Tag: Rape

Herbalist rape

How our neighbour drugged and raped me, 15-year-old girl narrates in court

A 15-year-old Junior Secondary School (JSS) II student, told an FCT High Court in Kubwa that her 23-year-old neighbour, Prosper Iloh, allegedly drugged and raped her when she was 13-year-old. The minor, who resides in Dakwa, Dei-dei, Abuja was led in evidence by the Prosecution Counsel, Adama Musa. The defendant[Read More…]

Herbalist rape

22-year-old herbalist arrested in Kaduna for allegedly raping cousin

A 22-year-old herbalist, Hakuri Kwaskila, has been arrested by the Kaduna State Police Command for allegedly raping his 19-year-old cousin in Lere Local Government Area of the state. Spokesperson of the command, ASP Muhammad Jalige, while briefing journalists in Kaduna on Thursday said that the alleged rape occurred on 9th[Read More…]

Former lawmaker and PDP chieftain in Ekiti accused of raping housemaid

A former member of the Ekiti State House of Assembly and chieftain of the Peoples Democratic Party, Dr. Samuel Omotoso, has been accused of rape by his family’s house help. NewsWireNGR gathered that the house help (name withheld) reported the rape allegation through her school. According to the Ekiti State Attorney[Read More…]

A Covenant University lecturer has been arrested for allegedly raping a 17-year student

A lecturer in the Department of Business Management at Covenant University, Ogun State, Dr. Stephen Ukenna has been arrested by the Ogun State Police Command for allegedly raping a 17-year-old student of the instituton. The police arrested the 41-year-old after the parents of the victim lodged a complaint at the[Read More…]

I raped her for collecting my money and refusing me sex – Suspect confesses

Ajah Chinonso, a suspected rapist arrested by the men of the Nigerian Police Force, Cross River State Command has revealed that   he raped his victim after spending money on her and she turned down his request for sex. Ajah was arrested alongside his friend, Udie Augustine, who is alleged to[Read More…]

Man sentenced to 22 years in prison for raping step daughter

A family court sitting in Calabar, the Cross River State capital has today, Tuesday 12th January 2020, sentenced 47-year-old Emmanuel Thompson Udo to prison for the rape of his fourteen (14) year old stepdaughter(name withheld). Delivering his judgement, the acting Chief Judge of Cross River State, Justice Eyo Effiom Ita[Read More…]

Ladies raped, after hoodlums hijacked #EndSARS protesters in Edo State

Edo State Deputy Governor, Comrade Philip Shaibu says the End SARS protests in Benin have been hijacked by hoodlums. “Hoodlums actually have taken over the exercise,” Mr. Shaibu said. The deputy governor’s comment comes on the heels of the attack on a maximum prison by hoodlums in Benin City, the[Read More…]

Surgical castration and death penalty for rape of minors as Kaduna Governor signs new Penal Code

Gov. Nasir El-Rufai of Kaduna State on Wednesday signed the State Penal Code (Amendment) Law 2020, which provides stiff penalty for rapists. NewsWireNGR reports that the law provides surgical castration and removal of Fallopian tubes for male and female convicts respectively upon conviction of raping a child. The principal law, the[Read More…]

Kaduna State Assembly approves castration as punishment for rapists

The Kaduna State House of Assembly on Friday approved castration as punishment for anybody convicted for rape in the state. This follows the amendment of the State Penal Code (No.5), law of 2017 which stipulates stiffer penalties for rapists in the state as part of the effort to protect women[Read More…]

Senate passes bill prescribing life imprisonment for kidnappers – Removes gender restrictions, says men or women can be raped

The Nigerian Senate on Tuesday passed a bill prescribing life jail for persons found guilty of kidnapping. According to the Senate, the life imprisonment is against the provisions of section 364 of the Act, which proffer the punishment of imprisonment for a term of ten years, where the offence of[Read More…]