Tag: Sexual assault

EditorJune 26, 2020

Ekiti state is opening its first dedicated GBV referral centre

In a country where many seem undecided about how to treat victims of sexual assault and gender based violence, the ...

Edwin OkoloJuly 4, 2019

‘I don’t think she is unaware’: A second survivor comes forward with her experience with Biodun Fatoyinbo and the tacit guilt of a pastor’s wife 

To understand how much fear Pastor Biodun Fatoyinbo inspires in the subject of our next interview; we will tell you ...

Temidayo Taiwo-SidiqJune 28, 2019

The YNaija Exclusive Cover – the 28th of June

Follow the link below to read and watch our exclusive story on how Busola Dakolo reveals her heart-wrenching experience about rape ...

Bernard DayoJune 28, 2019

Gambia’s ex-president Yahya Jammeh has been accused of rape by three women

According to a report released by two human rights group on Wednesday, three women levelled allegations of rape and sexual ...

Bernard DayoApril 17, 2019

Rape victims should never be blamed for rape, and feminists on Twitter are using SARS brutality to explain this

The conversation on rape and sexual harassment was – and still is – the linchpin of the #MeToo Movement and ...

Temidayo Taiwo-SidiqDecember 17, 2018

Just In: Sacked O.A.U. Lecturer, Professor Akindele pleads guilty to sex-for-mark allegation

An embattled former lecturer at the Obafemi Awolowo University, Ile Ife, Prof. Richard Iyiola Akindele, dragged to court over his demand ...

EditorOctober 15, 2018

Friendly reminder: Long term friendships are no guarantee against sexual assault

This morning, an article surfaced on gossip blog Instablog9ja. On it a lady named The Whiskey Lady put out an ...

Bernard DayoMay 15, 2018

EbonyLife TV is taking Andre Blaze Henshaw’s sexual assault allegation very seriously

With #MeToo still running its course, I’m beginning to think that sexual assault cases go through four stages. First with ...

EditorApril 28, 2018

Long Read: Who is watching out for all the other Professor Akindeles

Editor’s Note At the request of the article’s author, we have chosen to keep the identity of all parties named ...

EditorApril 10, 2018

Richard Akindele wanted sex for grades, a problem too many Nigerian students face

Its been nearly 15 years since Nigerian rapper Eedris Abdulkareem released his now iconic second single ‘Mr. Lecturer’. The song ...

EditorJanuary 30, 2018

[The Sexuality Blog] Just a reminder that even victims of sexual assault can also uphold the attacker

Big Brother Nigeria is the gift that keeps on giving. Last weekend, during the launch of the new season of ...

ToluJanuary 17, 2018

Entertainment Roundup: Seal ”vehemently denies” forcefully kissing and groping former neighbour | More stories

Here’s everything you may have missed in entertainment yesterday and others that unraveled through the night.   SEAL is being ...

EzinneDecember 30, 2017

The Thread: This is why women shout “men are scum” from the rooftops

This is a conversation we’ve had on Twitter Nigeria (and global) so many times this year, but somehow the point ...

EditorNovember 28, 2017

[The Sexuality Blog] More Nigerian celebrities need to follow D’Banj’s example

We have been hard on Nigerian celebrities here on the Sexuality Blog and rightly so. While they have not chosen ...

EzinneNovember 11, 2017

The Thread: What men do to silence victims of sexual assault

Harvey Weinstein’s sexual assault saga opened a whole can of worms across continents about sexual assault by celebrities. Kenya Twitter ...

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 ...

EditorNovember 2, 2017

[The Sexuality Blog] TheCable’s uncovering of an underage prostitution ring reveals Nigeria’s defective system

There are few things as scandal inducing to the average person than learning about a prostitution ring. It is a ...

Adegbite AdedotunOctober 16, 2017

British actress, Anthony Lysette accuses Weinstein of rape

Harvey Weinstein’s image has been dented further following British actor, Lysette Anthony’s fresh allegation of rape attack in her London ...

EditorOctober 12, 2017

[The Sexuality Blog] Swallow Your Words: Ben Affleck is reminded he’s also sexually assaulted a woman

If you haven’t been following the news coming out from Hollywood over the last week, then we suggest you should. ...

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

AzeezJuly 7, 2017

US judge sets Bill Cosby retrial for November 6

Entertainer Bill Cosby would go back on trial for alleged sexual assault on November 6, a Pennsylvania judge ruled Thursday. ...

EditorJune 14, 2017

American TV Crime Stories: Through O.J. Simpson to Bill Cosby

by Alexander O. Onukwue Superstardom in America is a two-sided bounty coin. If well invested, you never have to pay ...

EditorJune 14, 2017

Clinton vs Cosby vs O’Reilly: What’s with Bills and skirts anyway?

by Alexander O. Onukwue Bill Clinton, 42ndn President of the United States, had multiple extra-marital affairs going back to his time ...

EditorJune 14, 2017

#BBNaija fans, is there any such thing as “silent consent”?

by Alexander O. Onukwue It was the Big Brother Naija show that gave us Nigerians the argument about what constitutes ...

EditorJune 14, 2017

Bill Cosby Trial: How do you define “without her knowledge”?

by Alexander O. Onukwue The verdict to be passed from the jury to the judge on the criminal case involving ...

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