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Lagos Gives Rehabilitation to Sex Offenders

INSIDEMAINLAND - The Lagos State Domestic and Sexual Violence Agency (DSVA) has begun the provision of psychosocial support for sex offenders in a bid to curb sexual and gender-based violence in the society. The offenders’ rehabilitation programme, organised in partnership with the Nigerian Correctional Service, Lagos State Command and the Institute

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“Domestic violence is the bane of national development” – Lagos CP

The Lagos State Commissioner of Police, CP Hakeem Odumosu, has reaffirmed his zero tolerance for gender and domestic violence. Odumosu says domestic violence is the bane of national development hence he urged all to shun it and preaches amicable resolution of domestic issues. The commissioner made this known at the wedding ceremony

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Youth in Agege embark on campaign against rape and abuse

A progressives Youth in Agege, Dopemu-Agege Youths Wing recently embarked on aggressive campaign against Rape, Child Abuse, Gender Based Violence and other domestic violence. According to Dopemu-Agege Youths, the initiative was pertinent to raise awareness about rape and sex abuses in the state, “sexual violence is a menace that affects everybody

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Woman in Abule-Egba attempts to commit suicide by drinking sniper, rescued by neighbours

The quick intervention of neighbors on Thursday, June 25, saved a mother of two, Mrs Bukola Agboola, who attempted to commit suicide in the Abule-Egba area of Lagos state. According to Vanguard, the victim who resides at Number 2 Kuburat Lawal street in Abule Egba, drank sniper and was waiting to die

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LASG plans to reduce domestic violence using skills acquisition

As part of its commitment to completely reduce domestic violence in Lagos State, the government has revealed plans to economically empower women in order to help the course. This development was disclosed by the State Commissioner for Women Affairs and Poverty Alleviation, Mrs. Lola Akande. According to the Commissioner who spoke

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INHUMANITY: Man inserts pepper into lover’s private part in Ikorodu

A 34-year-old man, Solomon Ajisafe, has been arrested by the police for allegedly torturing his girlfriend, Tope Amuda, in the Igbo Olomu, Ikorodu West area of Lagos State. Reports state that Solomon, together with his mother, a leader in the Oodua People’s Congress, and some hoodlums flogged Amuda with canes for

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JUSTICE! Court dissolves four-year-old marriage over wife battering in Agege, Lagos

An Orile-Agege Customary Court in Lagos on Tuesday dissolved the four-year-old marriage between one Modupeola Alabi and her husband, Taye, over constant battery, threat to life and lack of care. President of the court, Mr Adegboyega Omilola, said since the marriage had broken down irretrievably the court had no option

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