NAPTIP initiates fresh moves to curb forced labour
The effective implementation of the Child Right Act by key stakeholders would help tame child labour across the country, the National Agency for the Prohibition of Trafficking in Persons (NAPTIP) has said. The Agency said it has commenced intensive and sustained advocacy within child protection stakeholders with a view to enhancing nationwide domestication and the…
Stay action on election plans, Dalung tells NFF
• Draws board attention to Supreme Court verdict • NAPTIP, Immigrations to vet World Cup list The Nigeria Football Federation (NFF) has been urged to shelve all plans for elections into the next board and concentrate on the forthcoming FIFA World Cup in Russia. The Minister of Youth and Sports, Solomon Dalung made the remark in…
NAPTIP raises the alarm over illegal sale of children
The National Agency for the Prohibition of Trafficking in Persons (NAPTIP) has raised the alarm over the illegal sale of children in the country.The Director General of the agency, Julie Okah-Donli revealed this yesterday in Abuja.She said the act was being perpetuated through unregistered orphanage ....
NAPTIP arrests suspected human trafficker in Edo State
The Benin Zonal Command of the National Agency for the Prohibition of Trafficking in Person (NAPTIP) yesterday said it has arrested an unrepentant trafficker who specialises in recruiting young girls for her own children abroad. It said the arrest was made at the weekend.
Travel operators in NAPTIP net over human trafficking offence
Two travel and tour agencies operators have been arrested by the National Agency for the Prohibition of Trafficking in Persons (NAPTIP) for alleged involvement in the trafficking of 96 Nigerians to Saudi Arabia.
NAPTIP thwarts Saudi-bound illegal minor domestic workers
Eight minors and 19 women who were billed to travel to Saudi Arabia for illegal domestic work have been arrested in Abuja. The Agency alleged that the rescued persons, who are from Kano state, were going to Saudi Arabia for suspected domestic servitude.
Birth registration can help reduce rate of child trafficking –– UNICEF
When you give birth in a hospital and the child’s birth registration is done there, that is not birth registration. Also, when you register a child in the church or any other place, such is not birth registration.
Federal Government plans protocol document for trafficked persons
Worried by the irregular migration and disturbing trend in human trafficking in the country, the Federal Government is making arrangements to release a protocol document for identification, return and rehabilitation of trafficked persons. Consequently, the National Agency for the Prohibition of Trafficking Persons (NAPTIP) in collaboration with Britain, Spain, Germany and Switzerland, among others were…
Wage war on human trafficking too!
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NAPTIP rescues 13,000, rehabilitates 8,000 trafficked persons – DG
Dame Julie Okah-Donli, Director-General, National Agency for the Prohibition of Trafficking in Persons (NAPTIP), said no fewer than 13,000 trafficked persons have been rescued by the agency. Okah-Donli disclosed this in an interview with the Correspondent of the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) in New York at the premiere of a movie about human trafficking…