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Out of every five women or girls in Nigeria one must have encountered or suffer violence from the hand of the opposite sex in her lifetime. A lot of these women and girls don't share their stories of abuse with others and continue to suffer in silence. This menance of violence does not exclude Nigerian Higher Institution of learning. Many boys whenever their relationship with their girl friend turn sower they are always determine to punish the girl. in my three years experience as a university guidance counsellor, i have handled not less that 20 of these type of cases. Why is it that when boys dropped girls, the girl cried and cried until they could not cry again and then when there is nothing they could do to bring their boy friend back, they resigned to faith and move on in life. But when a girl drop a boy, the boy may be pleading first but when they see that the girl refuse to bulge, they result to violence. These also happen between man and woman and also husband and wives.
These violence ranges from Rape, Gang rape, Severe beatings, Assaults and Acid attack. WICKEDNESS OF THE HIGHEST ORDER, The boy or the man make up his mind and say: if i can not have her nobody will have her.
This is what has happenned to FRANCA OGBU UGWO, a part one student of Economics in University of Technology, Yola. Her offence was that she refused to date NKIRE BRIGHT CHIBUZOR a part five student of Mechanical Engineering of the same University. The next thing Nkire could think of was to POUR ACID on FRANCA to mar her beauty so that no other man will approach her again. In a twinkle of eye he turned a beautiful, promising girl to a monster. FRANCA is now lying down critically ill and in serious pain while Nkire we learnt is in police custody that is if he is still there.
For FRANCA to come back to a bit normal, she will need 13 layers plastic surgery which her poor parent could never afford to pay for and so if nobody or organization or Nigeria government comes to her rescue she may remain deformed for life.
Join me and women in Nigeria, that violence Against women and girls is a SIN AGAINST HUMANITY and impress it upon UN Secretary General, Ban Ki Moon and Nigeria Government under the leadership of President Goodluck Jonathan that NKIRE BRIGHT CHIBUZOR must not escape justice like some have been doing in the past. And stronger punishment must be effected for this type of of offence so that this wickedness can stop in OUR WORLD.

Please sign a petition on this in this link:-



ArtByMia's picture

Horrible crime

This is such a horrific crime and hurts my heart to hear the story. I cannot believe that things like this still happen today. Will the crimes against women stop? will people get prosecuted to the fullest for such crimes? why is it that culture, traidtion and religion can be both beautiful and harmful at the same time. With honor killings, infanticide and so many other things happening to women just because they are women. We are an under-valued people that make up half of society and we still are not treated with respect and dignity.

Thank you again for posting this and keep in touch.

Blessings, Mia

busayo's picture

Thanks Mia

Thanks Mia, It is really sad to know that this type of wickedness still happen to women. I have open a pettition page for this cause. please you can sign the petition in this link below.


Busayo Obisakin
Women inspiration Development center
Ile-Ife, Nigeria

ArtByMia's picture


Hello .... I signed your petition and will share it.

Thank you

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