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Man Cuts Off Teenager’s Hand For Resisting Rape In Uganda
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Man Cuts Off Teenager’s Hand For Resisting Rape In Uganda

A 16-year-old senior two student in Bududa District, Uganda, has narrated how she was waylaid and attacked by a machete-wielding man who cut off her hand after she resisted his attempt to rape her. Evelyn Namasopo told Mbale Chief Magistrate, Mr James Mawanda, during a session at Bubulo Magistrate’s Court in Manafwa District on Wednesday, April 7, that the suspect Derrick Kuloba, 25, attacked her near a forest on her way home to pick beddings and food for her sick mother who had been admitted. “He (Kuloba) started ordering me to UnCloth and when I refused he pulled out a machete and started cutting me. He wanted to cut my head but I tried to guard it with my right hand,” she told court during hearing of a case in which Kuloba is accused of attempted murder. Evelyn said she mad...
Pakistan PM and Former cricketer, Imran Khan links rise in rape cases to how women dress
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Pakistan PM and Former cricketer, Imran Khan links rise in rape cases to how women dress

Pakistan Prime Minister and former cricketer, Imran Khan has sparked anger after he appeared to link the rise in rape to how some women dress. The Pakistani leader made the comments during a recent live event dubbed “Prime Minister On Call With You” in which he answers questions from the public. During his appearance on the show, Khan said the traditional Islamic head covering – would protect women from sexual assault and not lead men into temptation. He also said vulgarity and obscenity combine to destroy societies and families. “If you keep increasing vulgarity in a society, then definitely there will be this impact,” he said. “What is the whole concept of observing the veil? It is so that there is no temptation in society. Each individual does not have the willpower or stre...
“It Aches so Bad” Sex Offenders Set to be Castrated for Pedophilia Plead
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“It Aches so Bad” Sex Offenders Set to be Castrated for Pedophilia Plead

Dozens of convicted child sex offenders are set to be castrated in Kazakhstan, the country's Government has announced. 25 sex criminals are set to be castrated. They are the latest to undergo the controversial procedure which one man said left him "aching so badly" he could hardly walk A total of 95 men are expected to undergo chemical castration in Kazakhstan this year at a cost of £178 per paedophile, Dailystar reports. Interior Ministry official Alexey Milyuk said that since the 2018 law came into effect, "the number of offences against the underaged has decreased by 15.4%". The country's Government believes the use of forced chemical castration to dramatically reduce male libido among convicted paedophiles will reduce sex crimes against children. Mr Milyuk said: "Leg...
New York state police charges 7 year old boy with rape
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New York state police charges 7 year old boy with rape

The New York State Police has charged a 7 year old boy with rape. The unidentified child, from Brasher Falls near the US-Canada border, was charged with third-degree rape on March 23. Authorities said the incident was first reported on November 26 2020. The little boy has been released and will be tried as a juvenile delinquent according to reports. Under current state law, the minimum age of criminal prosecution is 7 . The incident reportedly occured on Thanksgiving in upstate New York. No further details have been released about the incident . The case will be handled in Family Court, according to the police. It is also not clear what relation, if any, the suspect and the victim are to one another. Anthony Martone, a Queens attorney who handles youth defens...
Socialite Bridget Achieng Accuses Ringtone Of Raping Her
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Socialite Bridget Achieng Accuses Ringtone Of Raping Her

More and more women are opening up on the ordeals they’ve underwent while under men’s protection. After the story of Eunice went viral and even got some celebrities sacked from their jobs, it’s clear that there were many untold stories. Socialite Bridget Achieng is one of the women who have opened up on the injustices that are done to women by men. The socialite reveals that she previously had a good relationship with gospel artist Ringtone; whom she trusted so much. She wanted Ringtone to help her in music; but the musician had other plans with her. Narrating the ordeal on her Instagram, Bridget said... "I travel around the world and I don’t see other countries justifying rape the way our men go out there and they start justifying rape. It’s not funny… Right now someone’s daught...
57 year old Paedophile who Raped 7 Year Old Girl in Public Toilet and Filmed it Dies in Prison
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57 year old Paedophile who Raped 7 Year Old Girl in Public Toilet and Filmed it Dies in Prison

A 57 year old paedophile, Anthony Sampieri, who filmed himself raping a seven-year-old girl at the toilet of a dance school has died in prison. Sampieri was the first paedophile in Australia to be given a life sentence for sexually abusing a child. Sampieri who was on parole at the time, attacked his victim at knifepoint in a men's toilet cubicle at a school in suburban Sydney, Australia, in November 2018. He was tried and jailed for life and had been suffering from terminal liver cancer since. According to 9News reports, he died at 8.30pm on Sunday, March 28 at Long Bay Prison. The self-confessed crystal meth addict, had threatened to cut the girl's throat if she made any noise during the attack at a Kogarah dance studio. He wrapped a cord around her neck, bound ...
Israel Adesanya Dropped by BMW after ‘Rape’ Comments to Rival Kevin Holland
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Israel Adesanya Dropped by BMW after ‘Rape’ Comments to Rival Kevin Holland

