Category Archives: CHILD RIGHTS

WOMAN DOCKED FOR BEATING A 6-YEAR OLD GIRL FOR EATING XTRA PLATE OF RICE

A woman, Nkechi Ibrahim, who allegedly flogged her 6-year-old niece and tied her legs to a table for eating an extra plate of rice, was on Friday arraigned before an Ikeja Chief Magistrates’ Court. Ibrahim, 43, who resides at 5 Omoojule St., Balogun Bus Stop, Iju Ishaga, a Lagos suburb, was docked for assault, an offence she denied committing. The …

48-year-old Man Remanded In Prison For Defiling 7-year-old Daughter, 15-month-old Granddaughter

A Yaba Magistrate’s Court has remanded a 48-year-old man in prison custody at Ikoyi, Lagos state for allegedly raping his 7-year old daughter and 15 month-old grand-daughter. Sylvester Ehiyele was charged with indecent assault, defilement and unlawful carnal knowledge of the victims. The suspect was said to have confessed to the crime at the State …

Angry mother sets 8-year-old daughter ablaze in Kaduna

The Nigerian Security and Civil Defence Corps, NSCDC, on Wednesday, arrested a woman in Kaduna for allegedly setting her eight-year- old daughter ablaze with petrol over trivia offence. The suspect also locked up the girl for six days before someone raised the alarm which attracted the security men. ‎It was gathered that the suspect asked her daughter …

Wickedness!! Woman Kills Her Neighbor’s 2-Year-Old Son In Lagos

A woman has been arrested for allegedly killing a 2-year-old boy in Lagos. According to reports, the shocking incident happened on Wednesday, 12th December, 2018, as the young son of one Mr Promise Samuel from Ikono Local Government, Akwa Ibom State – was brutally murdered in cold blood by a co-tenant identified as Ms. Chineye Ndubuife from Anambra …

SUPPORT CAMPAIGN TO END SEXUAL VIOLENCE AGAINST CHILDREN

Child sexual abuse is not an epidemic because abusers are unstoppable, rather, it is an epidemic because learning, talking and taking action to protect children does not receive the awareness and support it deserves. Be the change. Up to $5000 is needed to earn us permanent membership of GlobalGiving. This will give us access to regular fund to sustain …

NAPTIP ARRESTS OCHANYA’S AUNT FOR KNOWLEDGE ABOUT TEENAGER’S REPEATED RAPE

The National Agency for the Prohibition of Trafficking in Persons (NAPTIP) has arrested Felicia Ogbuja, the aunt of Elizabeth Ochanya, a teenage girl that recently died after years of sexual abuse. Ochanya died on October 18, 2018 after years of sexual abuse allegedly perpetrated by Felicia’s husband, Andrew Ogbuja, and their son, Victor, a student …

COURT REMANDS LECTURER WHO RAPED 13-YEAR OCHANYA TO DEATH IN PRISON CUSTODY

The Chief Magistrate’s Court One, Makurdi, Benue State, on Thursday remanded a 51-year-old lecturer in the Department of Catering and Hotel Management, Benue State Polytechnic, Mr Andrew Ogbuja, in custody. The lecturer, who had earlier been charged for allegedly raping his 13-year-old housemaid, Miss Elizabeth Ogbanje, was on Thursday arraigned on …

THE FULL STORY OF WHAT HAPPENED TO 13-YEAR OLD OCHANYA AND HOW IT ALL STARTED

The International Federation of Women Lawyers, (FIDA) Nigeria is devastated to report the untimely and unjust passing of our tender client, Ochanya Elizabeth Ogbanje, allegedly following years of sexual abuse, defilement and violation at the hands of her uncle, Mr Andrew Ogbuja and cousin, Mr Victor Ogbuja. Miss Ochanya’s case was first reported to …

MORE INFORMATION ON 13-YEAR OLD OCHANYA: SHE SHOULD NEVER DIE IN VAIN

Meet the girl who dared to dream. The Exceptionally brilliant girl who held on to her educational dreams. She believed staying with relatives would help her realise it since her immediate family couldn’t muster the funds to see her through school! That dream of being an educated, responsible young woman and leader of tomorrow was not to be. Her …