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Bill Cosby’s wife Camille slams his guilty verdict as ‘mob justice’

The wife of Bill Cosby on Thursday slammed as “mob justice” her husband’s conviction by a US jury of sexual assault, attacking the media, prosecutors and his accuser in a tirade-laden statement.

Bill Cosby guilty on all counts at sexual assault trial

Bill Cosby was convicted Thursday of sexual assault by a US jury, which found him guilty of drugging and molesting a university employee 14 years ago in the first celebrity trial of the #MeToo era.

Chimamanda Adichie: How powerful media man sexually assaulted me

Celebrated Nigerian author, Chimamanda Adichie, has revealed that she was sexually assaulted by “a powerful man in the media” when she was 17.

Bill Cosby paid accuser $3.38m, US sexual assault retrial hears

Disgraced US megastar Bill Cosby paid $3.38 million to a former university employee who accused him of sexual assault, a court heard Monday in a dramatic start to the first such celebrity trial of the #MeToo era.

Police arrest taxi drivers for raping, robbing victim

The police have nabbed two taxi drivers for raping and robbing their female passenger in Yenagoa, Bayelsa State.

Jury selection due to start in Bill Cosby sexual assault retrial

Jury selection for the retrial of US comedian Bill Cosby on sexual assault charges was set to begin in a Pennsylvania court on Monday.

Driver in court over alleged assault of 5-year-old girl

A commercial driver, Jude Ugwu, 50, was on Tuesday brought before an Ikeja Chief Magistrates’ Court for allegedly inserting an unidentified substance inside the private part of his neighbour’s daughter.

Morocco publisher accused of ‘sexual assault’ – lawyer

A prominent Moroccan newspaper publisher and journalist arrested last week has been referred to the prosecution for alleged "sexual assault", his lawyer said on Monday.

Security guard faces rape charge

The police on Friday docked a 39-year-old security guard, Sanya Olayemi, over alleged rape of a 16-year-old girl in an Ikeja Chief Magistrates’ Court, Lagos.

Actress accuses Steven Seagal of sexual assault

Rachel Grant, an actress known for her role in James Bond film ‘Die Another Day’, has accused Steven Seagal of sexual assault.

Lagos govt moves to relocate Ikoyi prison to Epe

The Lagos State Government has activated discussions with the Federal Government to relocate Ikoyi Prison to the outskirt of Epe, the State’s Attorney General and Commissioner for Justice, Mr Adeniji Kazeem said on Friday.

Former Manchester City star Robinho sentenced to nine years in prison for sexual assault

Former Manchester City forward Robinho has been sentenced to nine years in prison for sexual assault, according to Sky Italia.

UK police probe second Kevin Spacey allegation

British police are investigating Hollywood star Kevin Spacey over a second allegation of sexual assault, the Press Association news agency reported on Wednesday.

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