Category Sexual Abuse

 Nigerian Women Who Fled The Country To Find Greener Pastures Give Details Of The Gruesome Realities Of Working In The Middle East

Eight years after graduating from one of the state-owned universities in the South-West without a job after several unsuccessful applications and interviews, Helen Omoniyi decided to seek greener pastures in Dubai, the United Arab Emirates. She left Lagos on one

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Vice President, Yemi Osibanjo Takes Tough Stance Against Victim-blaming In Cases of Sexual Abuse

Vice President Yemi Osinbajo has decried the blame sexual abuse victims are subjected to. Speaking at a webinar on Anti-Sexual Harassment themed “Finding Safe Spaces for Female Students in Nigerian Universities” and organized by the Obafemi Awolowo University, Ile Ife, the Vice President

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Psychologist, Dr. Adebimpe Oluwafisayo Identifies One Of The Significant Barriers To Women Reporting Rape

A Consultant Psychologist at the College of Health, Ladoke Akintola University of Technology, Ogbomosho, Oyo State, Dr Adebimpe Oluwafisayo, has said cultural and social stigmatisation associated with rape acts as significant barriers to women reporting rape The specialist, in a

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Experts Roll Out 20 Helpful Tips On How Women Can Protect Themselves From Rapists

In recent times, rape has been a topic widely discussed in the country due to tragic incidents involving the rape and murder of young innocent girls who were just starting their lives. The incidents had led to several rape victims

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Update: The Rape Case Against D’banj Is Far From Over

The rape case against Music act, Daniel Oyebanjo aka D’banj which was compounded by his alleged use of his influence to attempt to silence his accuser, Seyitan Babatayo is far from over. In an update regarding the case, the Inspector-General

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Specialist, Dr Adesida Adewumi, Issues Vital Information To Victims On How To Preserve The Evidence Of Rape

The reporting of rape cases is very challenging in developing countries like Nigeria, especially when the victims report the abuse years later. Rape cases are the most difficult cases to prove in court. However, a family medicine specialist, Dr Adesida Adewumi is

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FG Reveals Plans To Set Up Special Courts For Rape Cases

The Attorney-General of the Federation and Minister of Justice, Mr Abubakar Malami (SAN), said on Thursday that his office had commenced talks over plan to establish special courts for rape and other sexual and gender-based violence cases. The attorney-general also

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Here’s What Celebrity Dad, D’banj Is Saying About The Rape Allegations Against Him

Celebrity dad, Oladapo Daniel Oyebanjo aka D’banj has reacted to the rape allegations that were leveled against him about two weeks ago. On June 3, a Nigerian model scout, Benjamin Ese, alleged that the music star raped his friend on December

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How Omowunmi’s Friend Lured Her To Where She Was Gang-raped By 7 Men

A Nigerian woman has shared how a friend of hers took her to a place where she was gang-raped by seven men in the year 2018. In a recent interview with Channels TV, the 24-year-old simply identified as Omowunmi, narrated

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Expert, Prof. Kingsley Akhigbe Addresses Spate Of Rape In Nigeria, Ways To Help The Victims & Their Families Overcome The Impact

The rates at which young girls and women are being raped in Nigeria have risen sharply and are getting serious attention from concerned citizens, those in authority, and health practitioners. Professor Kingsley Akhigbe, a consultant psychiatrist at the University of

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Experts Stress On The Benefits Of Early Psychological Counseling For Rape Survivors

Experts have called for early psychological counseling and proper treatment for survivors of rape to avert serious long term health consequences. The experts, Prof. Adetokunbo Fabamwo, Chief Medical Director, Lagos State University Teaching Hospital, Ikeja, and Immediate past President, Healthcare

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Castration As Punishment For Rape In Nigeria? Here’s What The Reps Decided

In light of the avalanche of rape and sexual abuse cases coming to fore, a member of the Nigeria House Of Representatives, Hon James Faleke moved the motion that convicted rapists be castrated. The lawmaker made the suggestion during a

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BBNaija Star, Khafi Kareem Reveals She’s A Victim Of Rape, Explains Why She Never Reported Her Rapist

