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"When he was done, he brought out a small blade, and he looked at me for a minute and said, this scare is going to always serve as a reminder, for girls like you always trying to be more than you are; for stupid fools like you. He put the blade to my nipple and cut it off, and anytime I think of it, I still feel the pain." My name is Chinwe. I
Published in Relationship
Saturday, 13 August 2016 18:54

Rape of men: Under-reported sexual abuse

Male rape cases have not graced the headlines they are supposed to in the media due to the male victims hardly discuss their ordeal in the hands of their male or female rapists. This is because of religious and cultural backgrounds that see such act as a taboo. But whether the male rape victims who are majority young boys talk
Published in Columnist
Wednesday, 04 November 2015 19:22

Girl gang-raped, hanged in Eleme

Residents of Aleto in Eleme local government and detectives attached to the Eleme Divisional Police headquarters at Ogale, the headquarters, are still at loss why a girl should be raped and then hanged. But that was the fate of a yet-to-be identified girl. The mysterious death of the girl believed to be in her late 20’s whose lifeless body was
Published in News Update
A teenage girl on Tuesday had a deadly fall from a 2-storey building while discussing with her love. The incident which happened at about 8.00pm on the fateful day at the Rumukrushi, Port Harcourt residence of the family, has left the family traumatised as the father battles to save her life. The girl’s mother, currently out of the country, was
Published in News Update
Let us tell ourselves the truth, we are all witnesses, culprits, or victims of violence against women and girls. Be it a father abusing the daughter sexually, a husband physically or verbally abusing the wife, a son abusing his mother or girlfriend physically, psychologically, or sexually, or a brother abusing his girlfriend or wife, or even our
Published in Opinion
Sunday, 12 April 2015 16:25

The morning after

 Looking out his bright morning, a day after the Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC, conducted the Governorship/House of Assembly election, it was obvious all was not well. From the weather to human faces, rivulets of agony dripped across faces, except for the apostles of malfeasance. Yesterday in Rivers State, it was
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