Police in Anambra State have arrested a 40-year-old man, Hillary Apeh, for allegedly assaulting his niece, Chioma Ogbu, a nine-old girl at Maryland Estates, Onitsha. The state police public relations officer, Haruna Mohammed, who confirmed the arrest, said that the man physically abused the victim who has scars all over her body. Suspect brutally assaulted … Continue reading MAN ARRESTED FOR MOLESTING HIS 9 YEARS OLD NIECE IN ANAMBRA
Detectives from the Nigeria Police Force, NPF, Area Command in Warri, Delta State have arrested the Founder and General Overseer of the Victory Revival Fasting & Prayer Ministry, Bishop Elijah Orhonigbe for allegedly raping a nineteen-year-old girl (names withheld). The popular cleric was arrested on Friday, June 5, DAILY POST reports. The suspect is now … Continue reading RAPE: POPULAR BISHOP IN WARRI RAPES 19-YEAR-OLD
Clergy guilty of abuse were "tools of Satan", the Pope said, pledging to face every case with "utmost seriousness".
Child sex abuse, he said, reminded him of the ancient religious practice of child sacrifice in pagan rites.
Bishops would now review and strengthen their guidelines to prevent abuse and punish perpetrators, he added.
It is eight months since four-year-old Goodness Igwe mysteriously disappeared from the premises of the church where her parents worshiped as she played with her mates after a Sunday service. The doll she was carrying at the time she was last seen by her parents was later found in her mother’s tricycle.
56-year-old woman, Edith Ewulu, has been arrested by men of the Enugu state police command for allegedly abducting a five-year-old girl, Felicia Godwin, in Emene, Enugu East Local Government Area of Enugu State and attempting to dedicate her in church.
Ewulu was arrested in a new generation church while attempting to dedicate the kidnapped child abducted while she was playing on February 6th.
"The ministry is in contact with the girl’s family, Anambra Police and other interested parties in the matter including human rights activists," the statement reads.
"The ministry’s utmost concern at this period is the safety and well-being of the young girl in question, as well as the well-being of her young child.
The Former President Goodluck Jonathan has revealed why he refused to visit Chibok after the abduction of about 276 girls from Government Girls Secondary School Chibok in Borno State.
Bring Back our Girls activist and former Nigerian minister Oby Ezekwesili has thrown her hat into the election ring for Nigeria's upcoming 2019 elections
Facebook has come under fire for a "barbaric use of technology" that allowed the sale of a child bride to be held on its site.