Tag: child abuse

YNaijaApril 16, 2022

The landlord’s case of molestation brings issues of child abuse to the fore

Samuel Adekoya tied the victims with a rope and dragged them to the ground for excreting in his compound.

Ado AminuFebruary 11, 2021

Witchcraft and the tragedy of street kids in Nigeria

A matter of great concern that rarely takes the centre stage in Nigeria’s public discourse is the tragedy of homeless ...

Ado AminuFebruary 8, 2021

Cut the camera | Nigeria’s cultural attitude towards orphans may be evolving

The apathy of Nigerians for child adoption is a statistically established fact. A study published by the Nigerian Journal of ...

Nelson C.JApril 23, 2020

$21,000 tuition is no substitute for hands-on parenting; a bitter lesson African parents must learn

  Is this beating ? 21k USD is a lot and the mum is saying he should not beat them ...

Nelson C.JDecember 27, 2019

More than we ever thought, domestic workers in Nigeria need stronger protection

About five days ago, a video of a woman pushing a little girl out of a car and going on ...

EzinneDecember 20, 2017

The Thread: 2 child sexual abuse stories that will leave you enraged and suspicious

No matter how often we scream about sexual abuse, we still come across stories that shock us still. These stories ...

Op-ed EditorJuly 31, 2017

Opinion: This is what the ‘King of Witches’ has been doing with children

 by Afeso Albert Akanbi I think it is time for the government to step in, not in words but through ...

Omoleye OmoruyiJune 29, 2017

Pope Francis’ top aide charged with sexual assault

Australia’s senior Catholic prelate, and one of Pope Francis’ top advisers, has been reportedly charged with sexual assault. Cardinal George ...

ToluJune 6, 2017

Impact365: Over 2,000 children in Lagos experience sexual abuse daily – Bola Tinubu, founder of Cece Yara Foundation

An alarming number of Nigerian children suffer one form of abuse or the other but the prevalence of young boys ...

EzinneJune 2, 2017

The Thread: “Monster” ” Demon” | Care giver caught on camera battering a special needs child ; Twitter NG reacts

We have no words for acts like these that are clearly beyond insane. How is a human being, a woman, ...

RoqeebahMay 10, 2017

The YNaija Cover this evening – the 10th of May

Read these stories and analyses below: The Thread: “Where there’s smoke, there’s fire” | Did Trump fire FBI Director, Comey, ...

Omoleye OmoruyiMay 10, 2017

Couple sell daughter to pay rent and start a business

by Omoleye Omoruyi Police Command in Cross River have apprehended a couple for allegedly selling their six-year old daughter for ...

Op-ed EditorJanuary 24, 2017

Opinion: The Shock Rise in Paedophilia in Nigeria

by Tony Ogunlowo   Hardly a day goes by when there isn’t a news report about a minor being sexually abused ...

Op-ed EditorJanuary 17, 2017

The Thread: This is why child abuse needs to stop

Child abuse is pervasive in society, some children have come to accept it without questioning. See below the story of ...

Oludolapo AdelanaDecember 22, 2016

Lagos goes tough on child abuse

Lagos Governor, Mr. Akinwunmi Ambode on Thursday announced ratification of the first ever Executive Order establishing a Safeguarding and Child ...

Op-ed EditorOctober 12, 2016

Opinion: Silence and the evil of sexual abuse

by Ayo Akinduro She was twelve and happy. She had just changed her school to a better one and was ...

Mazi EmekaSeptember 23, 2016

Entertainment Roundup: Why Davido doesn’t deserve an award this year | Brad Pitt under police investigation | Psquare scores 1 million YouTube views in a week | More stories

Here are some stories from yesterday and others that unraveled while you slept – and are now buzzing this morning ...

Oreoluwa PetersJune 10, 2016

Entertainment Roundup: More money for Flavour | Toni Payne’s child abuse war ‘takes no prisoners’ | More Stories

Here are the top stories from yesterday and some stories that unraveled while you slept – and are now buzzing ...

Oreoluwa PetersJune 9, 2016

Twitter drama erupts between Toni Payne, MI Abaga and Oby Ezekwesili

On Thursday, 9ice’s ex wife Toni Payne took to her Twitter handle to accuse Nigerian celebrities of not using their ...

Ada IgboanugoSeptember 2, 2015

Child sexual abuse on the rise in Bayelsa

A 40-year-old man raped a four-year-old girl to death in Southern Ijaw Local Government Area of Bayelsa State. This was ...

SolaJanuary 24, 2015

Man, 60, arrested for raping 14-year-old daughter, blames evil spirit (PICTURED)

by Anike Jacobs 60-year-old man, Isiaka Alade, who was recently arrested by police for allegedly defiling his 14-year-old daughter blames ...

SolaJanuary 6, 2015

Terrible: 3-year-old girl narrates how she was raped by a man in Lagos

by Anike Jacobs A three year old girl in kindergarten class two, Little Chinasa, has lost her virginity to a ...

SolaDecember 4, 2014

13-year-old Basic 4 pupil ‘elopes with older lover’ in Lagos

by Anike Jacobs A 13-year-old girl basic 4 pupil, Chikwuo Ezennia, has fled her home with a yet-to-be-identified man, suspected ...

SolaNovember 6, 2014

Man abandons 17 year old wife after five years of marriage

by Anike Jacobs A 35-year-old man, Simeon Ekwuruke, has been arraigned before a Lagos State Chief Magistrate court sitting, Ebute ...

SolaSeptember 26, 2014

She was stubborn, I am not guilty | Woman pours hot water on 12-year-old maid, burns chest

by Anike’ Jacobs One Mrs. Bethelyn Falade, 27, who resides on Church Street, Powerline, in the Ijaiye-Ojokoro area of Lagos, ...

Kolapo OlapojuSeptember 16, 2014

This man allegedly defiled his 5-year-old daughter

by Azubuike Azikiwe The man in this photo has been accused of sexually defiling his 5-year-old daughter. This incident reportedly happened ...

YEditorSeptember 1, 2014

Pastors behaving badly: Ukpabio threatens human rights groups

by Jewel Stephen Helen Ukpabio, the fiery pentecostal preacher in charge of the controversial Liberty Foundation Gospel Ministries, and who ...

SolaAugust 20, 2014

Man rapes seven-year-old girl, damages her private parts

by S’ola Filani A 29 year old Lagosian, Julius, who lived in a rented apartment on Obafalabi Street, Ojodu Berger ...

July 17, 2014

Child abuse: Pastor arrested for maltreating up his kids over N180

by S’ola Filani A middle‑aged pastor of one of the Pentecostal churches in Ile‑Oluji area of Ondo State, Peter Etim, ...

March 17, 2014

SHOCKING: Meet the pastor who abused children, performed SATANIC rituals on them (PICTURED)

by Adeola Balogun Horrific details of crimes committed by a gang of paedophiles led by a pastor in the American ...

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