Category Child Abuse

DJ Switch Recounts How She Was Violated By Her Uncle, A Catholic Priest, When She Was Only 11

Obianuju Catherine Udeh, professionally known as DJ Switch took to Instagram to reveal that she was violated by her uncle, who is a Catholic priest when she was only 11 years old. She said the uncle, named Basil, used to

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Parents Express Outrage As Children As Young As 11 Are Asked To ‘Define Hardcore Pornography’ And Other Inappropriate Topics

A number of parents have expressed outrage after their children, as young as 11 years old, were asked by their school teacher to define hardcore pornography and other inappropriate topics that are meant for adults. Youngsters in years 7, 8,

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DISTURBING: Four Nigerian Women Share The Dehumanising Impact Of FGM On Their Lives

Female genital mutilation (FGM), also known as female genital cutting and female circumcision, is the ritual cutting or removal of some or all of the external female genitalia. It involves the removal of the clitoris, inner-and-outer lips of the vagina,

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Sad Tales Of 3 Nigerian Moms’ Struggling With Vesico Vaginal Fistula (VVF)

Three women have spoken out about their struggles with Vesico Vaginal Fistula (VVF) and it is very ugly. Since an uncle forced Eunice Fidelis into early marriage at the age of 12, despondency and sorrow have been her closest companions.

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New Study Accounts For How Adopted and Biological Siblings Respond Differently To Depression Caused By Home Environment

New research finds that children’s rearing environment has a meaningful impact on their risk for major depression later in life, and notes the importance supporting of nurturing environments when children are at risk. In the study, authors analyzed the health

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Danish Aid Worker, Anja Ringgren Lovén Marks Four Years Since The Rescue Of Boy Her Foundation Is Named After

Four years ago, January 30, 2016, Danish aid worker Anja Ringgren Lovén was photographed giving water to a severely emaciated 2-year-old boy, who she rescued after he was branded a witch by his family and left to starve to death

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Startling Story Of How Mom-Of-2 Lures Homeless Girls From Churches Into Prostitution In Lagos

It was the end of the road for a 32-year-old mother of two who specialises in luring homeless girls from churches into prostitution in Lagos State. The suspect, identified simply as Busola, was arrested on December 12 by operatives of

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Bittersweet Tales Of Innocent Children Orphaned By Boko Haram Insurgency & Comforted By Fate

Innocent children orphaned by Boko Haram insurgency in the northern part of the country have found succour in a children home in Abeokuta, Ogun State. But the memories of how their parents were brutally murdered by the insurgents remain an

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Ministry Of Women Affairs Reveals Plans To Ban Early Marriage & End Violence Against Women And The Girl-child

The Minister of Women Affairs and Social Development, Dame Pauline Tallen, has revealed the steps the ministry is taking to put an end to early marriages and violence against women and the girl-child, Daily Post gathers. According to the minister,

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CHILD ABUSE: Experts Raise Concern On The Severe Long-term Health Problems Of Adverse Childhood Experiences (ACEs)

Abuses on children in Nigeria and the world at large keep rising on a daily basis and experts have raised concern on the severe long-term health problems of Adverse Childhood Experiences (ACEs) on development into adulthood. According to Centers for

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What Governor Babajide Sanwo-Olu Plans To Do With Perpetrators of Domestic Violence, Rape & Child Abuse

Governor of Lagos state, Babajide Sanwo-Olu, has threatened to wield “the big stick” against perpetrators of rape, domestic violence and child abuse in the state. This is even as the governor added that his administration will support the police and

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Sad Tales Of Kano Children Who Stay Away From School So Their Parents Can Feed (Photos)

A pathetic story has been told of children in Kano state who stay away from school so their parents can feed. At 14, Abubakar Idris (not real name) would pass as a breadwinner for his family in Sabon Gari, Ungogo

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Mom-Of-One, Toolz Calls For Mandatory Life Sentences For Paedophiles

Paedophiles are sexually attracted to children of the same or opposite sex. On a regular basis, depressing stories of victims as little as three years old find their way into the limelight, serving as sad examples of several of such

