Tag: punishment

Boy, 14, cooked kidnap story to avoid punishment – Police

General News of Wednesday, 14 October 2020 Source: www.ghanaweb.com 2020-10-14 Boy, 14, faked kidnapped to avoid punishment after he left home at 9:30am and returned after 4pm On October 12,…

Irreversible punishment

Editorial  •Long jail terms will do for rapists. Castration appears extreme, worse in cases of miscarriage of justice Kaduna State in North West Nigeria has joined Indonesia, Ukraine and Czech…

Imo: Uzodinma goes tough on rapists, assures stiffer punishment

Stanley Uzoaru, Owerri Imo State Governor Hope Uzodinma has vowed to put in place a stringent punishment for rapists in the State through sponsoring of an executive bill to the…

Lagos Assembly to amend Anti-Cultism Law, includes punishment for cultist’s parent

The Lagos State House of Assembly on Tuesday said it would include punishment for parents of cultists found guilty of cultism in the amendment of Anti-Cultism Law submitted by the…

Kano Assembly unanimously adopt castration as punishment for rape

Members of Kano State Assembly on Wednesday July 15, adopted castration as punishment for rape in the state. The adoption initiated a process to further amend the State’s Penal Code amendment (No.12),…

Kano Assembly moves to make castration a punishment for rape

Desmond Mgboh/Kano Kano State House of Assembly has commenced moves to provide for castration as a punishment for the offence of rape in the state. This followed a motion initiated…

Senate reviews punishment for Kidnapping, rape

The Nigerian Senate has prescribed life imprisonment for anyone found guilty of an offence of kidnapping. The lawmaker by the development has raised the punishment from 10 years to life…

Call for stiffer punishment for rapists as group trains on gender issues

Gyang Bere, Jos The Programme Director of the Justice and Security Dialogue (JSD), Mrs Kemakolam Isioma, has called for stiffer punishment for rapists in the country. She noted that those…

Zamfara first lady seeks for stricter punishment against rape offenders

Mohammed Munirat Nasir, Gusau The First Lady of Zamfara State Hajia Aisha Bellow Matawalle has decried the alarming rise in reported rape cases in the country, recommending strict punishment for…

“As much as I hate the death sentence, no punishment is too severe for a rapist” – Pastor Adeboye (Video)

General Overseer of the Redeemed Christian Church of God, RCCG, Pastor Enoch Adeboye has said as much as he hates the death penalty, no punishment meted on a rapist is…

YWCA seeks capital punishment for rapists

 Emma Njoku Young Women Christian Association (YWCA), an interdenominational and non-governmental organisation, has advocated capital punishment for rapists. President of the association, Mrs. Temilade Gbolahan, made the call, yesterday, during…

“I don’t think I deserve this punishment from God” – Lady laments losing her parents and 6 siblings within 2 years

A Nigerian lady identified as @dazzlingvi on Twitter has taken to the platform to express her pain after losing both parents and six siblings within the space of 2 years….

Saudi Arabia abolishes flogging as punishment for crime

Saudi Arabia’s Supreme Court on April 25, 2020 announced that it has abolished flogging as a form of punishment. The Supreme Court said the recent development is intended to “bring…