert McDonald in a New York court on Monday January 25, was found guilty of predatory sexual assault against a child and endangering the welfare of a child. Though Nicki Minaj's brother repeatedly denied the allegations, claiming the story was concocted to extort his famous younger sister, his stepdaughter took the stand in a 2017 trial to narrate how he raped her in their Baldwin home while he was married to her mother. He was sentenced to 25 years in prison, two years after a jury handed down the guilty verdict for the sexual abuse which began in 2015.
MOUAU Vice Chancellor, Prof Otunta Accused of Impregnating a Third Year Student and Upgrading her to Final Year Status
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MOUAU Vice Chancellor, Prof Otunta Accused of Impregnating a Third Year Student and Upgrading her to Final Year Status

The Vice Chancellor of Michael Okpara University of Agriculture, Umudike (MOUAU) in Abia State, Prof Francis Otunta has been accused of impregnating a 300 level student of Accounting of the institution. The allegation was contained in a petition written by a member of the University's Governing Council, Dr Nelson O'Amanze Udenze. In the petition made available to LIB, it was revealed that the Vice Chancellor was also accused of impregnating a third year female student of accounting in 2017. He allegedly upgraded the student to final year status without any examination, allegedly graduated her and allegedly quickly sent her abroad to close the trial. Prof Otunta was also accused of an alleged abuse of office and embezzling money meant for some staff of the university he alleged...
DJ Black Coffee on divorce: I don’t owe anyone anything
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DJ Black Coffee on divorce: I don’t owe anyone anything

DJ Black Coffee has opened up about the abuse he has received online after news that he is getting divorced from actress Enhle Mbali. The hitmaker sat down for an interview on YFM this week, and touched on his struggle to separate his on stage persona from his personal life. He said the public often saw it as one thing and trolled him. “It's got to a point where I feel that sometimes it is trolling. I look at some tweets that come to me and I feel like if I had tweeted that to someone else, I would be cancelled,” he said. He said the bullying has been especially brutal since news broke that he is getting divorced from Enhle. He said a lot of it stemmed from people feeling entitled and being disrespectful. “With everything that has been going on in my personal life, and even tho...
My Husband Raped Me Most Nights – Actress Bose Oladimeji
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My Husband Raped Me Most Nights – Actress Bose Oladimeji

Nollywood actress Bose Oladimeji has made shocking revelations as she packs out of her husband's home. Revealing her husband made love to her most nights brutally, saying they were actually rape, she also revealed he beats her at will and never hesitates to throw any available object at her. Bose while revealing her marital ordeal to Potpourri, begged ladies not to be deceived by gifts from men. Admitting he was very generous when they were dating she revealed even more shocking things... Her words; “Yes I’m ready to go, in fact, I’m not with him right now. I just have to run for my life, my life is very precious to me. I can’t just allow someone to kill me like that and I want to address some ladies out there that they should not love a guy because of what he gives them. They sh...
Bulgaria Captain Ivelin Popov Says He’s Embarrassed By Fans Racist Abuse
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Bulgaria Captain Ivelin Popov Says He’s Embarrassed By Fans Racist Abuse

Bulgaria captain Ivelin Popov has admitted that he was embarrassed by his own fans and said their behaviour on Monday night was 'terrible.' Popov was the Bulgarian hero on a night of villains and foul behaviour as the captain approached Bulgaria fans at half time and pleaded with them to stop the racist abuse directed at England players. The pleas worked to an extent with less abuse coming after half time, amidst the threat of the game being abandoned, and following the match the 31-year-old said he was embarrassed by the fans, saying, "Of course I feel embarrassed. "We are 11 v 11, it doesn't matter your colour, it's no problem, we are all the same, we are one very big family in football, everybody and only we, if we are together, can we stop these bad things. "It was import...
Growing up I felt men were monsters – Ifu Ennada
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Growing up I felt men were monsters – Ifu Ennada

Ifu Ennada pleaded for redemption as she narrated a scenario that played out in her head after she saw a 'shirtless hot guy' from her balcony. The reality show star revealed that she suffered a variety of abuse in the hands of relatives, a former employer, people she trusted and also grew up in an environment where men beat their wives for no reason just to prove a point. All these took a toll on her and left thinking that men were monsters while growing up. Ifu Ennada also revealed that sometimes she imagines herself having kids through a surrogate just so she won't disrupt her life and future with the problems that come with being in a relationship with a man. She wrote; My people I think I legit need redemption. So this just happened - From my balcony I saw a shirtless hot g...
Any man who hits a woman belongs in the pits of hell – Jessica Nkosi
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Any man who hits a woman belongs in the pits of hell – Jessica Nkosi

