Tag: rape

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Bernard DayoSeptember 18, 2018

Here’s what rape culture looks like in one single tweet, and how men still perpetuate it

One thing about using social media: it can be an extension of our thoughts and beliefs from years of conditioning. ...

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YNaija NewsRoomSeptember 10, 2018

#YNaijaEssays: Will Nigerian entertainment ever grow up?

It has been 89 years since the world’s first television broadcast. It may not have looked like the future then, with ...

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tosin adesinaSeptember 3, 2018

Rape Allegation: Theo Ukpaa must speak now, we can’t wait until the end of his honeymoon

Media practitioner and sacked Head of Programmes at Linda Ikeji TV, Mr. Theo Ukpaa was accused of rape last week ...

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tosin adesinaApril 4, 2018

When are we going to address the rape epidemic happening in Enugu concerts?

For the second time in less than a year, allegations of orchestrated mass rapes have surfaced from concerts held in ...

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Gbenga OdunsiMarch 16, 2018

Women: Ugly Truth About The Increase In Rape Cases

There has been an increase in cases of rape and gang rape in Nigeria, but many go unreported. The few that ...

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tosin adesinaFebruary 14, 2018

[The Injustice Blog] Chrisland staff arrested for sexually assaulting a 2-year-old girl

Adegboyega Adenekan, a supervisor at Chrisland Schools in Lagos is now being quizzed by the Lagos State Domestic and Sexual Violence ...

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EditorFebruary 11, 2018

The Sexuality Blog: The Mirabel Centre just got honoured by the Queen of England

Is there any bigger way for your work as an activist to be recognised and honoured than recognition from the ...

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EditorFebruary 9, 2018

The Sexuality Blog: A serial rapist got caught in UNILAG but that’s only half the story

Earlier this week, the internet went agog with the unbelievable story of Imonitie Ilen-Otuma, a graduate of the University of ...

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Alexander OnukwueJanuary 28, 2018

Dorcas Fapson and the Taxify abduction controversy; Diezani in London | See the top 10 viral tweets from last week

Viral tweets just make Twitter utterly delightful; so we thought to curate our top 10 (there’s a bonus and then ...

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EditorJanuary 26, 2018

[The Sexuality Blog] Your favorite rape ‘prevention technique’ is problematic and here’s why

This was originally published on Medium by Miss Wura Abulatan. We think the message she conveys here is important in ...

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EzinneDecember 18, 2017

The Thread: “OLIC was the most secure show ever ” “Olamide deserves a statue” | Twitter scores #OLIC4 an A+

On Saturday, hours before the annual show OLIC began, complaints emerged on Twitter regarding the lack of safety of the ...

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EditorNovember 29, 2017

[The Sexuality Blog] It is not Toke Makinwa’s job to make anybody’s daddy service his debts

If you’ve been following the entertainment and gossip blogs, then you’ll know Toke Makinwa is back in the news. This ...

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EzinneNovember 28, 2017

The Thread: UNILAG Olodo fights back after @udala_ accuses him of rape on Twitter

Controversy erupted on Twitter after @uduala_ pointed accusing fingers at a Twitter influencer, @UnilagOlodo for raping her when she visited ...

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AzeezNovember 4, 2017

Netflix fires Kevin Spacey from House of Cards after sexual assault allegations

Following rape allegations against him, Netflix has fired Kevin Spacey, who is the star and executive producer of series, “House of ...

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EditorNovember 3, 2017

[The Sexuality Blog] Why is Nicki Minaj staying silent on her brother’s rape case?

There are few people you’d expect certain kinds of behaviour from. Especially if this person has built a career on ...

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EzinneNovember 2, 2017

The Thread: “Start putting my hands in his pants, I don’t take no for an answer” | How women help rape culture

We are used to reading stories of women being raped by men on social media, but that of men being ...

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EditorOctober 26, 2017

[The Sexuality Blog] Non-disclosure agreements silence victims, why are they still a thing?

Just when you think you’ve heard everything about Harvey Weinstein, something else pops up that makes you question just how ...

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EditorOctober 21, 2017

[The Sexuality Blog] SA artiste Brickz’s rape case proves only personal discipline can keep a man from straying

For a rape case surrounding a high profile person, the case against Sipho Ndlovu, the South African rapper otherwise known ...

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EditorOctober 19, 2017

[The Sexuality Blog] Here’s a quick and easy way to report domestic and sexual assaulters

This is to inform the Public that LASG has Launched Short Service Code ‘6820’ for Residents to Report Cases of ...

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Omoleye OmoruyiOctober 14, 2017

Nelly’s rape accuser asks Police to stop investigation

A woman who said the rapper, Cornell Iral Haynes Jr. known as Nelly raped her on his tour bus in a ...

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EzinneOctober 11, 2017

The Thread: “He came over to me and groped my privates” | Terry Crews, Hollywood and the Harvey Weinstein sickness

Oscar winning film producer, Harvey Weinstein is on the ropes for raping three women and assaulting several others over the ...

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ToluOctober 9, 2017

Entertainment Roundup: Nelly’s alleged victim claims he raped her “without a condom”; Celebrities react to DJ Olu’s death | More stories

Now that it’s clear that we can never wish Mondays away, we’ll just get on it by bringing you the ...

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AzeezOctober 8, 2017

The Thread: He’s super creepy | Twitter reactions to Nelly’s rape allegation

After being off the news for a while, rapper Cornell Haynes Jr. popularly known as Nelly is back. This time, not because he ...

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AzeezOctober 8, 2017

Rapper Nelly arrested for alleged rape on his tour bus

Rapper Cornell Haynes Jr. popularly known as Nelly has been taken into custody Saturday in Washington, for alleged rape. According ...

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EditorOctober 6, 2017

[The Sexuality Blog] Apparently, now you have to “fight” to prove you were raped

This is a story of Mahmood Farooqui, a film director who raped an American foreign exchange and got sentenced for ...

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Op-ed EditorSeptember 28, 2017

The Thread: Finally, men tell us why they rape

This is not to assume that men are always the perpetrators when it comes to rape, even if by the ...

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EditorSeptember 23, 2017

[The Sexuality Blog] Getting help after rape and sexual assault just got easier

Victims of rape and sexual assault need all the help that is available to them, and one of the things ...

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Op-ed EditorSeptember 20, 2017

Opinion: The many faces of sexual trauma

by Ijeoma Ndukwe Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD) is a natural response to sexual trauma, and yet it remains profoundly stigmatized ...

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EditorSeptember 20, 2017

[The Sexuality Blog] Are you kidding with this ‘Kevin Hart was raped’ conspiracy theory?

So, months after refusing to directly address a rumour supported by a TMZ video that Kevin Hart was cheating on ...

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EditorSeptember 14, 2017

[The Sexuality Blog] Monalisa Chinda thinks gendered violence happens because women ‘provoke’ men

You would think that at this point, in September 2017, someone would have at least educated the average Nigerian celebrity ...

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