• Court dissolves 12-year-old marriage over attempted child sacrifice

    Court dissolves 12-year-old marriage over attempted child sacrifice

    A Customary Court in Mapo, Ibadan on Friday dissolved a 12-year-old marriage between an Ibadan-based businesswoman, Sekinat and her husband Raufu Abdulakeem, over attempted child sacrifice.

    The President of the court, Mr Ademola Odunade, held that there was nothing the court could do since Sekinat and Raufu had both concluded to part ways.

    Odunade, however, awarded custody of the two children produced by the union to Sekinat for proper motherly care.

    He directed Raufu to pay a monthly feeding allowance of N3,000 for […]

  • ‘I only put my penis in 12-year-old girl’s mouth, I did not rape her’ – Teacher

    ‘I only put my penis in 12-year-old girl’s mouth, I did not rape her’ – Teacher

    A teacher at Agbokunloko College, Ikotun, Lagos State, yesterday, denied defiling a 12-year-old student, insisting that he only put his penis in her mouth.

    The 20-year-old teacher, Enilolobo Olamilekan, said: “I only put my male organ inside the mouth of the girl. I did not rape her. I just do not know what got into me. However, I’m ready to face the consequences of my action. I know I have committed a crime and I’m guilty. Whatever is my punishment; I’ll […]

  • Police rescue 12-year-old girl in Ogun, arrest suspected kidnapper

    Police rescue 12-year-old girl in Ogun, arrest suspected kidnapper

    According to reports, the Ogun State Police Command has arrested a suspected kidnapper, Odele Tosin.

    Tosin is said to be behind the recent kidnap of a 12-year-old girl, Eniola Oyekanmi, in the Ketu area of Lagos.

    Oyekanmi was said to have been kidnapped on Friday by the gang at the Orimerunmu area of Ketu.

    Policemen from Mowe Division of the command reportedly rescued Oyekanmi around 1am on Saturday in a hotel at Mowe, Obafemi-Owode Local Government Area of the state. The victim was […]

  • 12-year-old dies after falling into pit toilet

    12-year-old dies after falling into pit toilet

    A 12-year-old girl, Blessing, reportedly died when she fell into a pit latrine at Asin-Ekiti, in Ikole Local Government Area of Ekiti State.

    A witness, Ruth Bamidele, told newsmen on Thursday that the deceased was running an errand for her parents on Monday evening when the incident occurred.

    Bamidele said the girl mistakenly stepped on rusty and weak concrete that covered the pit latrine and fell inside with nobody around to rescue her.

    She said her parents raised the alarm on Monday night […]

  • Nicki Minaj’s brother’s DNA reportedly matches semen found on 12 year old rape victim

    Nicki Minaj’s brother’s DNA reportedly matches semen found on 12 year old rape victim

    Nicki Minaj’s older brother, Jelani Maraj semen has been reportedly matched with semen found on the 12 year old girl he allegedly raped and is currently facing 15 years in prison after being offered a plea deal in his child rape case.

    Prosecutors offered Maraj 15 years in prison if he pleads guilty to “predatory sexual assault of a child” which is a class A-II felony. Nicki’s brother, was initially offered a plea deal for seven years in prison before being […]

  • Group demands release of 7-year-old boy detained over death of 12-year-old

    Group demands release of 7-year-old boy detained over death of 12-year-old

    A civil society organization, the Civil Rights Realisation and Advancement Network, has demanded the release from detention of a seven-year-old boy, Chibuike Miracle Oramalu, who shot and killed a 12-year-old boy.

    The position of CRRAN was contained in a petition to the Inspector General of Police, Ibrahim Idris.

    Oramalu is a Primary 2 pupil of Carmelite Nursery and Primary School, Nike Avenue, GRA, Enugu State.

    The petition was signed by Olu Omotayo, the President of CRRAN.

    Omotayo said Oramalu has been in the custody […]