Tags : Domestic Violence

Domestic Violence: Man Who Battered Wife To Be Arraigned Friday

Afobaje Maiyegun, who allegedly battered his wife and dared her to report to security authorities about the assault has been arrested by the police in Lagos. Lagos Coordinator of Domestic and Sexual Violence Response Team (DSVRT), Mrs Titilola Vivour-Adeniyi, said he will be charged to court on Friday, May 15, 2020. Vivour-Adeniyi said on Thursday, […]

Domestic Violence: Man Beats Wife To Death Over Missing N5,000

A 42-year-old fisherman, Patrick Ejiro reportedly beat his wife to death over alleged missing N5,000 in Tyomu community on Makurdi-Gboko Road, Tarka Local Government Area of Benue state It was gathered that the fisherman, an indigene of Delta state, had been living with his Benue wife in the community where he ekes out a living […]

Domestic Violence: Man Sentenced To Death For Killing Wife

An FCT High Court in Jabi, Abuja, on Wednesday, sentenced a 38-year-old man, Eric Chigbor, to death by hanging for beating his wife to death. Justice Charles Agbaza, who found Chigbor guilty of killing his wife, Jessica , rejected the defendant’s plea of not guilty. Agbaza in his judgment held that the prosecution had proved […]

Health Implications Of An Abusive Relationship

Recently, there has been a growing trend in Domestic Violence against women in Nigeria, and in Africa as a whole. Domestic Violence a pattern of abusive behaviour in any relationship used by one partner to gain or maintain power and control over the other partner. Domestic violence may be physical, sexual, emotional or psychological. This […]