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Drug abuse, cultism responsible for rising cases of rape – NGO

An NGO, Southern Nigeria Peoples Mandate on Tuesday attributed the rising cases of rape in the country to drug abuse and cultism.

PHOTO: Man slits woman’s throat in failed rape attempt in Kano

An undisclosed man from Mandawari Ward of Kano State on Monday while attempting to rape a lady, cut her throat with a knife.

Vigilantee arrests physically challenged man for allegedly defiling 4 minors

The Vigilante Group of Nigeria in Birnin Kebbi has arrested a 30-year-old, physically challenged man for allegedly raping four under-aged girls in Badariya area of Birnin Kebbi.

Businessman rapes 6-year-old girl in Jos, bags 2 years in jail

A Jos Upper Area Court sitting in Kasuwan Nama, on Tuesday sentenced a 25-year-old businessman, Isiaka Rabiu, to two years imprisonment for raping a...

Governor backs 25 years jail term for rapists, domestic violence

The Governor, decked in a red t-shirt with inscriptions including ‘I Say No To Rape’, ‘Stop Domestic Violence’, among others

Skimpy dressing lures rapists, Cleric warns girls

Pastor Festus Oladoyin of Blessings of Christ Church, Tanke, Ilorin, on Thursday advised girls to dress decently, to reduce the incidence of rape in...

13-year-old Kaduna girl raped by 8 men pregnant with twins

A 13-year-old girl allegedly raped by eight men, including an Imam, is said to be five months pregnant with twins in Kubau Local Government,...

Clashes kill 22 in India as court convicts guru of rape

At least 22 people were killed Friday when clashes broke out in northern India after a court convicted a controversial religious leader of raping...

10-year-old rape victim gives birth

A 10-year old girl in India who had been raped, but whose abortion plea was turned down by the country’s Supreme Court, on Thursday...

96 suspected rapists nabbed within 2 months in Kano

The Kano State Police Command on Tuesday said it had arrested a total of 96 suspected rapists in the state between April and now. The...

‘How I caught my husband raping 3-year-old stepdaughter’

Police on Wednesday in Niger arrested a 45-year-old-man, over alleged rape of his three-year-old step daughter. The suspect was arrested in Kundu, a village in...

Vice principal arrested for raping female student

The Police have arrested a Vice Principal in Nassarawa State suspected of raping his female student. The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports that three...

UN human rights chief accuse Burundi security forces of sexual violence in Burundi

Zeid Al’Hussein, the High Commissioner for Human Rights, has accused Burundi security forces of sexual violence, sharp increase in enforced disappearances and torture cases. He...

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