Tag archive for ‘Rape’
By Bar and Bench On Thursday, January 11th, 2018
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Kano court jails 67-yr old farmer 7 years for raping 12-yr old

A Kano State Chief Magistrate Court on Thursday sentenced a 67-year-old farmer, Lawan Umar, to seven years imprisonment for sexually assaulting a 12-year-old girl. The court passed the verdict after convicting More...

By Bar and Bench On Tuesday, November 28th, 2017
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How my madam’s husband raped me on his matrimonial bed—Sales girl

Ekiti State Police Command has declared wanted a suspected rapist, Mr Tope Adeniyi after he allegedly defiled his wife’s sales girl on his matrimonial bed. The victim (names withheld) who narrated how she was More...

By Bar and Bench On Thursday, November 23rd, 2017
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ABUAD to New Students: We ‘ll expel you if you engage in cultism, rape, other crimes

Management of the Afe Babalola University, Ado Ekiti (ABUAD) has declared that it has zero tolerance for all forms of rascality, warning that it would expel any student found to have engaged in vices such as drug, More...

By Bar and Bench On Wednesday, November 8th, 2017
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Police arrest two brothers over serial rape of their nieces

Men of the Lagos State Police command have apprehended two brothers—Savior Philip (35) and Paul Philip (17) for allegedly raping their nieces at Bariga area of Lagos. Their victims who were aged eight and 13 More...

By Bar and Bench On Thursday, October 26th, 2017
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How a 52-yr–old father serially raped own daughter for five years—Police

The police on Wednesday narrated before an Ikeja Magistrates’ Court how a 52-year-old man, Paul Akpederi serially raped own daughter at any time convenient for him between 2012 and 2017. The police, in a count More...

By Bar and Bench On Tuesday, October 3rd, 2017
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Court sends Ekiti cabman to prison for raping and robbing an undergraduate inside bush

An Ado-Ekiti Magistrate Court on Tuesday ordered immediate remand of a 21-year old cabman, Mr Tope Ojolo, for allegedly raping a female student of Ikere Ekiti College of Education inside bush before dispossessing More...

By Bar and Bench On Wednesday, September 27th, 2017
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Court sends 40-yr old man to prison for allegedly raping 12-year-old girl

An Iyaganku Magistrates’ court sitting in Ibadan on Wednesday remanded a 40-year-old man, Samson Ayodele, in prison for allegedly raping a 12-year-old girl. The Magistrate, I.O. Olanipekun said Mr. Ayodele should More...

By Bar and Bench On Friday, September 22nd, 2017
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Contending with upsurge of rape cases, by Musbau Rasaq

In recent times, the Nigerian media has reported the increasing frequency of rape cases across the country. The upsurge, especially of gang rapes and rapes of girls by miscreants, relatives and neighbours, should More...

By Bar and Bench On Friday, August 25th, 2017
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How herdsman raped a married woman on her farm in Ibadan, police tell court

As court sends accused to Iyaganku prisons pending DPP’s advice An Iyaganku Senior Magistrates Court in Ibadan has ordered immediate remand of a herdsman, Abubakar Likita, in Agodi Prisons for allegedly More...

By Bar and Bench On Friday, August 18th, 2017
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How a security guard raped my 11-yr old daughter with N60—Victim’s father

As court remands guard in prison pending bail A Kano State Magistrate Court sitting at Audu Bako Secretariat has sent a 55-year-old security guard, Magaji Sule, to prison for allegedly raping an eleven-year old More...