Women and men who have been sexually abused or raped have gone on Twitter to explain why they didn’t report their abusers. A higher majority of rape survivors stay silent and do not report their rapists. Those who speak up

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#JusticeForUwa: One Of The Suspects Linked To The Rape & Murder Of Vera Uwaila Omozuwa Has Been Nabbed | Video

This is good news! One of the suspects linked to the rape and murder of Miss Vera Uwaila Omozuwa has been arrested by police officers attached to the Edo state police command. The 22-year-old student of the University of Benin,

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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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#JusticeForUwa: Newly Appointed Aide To Ondo Governor, Ngozi Suggests How Women Can Defend Themselves Against Rapists

Miss Ngozi Ugochi-Ugo, the newly appointed aide of Governor Rotimi Akeredolu has reacted to the tragic murder of Vera Uwaila Omozuwa, 22. Uwa, a 100-level student at the University of Benin was brutally assaulted and raped inside a campus church

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Shocking Reactions Of Some Nigerians To The Rape & Murder Of UNIBEN Student, Uwa Omozuwa Is An Eye-Opener

The rape and murder of UNIBEN undergraduate, Uwa Vera Omozuwa, has angered every right-thinking person, however, a few people have shared some shocking comments in reaction to the assault. These type of shocking comments are eye-openers to the fact that

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Nigerian Man Shares Graphic Details Of His Unsuccessful Attempts At Raping Two Women On Separate Occassions

A Nigerian man who joined the rape conversation triggered by the deaths Tina Ezekwe and Vera Omozuwa, ignited an outcry after sharing graphic details of how he raped two women. According to Ogimex Aka Obonblingz, he used to rape women

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Nigerian Women Give Mind-Boggling Accounts Of How They Were Sexually Abused By Their Fertility Doctors

Where did ethics go? It is disheartening to watch the person you trust to help you treat your fertility issues turns around to sexually abuse you. Four women have shared horrific stories of how their gynecologists took advantage of their

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Al-Jazeera Uncovers The Moving Story Of Two Young Girls, Miriam & Roda, Tricked Into Baby Factory Slavery and Their Survival

When you are done reading the story of the two young girls in focus, the one question that will linger is ‘what could be more cruel?’  Two girls, Miriam and Roda (not real names) who ended up in IDP camps

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Why Twitter User Uche Maduka Remained Ashamed Of Her Name For Six Years Has Some Lessons In It

A Nigerian woman has shared her story after she  recovered from an experience that caused her deep shame six years ago. Her story is an eye-opener for parents and institutions to follow up on the mental health and well-being of

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Lagos State Government Warns Perpetrators As Domestic Violence Cases Rise Amid COVID 19 Lockdown

The number of domestic and sexual abuse cases being reported daily has increased by as much as 50% since the Coronavirus lockdown started in Lagos, the Lagos State Domestic and Sexual Violence Response Team has revealed. According to the LSDSVRT,

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Women Groups Write The Attorney General Over Governor El-Rufai’s Son, Bello’s ‘Gang rape’ Threat

There are consequences for actions and they sometimes won’t go away by just wishing. Kaduna State Governor, Nasir El-Rufai’s son, Bello stirred up a storm on Twitter last week where he threatened to pass the mother of a social media

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Brave Nigerian Woman, Shantelle Insists She Will Make A Lesson Of Medical Doctor Who Sexually Assaulted Her During Consultation

A distraught Nigerian woman has expressed her determination to put aside the fear of stigma and make a scapegoat of one medical doctor, named Gbenga Fadero working with the Inland Specialist Hospital, Ikeja , as her own contribution towards starting

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Disgraced Hollywood Filmmaker, Harvey Weinstein’s Children Disown Him Following His Conviction For Rape

Like Billy Cosby, like Harvey Weinstein. Disgraced top Hollywood TV Producer and filmmaker Harvey Weinstein whose sexual abuse of aspiring young female actors sparked the #MeToo movement, has been found guilty of third degree rape and a criminal sexual act

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