WOMEN LAWYERS PETITION IG OVER RAPIST LECTURER

By Victor Ogunje in Ado Ekiti The Federation of International Women Lawyers (FIDA) has called on the Inspector General of Police (IG), Mr. Adamu Mohammed, to order the police in Ekiti State to prosecute Prof. Adewole Atere for allegedly impregnating a 16-year-old student of the Federal University, Oye Ekiti (FUOYE), Precious Azuka. FIDA appealed to IG to order the Commissioner of Police, Ekiti Command, Mr Asuquo Amba, to arrest the alleged culprit, Prof. Atere, who was accused of impregnating the victim. The student was allegedly impregnated by Atere, the minor’s Head…

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16-YR OLD GANGRAPED TO DEATH IN OGUN

The decomposing body of a 16-year-old girl allegedly raped to death by suspected hoodlums in Isale Ijeun area of Idi Ape in Abeokuta, Ogun State, has been found in a bush in the neighbourhood. Aishat Shodeinde was allegedly abducted on Friday, August16, while returning home by some unidentified men who proceeded to gang-rape her to death in the bush. Aishat was, until her tragic death, an SS3 student at an unnamed secondary school. She was simultaneously undergoing training as an auxiliary nurse in a hospital in the neighbourhood. Sources said…

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MORE DETAILS EMERGE ON WHY EKITI TENANT RAPED AND KILLED LANDLADY

The police in Ekiti state have arrested a 39-year-old man, Tunmise Abraham, who allegedly killed her landlady, Mrs Bukola Olanrewaju after raping her to death in Ado Ekiti. The 39-year-old Tailor and mother of three was killed last week Thursday by Tunmise, who hailed from Ikole Ekiti. The command also arrested two serial rapists, Babalola Olaniyo and Olupinla Dotun, who raped a girl at Olorunda area of Ado Ekiti metropolis last week. The Command’s police Commissioner, Mr Asuquo Amba, said Tunmise was arrested at a church in Akure, Ondo State…

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MAN RAPES, IMPREGNATES 16-YR OLD PUPIL IN EKITI

Abiodun Nejo, Ado Ekiti A 32-year-old man, Ojo Owoeye, was on Friday, arraigned before an Ado-Ekiti Chief Magistrates’ Court for molesting and impregnating a 16-year-old secondary school pupil. Owoeye was charged with one count of sexual abuse. The police prosecutor, Inspector Johnson Okunade, alleged that the defendant committed the offence sometime in May in Ado-Ekiti, where he sexually abused and impregnated the pupil. “The offence contravenes Section 4 of the Ekiti State Gender-based Violence (Prohibition) Law, 2011,” Okunade stated. The defendant, however, pleaded not guilty to the charge. The defence…

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LANDLADY RAPED TO DEATH BY TENANT IN ADO EKITI

Ado-Ekiti – A commercial motorcyclist has reportedly raped his landlady to death in Ado Ekiti, Ekiti state capital. The shocking incident occurred on Thursday at Olorunda area of the state. Vanguard gathered that the mother of three, described by family member as a middle-aged woman, was at home alone after her husband had gone to work while the children were said to have gone for holiday coaching when the incident happened. The suspected tenant was alleged to have broken into the woman’s room, threatened her with a cutlass and tied…

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3 UNDERGRADUATES ARRESTED FOR RAPE IN ONDO

Three students of the Ondo State College of Health Technology, Akure are currently in police net for allegedly gang-raping a female student of the institution. It was gathered from the victim (name withheld), a student at the Environmental Health Technician Department of the government-owned college that was at her boyfriend’s residence at “Barristers Lodge” area of the school when the incident happened. The Police spokesperson in the state, Femi Joseph who identified the suspects as Charles Eyitayo, Damilola Aderoboye and Blessing Michael disclosed that investigation had begun into the matter.…

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TEENAGE AHMADU BELLO UNIVERSITY STUDENT RAPED BY HIV POSITIVE LECTURER

….Teenaged student raped by HIV-positive lecturer ……Lecturers arrested, sacked By Isa Sa’idu, Despite punitive measures being taken by the management of the Ahmadu Bello University (ABU) in Zaria, many students are battling to overcome the trauma of sexual harassment and abuse by their lecturers. Daily Trust Saturday takes a look. Asabe (not real name) was excited to secure admission into the famous Ahmadu Bello University (ABU), Zaria. She has however never envisaged that her life would be ruined while in the course of pursuing knowledge. To her chagrin, one of…

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EKITI GOVT SHAMES PASTOR WHO RAPED UNDERAGED GIRL, PUBLISH HIS PICS ON THE STREETS OF THE STATE

As  part of effort to curb sexual violence, Ekiti State government has begun publishing photographs of convicted sex offenders in prominent public spaces. The photographs of Reverend Gabriel Asateru, a former Anglican priest, who was convicted for unlawful sexual intercourse was seen on Friday in some public areas in the state. Asateru, 53, who is serving a five- year imprisonment at the Federal Prison, Ado Ekiti, defiled a seven-year old girl (name withheld) on December 23, 2016 at Ifisin Ekiti in Ido/Osi Local Government area of the State. The offence…

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NAPTIP ARRESTS TEACHER WHO RAPED 6-YR OLD

The National Agency for the Prohibition of Trafficking in Persons (NAPTIP) has arrested a 30-year-old man, Shedrach Nwekeagu, for allegedly raping a six-year-old school pupil. This information was contained in a statement sent to PREMIUM TIMES on Thursday by the agency. The agency said the suspect, who hails from Dunukofia Local Government Area of Anambra State, is the Head Teacher in a private school in the Kuje Area Council of the Federal Capital Territory. The statement reads, “the victim’s father had reported the matter to NAPTIP, that he observed that his daughter complained of…

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NEIGHBOURS RAPE, IMPREGNATE MENTALLY ILL LADY IN KATSINA

Olaide Oyelude, Katsina Two neighbours, Nasiru Musa, 35, and Ibrahim Abubakar, 27, have been remanded in prison custody for allegedly raping and impregnating a 26-year-old woman suffering mental illness in Katsina. The suspects, who were said to be the victim’s neighbours at Goya village in the Funtua Local Government Area of the state, are being prosecuted for allegedly taking advantage of her mental state to serially rape her from January 2019 until their arrest in July. The police prosecutor, Sergeant Lawal Bello, informed a Katsina Senior Magistrates’ Court presided over…

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