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65-year-old arrested for defiling, impregnating 13-year-old pupil in Edo

A 65-year-old, Matthew Omokhafe, has been arrested for allegedly defiling and impregnating a 13-year-old Primary Four pupil in Akoko-Edo Local Government Area of Edo State.

Police arrests man for kidnapping, brutally defiling 13 years old

The Lagos State police has arrested 26-year-old Chibuzor Emealo, for kidnapping and then brutally defiling a 13 year-old-girl (name withheld) from 12 am till dawn at the Orile Iganmu area.

Father, son arraigned for rape of 10-year-old girl

A father and his son, aged 50 and 16 year respectively, have been arraigned at Evboriaria Magistrate Court in Benin City, the Edo State capital, for the allegedly rape of a 10-year-old girl.

Edo govt launches priority plan to check violence against children

The Edo State Government has concluded plans to launch a policy document detailing action points and stakeholders’ responsibilities in the effort to tackle violence against children in the state.

38-year-old serial paedophile arrested in Lagos

A 38-year-old Rotimi Abomini, fond of enticing young girls with foodstuffs in order to rape them has been arrested.

Katsina, CSOs endorse death penalty for child sexual abuse

The Katsina State Government, in collaboration with a coalition of civil society groups campaigning for the domestication of the Child Rights Act, has proposed death sentence for any person confirmed by a competent court of law to have raped or sexually abused a child.

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