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Kogi Governor Signs Violence Against Persons Prohibition Bill into Law

The Kogi State Governor, Alhaji Yahaya Bello, has signed the Violence Against Persons Prohibition (VAPP) Bill into law. The signing of the bill was disclosed on Monday...

Court Remands Woman in Kogi for Burning Stepson’s Buttock With Hot Pressing Iron

An Upper Area Court sitting in Lokoja, has remanded one Elizabeth Abu in the custody of the Criminal Investigation Department till March 22, 2022 to enable the Police...

Intestine Resect: CPI Appeals for N1.5m Assistance to Pay Faith Sunday’s Medical Bills

The Executive Director, Challenged Parenthood Initiative, Eunice Abimbola Agbogun, has appealed to Nigerians to come to the aid of a 30 year old Faith Sunday who went...

We Must Work Hard to Correct Myths About Covid-19 Vaccines – CPI

The Challenge Parenthood Initiative, (CPI), has stressed the need for critical stakeholders such as traditional rulers, religious organizations, government, ministries,...

Rapists, Accomplices Risk Life Imprisonment as Kogi Assembly Passes VAPP Bill

The Kogi State House of Assembly has passed the Violence Against Persons Prohibition (VAPP) bill. The bill which proffers life imprisonment for rapists in the state also...

VAPP Bill: Mercy Corps Calls for Establishment of Sexual Assault Referral Centers in Kogi

An international nongovernmental organization, Mercy Corps, has called for the establishment of sexual assault referral centers. Mercy Corps made the call while...

VAPP Bill: Obaro of Kabba Tasks Traditional Rulers on Rape

Obaro of Kabba, HRM Oba Solomon Dele Owoniyi has called on traditional rulers in Nigeria to come together towards stopping the menace of rape in their various...

CPI Worries Over Increasing Rate of Gender Based Violence in Kogi

The Challenged Parenthood Initiative (CPI) has expressed concern over the increasing rate of gender based violence in Kogi state. At a one day stakeholder sensitization...

Kogi Women Recommends Death Sentence for Rape Offenders

To check rampant rape cases, women in Kogi State have appealed to the state government to stop giving amnesty to rapists, but rather sentence them to death or life...

NHRC, NGOs Protest Alarming Rate of Rape Cases

Worried by the increasing cases of rape in the country, Kogi State Coordinator, National Human Right Commission (NHRC), Barr Nuhu Musa Mohammed has called for the...