South African actress Jessica Nkosi has launched an angry attack on men who abuse their partners, declaring that such men belong "in the pits of hell!". Jessica made her feelings on the topic known this week when she took to Twitter to slam abusers. "I don't care. Any man that hits a woman belongs in the pits of hell! How dare you say you love her but hurt her." Jessica added that these men claimed their love but then turned around and harmed their partners. "These a**holes hit their wives, girlfriends, the mother of their kids! You declare your love but harm her! The hell!" Although she would not reveal if the tweet was aimed at anyone specifically, her fans were quick to share their anger over abuse. But when one fan claimed that Jessica should have kept her rant resp...
Tiwa Savage Blasts Men Who Abuse, Rape Women
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Tiwa Savage Blasts Men Who Abuse, Rape Women

For a couple of day s now the only most populous black nation in the entire world, has been rocked by various issues regarding how women are treated in various arms of government and also in the society. Its also been barely 48 hours since a video from a CCTV feed revealed how a Nigerian Senator Physically abused a lady at a sex store shop in Abuja. Fast rewind to some days ago, Bisola Dakolo ,wife of famous Nigerian singer Timi Dakolo revealed via an explosive interview that she was raped by the founder and Senior Pastor of COZA church based in Abuja Many Nigerians have been reacting to all this issues , more also lots of female celebrities, one of such to learn her voice is former Mavin Records Queen , Tiwa Savage expressing her moment of anger and frustration to the way esp...
Pamela Anderson details ex Adil Rami’s alleged abuse and double life in emails with mother of his children
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Pamela Anderson details ex Adil Rami’s alleged abuse and double life in emails with mother of his children

Pamela Anderson detailed more of her ex Adil Rami’s alleged “double life,” accusing him of cheating on her with his ex-girlfriend for almost the entire duration of their relationship as well as physical abuse she claimed she suffered at the soccer star’s hand. The Baywatch actress published emails allegedly between her and Rami’s ex, Sidonie Biémont, with whom Rami shares twins Zayn and Madi, born in 2016, on her foundation’s website on Wednesday night. Anderson, 51, wrote in an email to Biémont that Rami, 33, “crushed both of (her) hands” during a fight and “threw her around by (her) hair” during a fight last summer. She said the pain in her hands was so severe she couldn’t open bottles. “They need to put me to sleep to do injections … my hands were getting better … but he hurt m...
Bench Warrant Against Me Is An Abuse Of Process Taken Too Far – Innoson Reacts
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Bench Warrant Against Me Is An Abuse Of Process Taken Too Far – Innoson Reacts

The issuance of bench warrant against me by the Federal High Court Ikoyi Lagos, yesterday, June 24th 2019 by Justice Ayokunle Faji is an abuse of process taken too far by the Court and made without jurisdiction. The order itself is a nullity and does not have grounds on law.Firstly, there is no prima facie case against me. The charge was based on suspected or trumped up action of Innoson Nigeria Ltd and Innoson Nigeria Ltd was a party originally to the charge but was discharged by the Court of Appeal.Secondly, there was no notice of trial served on me pursuant to the Administration of Criminal Justice Act. The act provides that before the court should issue a bench warrant, there must be proof of service of the charge and the notice of trial on the person involved. But there is no n...
Cossy Orjiakor Spits Fire Over The Abuse & Arrest Of Strippers At An Abuja Club
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Cossy Orjiakor Spits Fire Over The Abuse & Arrest Of Strippers At An Abuja Club

Nollywood Actress & Stripper, Cossy Orjiakor is currently boiling in anger, with the way her fellow strippers were abused and arrested at a popular strip club in Abuja. The raid which took place at Caramelo strip club Utako last week wednesday, on the basis of public nuisance, got over 34 strippers manhandled and some forced into security vans stack Unclad. On sharing the video of the incidence, she wrote; Bleep @naptipnigeria how can this happen under ur watch. Our sisters and mothers deserve better . Caramelo strip club Utako raided just because the building is supposed to be a clinic ....what has that got to do with manhandling strippers and guest ....Stupid ass people they want in on the action was it an orgy. guess u want them back to the road side where some will be bleepe...

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