Tag Archives: Ovie Omo-Agege

Nigeria Records Over 3,000 Rape Cases During COVID-19 Lockdown

The Minister of Women Affairs and Social Development, Senator Pauline Tallen, has stated that no fewer than 3, 600 cases of rape were recorded during the lockdown while condemning the crime’s upsurge nationwide. She made this known in a statement by the Media Office of the Deputy Senate President, Ovie Omo-Agege, when she paid him a…

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Senate Passes Bill Prohibiting Sexual Harassment In Tertiary Institutions

The Nigerian Senate has passed a bill that will curb sexual harassment in tertiary institutions around the country, according to The PUNCH. The bill which was sponsored by Deputy Senate President, Ovie Omo-Agege during the 8th Senate prohibits the offense of sexual harassment of university students by predatory educators. It also criminalizes the act of neglect or…

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Senate Orders IG Of Police To Recover Mace Within 24 Hours

The Nigerian Senate has ordered the Inspector General of Police, Ibrahim Idris, to recover the stolen mace within 24 hours, The Cable reports. Ovie Omo-Agege, representing Delta Central District, had stormed the senate with hoodlums, carting away the mace. Omo-Agege, along with the hoodlums, reportedly made away with the mace in 3 vehicles waiting for them. The senate had…

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Suspended Senator Ovie Omo-Agege & “Thugs” Storm Senate, Steal Mace

Unknown “thugs” on Wednesday stormed the Nigerian Senate, making away with the mace of office, The Cable reports. The senate was in session when the thugs stormed in, reportedly accompanying suspended senator Ovie Omo-Agege. The sergeants-at-arms were pictured struggling with the thugs to recover the mace. Ike Ekweremadu, the Deputy Senate Leader, asked that the senators in session…

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