BMW have ditched Nigerian-born UFC fighter Israel Adesanya as an ambassador after an offensive comment he made in an online video. The Nigerian-New Zealander who was to be unveiled as the face of BMW in New Zealand, had told possible future opponent Kevin Holland in an online video, "Bro, I will fu**ing rape you." According to Australian TV network Nine, he has since lost his potentially lucrative deal with the car manufacturer. A statement released by BMW read; “Due to the comments made by an athlete online, we have reviewed our pending association with said athlete and we have decided not to push forward with a specific ambassador for the brand at this time in New Zealand.” Adesanya later admitted he "crossed the line" and has since apologised. In a short statement he ...
UFC star, Israel Adesanya Apologizes for Saying he’ll Rape his Fellow Fighter
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UFC star, Israel Adesanya Apologizes for Saying he’ll Rape his Fellow Fighter

UFC star Israel Adesanya apologized after saying he'd "f--king rape" fellow fighter Kevin Holland while trash-talking him in a since-deleted video. In a statement, the Nigerian-born New Zealand MMA fighter said he "crossed the line" and he understands the gravity of what he said. The statement on Adesanya's official Twitter account reads: "Last week fight talk escalated to a point in which I crossed the line. I understand the gravity of this word and how it can affect and hurt other people apart from my opponent, although that was never my intention. I am still growing under the spotlight, and I take this as a lesson to be more selective with words under pressure. Adesanya made the rape comments in response to trash talking by another fighter Kevin Holland, who had targeted hi...
Nigerian Rape Movie, ‘Tale Of Zozo’ Featured On New York’s Times Square Bilboard
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Nigerian Rape Movie, ‘Tale Of Zozo’ Featured On New York’s Times Square Bilboard

Kimsa Integrated Services LLC, the makers of Kingsley Ukaegbu films has produced a new movie titled 'The Tale of Zozo'. The new movie which is currently launched on New York's popular Times Square Bilboard narrates the true life story of a young lady whose mother lost her life as a result of early marriage and sexual abuse. The movie features some of Nollywood's A-list actors; Clem Ohaneze, Yvonne Jegede, Halima Namakula amongst others. Mr Kingsley Ukaegbu, the producer of the movie while describing the effect of rape which is one of the major messages in the movie, said: "The pain and emotional torture attached to rape is one that is unexplainable. It lives with the victim for life. It makes some people vulnerable and more aggressive towards others or the children they have out ...
How Boko Haram Terrorists Rape Women, Girls In Nigeria – Amnesty International
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How Boko Haram Terrorists Rape Women, Girls In Nigeria – Amnesty International

A recent study by Amnesty International has revealed that women and girls who were victims of rape by Boko Haram insurgents are neglected by the Nigerian government. The report, made available to SaharaReporters on Wednesday, showed during raids in Borno communities, Boko Haram fighters raped women and girls who were caught at home or trying to flee. Amnesty International, however, said none of the survivors appeared to have accessed formal health services, linking it to a significant underreporting of such events. It read, “Rape and other sexual violence survivors and witnesses described attacks involving sexual violence in at least five villages in the Magumeri local government area of Borno State. During raids, usually at night, Boko Haram fighters raped women and girls who...
Father Refuses to Report to the Police after 60-year-old Security Guard allegedly raped his 10-year-old Daughter in Aba
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Father Refuses to Report to the Police after 60-year-old Security Guard allegedly raped his 10-year-old Daughter in Aba

A father left residents in shock after he refused to report the alleged rape of his 10-year-old daughter to the police in Aba. It was gathered that the rape suspect, a 60-year-old security guard in a secondary school, was beaten up by residents of Graceland Avenue, Osisioma Ngwa Local Government Area of Abia State, on Sunday, March 21. According to Daily Trust, the suspect popularly known in the area as "Mbaise" was said to have tricked the minor into coming to his room, where he quietly defiled her and asked her to remain quiet. Eyewitnesses told Daily Trust that the victim whose mother is late, lives with her father and two younger brothers that are often left in her care. Madam Doris, a neigbour to both the victim and the accused, said the victim told her initially that ...
Fulani Herdsmen Destroy Farms, Rape Women In Agbonchia, Rivers State
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Fulani Herdsmen Destroy Farms, Rape Women In Agbonchia, Rivers State

There has been tension in Agbonchia community in the Eleme Local Government Area of Rivers State after Fulani herdsmen invaded the area, destroying farmlands and assaulting the residents. SaharaReporters learnt that the invasion started on Monday with residents deserting the area gradually due to the fear of the killer herdsmen, who reportedly also raped some women in the community. Some of the residents told SaharaReporters that a massive peaceful protest is being carried out today, Friday, to force the attention of the state and federal government to the community which is presently under herdsmen’s siege. “Right now, farms in Agbonchia have been taken over by Fulani herdsmen. Our women are crying in the farms. To return home is almost impossible. Everyone is angry. We are p...
“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...
Didunoluwa Johnson Apologizes To Nigerian Actor, Justin Ugonna After False Rape Allegations
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Didunoluwa Johnson Apologizes To Nigerian Actor, Justin Ugonna After False Rape Allegations

