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14 year Old girl raped by Fulani herdsmen seeks Govt Intervention

May 15, 2018 Blueprint 0

A 14 year old girl,Favour Okugbo of Umuifi community of Anioma-Isu in Onicha local government area of  Ebonyi State has fervently called on government to look into activities of herdsmen in the community. Favour was yesterday reportedly raped by a herdsman whose name was not disclosed in the farm while she went to run errand for her parents. The victim who Read More

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Man arrested for ‘raping’ 13-yr-old

April 23, 2018 Blueprint 0

A 29-year-old man, Soji Ogunrinola, has been arrested for allegedly raping a 13-year-old girl. The accused, popularly called ‘bulldozer,’ was arrested by the Ogun state Police Command. He allegedly committed the offence at Ogiri Ojule village in Odeda local government area of the state. The command’s Public Relations Officer, Abimbola Oyeyemi, who confirmed the incident, said the arrest of the Read More

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When female undergraduates joined campaign against gender-based violence

December 2, 2017 Blueprint 0

From unwanted sexual advances to rape, many girls and women have had to endure sexual violence and harassment also referred to as Gender Based Violence (GBV). ENE OSANG writes that female undergraduates recently joined the on-going 16 days activism programme by the United Nations (UN) Women in Abuja. The magnitude of sexual harassment suffered by girls, especially those in the Read More

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Osun court remands hotel manager for abduction, attempted rape

October 11, 2017 Blueprint 0

A Magistrate Court sitting in Osogbo, Osun state capital, on Wednesday, remanded a 52-year-old hotel manager, George Morakinyo, for alleged abduction and rape. The accused person who is the manager of Morack Hotel in Osogbo, was said to have abducted one Rotimi Elizabeth and attempted to rape her. The Prosecutor, Mr. Rasaki Lamidi told the court that the accused committed the Read More