Child sexual abuse in Nigeria is an offence under several sections of chapter 21 of the country's criminal code. UNICEF reported in that one in four girls and one in ten boys in Nigeria had experienced sexual violence before the age of The Centre for Environment, Human Rights and Development reported that 1, girls had been raped in in Riversa coastal state in southeastern Nigeria.
The crime is believed to have taken place at a private off-campus hostel near Abia State University, Nigeria, in August The video of the rape, uploaded onto the Internet, caught the attention of blogger Linda Ikeji. Her subsequent blogpost of the crime sparked widespread anger and debate in Nigeria and beyond, especially among bloggers, Twitter users and organizations such as the youth group EnoughisEnough Nigeria.
Researcher in criminology, victimology, electronic frauds and cybercrime, University of Ibadan. Oludayo Tade does not work for, consult, own shares in or receive funding from any company or organisation that would benefit from this article, and has disclosed no relevant affiliations beyond their academic appointment. Republish our articles for free, online or in print, under Creative Commons licence.
Presenting the report of the fact-finding mission to Mali, Okah-Donli said after being sold, the girls were made to pay back between N1. She said after gaining their freedom from their madams, the girls would then go into business, making money for themselves, through prostitution, before graduating to madams of their own. About 20, of these Nigerians are girls believed to be victims of trafficking and the number increases by 50 per day.
Through the eyes of Guy Collins, a British journalist posted to Lagos to cover the upcoming Nigerian elections, the book explores the ritual killing or the trade in human body parts: the street gangs that kidnap and kill, and the Lagos big men who commission the street gangs. In another scene, Inspector Ibrahim is caught between two factions of his team, one loyal to him, the other lured by the promise of money from an apprehended suspect, both groups with their guns drawn and again, the book ends without any hint as to how the scene resolves. A critical look at some of the problematic assumptions that defined African literature during the decades of its inception.
Archives of Sexual Behavior. Sexual behavior patterns among Nigerian university students and factors influencing them were studied. Religion does not appear to have a strong inhibiting influence on premarital sex, although it does affect the frequency of changing partners.
The sweeping police crackdown in the federal capital has sparked outrage in the news and on social media in Africa's most populous nation. In Nigeria, being a young woman "is a crime", said a year-old beautician, arrested two weeks ago while walking home in the capital Abuja. So the officers grabbed her, she said.
An Amnesty International investigation has exposed sexual violence against children and women by security agents and inmates at two high-security prison facilities in Borno State, Nigeria. The harrowing violations took place at Maiduguri Maximum Security Prison and Giwa Barracks, where thousands of civilians arrested due to claimed links to the Boko Haram armed group are being held. An Amnesty International research team visited Maiduguri earlier this month to investigate claims made by inmate Charles Okah — first documented by Sahara Reporters — that children were being abused and unlawfully detained in Maiduguri Prison. Okah alleged that three children detained on death row in Maiduguri were among the many victims of sexual abuse.
PIP: students boys and girls years of age from 8 high schools in the Osogbo, Ife, and Ilesha areas of Oyo State, Nigeria were interviewed to gather information about the sexual behavior of Nigerian adolescents. This consisted of a random sample of 80 subjects 40 boys and 40 girls in each of the, and years age groups. Thus, there were 6 data groups.