Octogenarian arrested for alleged child trafficking in Anambra
Two women, including an 80-year-old, Mrs Chidi Felicia Nwafor and Rejoice Raymond, 39 have been arrested by police operatives in Anambra State for alleged child trafficking and torture.
Security operatives nab welder for allegedly defiling 2 daughters
The Ondo State Commandant of the Nigeria Security and Civil Defence Corps (NSCDC) on Sunday announced that operatives of the command had arrested a welder, Femi Onifade, for allegedly defiling his two daughters. The Commandant of the NSCDC in Ondo State, Mr Philip Ayuba, made the announcement in a statement, signed by the command’s Public…
Four women jailed for child trafficking
Justice Rosemary Oghoghorie of the Federal High Court, Enugu, yesterday sentenced four women to six months and N10,000 fine each.
Experts parley on rising cases of child abuse, baby factories
Experts comprising academics, non-governmental organisations and government officials yesterday brainstormed in Abuja to proffer solution to increasing cases of baby factories, child trafficking and child abuse in Nigeria.
It’s unfair to relegate orphanages in child adoption, fostering — George
The National President, Association of Orphanages And Homes Operators In Nigeria (ASOHON), Reverend Mrs. Dele George told GERALDINE AKUTU, that the association wants to participants or observers in adoption panels in view of its role in the survival and development of adoptable children.
Child trafficking, others top agenda as ECOWAS parliament meets
The Parliament of the Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS) will from today, November 15 to Friday, December 14, 2018, begin its second ordinary session for the year in Abuja. The parliament, in collaboration with development partners such as the Inter-Parliamentary Union (IPU), International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC), UNICEF and a host…
Police arrest 15 suspected child traffickers in Rivers
The police in Rivers State have arrested 15 suspects over alleged involvement in child trafficking. The Commissioner of Police, Zaki Ahmed, disclosed that the intelligence unit of the command, acting on a tip off, stormed four baby factories in the state and arrested the operators, including 12 pregnant young girls. Ahmed said one of the…
Child trafficking: Police nab 7 suspects in Akwa Ibom
The Police Command in Akwa Ibom says it has arrested seven suspects over their alleged involvement in child trafficking. This is contained in a statement issued on Wednesday by the command’s Public Relations Officer (PPRO), DSP Odiko Macdon, and made available to newsmen in Uyo.
Police bust child trafficking syndicate, rescue seven
The Lagos State police command has uncovered a suspected home of a child trafficking syndicate at the Ejigbo area of Lagos. Seven children, whose ages were between two and 10 years, were rescued while the suspected leader of the gang, one Comfort from Akwa Ibom State was arrested. The Commissioner of Police, Mr. Imohimi Edgal, who…
ECWA hospital disowns employee over alleged child trafficking
Addressing a press conference yesterday, the director of the Christian missionary clinic insisted that the buying and selling of human parts, which Itohan was accused of, was criminal under the extant laws and she must face the consequence.