The alleged sexual assault by Justin Ugonna on a young victim which was posted in December last year via the Twitter handle of Didunoluwa Johnson has been confirmed to be false. The falsity of the misinformation being posted on Didunoluwa's Twitter handle was confirmed when she was contacted by Mr. Justin Ugonna and his team who not only denied the allegations but also provided his travel itinerary to show that he was not in the country on the day the rape purportedly took place. In this regard, Didunoluwa Johnson has officially presented a public apology to Mr. Justin Ugonna, after realising that the evidence which was provided by the victim had been manipulated. Although she had noted that her post was inadvertent, ignorant and in poor judgment. In her public apology she writes, "My...
Clergywoman, Laurie Idahosa apologises to Pete Edochie after she said his mother was a victim of rape and a child bride
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Clergywoman, Laurie Idahosa apologises to Pete Edochie after she said his mother was a victim of rape and a child bride

Clergywoman, Laurie Idahosa, has apologised to Pete Edochie after she stated that the veteran actor's mother was a victim of rape and a child bride following his statement about his mum marrying his 40-year-old dad at the age of 15. Mrs Idahosa had reacted to the recent interview granted by Pete Edochie where he disclosed that his dad who was 40 years old, married his mum when she was 15 years and that she was shy all through their marriage. Pete in the interview said ''“My mother was not educated. She was not in love with my father. My father was almost 40 when his uncle told him it was time he got married. He told them to get a wife for him. My uncle went out to a neighboring village and told them the teacher wanted to get married. The women came out. He looked around and p...
Those Calling for my Arrest are Clowns – Sheikh Gumi
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Those Calling for my Arrest are Clowns – Sheikh Gumi

Prominent Islamic cleric Sheikh Gumi has described those calling for his arrest over his meetings and plea for dialogue with bandits, as clowns. In an interview with Daily Post, the cleric who noted that he’s not the first to hold dialogue with bandits, added that government officials also attend his meetings with the bandits. Gumi said; “Even the Kaduna State governor dialogued with them, Zamfara governor dialogued with them. “I’m not the first person that started dialoguing with them (bandits). I only added value, and I find them to be religious; religion is the only thing that teaches you that blood has sanctity. So this is the religious angle. I’m trying to gather them and teach them that there is sanctity to life. They cannot kill, rape and so on. This is the addition...
Man, 23, Sentenced for ‘Raping’ Pony 4 years after he was Prosecuted for Having Sex with a Horse
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Man, 23, Sentenced for ‘Raping’ Pony 4 years after he was Prosecuted for Having Sex with a Horse

A man caught having sex with a horse for the second time has pleaded guilty. Isaac Cluley , 23, was convicted of bestiality charges at Leicester Crown Court on Wednesday, March 10. This comes 4 years after he had sex with a different horse. The court heard Cluley was prosecuted in 2016 for an earlier offence of having sex with a horse, Leicester Live reports, leaving the judge asking if he has an overpowering sexual interest in horses. His latest sexual offence left a family's pet shetland pony scared and defensive. Cluley pleaded guilty at an earlier hearing to one count of sexual penetration of a living animal last August and admitted possessing extreme pornography, including mobile phone footage of the pony. Recorder William Edis QC said: "For the second time in your ...
Married Nigerian man pays N2m to lady he raped after meeting her on Facebook to cover up the case
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Married Nigerian man pays N2m to lady he raped after meeting her on Facebook to cover up the case

A married Nigerian man has reportedly paid a lady he raped after they met on Facebook N2m to cover up the case. Media personality, Blossom Martins made the disclosure in a Facebook post she shared. From the post she shared, it was gathered that the lady involved met the man on her wall. See the post below; Blossom one of your followers raped me, I ve been crying all day, this man is wicked and mean, I begged this man to let me go but he insisted, and he is married, Aunty blossom his name is Mr ............. pls ma, I see how you call out people and fight for your community girls, pls call out this man for me pls ma, I am begging you pls I want to pay back this man for what he did to me, I commented on your post that I need money for my school fees he chatted me to come and...
Pastor Chris McDouglas Omosokpea Accused Of Rape, Sells Church Building, Runs Off To Establish Another
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Pastor Chris McDouglas Omosokpea Accused Of Rape, Sells Church Building, Runs Off To Establish Another

