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MOTHER OF 3 BATH 10-YEAR OLD ORPHAN WITH HOT PEPPER

Mother of three, Mrs Ijeoma Eze-Ezirike has reportedly bathed her housemaid, a 10-year-old orphan, Onyinye Nwaogu, with hot pepper after beating her because she went with her madam’s children to the house of the children’s class teacher. According to eyewitness reports, the incidence took place at No. 1 Timileyin Avenue, Jikwoyi, Phase 1 Extension, …

22-YEAR OLD MAN REMANDED FOR DEFILING A 7-YEAR OLD GIRL

An Ikeja Magistrates’ Court in Lagos on Thursday remanded a 22-year-old trader, Moses Austine, at Kirikiri prisons for allegedly defiling a seven-year-old girl. Magistrate Mrs B.O. Osunsanmi, refused to take the plea of the accused and ordered that he should be kept behind bars pending advice from the State Director of Public Prosecutions (DPP). Austine, …

I only inserted my finger, says man accused of defling 15 year old girl

Emmanuel Okorie, a driver who allegedly defiled his neighbour’s 15-year-old sister, has denied the allegation levelled against him by Lagos State Government. The defendant, who is standing trial on a count charge before a Lagos High Court sitting in Igbosere yesterday, told the court that he did not defile the teenager. Okorie, who was testifying …

CRACO ‘END VIOLENCE CAMPAIGN’ AT GREAT ECSTASY PRIVATE SCHOOL, LAGOS

CRACO took #EndViolenceAgainstChildren Campaign to Great Ecstasy Private School, Iyana Ipaja, Lagos. We believe that Awareness is superior to enforcement. When Children are aware of their rights, how to identify signs of violation, and what to do when about to be violated or when violated, it will go a long way to reducing the rising cases of violence …

I SOLD MY BABY TO RAISE MONEY TO TRAIN HER SIBLINGS – WOMAN SAYS

A 22-year-old woman, Blessing Chukwu, who was arrested by the operatives of the Abia State Police Command in Umuahia for allegedly selling her child, has confessed that she sold her daughter to raise money to train her siblings. Chukwu, who said she already had four children, added that she had no husband to cater for them. She said she was given N190,000, …

MAN SENTENCED TO LIFE IN IMPRISON FOR DEFILING 12-YEAR OLD GIRL

A Lagos state High Court sitting at Igbosere, Lagos state, on Monday convicted and sentenced a 28-year-old man, Kingsley Inyang, to life imprisonment for defiling a 12-year-old girl. In his ruling, the presiding judge, Justice Sedoten Ogunsanya convicted and found the accused guilty of defiling the girl, a junior secondary school (JSS) two pupil, contrary …

COLLEGE STUDENT RAPED TO DEATH IN TARABA

A 300-level final year student of College of Nursing and Midwifery, Jalingo, Miss. Mercy Victor, on Tuesday, died of injuries she sustained following a gang-rape on her by suspected hoodlums on Sunday night. Police Public Relations Officer in the state, ASP. David Missal who confirmed the development on Tuesday said the matter was reported to the headquarters …

57-YEAR OLD MAN REMANDED IN IKOYI PRISON FOR DEFILING 13-YEAR OLD GIRL

A 57-year old man, Idowu Fashola has been remanded at the Ikoyi Prison, Lagos for allegedly defiling his wife’s sister’s 13-year old daughter. He was ordered to be remanded pending when he would perfect the bail conditions granted him by an Igbosere Magistrate Court for allegedly having unlawful canal knowledge of the girl on several occasions after …

MAN WHO DEFILED HIS 4 DAUGHTERS PLEADS GUILTY IN COURT AND REMANDED IN PRISON

A 41-year-old man, Michael Akpan-Isaiah, has been remanded in prison custody for allegedly defiling his four daughters. The minors are aged between two and 17 years. Isaiah, from Akwa Ibom State, allegedly committed the offence between April and May at Borokiri Sand Field, Port Harcourt. The charge reads: “That you, Michael Akpan Isaiah, sometime …