• Rape: Man docked in Lagos for defiling 15-year-old

    Rape: Man docked in Lagos for defiling 15-year-old

    An unemployed man, Quadri Giwa, who resides at Tele Odunloye St., Ikorodu, a suburb of Lagos, on Friday appeared before an Ikeja Chief Magistrates’ Court in Lagos, on charges of rape.

    Insp. Simeon Inuoha, the prosecutor, told the court that the offense was committed at the residence of the accused.

    Inuoha said the accused raped a 15-year-old girl, whose mother sent on an errand to his compound.

    “The victim’s mother had sent her on an errand to the compound of the accused, who […]

  • Five men who raped 15-year-old  in Rivers rearrested

    Five men who raped 15-year-old in Rivers rearrested

    Five young men who allegedly raped a 15-year-old girl after forcing her to ingest an overdose of an analgesic known as Tramadol have been rearrested on the orders of the Deputy Governor of Rivers state, Dr. Ipalibo Banigo.

    Banigo made the call in Port Harcourt on Tuesday while reacting to reports that the Police had released the suspects. He also urged the Police to ensure thorough investigation of the case.

    It was gathered that the girl was gang-raped by a group of five […]

  • Rape: Pastor, others nabbed in Bayelsa

    Rape: Pastor, others nabbed in Bayelsa

    A pastor, Ogbomo Jerry, 38, has been arrested by Police in Bayelsa along with six others for the allegedly raping an 11-year-old girl, two 8-year-old girls and a 19-year-old.

    The pastor reportedly lured the victim to his office at Aduleama in Amassoma community of Southern Ijaw Local Government Area, LGA, of the state and had carnal knowledge of her.

    Confirming the arrests, the state Commissioner of Police, CP, Mr. Adeyemi Ogunjemilusi, while parading the suspects at the command in Yenagoa, the state […]

  • Rapists arrested in Lagos

    Rapists arrested in Lagos

    Two men, Ezekiel Yusuf, 29, and Musa Abubakar,25, have been arrested by the Ogun State Police Command for allegedly raping a 23-year-old girl who hawks pawpaw.

    Yusuf and Abubakar, lured the pawpaw seller (names withheld) to an apartment along the Lagos-Ibadan Expressway on the pretence that they wanted to buy pawpaw.

    The Police Public Relations Officer (PPRO) in the state, Abimbola Oyeyemi, confirming the statement, said the victim was hawking sliced pawpaw fruit along Lagos-Ibadan Expressway, when Yusuf Ezekiel lured her into […]

  • Freed Chibok girls spared from abuse and rape by Boko Haram – source

    Freed Chibok girls spared from abuse and rape by Boko Haram – source

    According to reports, the 21 Chibok schoolgirls freed by Boko Haram militants last month say they were not abused or raped during two-and-a-half years’ captivity in northeast Nigeria, a source close to the presidency said on Wednesday.

    Many girls kidnapped by the Islamist militant group have been used as sex slaves, fighters and even suicide bombers, according to rights groups including Amnesty International.

    But the 21 freed girls said the militants treated them well while they were held captive, according to a […]

  • No excuse for rape, corruption in IDP camps – Saraki

    No excuse for rape, corruption in IDP camps – Saraki

    According to reports, the President of the Senate, Dr. Bukola Saraki, has said increasing social injustices like rape, diversion of food items and other corruption related cases within the Internally Displaced Persons’ camps are inexcusable.

    A statement by the Special Assistant to the Senate President on Print Media, Chuks Okocha, quoted Saraki as saying this when a delegation of the United Nations High Commission for Refugees led by Mrs. Angele Dikongue-Atangana visited him at the National Assembly, Abuja, on Tuesday.

    He also […]

  • Woman, 22,  kills self after court clears step-father of repeated rape

    Woman, 22, kills self after court clears step-father of repeated rape

    A 22-year-old woman killed herself after her step-father was cleared of repeatedly raping her, an inquest heard.

    Juliet Crew left a note behind stating that she felt she had been let down by the legal system.

    Her 60-year-old step-father, Nigel Parkin, who is a church organist was found not guilty in 2012 of sexually abusing her for seven years from the age of nine.

    Juliet mother found her hung in the hall of her home in Taunton, Somerset, in August last year.

    She had […]

  • ‘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 […]

  • ‘I can never apologize to girl who accused me of rape- Ched Evans

    ‘I can never apologize to girl who accused me of rape- Ched Evans

    Chesterfield striker Ched Evans has revealed that he won’t apologize to the girl who accused him of raping her as he has been innocent the whole time.

    Evans was found guilty of raping a 19 year old girl in 2012 and sentenced to 2 and half years imprisonment, but the conviction was quashed in April after judges found out evidence relating to the complainant’s sexual history could be included in the second trial.

    The second trial ended on Friday and the footballer […]

  • Counsel accuses police of delaying justice over alleged rape of 10 year old

    Counsel accuses police of delaying justice over alleged rape of 10 year old

    Mr Kimi Appah, counsel to an 84-year-old man, Muazu Isa accused of serially raping a 10-year-old orphan in Kaduna, on Friday, accused the Nigerian Police of delaying justice to his clients.

    Isa, his son, Bashir and grandson, Ya’u were arrigned before a Kaduna Magistrates’Court over alleged serial rape of the girl placed in their care.

    Appah, who is also defending Bashir and Ya’u, frowned at the inability of the police to forward the case file to the State Director of Public Prosecution […]

  • Ex-Liverpool striker Djibril Cisse faces sex tape blackmail charges

    Ex-Liverpool striker Djibril Cisse faces sex tape blackmail charges

    French prosecutors have called for former Liverpool striker Djibril Cisse to be charged with blackmail over a sex tape featuring another French footballer.

    Cisse and Real Madrid star Karim Benzema were arrested last year over the alleged attempt to blackmail Lyon midfielder Mathieu Valbuena with a tape of him and his girlfriend.

    Cisse, who said he had merely tipped off Valbuena about the existence of the tape, was later released without charge.

    But prosecutors in Versailles, west of Paris, now say he has […]