A cleric, Chris McDouglas Omosokpea of Peculiar Generation Assembly Church, Oshodi, Lagos, who is facing a charge for the rape of his member’s teen daughter has allegedly sold his church building and fled to an unknown place to establish another church. Omosokpea, who was arrested in June 2020 by officers of the Makinde Police Station where the family of the victim reported the matter, was granted bail on health grounds before the Lagos High Court. It was gathered that the pastor had allegedly sexually abused a 14-year-old girl for the past four years before he was arrested and charged before the court for defilement. The case came up again on Tuesday before the Presiding Magistrate, Kubeinje, at Ogba Magistrates Court, Lagos, but Omosokpea was conspicuously absent while the c...
French film giant Gerard Depardieu charged with rape
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French film giant Gerard Depardieu charged with rape

French film giant Gerard Depardieu has been charged with rape and sexual assault, a judicial source told AFP on Tuesday, the latest in a string of such allegations against prominent figures in France. Depardieu, one of the most famous actors of his generation, is accused of assaulting and raping an actress in her 20s in 2018. An initial investigation into the rape accusations against the 72-year-old Depardieu was dropped in 2019 for lack of evidence. But it was reopened last summer, leading to criminal charges being filed in December, the judicial source said. The actress accuses Depardieu of having raped and assaulted her at his Parisian home on two separate occasions in August 2018. Depardieu's lawyer Herve Temime told AFP that the actor, who is free but under judicial...
Court Sentences Man to 7 Years Imprisonment for Raping 6-year-old Girl in Cross River
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Court Sentences Man to 7 Years Imprisonment for Raping 6-year-old Girl in Cross River

A High Court sitting in Calabar, Cross River State capital has convicted one Isaac Evaghoghome for raping a 6-year-old girl. Evaghoghome was sentenced to 7 years and 6 months imprisonment with no option of fine by Justice E. E Ita, on Thursday, February 11, 2021. Isaac Evaghoghome pleaded guilty to the charge of rape of the minor (6 years at the time of the incident) Reacting to the judgement on Friday, Barr. James Ibor, head of Basic Rights Counsel Initiative (BRCI) said he was pleased with the ruling. "ANOTHER WIN. Isaac Evaghoghome who pleaded guilty to the Charge of rape of a child (6 years at time of incident) was sentenced to a term of 7 years and 6 months with no option of fine. We appreciate the efforts of Basic Rights Counsel Initiative Legal team, Staff and Volunt...
Man Arrested for Raping 90-year-old Woman in Yobe
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Man Arrested for Raping 90-year-old Woman in Yobe

The Yobe state police command has arrested one Mohammed Faruk for allegedly raping a nonagenarian  woman on Monday, February 8. A statement released by the spokesperson of the state police command, Dungus Abdulkarim, said the incident happened in Gadaka town where both suspect and victim reside. “On 8/2/2021 about 1400hrs police in Fika Divisional police Headquarters apprehended one Mohammed Faruk of Gadaka town, 35, who intruded into a 90-year-old woman’s room in same area of Gadaka, thereby molesting, assaulting and raping her. On preliminary investigation the culprit confessed to the commission of the said alleged rape. Medical examination confirmed penetration and identified drips of semen. The case is currently under investigation. In view of the recent rape cases report...
68-year-old Man Arrested for allegedly Raping a 7-year-old Girl in Anambra
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68-year-old Man Arrested for allegedly Raping a 7-year-old Girl in Anambra

68-year-old Linus Onuzulike has been arrested by men of the Anambra State Police Command for allegedly defiling a 7-year-old girl in Abagana in Njikoka Local Government. The suspect was paraded alongside fifteen others for different offenses at the Police Command’s headquarters over the weekend. Police spokesperson, Haruna Mohammed, also confirmed the arrest of a 24-year-old man over the rape of a 16-year old girl. He explained that the suspect had voluntarily confessed to the crime, adding that the suspects  would be charged after investigations. Speaking to newsmen, Mr. Onuzulike, denied the rape allegations, saying he was accused by the victim’s mother, who happened to be his sister after they had a misunderstanding. He said: “Benedict said I raped her 7-year old girl, b...
‘Fulani Must Go’: Edo Women Protest, Block Major Roads (Photos, Video)
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‘Fulani Must Go’: Edo Women Protest, Block Major Roads (Photos, Video)

'FULANI MUST GO' protest is ongoing in Uromi, Edo State. A large crowd of women are demanding Ian immediate eviction of Fulani Herdsmen as a result of continuous violence, killings, rape & Kidnapping attributed to them. Live from Uromi for Edo state: Women don block major roads, as dem dey demand say #FulanimustGo. Dem dey do dis one sake of say dem no longer fit go dia farms. �: Engr Kelvin Okpebholo https://youtu.be/Fk5i53WEy78  
25 Suspected Cultists Arrested In Ogun During Initiation Ceremony
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25 Suspected Cultists Arrested In Ogun During Initiation Ceremony

