HRW accuses Nigerian officials of raping and exploiting IDP women

HRW accuses Nigerian officials of raping and exploiting IDP women

The Human Right Watch (HRW) have accused Nigerian government officials and other authorities of sexually exploiting and raping of women and girls displaced by the conflict with Boko Haram. In a statement released by the Organisation on their official website, the government is not doing enough to protect displaced women and girls and ensure that they have […]

Aboki security guard rapes 9-yr-old to death in Enugu

ENUGU — The Enugu State Police Command has arrested a 22-year-old security guard, identified as Gideon Musa, for raping a nine-year-old girl to death in the state capital. According to reports, the suspect, who is a guard near the victim’s house, took the teenager to a nearby bush and raped her to death. However, father […]

Women in revealing clothes deserve rape – Brazil poll

RIO DE JANEIRO (AFP) – In Brazil, the land of mini bikinis and voluptuous carnival dancers, most people say a woman who shows off her body deserves to be raped, according to a poll that has triggered outrage. Of the 3,810 respondents of both sexes who responded to the government’s Institute of Applied Economic Research […]

19-year old boy rapes 3-year old girl in Ekiti

ADO EKITI — A man, Usman Joshua, 19, has been arrested by the police in Ado-Ekiti for allegedly defiling a three-year-old girl. (names withheld). Joshua, who is a co-tenant with the toddler’s parents, was said to have lured her into his room with biscuit at about 5:05 pm on November 3, 2013. Her mother, Wuraola, […]

HIV positive doctor rapes patient in Benue

The Benue State Police Command has arrested a Doctor for raping a female patient who was on admission in a hospital where he practices. The alleged rapist, Toi (not real name), is a medical practitioner with Tersoo Clinic in Naka town, Gwer West local government area of Benue state. It was gathered that the medical […]

55-yr-old allegedly defiles 11-yr old girl

55-yr-old allegedly defiles 11-yr old girl

Osogbo — An Osogbo Senior Magistrate Court, Osun State has remanded a 55-year-old man,Titiloye Tella, for allegedly defiling and raping an 11-year-olg girl simply identified as ‘Tapepa’ (not real name) in his (Tella) bedroom. According to the charge, Tella, a farmer, allegedly perpetrated the act on August 31, 2013 at 9 am in Temidire area […]

Pastor rapes woman in church during ‘spiritual bath’

Pastor rapes woman in church during ‘spiritual bath’

ABEOKUTA — A 46-year-old Pastor, Olamide Sobowale, of Glory Church of Christ Aladura, Oke-Itoku, Abeokuta, Ogun State,  has been ordered to be remanded in prison for allegedly raping a woman while bathing in his church backyard. Pastor Sobowale, who  was arraigned before a Magistrate Court sitting in Isabo, Abeokuta, yesterday, was accused of  raping one […]

Bus Driver Rapes 2 Daughters For 2 Years

Bus Driver Rapes 2 Daughters For 2 Years

A 35-year old bus driver, Adewale Adeleke has been arrested by the police for defiling his two daughters. The little girls alleged that their father has been having sex with them for two years. The incident occurred in Ikotun, Alimosho Local Government Area of Lagos, southwest Nigeria. Adeleke was arrested and detained at the Ikotun […]

Bishop rapes, sponsors abortion of 15-year-old girl in Port Harcourt

Bishop rapes, sponsors abortion of 15-year-old girl in Port Harcourt

…Sponsors abortion A cleric that described himself as the  chairman of bishops in Rivers State, Bishop Chibuike Nwabueze, has been arrested for allegedly raping a 15-year-old girl and sponsoring the abortion of the baby. The incident was said to have occurred at about 2p.m on April 29,  at Calvary Army Ministry in Rumuoji Eneka, in […]

Succour for rape victims

In Nigeria like in some other parts of the world, rape and child abuses are on the rise. A recent survey by a NOI Polls, Nigeria revealed that three in 10 Nigerians admitted knowing a rape victim.  Many of victims are left with bruises and scars that they have to live with for life. As […]