All rape, assault charges against Greenwood dropped

February 2, 2023 Solomon Arowolo 0

Manchester United footballer Mason Greenwood has had all charges against him dropped following the “withdrawal of key witnesses”. The 21-year-old forward faced allegations of attempted rape, controlling and coercive behaviour and assault. All three charges related to the same woman. The Crown Prosecution Service (CPS) said it had a “duty to stop the case” following the “withdrawal of key witnesses Read More

Mike Tyson swims in another rape scandal

January 25, 2023 Solomon Arowolo 0

Mike Tyson already did time in prison after he was found fguilty of rape back in 1992, he was sentenced to six years but was released in 1995 for good hebavior. Tyson has struggled with guilt and remorse for the actions he committed back then, but the story seems to continue. Another rape victim is suing Mike Tyson for allegedly Read More

Premier Academy: Court okays CSO’s request for public hearing on death of Keren

November 18, 2022 Editorial II 0

The Federal High Court, Abuja Division has granted leave to Men Against Rape Foundation (MARF) to commence legal process to compel the speaker of the House of Representatives, Femi Gbajabiamilla and members of the House of Representatives to comply with its own resolution to conduct investigative public hearing into the rape and death of 14-year old boarding student of Premiere Read More

Man kills 3-week-old baby after chasing lover

October 15, 2022 Solomon Arowolo 0

A resident of Lafia in Nasarawa state, identified as Abdulkadir Ahmed and his friend, Hassan Sabo, have been arrested by the state Police Command after allegedly killing a three-week-old child. A statement issued on Saturday by the Police Public Relations Officer, DSP Ramhan Nansel, said the preliminary investigation revealed that on Tuesday, the principal suspect (Abdulkadir Ahmed) asked his friend Read More

Video: Lady cries out as Police launch investigation over attempted rape case against officer

October 10, 2022 Chizoba Ogbeche, Abuja 0

The FCT Police Command has commenced investigation into alleged attempted rape allegation against an officer attached to the command. The victim, Miss Ugwoegbu F. Ugomwa, in a viral video accused a Deputy Superintendent of Police (DSP), Jude Ifeanyi, attached to the State Criminal Investigation Department (SCID) of the command of attempting to rape her in his office. Reacting to the video, Read More

Kogi governor’s wife condemns rape on women

September 4, 2022 Editor 0

The Wife of the Kogi State Governor, Mrs. Hafiza Yahaya Bello, has condemned the rising cases of rape in the country. Mrs. Hafiza stated this when a group of Lawyers, under the auspices of Action Against Rape, (AAR) paid her a courtesy visit at the Government House in Lokoja. The President of the group, Hajia Amina Abdulrasheed, lauded the achievements Read More

VIDEO: Doctor caught in unethical position with pregnant woman

July 13, 2022 Solomon Arowolo 0

A Brazilian doctor has been caught assaulting a sedated pregnant woman while she underwent C-section. According to UK Sun, the anaesthetist identified as Giovanni Quintella Bezerra has been arrested for “rape”. This followed after he was secretly filmed sticking his p3nis into the mouth of the woman who was unconscious. It was said that he had heavily sedated her at Read More

VIDEO: Teacher arrested for ‘raping’ minor

June 15, 2022 Solomon Arowolo 0

A secondary school teacher identified as Benjamin Job, was on Wednesday arrested in Warri, Delta State after allegedly raping a 12-year-old student. It was gathered that he was arrested after the girl narrated what transpired to her parents. A source privy to the matter said, “He’s an English teacher in Gavriella school, here in Warri. He has been s3xually harassing Read More

Keren: Court fixes June 22 for hearing, refuses Premier Academy’s request

June 2, 2022 Bode Olagoke 0

The Federal High Court, Abuja Division has struck out the application filed by Premiere Academy, Lugbe, seeking to stop Federal Competition and Consumer Protection Commission (FCCPC) from investigating the circumstances, which led to the alleged rape and death of one of its student, Keren-Happuch Aondodoo Akphagher. Instead, the court ordered an accelerated hearing of the substantive suit, fixing it for Read More

Breaking: Lagos shuts Chrisland schools over ‘minors’ sex tape scandal’

April 18, 2022 Solomon Arowolo 0

After leaked video of rape amongst students during their trip to Dubai, the Lagos state government has ordered immediate closure of all Chrisland schools pending further investigations. The state government made the announcement on Monday, through its Commissioner for Education, Folashade Adefisayo. “The attention of the Lagos state government has been drawn to the alleged sexual violence case involving students Read More

Bayelsa govt pledges support for teen impregnated by father

January 28, 2022 Blueprint 0

The Bayelsa state government has promised to provide psychological and sundry support to a 14-year-old girl impregnated by her father. The coordinator, Gender Response Initiative Team (GRIT) in the state, Mrs. Dise Ogbise, told the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) in Yenagoa on Friday that some members of the public reported the case. Ogbise said when some people reported that Read More

