717 RAPE CASES REPORTED IN FIVE MONTHS

The Nigeria Police Force has disclosed that it received a total of 717 rape cases between January and May 2020. The figure was disclosed by the Inspector-General of Police, Mohammed Adamu, while speaking with journalists after a closed-door meeting with President Muhammadu Buhari at the Presidential Villa in Abuja. According to Adamu, the cases hugely…

LADY RAPED TO DEATH IN IBADAN

The rape victim was identified as Grace Oshiagwu. The incident happened at Idi-ori Area Shasha off Expressway today. According to information gathered, there were machete cuts on her head. While confirming the story, the State Police Public Relations Officer, SP Gbenga Fadeyi, he said the victim was raped and killed by unknown assailant(s). “Investigation has commenced…

OYO HAS ZERO TOLERANCE FOR RAPE ― COMMISSIONER FOR WOMEN AFFAIRS

The Oyo State Commissioner for Women Affairs and Social Inclusion, Alhaja Faosat Joke Sanni, says the state has zero-tolerance for rape and all other forms of sexual abuse. Sanni stated this on Tuesday while reacting to the cases of rape and killings recently reported in the state. “It is quite disheartening to see our girls…

RAPE: POPULAR BISHOP IN WARRI RAPES 19-YEAR-OLD

Detectives from the Nigeria Police Force, NPF, Area Command in Warri, Delta State have arrested the Founder and General Overseer of the Victory Revival Fasting & Prayer Ministry, Bishop Elijah Orhonigbe for allegedly raping a nineteen-year-old girl (names withheld). The popular cleric was arrested on Friday, June 5, DAILY POST reports. The suspect is now…

RAPE: LEGALIZE THE USE OF PEPPER SPRAY FOR WOMEN – OLUWO TO FG

The Oluwo of Iwo, Oba Abdulrosheed has called on the Federal Government, to legalise the use of pepper spray and stun guns by women to protect themselves against rapist. The monarch was reacting to the the rape and murder of Uwaila Omozuwa a student of the University of Benin and Barakat Bello, a student of…

52 YEARS OLD WIDOW DISAPPEARS IN ENUGU

A 52 years old widow, Mrs. Amoge Ugwuama has reportedly disappeared from her home in Uwelu-Ibeku, Opi, in Nsukka Local Government Area of Enugu State. Earlier than her disappearance on Monday, Mrs. Ugwuama was said to have reported a case of violent abuse on her family by an Enugu based lawyer, Mr. Chinuma Ugwuama and…

POLICE ARREST MAN, 20, FOR RAPING 10-YEAR-OLD GIRL IN OSUN

Authorities of the Osun State Police Command have arrested a 20-year-old man, identified as Abdulateef for allegedly defiling a 10-year old girl. He was said to have raped the innocent girl (name withheld) last Thursday around Isale AlfaStreet, Okinni area, in Osogbo, the state capital. A credible source informed the Nigerian Tribune that the distraught…

GHANIAN PROSTITUTE PUSHES CLIENT TO DEATH FROM HOTEL WINDOW

The police authorities in Ghana have arrested prostitute and her colleagues after she allegedly pushed a man with a condom on, from her room window during an argument. Eleven sex workers were arrested by Asokwa District Police Command in connection with the death at Asafo in the Kumasi metropolis of the Ashanti Region. The incident…

IMMIGRATION PUNISHES 5 FEMALE STAFF OVER #DONTRUSHCHALLENGE

In what has been described as a punishment in many quarters, the Nigeria Immigration Service (NIS) has reposted five female personnel that appeared in a viral social media challenge last month. The ladies had been shown transforming from their official uniforms to evening dresses in the #dontrushchallenge that trended in April. The ladies, Priscilla Irabor,…

“DON’T ASK ME, ASK CHINA”- TRUMP STORMS OUT OF PRESS AFTER RACIST COMMENT TO AN ASIAN REPORTER

US President, Donald Trump abruptly ended a press conference on Monday after telling a reporter to Ask China after the CBS reporter asked him a question. The CBS reporter, Weijia Jiang had asked Trump why he constantly emphasises that the US is doing better than any other country when it comes to testing. She challenged…

CANADIAN ACTRESS AND ACTIVIST SHIRLEY DOUGLAS DIES AT AGE 86

Shirley Douglas, the impassioned Canadian activist and veteran actress who was mother to actor Kiefer Sutherland and daughter of Canada medicare founder Tommy Douglas, died Sunday. She was 86. Sutherland announced his mother's death on Twitter, saying she succumbed to complications surrounding pneumonia. He said it was not related COVID-19. Shirley Douglas poses with her…

NIGERIA HAS MORE CASES OF CORONAVIRUS THAN REPORTED – TOKE MAKINWA

Nigerian Media Personality, Toke Makinwa has taken to her social media page to share her thoughts about coronavirus in Nigeria. Toke, who revealed that she doesn’t believe there are only 3 coronavirus cases in Nigeria, stated that there are more cases of the deadly disease in Nigeria than reported. According to her, data collection in…

SENATE PRESIDENT VISITS GOVERNOR BELLO OVER DEATH OF HIS MOTHER

Senate President, Ahmed Lawan, yesterday paid a condolence visit to Kogi State Governor, Yahaya Bello over the demise of his mother, Hajia Hauwa Bello, who died on Sunday after a brief illness at the age of 101. According to statement by the chief press secretary to Governor Bello, Onogwu Mohammed, Senator Lawan was at Okene,…