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Asta Juskauskiene, 35, left husband Giedruis Juskauskas for Mantas Kvedaras, after meeting the 25-year-old online following his release from a Lithuanian prison for rape.

Woman jailed for arranging fight-to-the-death duel for her lovers

A mum who arranged a ‘medieval duel’ to the death see which of her two admirers would win her hand has been jailed for life.
The New York Comedy Club canceled a performance by Ari Shaffir after the comedian posted a video celebrating Kobe Bryant’s death.

Club drops performer after comment about Kobe Bryant

The New York Comedy Club canceled a performance by Ari Shaffir after the comedian posted a video celebrating Kobe Bryant’s death.
A lawyer walks through the compound at the Federal High Court in Ikoyi district in Lagos, Nigeria, May 8, 2018. REUTERS/Akintunde Akinleye

Court sentences two to life imprisonment for kidnapping senator’s wife

A High Court sitting in Port Harcourt has sentenced Abel Okoro and Vincent Wilson, for kidnapping the wife of Senator George Thompson-Sekibo and two of her female friends.
Adegboyega Oyetola

Governor Oyetola: Don’t bring religious sentiment into Amotekun

Osun State Governor, Adegboyega Oyetola, has warned against bringing ethnic and religious sentiments into Western Nigeria Security Initiative codenamed, Amotekun, saying doing so would be dangerous and counterproductive.

Court remands man for ‘raping’ own daughter

An Ikeja Chief Magistrates’ Court on Wednesday remanded a 37-year-old man, Sunday Stephen, in Kirikiri Correctional Service for allegedly raping his 16-year-old daughter.
Funmi Falana

Funmi Falana: Sex offenders’ register can’t stop rapists

A human rights lawyer and the founder, Women Empowerment and Legal Aids, Mrs Funmi Falana, said on Monday that the opening of offenders’ register was not enough to stem incidents of rape and gender-based violence in the country.
Coming under the umbrella of the Western Nigeria Security Network (WNSN), Operation Amotekun is an initiative of the six governors in the southwest zone 5

Operation Amotekun: Northern elders commend South-West governors over security outfit

Convener of Northern Elders’ Forum and former Vice-Chancellor of Ahmadu Bello University, Zaria, Prof Ango Abdullahi on Sunday commended governors of the Southwest geopolitical zone for establishing the ‘Operation Amotekun’ to tackle insecurity in the region.

Niger: Police recover N16.6 million from crime suspects in 2019

The Niger State Police Command says it recovered over N16.6 million from different crime suspects across the state in 2019.

Police officer aids rape suspect to escape from court

A police inspector attached to the Elere Police Station, Lagos State, has been detained for allegedly aiding the escape of a rape suspect, Makinde Raheem, from the premises of the Ogba Magistrates’ Court.
A picture taken in Paris on December 31, 2019 shows the book Le Consentement from French writer Vanessa Springora. MARTIN BUREAU-AFP via Getty Images

France opens rape probe after book sparks paedophilia debate

Paris prosecutors on Friday opened a rape probe after a writer published her account of a relationship she had, from the age of 14, with a prominent literary figure much older than her.
A 23-year-old rape victim, who set herself on fire outside the office of Superintendent of Police (SP) in Unnao, India on December 16, has died in a Kanpur hospital.

23-year old ‘rape victim’ sets herself ablaze, dies

A 23-year-old rape victim, who set herself on fire outside the office of Superintendent of Police (SP) in Unnao, India on December 16, has died in a Kanpur hospital.
Erelu Bisi Adeleye-Fayemi

Bisi Fayemi: 2020‘II be tougher for rapists, child traffickers in Ekiti

The Ekiti State First Lady, Mrs Bisi Fayemi has assured on the commitment of government of Ekiti State, to protecting the children against all forms of molestations.
nigeria police

Police kill four ‘sea pirates’ in Delta

The gunmen, who have been terrorizing residents of Burutu and neighbouring communities along the Delta creeks boundary Bayelsa state, were ambushed by the police crack team on Wednesday.
Nigeria Police

56 suspects paraded by police in Borno

The police in Borno have arrested 56 suspects in connection with various offences in continuation of the Operation PUFF ADER in the past one month in the state.
Kaduna State Acting Governor Hajiya Hadiza Balarabe on Monday led a walk against gender-based violence in Kaduna State.

Kaduna acting governor leads walk against rape, gender-based violence

Speaking shortly before the walk commenced at NEPA roundabout in Kaduna North Local Government Area, the Commissioner, Ministry of Social Development and Human Services, Hajiya Hafsat Baba, said the walk was important in order to demonstrate zero tolerance to gender-based violence in Kaduna State.
A woman in northern India who was on her way to a court hearing of a rape case she had filed months ago was set on fire Thursday morning by five men.

Indian gang rape victim set on fire on way to court, dies

A woman in northern India who was on her way to a court hearing of a rape case she had filed months ago was set on fire Thursday morning by five men.

Police nab most wanted serial rapist in Lagos

The suspect, Chuks Emmanuel, is currently facing interrogation at the Area F Police Command, Ikeja, for alleged rape and fraud.
Mrs. Busola Dakolo, the wife of Nigeria’s inspirational singer, Timi Dakolo, has asked the High Court of the Federal Capital Territory in Abuja to dismiss the preliminary objection filed against the rape case she instituted against the Senior Pastor of Commonwealth of Zion Assembly, Biodun Fatoyinbo.

COZA rape scandal: Busola Dakolo vows to drag Biodun Fatoyinbo to appeal court

Mrs Busola Dakolo, wife of Nigerian singer Timi Dakolo, has vowed to take her rape case against Pastor Biodun Fatoyinbo, founder Commonwealth of Zion Assembly (COZA), to the Appeal Court following decision of an FCT High Court to declare it “statute barred”.

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Queen Elizabeth II’s nephew David Armstrong-Jones is set to divorce, a spokesman said Monday — the second marriage split in the British royal family announced within a week.

Queen Elizabeth II’s nephew in latest royal marriage split

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France confirms first case of ruinous tomato virus

Tomato plants in France’s far-west Finistere region have been contaminated with a destructive virus that can lead to whole crops being wasted, the agriculture ministry said on Monday.
Odion Ighalo has become the first Nigerian to play for Manchester United following his debut against Chelsea.

Odion Ighalo makes Manchester United debut against Chelsea — video

Odion Ighalo has become the first Nigerian to play for Manchester United following his debut against Chelsea.
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Jigawa bye-election: Musa Muhammadu wins APC Babura/Garki federal constituency primary

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