Benue urges security to investigate rape of SS3 student

December 7, 2021 Blueprint 0

The Benue state government Tuesday asked the security agencies in the state to investigate alleged case of rape of a female student of the Federal Science and Technical College (FSTC), Otukpo, Benue state.The state government through the Attorney General and Commissioner for Justice Michael Gusa (Esq), who spoke with journalists said government has taken up the matter to ensure that Read More

70- year- old man sentenced for raping minor in Jigawa

December 2, 2021 Blueprint 0

The Jigawa state High Court sitting in Dutse recently sentenced a 70- year- old man to life imprisonment for raping and infecting a 15-year-old girl with HIV. Justice Musa Ubale said the culprit committed the offence as he was satisfied with evidence tendered before the court. He said the evidence proved beyond reasonable doubt that the accuse committed the offence Read More

Police arrest Nigerian professor for allegedly raping minor

November 22, 2021 Blueprint 0

The Police command in Ebonyi weekend said it arrested a university professor, Felix Anyaegbulam, for allegedly defiling a minor. Anyaegbulam is a Professor of Geophysics in Alex Ekwueme Federal University, Ndufu-Alike, (AE-FUNAI), Ikwo local government area of the state. It was alleged that the professor has been sexually violating his 13-year-old house help, who hails from Ezza North local government Read More

Africa: South African speaker Nontembeko advises strong legislation against rape

November 12, 2021 Donald iorchir 0

Speaker of KwaZulu Natal legislature in South Africa, Hon. Boyce Nontembeko, has advised African Parliamentarians to legislate strong laws that would enable successful prosecution of rape cases in the court of law, with the view to bringing suspects to book. Current legislations in most African countries, especially Nigeria, make it practically impossible to establish a case of rape or securing Read More

Forgive me, it’s the first time I raped a lady – Suspect

November 5, 2021 Lateef Ibrahim 0

A 22-year-old man, Ismaila Raheem, has appealed to the police to forgive him, saying he was a first offender. The suspect, who was paraded by the Osun state police Command, for alleged rape incident, confessed to committing the crime, saying the victim had been his friend. He said the victim had dumped him for a ‘yahoo boy’ and told him Read More

70-year-old man rapes 7 yr-old-girl in Bauchi

October 26, 2021 Najib Sani 0

A 70-year-old-man in Bauchi state has been arrested by police detectives attached to Zone 12 command headquarters situated in Bauchi for allegedly raping a 7-year-old girl. The culprit one Alhaji Umaru Daura had allegedly defiled the minor who is his neighbour’s daughter at Toro local government of the state. The Zonal Police Public Relations Officer (ZPPRO), Thomas Goni, revealed this Read More

Ochanya’s death: CSOs call for special court for rape cases

October 17, 2021 Bode Olagoke 0

Two frontline Civil Society Organisations fighting against rape in Nigeria have demanded for a special court to handle cases of rape in the country. The groups under the aegis of Men Against Rape Foundation (MARF) and its parent organisation, Make A Difference Initiative (MAD) made the demand to mark the third year memorial of Ochanya Elizabeth Ogbanje, who died three Read More

Adopt e-transmition of results in Anambra election, ADP urges INEC

October 14, 2021 Bode Olagoke 0

The national leadership of the Action Democratic Party (ADP) has asked the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) to adopt electronic transmission of results in the forthcoming governorship election in Anambra state. The opposition party also expressed support for the Senate on the direct primaries decision by all the political parties. Speaking Thursday at the party’s national secretariat in Abuja, during Read More

Banditry: Gumi’s position self serving, threat to national security- PGF boss

September 9, 2021 Bode Olagoke 0

The Director General of the Progressive Governors Forum (PGF), Dr Salihu Lukman, has faulted the Islamic cleric, Sheikh Abubakar Gumi, for calling on the authorities to grant amnesty to bandits in the country. The APC chieftain said Gumi’s position was not only self serving but clearly a threat to national security. Lukman also applauded the role played by Chief Executive Read More

Letter to Kannywood film industry

August 25, 2021 Editorial IV 0

The establishment of Kannywood industry was to exhibit the Hausa culture and traditions through drama, as well as to pass other relevant information concerning day-to-day activities.The nature of Kannywood movies today contains zero messages, the movies portray negative messages that are injurious and harmful to especially the youth who are fond of watching the industry’s movies daily. To hit the Read More

Ogun: College staff nabbed for raping student

August 11, 2021 Hakeem Adegbenro 0

An administrative staff of the College of Health Technology, Ogun, Olawale Jamiu, has been arrested by men of the state police command for having allegedly carnal knowledge of a student of the college. The arrest was contained in a press statement issued by the police public relations officer, DSP Abimbola Oyeyemi and made available to Blueprint Tuesday in Abeokuta. Oyeyemi Read More

Masari to COAS Yahaya: 10 Katsina LGAs under severe daily attack

On a daily basis, 10 out of the 34 local government areas in Katsina state come under severe attack from bandits, Governor Aminu Bello Masari has declared. Governor Masari stated this Thursday while receiving in audience the Chief of Army Staff (COAS), Lt.-Gen Faruk Yahaya at the Government House Katsina. The governor told the visiting COAS that 10 local government areas had been under Read More