IGP Orders Arrest Of Policemen Involved In Dbanj Rape Saga

The Inspector-General of Police, Mohammed Adamu, has ordered the probe of the policemen who allegedly arrested Seyitan Babatayo, the lady that accused musician Oladapo Oyebanjo aka D’Banj of rape. The IGP gave the order in a letter dated June 25, 2020 with reference number CZ:7050/IGP.SEC/ABJ/Vol. 132/978 signed on his behalf by his Principal Staff Officer, DCP Idowu Owohunwa. The letter is titled, ‘Re: Petition Against Inspector Abraham, Supol Ugowe and the Entire Police Officers Team at Ikeja, Lagos Division of the Inspector General of Police’ The letter, which was addressed…

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Rape Bill: Senate Enacting Legislations To Protect Victims Of Rape

The Senate is enacting critical legislation to protect victims of rape against any form of stigmatization in the country. The bill, titled ‘Rape and Insurgency Victims Stigmatization (Prohibition) Bill 2019’, scaled second reading during Wednesday’s plenary session. The bill provides for the prosecution and punishment of any person or group of persons who stigmatizes such victims. Leading the debate on the bill, the Sponsor of the legislation, Senator Mohammed Musa, said if passed into law, the bill will encourage victims of rape to testify in court and also ensure the…

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Ekiti: Governor Fayemi Signs Bill On Children’s Sexual Abuse

Ekiti State Governor, Kayode Fayemi has signed into law a bill making treatment and care compulsory for child victims of sexual abuse. While signing the bill on Friday at the Government House in Ado-Ekiti, Governor Fayemi lamented the rising cases of sexual abuse in the state and said there was a need for legal reviews to prioritize the interest and welfare of victims. READ ALSO: https://theemage.com/kogi-attacks-igp-orders-full-scale-search-for-perpetrators/ He also called for a more effective prosecution of sex offenders, stressing the need for a national consensus on rape he described as a…

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COZA: Busola Dakolo Cries About Pressure To Bury Her Rape Case

The wife of popular musician Timi Dakolo who accused the senior pastor of Commonwealth of Zion Assembly (COZA), Biodun Fatoyinbo, of rape has said there is “pressure to bury” her case against the preacher. Busola Dakolo, in a statement on Instagram Thursday, said the Ministry of Justice has been silent since the case was referred to them for prosecution by the police. “We have written a letter but for over a month we have no response,” she said. “Instead, my lawyers and my family have heard about all manner of…

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