Ogun State Police Command has arrested 25 suspected members of the Buccaneer cult group during an initiation ceremony in Abeokuta. The suspects were among 59 others paraded on Wednesday, for rape, kidnapping, murder, armed robbery, fraud, among others. Parading the suspects before journalists at the command’s headquarters, Eleweran, Abeokuta, the state Commissioner of Police, Edward Ajogun, disclosed that the suspects were arrested along with three herbalists, who conducted the initiation. The commissioner said the cultists were arrested following intelligence reports, that some cultists were planning to unleash mayhem on members of the public, after conducting an initiation rite for new members in Ita-Oshin area of Abeokuta. Items recovered from the suspects include ba...
Pastor Omotoso, co-accused due in PE High Court today
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Pastor Omotoso, co-accused due in PE High Court today

The long-running criminal case of Pastor Timothy Omotoso and his two co-accused is set to resume in the Port Elizabeth High Court on Tuesday. The matter, which dates back to 2017, has been delayed numerous times. Omotoso was arrested in 2017 and has been behind bars ever since. Co-accused Lusanda Sulani and Zukiswa Sitho have been out on bail. The trio face a string of charges, including rape, human trafficking and racketeering. One delay after the other has dragged it out into 2021 and the COVID-19 lockdown hasn't helped matters. Last November, an application brought by Omotoso, Sulani and Sitho to try to have the evidence of two State witnesses ruled inadmissible was dismissed by the High Court in Port Elizabeth. A recent bail bid was also unsuccessful and an app...
Attempted Rape: ‘Allow The Matter To Rest’ – 16-Year-Old Girl Begs Nigerians
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Attempted Rape: ‘Allow The Matter To Rest’ – 16-Year-Old Girl Begs Nigerians

Barakat Melojuekun, the the 16-year-old girl who accused the Ogun state commissioner for environment, Hon. Abiodun Abudu Balogun for attempting to rape and use her for rituals begs meaningful Nigerians to let the matter rest" The girl who said this in another video posted online, appreciate Nigerians for their concern about the matter but urged them to please allow the issue rest. Melojuekun had accused the commissioner for harassing her sexually with the aid of other two persons. However, the commissioner denied the sexual harassment allegation leveled against him by the 16 year old girl. The commissioner denied the allegation in a statement issued in Abeokuta on Saturday, January 2. He said, “Whilst taking cognizance of the principle of a suspect being presumed innocen...
Court dismisses Timothy Omotoso’s latest bail application
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Court dismisses Timothy Omotoso’s latest bail application

The bail application of Pastor Timothy Omotoso, who is accused of a series of crimes, has been dismissed. The Port Elizabeth High Court found that the defence had not put forward any exceptional circumstances to warrant granting Omotoso bail. He and two women are facing numerous charges, among them rape and human trafficking. Judge Phillip Zilwa was not convinced that the defence had proven beyond a reasonable doubt that Omotoso should be released on bail. Zilwa did not believe that the televangelist was not a flight risk. Through the course of this case, Omotoso has been declared a prohibited person and could be deported if released from custody. The court believes the State has a strong case. The defence has indicated that it will appeal this latest ruling. Th...
#JusticeforFavour: Court remand 7 suspects for allegedly gang-raping 11-year-old girl to death in Lagos
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#JusticeforFavour: Court remand 7 suspects for allegedly gang-raping 11-year-old girl to death in Lagos

An Ebute Meta Chief Magistrates’ Court in Lagos has ordered seven men to be remanded in Ikoyi Custodial Centre for allegedly gang-raping 11-year-old Favor Okechukwu to death.   The suspects, Ajom Tabi, 37; Omobolanle Olowookere, 41; Aliu Bilyamin, 24; Emmanuel Okon, 24; Bolarinwa Olamilekan, 24; Badmus Abdulateef, 20; Azeez Quadri, 22; and Sunday Odunayo, 22, were arraigned on Friday, October 30th. They were charged with three counts of rape, murder, and defilement   According to reports, Chief Magistrate O.G. Oghre did not take the plea of the suspects pending legal advice. She instead ordered the police to return the case file to the Lagos State Directorate of Public Prosecutions (DPP).   The magistrate also granted bail to Olowookere (the second suspect)...
10-Month-Old Girl Dies After Being Raped By Her Father In US (Photos)
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10-Month-Old Girl Dies After Being Raped By Her Father In US (Photos)

Ten-month-old girl dies 'after being raped by her youth football coach father, 29, who Googled "how do I know if a baby is dead" and waited an hour before calling 911' A Pennsylvania father has been arrested for allegedly raping his 10-month-old daughter, who later died from her injuries at a hospital. Austin Stevens, 29, of Providence Township, was charged on Tuesday with aggravated sexual assault, rape of a child, involuntary deviant sexual intercourse, aggravated indecent assault, endangering the welfare of a child and other criminal counts in the death of his baby daughter, Zara Scruggs. According to a press release from the Montgomery County District Attorney's Office, at around 10.40pm on Saturday, Lower Providence police responded to a home in the 3400 block of Germantown...
Nigerian Rapper, Olawale Hassan Jailed For Rape In UK
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Nigerian Rapper, Olawale Hassan Jailed For Rape In UK

