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Kaduna Approves Law Allowing Castration, Fallopian Tube Removal As Rape Penalty

Nasir El-Rufai, the Governor of Kaduna has signed a Penal Code (Amendment) Law that recommends the surgical castration for male rapists and removal of Fallopian tubes for their female counterparts in the state. According to Daily Post, Mr Muyiwa Adekeye, Special Adviser on Media and Communication to the governor noted that these new provisions also updates the penalties…

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Nigeria’s Women Affairs Minister, Pauline Tallen, Advocates Death Penalty For Rapist

Nigeria’s Minister of Women Affairs, Pauline Tallen, has advocated death penalty for people convicted of rape and other related offences. Taking her advocacy to Yola, Adamawa State capital,on Friday, Tallen also pushed for stiff penalty for child-labour offences and other dehumanising treatments against children. She stressed that it was time for religious and other opinion leaders to…

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