Tag Archives: Rape

Drama As Segalink Accuses Kiki Mordi Of Threatening Him & D’banj’s Rape Accuser

Nigerian investigative journalist, Kiki Mordi has been put on blast on Twitter after Nigerian realtor, Segun Awosanya, popularly known as Segalink – alleged in a accusatory tweet that she “played the role of the hitman” and sent threats to him and the woman who accused D’banj of rape, Seyitan Babatayo because he had intervened in the police case. This escalated after…

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D’banj Cleared Of Rape Allegation As Accuser Withdraws Petition

Seyitan Babatayo, the young lady, who accused Nigerian singer, Oladapo Oyebanjo popularly known as D’Banj, of rape has notified the police of withdrawing her petition. Recalled that the music star made headlines back in June after Seyitan made rape allegations against D’banj. The statement claimed he reportedly raped her in a hotel on December 30, 2018. In a letter dated July…

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Tiwa Savage Scores A Feature On The Guardian, Talks Rape Culture & More

Nigerian pop star, Tiwa Savage has been tapped for an exclusive interview with British daily newspaper The Guardian, where she discussed rape culture and toxic stereotypes against women in the music industry. Speaking to Tochi Louis, Tiwa opens up on using her influence to tackle rape culture which she refers as the country’s own “#MeToo moment”. She says, “Rape culture is so rampant in…

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Senate Passes Bill Proposing Life Sentences For Kidnappers

On Tuesday, July 14, the Nigerian Senate passed a bill which proposes life incarceration for kidnappers, as against the current 10 years maximum sentence. According to PUNCH, the bill contains amendments to the criminal code which is currently in operation in the southern part of Nigeria. The proposed legislation was sponsored by Senator Oluremi Tinubu, with the title,…

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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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NDDC Ex-Boss, Joy Nunieh Accuses Senator Godswill Akpabio Of Sexual Harassment

Joy Nunieh, the former Acting Managing Director of Interim Management Committee  (IMC) of the Niger Delta Development Commission (NDDC) has accused Godswill Akpabio, the Minister of Niger Delta Affairs of sexually harassing her. The former NDDC boss made the fresh allegation in an interview on Arise TV this morning, July 13, where she claimed that she is…

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ASUU Condemns Sexual Harassment Bill, Says It’s “Targeted At Male Lecturers”

The Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU) has condemned the sexual harassment and rape bill recently passed by the Nigerian Senate, alleging that it is targeted at lecturers. Prof. Biodun Ogunyemi, the National President of ASUU while speaking at a Town Hall meeting with critical stakeholders in Jos on Monday, July 13, said the bill which is…

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D’Banj’s Ex-Manager, Franklin Amudo Breaks Silence Over Rape Allegation

Franklin Amudo, the former manager D’Banj has recounted his version of events regarding the ongoing rape allegation involving the popular muisc star and fast-rising model/influencer, Miss Seyitan Babatayo. In a new interview with GoldMynetv, Franklin said he was the one who invited Seyitan to an event in Lagos where D’Banj attended and performed on December 30, 2018. According to him,…

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Alleged Rape: D’banj Slams N1.5 Billion Lawsuit Against Accuser, Seyitan Babatayo

Weeks after the young lady who accused popular Nigerian musician Dapo Oyebanjo of rape released an official press statement regarding the whole saga, she has been sued for the sum of N1.5 billion. The lady identified as Seyitan Babatayo was slammed the lawsuit through the multiple award winning singer’s lawyer, Mike Ozekhome. In addition, Seyitan is also expected…

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UPDATE: Police Deny Detaining D’banj’s Rape Accuser, Seyitan Babatayo

The Nigerian police has debunked claims that they detained Seyitan Babatayo, the young lady who accused singer, Dapo Oyebanjo popularly known as D’banj, of rape. A police source who spoke to Vanguard, said D’banj reported on three separate occasions at Force Criminal Investigation Division (FCID) for interrogation and statement, while Seyitan repeatedly refused to show up. Her alleged…

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