• 52-year-old bus conductor docked over alleged raping of his landlady

    52-year-old bus conductor docked over alleged raping of his landlady

    A 52-year-old bus conductor, Segun Awogbemi, who allegedly raped his landlady, was on Thursday docked at an Ikeja Magistrates’ Court in Lagos.

    The accused, who lives in Saidatu Street, Oregun in Ikeja, Lagos, is facing a two-count charge of conspiracy and rape.

    The prosecutor, Insp. Ezekiel Ayorinde, told the court that the accused and others at large committed the offences on Oct. 9 at about 9:00 p.m. in his residence.

    Ayorinde told the court that the accused and his accomplices conspired and raped […]

  • Man, 40, arraigned for raping 8-year-old girl

    Man, 40, arraigned for raping 8-year-old girl

    A 40-year-old man, Pius Oshai, was on Tuesday arraigned at a Surulere Chief Magistrates’ Court in Lagos, for allegedly defiling an eight-year-old girl.

    Oshai, who resides at No. 624, Ikota Housing Estate, Lekki, Lagos, pleaded not guilty to the one-count charge of defilement.

    The prosecutor, Sgt. Anthonia Osayande, told the court that the accused committed the offence at No. 624, Ikota Housing Estate, Lekki, Lagos, at about 2pm on October 11.

    She said the accused lured the girl to his apartment while her […]

  • Suspect arrested for stabbing brother-in-law who raped his two-year-old daughter

    Suspect arrested for stabbing brother-in-law who raped his two-year-old daughter

    Men of the Lagos State Police Command have arrested a man, Saheed Wahab who is a commercial driver, for allegedly stabbing his brother in-law, Yisa Aweda.

    Reports say the suspect stabbed his victim after he allegedly caught him in the act of raping his two-year-old daughter in the Orile area of the state on November 11.

    The 40-year-old victim, who was stabbed with a broken bottle in the neck, has also been arrested for raping the two-year-old.

    The state Police spokesperson, SP Dolapo Badmos, […]

  • Photo: Two men arrested for raping fruit seller in Lagos

    Photo: Two men arrested for raping fruit seller in Lagos

    Two men have been arrested by the Ogun State Police Command for allegedly raping a 23-year-old girl (names withheld), who hawks pawpaw.

    The suspects, identified as Ezekiel Yusuf, 29, and Musa Abubakar, 25, lured the pawpaw seller to an apartment along the Lagos-Ibadan Expressway on the pretence that they wanted to buy pawpaw.

    The Police Public Relations Officer in the state, Abimbola Oyeyemi, in a confirmatory statement, said the victim was hawking sliced pawpaw fruit along Lagos-Ibadan Expressway, when Yusuf Ezekiel lured […]

  • Man, 48, on trial for allegedly raping housewife

    Man, 48, on trial for allegedly raping housewife

    A taxi driver, Ikechukwu Onyia, 48, was on Monday arraigned before a Enugu High Court judge for allegedly raping another man’s wife.

    Onyia was earlier brought before an Enugu South Magistrates’ Court for forcefully having carnal advantage of another man’s wife.

    He was subsequently granted bail and the case transferred to the high court for trial.

    Narrating the incident, the accused said that on Sept. 20, 2012, his female friend of more than three years called him to pick her at the motor […]

  • Two men accused of raping teenager get N250,000 bail

    Two men accused of raping teenager get N250,000 bail

    An Egor Magistrates’ Court, Benin, on Wednesday granted bail in the sum of N250,000 each to two accused persons for alleged rape of an 18-year-old girl.

    The two accused persons, Kelvin Ogiede, 24, and Bamidele Ighele, 25, are facing a two-count charge bordering on rape.

    The magistrate, Igho Braimoh, admitted them to bail after they pleaded not guilty to the charges.

    Mrs. Braimoh ordered the accused persons to produce a surety each in like sum.

    She said that the surety must be a civil […]

  • Father sentenced to 1,503 years in prison for raping teenage daughter

    Father sentenced to 1,503 years in prison for raping teenage daughter

    A 41-year-old man in Fresno, Califonia was sentenced to 1,503 years in prison for raping his teenage daughter over a four-year period.

    The man was sentenced Friday, October 21, to the longest-known prison sentence in Fresno Superior Court history. The Associated Press is not naming the man because it could identify his daughter. They also don’t name victims of sexual abuse.

    In announcing the punishment, Judge Edward Sarkisian Jr. told the man he is a “serious danger to society” and noted that […]

  • Tricycle rider arrested for kidnapping, raping 15-year old girl

    Tricycle rider arrested for kidnapping, raping 15-year old girl

    It was gathered that the operatives of Rapid Response Squad (RRS) of Lagos State Police Command have apprehended a tricycle rider, popularly called, “Keke Marwa”, for allegedly abducting a 15-year old girl and turning her into sex slave.

    The suspect, Dada Azeez, 28, abducted Bukunmi on October 5 while on errand for her aunt in Agege area before the RRS operatives rescued her on October 21, 2016 from his hideout in Agege.

    The alleged abduction of the girl was disclosed by her […]

  • Musician granted N500,000 bail for raping 16-year-old girl

    Musician granted N500,000 bail for raping 16-year-old girl

    An Ikeja Magistrate Court on Wednesday slammed a N500,000 bail on a 25-year-old musician, Victor Eyo, for allegedly raping a 16-year-old girl.

    The Magistrate, T. A. Elias, ordered the accused to produce two sureties in like sum, and adjourned the case till November 24 for mention.

    Mr. Eyo of Agege Area of Lagos had pleaded not guilty to a two-count charge of abduction and rape.

    The Prosecutor, Raphael Donny, told the court that the accused committed the offences on October 9 at his […]

  • Police arraign father of 4 for raping minor

    Police arraign father of 4 for raping minor

    The police in Lagos has arraigned a father of four, Leonard Ekeh before a Lagos State Chief Magistrate Court, sitting at Bode Thomas area of the state, for allegedly raping an eight year-old minor.

    Ekeh, a native of Umuorishe-Umuohagu in Ngor Okpala local government area, Imo State, was docked before the court on two counts charge of unlawful sexual intercourse and indecent treatment of the minor.

    The 48 years old defendant was said to have committed the dastardly act on September 21, […]

  • NSCDC arrests man for raping 3-year-old girl in Zaria

    NSCDC arrests man for raping 3-year-old girl in Zaria

    According to reports, the Nigerian Security and Civil Defence Corps, Sabongari Division, has arrested Emmanuel Francis, 21, of Dan-Raka Estate, Samaru, for allegedly defiling a three-year-old girl.

    Parading the suspect before newsmen in Zaria on Friday, the Divisional Police Officer, SP Ahmed Musa said the case was reported to the division by one of its staff, Kamal Aliyu.

    “I received a phone call at about 3pm on Thursday from one of our staff, Kamal Aliyu, who lived in the same compound with […]