Tag Archives: Sexual Assault

Update: Harvey Weinstein Reportedly Facing Six New Sexual Assault Charges

According to the Los Angeles County District Attorney’s Office, Harvey Weinstein has been charged with six more counts of forcible sexual assault. The disgraced Hollywood producer, who is now a convicted rapist after being accused of alleged Beverly Hills attacks between 2004 and 2010 was hit with three additional forcible rape felonies and three forcible oral copulation…

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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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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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Police Officers Who Reportedly Arrested D’Banj’s Rape Accuser To Be Probed

According to circulating reports, the Inspector-General of Police, Mohammed Adamu, has ordered the probe of the police officers who reportedly arrested D’banj’s rape accuser, Seyitan Babatayo. The IGP gave the order in a letter signed on his behalf by his Principal Staff Officer, DCP Idowu Owohunwa and addressed to the Deputy Inspector-General of Police, Force Criminal…

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Justin Bieber Files $20m Defamation Lawsuit Against Sexual Assault Accusers

Justin Bieber has filed a $20 million defamation lawsuit against two women, Danielle and Kadi who accused him of sexual assault on social media few weeks ago. In the documents obtained by TMZ, the singer’s lawyers say the accusations against him are “factually impossible, and disproven both by indisputable documentary evidence and the individuals’ own…

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D’banj’s Rape Accuser Recounts Her Illegal Detention, Shares More Allegations

The young Nigerian lady, Ms. Seyitan Babalola who accused popular singer Oladapo Oyebanjo aka D’banj of rape has levelled new allegations of intimidation and coercion against him. Ms. Seyitan who made her plight known in a press statement via twitter revealed that Dbanj and his team have resulted to coerce, intimidate and pressure her to…

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D’banj Says He’s “Innocent Until Proven Guilty” Amid Sexual Abuse Scandal

For some days now, Dapo Oyebanjo aka D’banj has been caught in the middle of a social media rape scandal. The popular singer and entertainer who received a lot of backlash for allegedly arresting and bullying his rape accuser, Seyitan Babatayo, has reacted to the ongoing saga yet again by saying he’s “innocent until proven…

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#JusticeForToyin: 19-Year-Old Nigerian Activist Found Dead After Reported Missing In Florida

Oluwatoyin Salau, a US-based Nigerian lady who went missing days ago in Florida, after tweeting about being sexually assaulted, has been reported dead. According to USA Today, the 19-year-old race activist was last seen in a CCTV footage on June 10 at about 7:03 pm at Monroe Street, Tallahassee, Florida. Friends and loved ones took to Twitter,…

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Tonto Dikeh, Hilda Dokubo, Bolanle Olukanni And More Hold ‘End Rape’ Protests In Lagos & Abuja

With the rise of sexual and gender-based violence, concerned Nigerians living in Lagos and Abuja took to the streets to protest the incessant rape and the lack of justice for victims around the country.   Even celebrities were not left out with actresses Tonto Dikeh, Hilda Dokubo, comedian Real Warri Pikin and media personality joining the march…

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