A Nigerian rapper based in the United Kingdom , Olawale Hassan popularly known as Goldie 1 , has been sentenced to 10 years in prison for raping a woman. According to bbc . com , the 33-year - old , who lives at Falcon Avenue, Grays, Essex , attacked the victim in Southend in 2017 after claiming he was a music producer , officers said . However , during his trial , he denied the three counts of rape and one charge of assault by penetration . Essex Police has described him as “ manipulative and calculated ” . Detective Constable Victoria De ’ath, of the force, praised the woman , in her 20s , for her “ courage” in reporting the attack . It was gathered that Hassan targeted the woman while she was out with a friend in February 2017. She turned down his requests for her numbe...
Nollywood Actor, Tunde Amoke & A Teacher Rape A 16-Year-Old Girl In Osun
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Nollywood Actor, Tunde Amoke & A Teacher Rape A 16-Year-Old Girl In Osun

A 16-year-old girl in Osogbo, Osun State has narrated how her teacher at Osogbo Government High School, Gbenga Ayeni and his friend, a Nollywood actor, Tunde Amoke, raped her under the pretext of featuring in a film to raise money for her West African Examination Council (WAEC). The Police Public Relations Officer for Osun State Police Command, Yemisi Opalola, confirmed the arrest of the duo on Tuesday. The girl, a daughter of a pastor, said Gbenga, her Financial Accounting teacher, promise to help her raise money for her WAEC and lured her to a place at Latona area in Osogbo on Sunday, February 16, 2020 and raped her. She said her teacher linked her with the actor who also promised her that she would become a movie star and be able to raise money for her WAEC exam. She sai...
Convicted rapist, Harvey Weinstein facing 6 new sexual assault charges in Los Angeles
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Convicted rapist, Harvey Weinstein facing 6 new sexual assault charges in Los Angeles

Convicted rapist, Harvey Weinstein has been hit with six new counts of forcible sexual assault, the Los Angeles County District Attorney’s Office announced on Friday.   The disgraced film mogul, who is serving a 23-year prison sentence for rape, is accused of alleged LA attacks between 2004 and 2010.   The 68-year-old was charged with three additional forcible rape felonies and three forcible oral copulation charges stemming from alleged attacks between 2004 and 2010 in Beverly Hills. The new criminal complaint expands the LA case to a total of five victims, authorities said.   Weinstein is now facing a total of 11 counts of sexual assault in Los Angeles County involving five women.   If convicted as charged in Los Angeles, the once-powerful Holl...
Kaduna state House of Assembly approves castration as punishment for rapists
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Kaduna state House of Assembly approves castration as punishment for rapists

The Kaduna state House of Assembly has approved castration as punishment for anyone convicted of rape in the state.   The Assembly gave the approval following the passage of a bill to amend the Kaduna state penal court law, 2017, by the lawmakers on Thursday, September 10. The assembly announced the approval on its Twitter handle but deleted the tweet afterward.   “The Bill Recommend total Castration for Rapist in the State,” the assembly's deleted tweet read   However, the majority leader of the assembly also tweeted about the development. “A bill to amend the Kaduna State Penal Court Law No.5 of 2017 has yesterday 09/09/2020 been pass into Law by @Kadlegislature. The Bill Recommend total Castration for Rapist in the State,” the tweet read In July this y...
Bola Aseyan, Lady Who Accused Dr Olufunmilayo Of Rape Remanded In Prison
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Bola Aseyan, Lady Who Accused Dr Olufunmilayo Of Rape Remanded In Prison

A Nigerian lady identified as Bola Aseyan who falsely accused UK-based doctor, Dr Olufumilayo has been remanded in Prison after she escaped to Lagos. If you recall, sometimes around April, the lady called out the medical doctor for allegedly raping her during her visit to his resident in the UK, an allegation the doctor denied and vowed to take legal actions. He was eventually vindicated after an investigation by the UK Police, and while the accuser was being requested to report to the Police for further inquiries, she eloped to Nigeria. The case was escalated in Nigeria and she was arrested and arraigned by the Police. Reports have it that she has been remanded in a Prison in Lagos today. Read Comprehensive report by Lagos Lawyer, Segalink. There is a trend on Twitter that...
50-Year-Old Man Remanded For Defiling 4-Year-Old Girl In Ekiti
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50-Year-Old Man Remanded For Defiling 4-Year-Old Girl In Ekiti

An Ado-Ekiti Chief Magistrates’ Court, on Wednesday, ordered the remand of a 50-year-old man, Usman Tajudeen, in the Ado-Ekiti Correctional Centre for alleged defilement. The police prosecutor, Inspector Monica Ikebuilo, told the court that the defendant allegedly defiled a four-year-old girl on August 21, 2020, in Ikere-Ekiti. Ikebuilo said, “The defendant and the victim’s parents were neighbours. The victim’s mother noticed that blood was coming out from the victim’s private parts. When the mother asked her, she confessed that the defendant invited her to his house. “The offence contravenes Section 31(2) of the Child Right Law of Ekiti State, 2012.” She urged the court to remand Tajudeen in the correctional centre pending legal advice from the office of the Director of Public...
Woman Accuses a Pastor Who Was Her Boyfriend of Rape
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Woman Accuses a Pastor Who Was Her Boyfriend of Rape

