Tag: rape

Ado AminuJanuary 15, 2021

3 Men share why they chose silence after they got sexually assaulted

Victims of sexual assault have a hard time coming forward, whether they are male, female or non-binary. The reason for ...

Alithnayn AbdulkareemSeptember 21, 2020

‘At the intersection of feminism and femininity, I only find push back’ | The YNaija Rape Culture Special Series

  Satan Drives a Sedan I don’t like White anymore. When I loved white, the last thing I owned of ...

Bernard DayoSeptember 16, 2020

The YNaija #RapeCulture Special Series: A glossary of terms

The words below are the most frequent when talking about the issue of rape. Rape is a sensitive subject and ...

Onyinye UdehSeptember 14, 2020

Elvina Ibru opens up about her rape experience, weight loss motivation and living life on #WithChude

On this week’s episode of  #WithChude, Nollywood actress, Elvina Ibru talked about her traumatic rape experience, weight loss journey, and ...

Joanne IkeSeptember 12, 2020

#DrFunmiNoVex is one other reason why we must stand against false rape accusations

With organizations like the Stand to End Rape (STER), the Mirabel Centre, WARIF and others, the issue of sexual violence ...

Joanne IkeSeptember 7, 2020

How slut-shaming, patriarchy and victim-blaming enables rape in Nigeria

Last week, a video of a man ‘correcting’ a woman’s attire circulated through twitter. In the video, we do not ...

Joanne IkeAugust 31, 2020

With COVID-19, rape is becoming an unnoticed endemic

We are winning the fight the coronavirus disease, COVID-19, but oblivious of another disease – one that targets our daughters, ...

EditorJuly 20, 2020

#JusticeForIzu: To truly eradicate rape culture, we need structural solutions, not individual justice

A few days ago, news broke that a young man named Izu Madubueze had committed suicide. According to reports from ...

Michael IsaacJune 22, 2020

Here’s how Nigerians are reacting to D’banj’s reply on Seyitan’s rape accusation

Nigerian singer and entertainer, D’banj, is at the peak of conversation today on Nigeria Twitter, with an update to the ...

Michael IsaacJune 18, 2020

Everything we gathered from the D’banj and Seyitan trend on Twitter

As expressed on many occasions, social media has become a tool for not just expressing oneself, but for also sharing ...

Toluwanimi OnakoyaJune 9, 2020

All we gathered on the Mayowa and Nelo unconsented sex tape story

by Toluwanimi Onakoya More and more women over the past weeks have been coming out to share sexual allegations and their ...

Olutimehin AdegbeyeJune 9, 2020

#YNaijaNonBinary: Feminism from the margins

A few months ago, at a commemorative event for the 25th anniversary of the Beijing Conference, I introduced myself to ...

Michael IsaacJune 4, 2020

Busola Dakolo shares update on Rape case against Pastor Fatoyinbo

Celebrity Photographer, Busola Dakolo has shared an important update concerning her rape allegation against the Senior Pastor of the Commonwealth ...

Michael IsaacJune 1, 2020

Dragging God: How does God get blamed for the desperately wicked heart of man?

On the streets of Twitter, no one is safe and no one is beyond being called out over anything – ...

Michael IsaacMay 30, 2020

Everything we have gathered from the ‘Tife and Sansa rape allegation’

Nigeria Twitter is currently exploding with an update on the Tife and Sansa ‘rape allegation’ as more and more evidence ...

EditorMay 11, 2020

#JusticeForJennifer must not be allowed to become another empty hashtag

If you have followed the news, the you must understand that one of the inevitable outcomes of the restrictions on ...

Bernard DayoOctober 11, 2019

5 Things that Should Matter Today: Wizkid plans to launch a music streaming app soon

In a recent interview with UK radio station Capital Xtra, Wizkid revealed that he’s planning to launch a music streaming ...

Temidayo Taiwo-SidiqJuly 10, 2019

The YNaija Cover – the 10th of July

Follow the links to read our latest stories: The Big 5: Disregard Northern group’s threat on Ruga, presidency tells Nigerians; ...

Bernard DayoJuly 8, 2019

Ese Walter says women are blamed for everything while men are absolved of all responsibility, and we couldn’t agree more

The fresh rape allegations against Pastor Fatoyinbo of COZA has captured the nation, and generated conversations of rape and sexual ...

Edwin OkoloJuly 4, 2019

‘I don’t think she is unaware’: A second survivor comes forward with her experience with Biodun Fatoyinbo and the tacit guilt of a pastor’s wife 

To understand how much fear Pastor Biodun Fatoyinbo inspires in the subject of our next interview; we will tell you ...

Bernard DayoJune 28, 2019

Gambia’s ex-president Yahya Jammeh has been accused of rape by three women

According to a report released by two human rights group on Wednesday, three women levelled allegations of rape and sexual ...

Bernard DayoJune 19, 2019

The Lagos state government wants the trial of these rapists to continue despite the appeal of withdrawal from the victim

In an interesting development, the Lagos state government has just revealed that trial of Don-Chima George and Olusegun Rasaq will ...

Bernard DayoMay 16, 2019

How can we escape the stupidity of Okon’s videos justifying rape? Don’t watch them

Before now, no one knew Imeh Bishop aka Okon existed until he recently posted an incendiary video on his Instagram: ...

Bernard DayoApril 17, 2019

Rape victims should never be blamed for rape, and feminists on Twitter are using SARS brutality to explain this

The conversation on rape and sexual harassment was – and still is – the linchpin of the #MeToo Movement and ...

Omoleye OmoruyiOctober 6, 2018

This is the story of the gruesome rape and murder of 20-year-old model in Akure #JusticeForAjilaSeun

A 20-year-old model, and graduate of Adeyemi College of Education, Òndó, Ajila Oluwaseun Fiona was raped and stabbed to death ...

Bernard DayoSeptember 18, 2018

Here’s what rape culture looks like in one single tweet, and how men still perpetuate it

One thing about using social media: it can be an extension of our thoughts and beliefs from years of conditioning. ...

YNaija NewsRoomSeptember 10, 2018

#YNaijaEssays: Will Nigerian entertainment ever grow up?

It has been 89 years since the world’s first television broadcast. It may not have looked like the future then, with ...

tosin adesinaSeptember 3, 2018

Rape Allegation: Theo Ukpaa must speak now, we can’t wait until the end of his honeymoon

Media practitioner and sacked Head of Programmes at Linda Ikeji TV, Mr. Theo Ukpaa was accused of rape last week ...

tosin adesinaApril 4, 2018

When are we going to address the rape epidemic happening in Enugu concerts?

For the second time in less than a year, allegations of orchestrated mass rapes have surfaced from concerts held in ...

Gbenga OdunsiMarch 16, 2018

Women: Ugly Truth About The Increase In Rape Cases

There has been an increase in cases of rape and gang rape in Nigeria, but many go unreported. The few that ...

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