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COVID-19 Lockdown increasing domestic violence, substance abuse in Nigeria — Psychologist

A Consultant Clinical Psychologist, Dr Akin Gabriel, on Monday said that the lockdown imposed in certain states to contain COVID-19 has led to increased domestic violence, substance abuse and distorted perceptions in people.

Court remands Islamic cleric for allegedly defiling minor in mosque

An Islamic Cleric, Abdulsalam Salaudeen, was on Monday remanded by an Ikeja Sexual Offences and Domestic Violence Court for allegedly defiling a five-year-old girl in a mosque.

NHRC records 300 cases of domestic violence in Gombe

The National Human Rights Commission, NHRC, Gombe State Office, said it had received over 300 reported cases of domestic violence for 2018.

Victims of domestic violence to be getting paid

Victims of domestic violence in New Zealand will be getting paid leave allowance to enable them "stop the abuse and not worry" about their livelihood.

Paedophile, who defiled 8-year-old, bags 60 years imprisonment

Justice Sybil Nwaka of an Ikeja Domestic Violence and Sexual Offences Court, Lagos, has described Adelaja Olaide, a 48-year-old convicted paedophile as an “animal” while sentencing him to 60 years in prison for defiling a seven-year-old primary two pupil.

Maryam Sanda: Kannywood is not to Blame, by Muhsin Ibrahim

Once again, Kannywood is being dragged into the limelight and for the same reason: moral issue. The story of the murder of husband, Bilyaminu...

Emir Sanusi laments increasing cases of domestic violence against women

The Emir of Kano, Muhammad Sanusi II, has expressed concern over the alarming rate of domestic violence in Northern Nigeria, especially against women. The emir...

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