A woman took to Twitter to accuse her pastor and ex-boyfriend of rape after she said she didn't get any support from her church. Zinchle, a South African woman, named the pastor and the church. She said when they began dating, she made it clear that she didn't want to have sex before marriage. She was still a virgin at the time and her boyfriend agreed. However, one night, when she stayed over at his house, he allegedly raped her. She gave details of how the rape happened. She added that she reported the incident to the church but nothing was done. She also opened a case but the prosecutor asked why she wants to arrest her pastor. She concluded that "communities, law, churches" fail women when it comes to gender based violence. Read her thread below and share your thou...
Teacher Jailed For Life In Ondo Over Rape Of Pastor’s 10-Year-Old Daughter
Crime

Teacher Jailed For Life In Ondo Over Rape Of Pastor’s 10-Year-Old Daughter

A school teacher identified as Omotayo Adanlawo has been jailed for life over the rape of a 10-year-old girl. Justice Samuel Bola of Ondo State High Court who gave the judgement, said the defendant failed to give convincing evidence and testimony to prove his innocence in the rape allegations. The sexual assault incident occured on August 24 2018. Adanlawo who used to attend the girl’s father’s church, allegedly went to the victim’s house at Iju in Akure North Local Government Area of Ondo State when she was alone and raped her after which he threatened her not to tell anyone else she will die. After the incident, the victim was said to have complained of stomach pains as she could not walk afterwards. Her mother took her to a hospital for examination where it was revealed th...
Rape: Kano Shari’a Court Sentences 70-year-old Man To Death By stoning
Crime

Rape: Kano Shari’a Court Sentences 70-year-old Man To Death By stoning

An Upper Shari’a court sitting at Kofar Kudu in the ancient city of Kano has sentenced one Mati Audu, a 70-year-old man, to death by stoning after he was found guilty of defiling a 12-year-old girl. This was just as the rapist admitted that he defiled the minor and was willing to accept his punishment of death by stoning. However, the presiding judge, Abdullahi Sani Sarki Yola gave the verdict on Wednesday. It will be recalled that the old man (Mr Audu), who is a resident of Falsa of Tsanyawa local government, willingly confessed to his crime before the judge. However, in his ruling, the judge said that Islamic teachings gave Audu the chance at three different court sittings to reverse his confession in order to save him from the punishment. The rapist then disclosed th...
Rape Bill is Targeted at Lecturers – ASUU
Education

Rape Bill is Targeted at Lecturers – ASUU

The Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU) has condemned the recently passed bill on sexual harassment and rape, alleging that it is targeted at lecturers. Speaking at a Town Hall meeting with critical stakeholders in Jos on Monday, July 13, the National President of ASUU  Prof. Biodun Ogunyemi said the bill which is yet to be signed into law is discriminatory and also targeted at the male lecturers. Ogunyemi stated that the bill is capable of making male lecturers reject female students. He said;   ”Our reaction to that Bill is that, it is discriminatory and is targeted at male lecturers. “We don’t want a situation, where male lecturers will begin to say they don’t want to teach female students, because they say we should not smile to female students. “So a t...
Police to Prosecute Owners of Uncompleted Buildings Used by Rapists in Kano
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Police to Prosecute Owners of Uncompleted Buildings Used by Rapists in Kano

Owners of uncompleted buildings used by rapists to perpetrate crimes in Kano state, will henceforth be prosecuted by the state police command. DSP Abdullahi Haruna Kiyawa, the Command's Public Relations Officer made the announcement in a popular Radio programme "Inda Ranka". He said that “33.3 percent of rape cases had been perpetrated at uncompleted buildings in the state." Kiyawa who stated that owners of uncompleted buildings used to perpetrate rape will be charged as accomplices, added that the tough stance was necessitated by a disturbing statistics that emanated from investigation conducted by the command in the wake of growing cases of rape, especially on minors across the state. The police spokesperson said; ”We are warning the general public that henceforth, any ra...
38 Years Old Man Arrested for Sexual Assault and Attempting to Rape a 13 year Old Girl in Ogun
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38 Years Old Man Arrested for Sexual Assault and Attempting to Rape a 13 year Old Girl in Ogun

A 38-year-old man has been arrested by men of the Sango Ota police division for allegedly attempting to rape a 13-year-old girl, Timilehin, at Abe Igi Ewupe Ota in Ogun state on Tuesday, July 7. The mother of the victim, Ms. Caroline, who spoke with LIB, said she sent her daughter on an errand and the accused who is a married man, allegedly dragged her into his house and attempted to rape her. I sent my daughter somewhere around our area to get something for me. On getting there, she did not meet the person. A man she met there then dragged her into the house, used a cloth to cover her mouth and attempted to rape her.'' she told LIB   The distraught mother said she took her daughter to the hospital and after proper examination, the doctors told her Timilehin's hymen was st...
Rapists to get Life Imprisonment in Akwa Ibom
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Rapists to get Life Imprisonment in Akwa Ibom

