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UN React To Rising Rape Cases In Nigeria

The United Nations has expressed concerns towards the spate of Gender-Based Violence in Nigeria, estimating that during the lockdown occasioned by the COVID-19 pandemic, the country recorded over 3,600 rape cases nationwide. The UN...

Adamawa Records 350 Rape Cases In Five Months

Adamawa State Commissioner for Women Affairs and Social Development, Lami Ahmed, has said the state recorded over 350 cases of rape and sexual assault between May and October 2020. The commissioner made this known...

Court Remands Man Over Alleged Sexual Assault Of A 5-year-old girl

An Ikeja Magistrates’ Court on Monday ordered that a 40-year-old man, Folarin Rafiu, charged with alleged sexual assault of a five-year-old girl. Rafiu, who resides at Ojodu area of Lagos, is charged with indecent...

Brazil Modifies Requirements For Abortion In Rape Cases

On Friday, Brazil expanded its requirements for rape victims seeking an abortion, including a rule that medical staff must tell the woman she can see the embryo or fetus via ultrasound. The new regulations...
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Nigerian Traders In Ghana Raise Alarm Over New Closure Of shops

On Monday, the National Association of Nigerian Traders (NANTS) has called on the Federal Government to take urgent action as Ghanaian Authorities...

Buhari Sends 2021 Finance Bill To Reps

President Muhammadu Buhari has transmitted Finance Bill 2021 to the House of Representatives for consideration and passage. The Speaker,...

FCT Panel On Human Rights Orders Police To Pay N2m Judgement Debt

The independent investigative panel on human rights violations by the defunct Special Anti-Robbery Squad sitting in Abuja has ordered the police to...