Tag: rape

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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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EditorSeptember 13, 2017

[The Sexuality Blog] A transwoman with a penis was moved to a women’s prison and this happened

One of the big discussions around the idea of transness is the argument that gender is innate and that person ...

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EditorSeptember 10, 2017

[The Sexuality Blog] A woman just got jailed for 10 years for fabricating 9 violent rapes

Before we delve into this, we would like to remind you that false rape claims make up for less than ...

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EditorAugust 22, 2017

[The Sexuality Blog] Ndani TV has brought back ‘Real Talk’… with a heavy dose of rape misinformation

One recipe for disaster is to put young, privileged, Nigerian celebrities in a room, train a camera on them and ...

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Omoleye OmoruyiAugust 17, 2017

400-level UNILAG student arrested for rape, may face 14 years jail term

A 400-level student of Actuarial Sciences of the University of Lagos (UNILAG), Oluwaseyi Anyiam, 22, has been arrested for allegedly ...

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EditorAugust 17, 2017

[The Sexuality Blog] Why do we downplay rape when the person doing it is a white woman?

Woman accused of having sex with 11-year-old, getting pregnant https://t.co/aXfJXF8H0h — WAVY TV 10 (@WAVY_News) June 28, 2017 Look at ...

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AzeezAugust 16, 2017

[The Injustice Blog] That ‘shameful’ occurrence at an Edo Hospital

by Adesina Tosin Nathaniel There was a news report by Punch Newspapers recently, of a protest by patients and their ...

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EditorAugust 10, 2017

[The Injustice Blog] It’s time for men to start speaking out publicly against rape

Being a man is more than a name, it’s about responsibility, reliability and being a role model. These factors are more important ...

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EditorAugust 8, 2017

If you do one thing today, it should be reading this essay by Deandre Levy.

Men have gotten a lot of slack in the last few months for their increasingly frustrating refusal to look inwards ...

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EditorAugust 8, 2017

[The Injustice Blog] These continuous reports of rape have to stop

Have you noticed how we can hardly go through a day without receiving at least one news report about rape? ...

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Omoleye OmoruyiAugust 7, 2017

Indecent dressing responsible for increased rape incidents – Islamic group

The Islamic Group Muslim Rights Concern (MURIC) has blamed indecent dressing for the increase in rape cases in women. This was highlighted ...

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Op-ed EditorAugust 3, 2017

Opinion: The right way to define rape

by Michael Ace Once upon a time, there was a case of a lady who got raped by one of ...

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EditorAugust 2, 2017

For the naysayers; Lagos reported 574 confirmed cases of rape/sexual assault in 2016-2017

When we speak about sexual assault and rape in Lagos in public spaces, without fail, the #NotAllMen brigade appear first ...

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Op-ed EditorJuly 29, 2017

The Thread: My shocking sexual harassment story

These kind of things happen all the time to women, but it is no less shocking everytime we are confronted ...

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EditorJuly 28, 2017

Did you hear about the Arab millionaire who got out of a rape charge by saying he fell on his victim and accidentally penetrated her?

Just when you think you’ve heard everything ridiculous under the sun, you find something that will surprise the socks off you. ...

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ToluJuly 26, 2017

Understanding Amber Rose’s definition of ‘slut’ and why all of it confuses us

To get through this piece appropriately, it would be instructive to define a few terminologies: Slut: a woman who has ...

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Omoleye OmoruyiJune 27, 2017

Ghana police arrest 6 Nigerians for alleged kidnap and rape

Ghana Police have reportedly arrested a 32-year-old Nigerian for the kidnap and rape of a 21-year-old woman at Ashaley Botwe, ...

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Omoleye OmoruyiJune 18, 2017

Police arrests Fulani herdsman for raping 22-year-old woman for 3 days

A 22-year-old Fulani herdsman, Abubakar Mojumba, has been arrested by the Nigerian Police for the alleged kidnap and rape of ...

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EditorJune 18, 2017

[The Sexuality Blog] Spread the word, BimInspire is offering free counselling for victims of sexual abuse and Domestic Violence this month

SURVIVE: A private counselling and therapy session organised by BimsInspire Foundation for victims of Sexual Abuse and Domestic Violence. The ...

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EzinneJune 17, 2017

The Thread: “Our justice system is broken” | America rails against Bill Coby’s mistrial

The jury has declared a mistrial in the Bill Cosby case of the alleged 2004 rape of Andrea Constand. The ...

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EditorJune 17, 2017

[The Sexuality Blog] Bill Cosby’s mistrial proves we need to separate our artists from their work

Bill Cosby, better known to you as Cliff Huxtable from the Cosby Show has literally inspired two generations of black ...

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EzinneJune 16, 2017

“America cares more about race than sexual assault” | 7 things we learned from Shanon Lee’s analysis

A dive into the Bill Cosby trial   1 Black America has a hard time seeing “America’s Favourite Dad” as a ...

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