Abortion is a very sensitive issue. Why not? It involves life and death of babies and sometimes, mothers. In Nigeria, it is an even more sensitive topic because of our religious inclinations. In some more developed countries, a woman has the right to do as she wills with her body thus aborting her baby if she wants depending … Continue reading Legal Position on Abortion in Nigeria
Dearest Reader, Before I begin, may I quickly point out that this article is a simplified evaluation of the concept of Rape and the processes involved in its prosecution. I am quick to make this point – and have given it such a distinct position in the write-up - because again and again we (as … Continue reading The Offence Rape and its Prosecution in Nigeria
‘What to wear? What to wear? Nkechi help me pick.’ ‘Wear that your short red gown. That one you wore for my birthday party. The tube one.’ ‘Ohhh! It’s true. You this girl! You get eye o!’ ‘Yes nau! My friends must look hot abeg. And you know Tunde will be at the club too.’ … Continue reading The Law and Indecent Dressing in Nigeria
Rape is one of the most heinous sexual assault which can be perpetrated against any being. It is not only condemnable, it is criminal and a convict will inevitably face a grave punishment. The victims of rape have in most cases been confirmed to always suffer a serious side effect. One of the dangerous side … Continue reading People Falsely Accused Of Rape, What Should They Do?
Hello, and welcome again! To start with, let us consider this scenario: Miss A charged Mr. P the sum of N10,000.00 as service fee for an agreed night of intercourse at XYZ hotel. Unknowing to Miss A, Mr P was an undercover agent of the Nigerian Police Force. On the agreed day, as Miss A … Continue reading Is Prostitution A Crime? What About Owners of Brothels? Are they Enemies of the Law?
As I walked into my compound, I saw Ehis sitting at the doorstep of his flat crying. Ehis was a little lad of about 7 years old. I moved closer to him and asked him what the problem was. After much cajoling, he spoke up, it turned out that there has been this lady who … Continue reading Rape & Sexual Harassment: Where Is the Line Drawn? Can A Woman Rape A Man by Law?