Governor Emmaneul Udom has signed the Violence Against Persons Prohibition Law , VAPPL, 2020, which empowers judges to hand down life imprisonment to anyone convicted of rape in Akwa Ibom state. The state's commissioner for agriculture and women affairs, Glory Edet who spoke after the Governor assented the bill, said it is aimed at discouraging the spate of violence in the society. Edet said;   “I think this is one of the best things that has happened to protect the female gender and as the commissioner overseeing women matters , I believe the women of Akwa Ibom, the children and even our men are happy because this law will really teach defaulters a lesson. “This law allows for the implementation of a lot of things we were praying for and prescribes stiffer punishment...
The Man Who R*ped Me Was My Neighbour And Trusted Family Friend – Activist, Ijaiyekunle Opens Up
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The Man Who R*ped Me Was My Neighbour And Trusted Family Friend – Activist, Ijaiyekunle Opens Up

Funke Elizabeth Ijaiyekunle, an ex-banker, is one of activists striving hard to wipe out the stigma of rape. She herself was raped at age 16 when she could not defend herself in the hand of a well trusted neighbour who she has known all her life. Standing tall as a girl-child activist, a professionally growing coach and motivational speaker, Ijayekunle did not overcome her teenage experience, but became mentally equipped not to dwell on her past through determination, great zeal of focus as she gave herself into human developmental projects. She is a certified NLP, an emotional intelligence practitioner, who defends herself and hundreds of other young girls. In this interview, Ijayekunle bares it all on the evil called rape and its related cases. What is your Non-Governmental Orga...
Politics

Vice President Yemi Osinbajo speaks on gender-based violence, rape in Nigeria

Vice President Yemi Osinbajo said gender-based violence, rape, and sexual assaults are blemishes on the collective humanity and dignity of Nigerians as a people and a nation. Osinbajo expressed his displeasure on Friday in Abuja while addressing a virtual meeting of the National Human Rights Commission (NHRC), on the scourge of rape, sexual and gender-based violence in Nigeria Osinbajo’s spokesman, Laolu Akande, in a statement said the vice president affirmed that the fight against gender violence would be driven down to the states through the National Economic Council (NEC). “I will continue to use the platform of the National Economic Council to encourage states yet to domesticate the Violence Against Persons Prohibition Act of 2015 and the Child’s Rights Act of 2003 to do s...
IG orders probe of D’Banj over rape allegation
Scandals and Rumours

IG orders probe of D’Banj over rape allegation

The Inspector-General of Police, Mohammed Adamu, has ordered a probe into the allegations of rape levelled against Music Icon, Oladapo Oyebanjo aka D’Banj. This is contained in a letter with reference number CB.7000/IGP.SEC/ABJ/VOl.484/801 signed by the Principal Staff Officer to the IG, DCP Idowu Owohunwa. The letter was addressed to the Deputy Inspector-General of Police, Force Criminal Investigation Department, Area 10, Garki, Abuja. The IG’s letter was in response to a petition written to the IG by Mr. Tommy Ojoge-Daniel, a lawyer to Miss Seyitan Babatayo, who accused D’Banj of raping her in 2018. The letter written by the IG is titled, ‘Re: Petition Against (1) Oladapo Daniel Oyebanjo (Aka D’Banj) for Rape Indecent Sexual Assault, Attempted Assault on Miss Seyitan Temidayo The ...
Rape is Evil, if you Did it in the Past it will Hunt Your Future – Lagbaja Reacts to Recent Rape Saga in Nigeria
Lifestyle

Rape is Evil, if you Did it in the Past it will Hunt Your Future – Lagbaja Reacts to Recent Rape Saga in Nigeria

Nigerian musician, Lagbaja has weighed in on the ongoing rape saga in the country. Taking to his Instagram page this morning, the 60-year-old afrobeat veteran condemned rape and also noted that there are consequences for those who have committed the act in the past. He shared a post, which read: 'MY SILENCE IS NO, MY NO IS NO, MY BODY IS MINE, MY LIFE IS MINE' and then wrote:  'Hmmmm, I can't believe in this 2020 people still do evil things like this. It is wrong, it is WRONG. If you did it in the past it would hunt your future, smh!.'  
‘D’Banj Is Intimidating His Rape Accuser, Seyitan’ – Dorcas Shola-Fapson
Scandals and Rumours

‘D’Banj Is Intimidating His Rape Accuser, Seyitan’ – Dorcas Shola-Fapson

Nigerian actress, Dorcas Shola-Fapson has dropped some interesting details about how D’Banj is intimidating the lady who accused him of rape. According to the actress, she had a phone conversation with the lady identified as Seyitan claiming that D’Banj made them arrest the lady. Taking to her Twitter page, she shared details of the conversation she had with Seyitan.

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