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Controversy Ensues As Teachers, Parents Trade Words Over Use Of Corporal Punishment In Schools

The use of corporal punishment in Nigerian schools has been a controversial issue across the country. While some consider as a necessary measure to instill discipline and foster compliance among students, others disagree, describing the act as inhuman. Critics of

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What This Proud Dad-Of-Two Girls Did To Man Who Called His Little Daughter ‘My Wife’ Is Quite Laudable

A proud dad of two girls is not leaving anything to chance in protecting his daughters. In fact, he has been named responsible parenting advocate for standing up for one of his daughters. According to the no nonsense dad, Gov

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Nigerian Actress, Damilola Abidoye Screams Justice Over The Horrible Thing A School Teacher Did To Her 2-Year-Old Son

Nigerian actress, Damilola Abidoye has gone on Instagram to reveal what her 2-year old son suffered at the hands of a school teacher. The celebrity mom shared photos of her son’s back after he was brutally flogged by a teacher

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CHILD LABOUR: The Plight Of The Nigerian Children Hawking On The Streets Of Lagos

Most Lagos roads have become convergence zones for child-hawkers, a majority of whom are below 15 years. They assemble on the roads, hawking different items, including groundnuts, pawpaw, orange, plantain chips, pure and table water, bread, egg and many more,

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Distraught Parents Lament The Loss Of Their 3-Year-Old Daughter To Harmful Traditional Practices (FGM)

Female genital mutilation (FGM), also known as female genital cutting and female circumcision, is the ritual cutting or removal of some or all of the external female genitalia. It involves the removal of the clitoris, inner-and-outer lips of the vagina,

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Almajiri Menace: President Muhammadu Buhari Reveals Who To Blame

The word “Almajiri”, according to Muslim scholars is derived from the Arabic word “Al-muhajirin,” meaning a seeker of Islamic knowledge. In Hausa land, according to sources, the term Almajiri could take any of the following forms any person irrespective of

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#JusticeForKhloe: RMD Pens Open Letter To FCT Police Boss Over Alleged Rape Of 4-Year-Old Girl In Abuja

Veteran actor, Richard Mofe-Damijo has reacted to the sad story of 4-year-old Khloe allegedly raped by a full grown man, Idris Ebiloma, in Abuja. The unfortunate incident reportedly happened on the 22nd of September, 2016. The culprit, according to reports,

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Music Sensation, Simi Decries The ill-Treatment Of Women & Children In Nigeria In Emotional Post

Music star, Simisola Ogunleye Kosoko, professionally known as Simi has addressed the issue of violence against women and the girl-child in our society. The songwriter who married her hearthrob, fellow singer-songwriter, Adekunle Gold in a private ceremony earlier this year,

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8 Nigerian Women Sexually Abused As Children Recount Their Heartbreaking Stories

Issues of child sexual abuse is one that is ravaging many young children all over the world. Overwhelming evidences show that the perpetrators of these evil acts are often people close to the victims like, family members, teachers, neighbours etc.

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Twitter User, Mena Suvari Recounts Her Disappointment To Her Mom’s Reaction After Reading About Her Depression In Diary

A Twitter user has sparked quite a conversation on parenting after she took to the platform to share her experience growing up with her abusive mother. As a young child then, Mena Suvari documented the abuse in her diary. Unfortunately

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Man, Samuel Abdulraheem Abducted At Age 7 To Guide Blind Beggars Tells His Story & It’s Really Disheartening

The sight of blind men and women being led around by little children is common on many streets – especially in dense traffic where they usually tap on car windows, or around churches, mosques, banks and relaxation centres. We see

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Child Marriage: Muslim Man, Umar Ibrahim, Pleads With Muslim Leaders After His Heartbreaking Encounter With A Young Mom

A man identified as Umar Ibrahim has spoken out on the harmful practice which seems to be more prevalent in northern Nigeria. Mr Ibrahim, who is also a Muslim condemned the barbaric act saying it is not Islamic and would

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