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Ibadan Poly Sacks Lecturer for Alleged Sexual Misconduct
Ibadan Poly Sacks Lecturer for Alleged S...

Ibadan Poly Sacks Lecturer for Alleged Sexual Misconduct

The management of The Polytechnic, Ibadan has terminated the appointment of a lecturer in the Department of Urban and Regional Planning, Kelani Ajadi Omotoso, for alleged sexual misconduct. The institution’s Registrar/Secretary to the Council, M. T. Fawale, who released a statement explaining... read more »

UNICEF Expresses Concern Over Jailing of 13-Year-old Child in Kano for Blasphemy
UNICEF Expresses Concern Over Jailing of...

UNICEF Expresses Concern Over Jailing of 13-Year-old Child in Kano for Blas...

The United Nations Children’s agency, Unicef has condemned the sentencing of 13-year-old Omar Farouq to 10 years in prison with menial labour for blasphemy by the Kano State Sharia Court at Feli Hockey, Kano. UNICEF representative in Nigeria, Peter Hawkins condemned the sentence by the Sharia... read more »

Lagos Partners Religious Institutions in Campaign Against Domestic Violence
Lagos Partners Religious Institutions in...

Lagos Partners Religious Institutions in Campaign Against Domestic Violence

Lagos State Domestic and Sexual Violence Response Team (DSVRT) has concluded a two-day workshop to strengthen the capacity of religious institutions to respond to domestic violence as it remains a punishable crime in the state. The event held at Sheraton Hotel, Ikeja was organised in... read more »

Sanwo-Olu's Wife Pledges Support for Joint Legal Clinic
Sanwo-Olu’s Wife Pledges Support f...

Sanwo-Olu’s Wife Pledges Support for Joint Legal Clinic

The First Lady of Lagos State, Dr. (Mrs) Ibijoke Sanwo-Olu on Friday vowed to support the Joint Legal Clinic of the State Ministry of Justice as part of efforts to preserve and protect the rights of citizens of the State. Mrs. Sanwo-Olu, who declared her support while welcoming the Joint Legal... read more »

Police Arrested a 24 Year Old Woman who appeared on a Viral Video detaining a Boy in a Dog Kennel in Lagos
Police Arrested a 24 Year Old Woman who ...

Police Arrested a 24 Year Old Woman who appeared on a Viral Video detaining...

On 14th August, 2019, a team of detectives from the Gender Unit, Command’s Headquarters Ikeja, arrested one Onyinye Mbadike ‘f’ 24yrs of No 7 Trimnell Street, Aguda for assault and child abuse. This followed a viral video on the social media showing the suspect torturing one Chibike... read more »