• Hope Uzodimma

    December 16, 2021 Imo State Governor, Senator Hope Uzodimma has signed into law the Bill on Violence Against Persons Prohibition (VAPP) presented to him Wednesday by  Speaker of the Imo State House of Assembly, Rt. Hon. Kennedy Ibe, accompanied by Principal Officers of the Assembly. It was an exercise that got the Imo State First ...
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    Two inspectors appointed by Pope Francis have completed their investigation into the archdiocese of Cologne in relation to a long-running sex abuse scandal. A spokeswoman for one of the inspectors said on Tuesday. Hans van den Hende, bishop of Rotterdam, and Cardinal Anders Arborelius of Stockholm were appointed to investigate possible errors made by Cardinal ...
  • Gunmen kill four at Imo market

    “My aunt always brought two to three men each day to have sex with me in a rented apartment she got for me while she watched the act,” says Miss Chinasa Chukwu, a 20-year-old woman rescued from brutal sexual exploitation by her aunt in Ebonyi State. Meanwhile, the Police Command in Ebonyi says it has ...
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    President Muhammadu Buhari called for stricter laws against sexual abuse on Friday after a documentary showed a university lecturer propositioning a reporter posing as an underage student. The BBC film used an undercover reporter to expose sexual harassment at two universities in Nigeria and Ghana, sparking debate on social media about the problem of “sex ...
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    Pope Francis issued a letter to Catholics around the world Monday condemning the crime of priestly sexual abuse and its cover-up. He demanded accountability but offered no indication of how he plans to sanction complicit bishops or end the Vatican’s long-standing culture of secrecy. Francis begged forgiveness for the pain suffered by victims and said ...
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    Six Roman Catholic dioceses in Pennsylvania joined the list this week of those around the U.S. that have been forced to face the ugly truth about child-molesting priests in their ranks. But in dozens of other dioceses, there has been no reckoning, leading victims to suspect cover-up and  wonder if the church will ever truly ...