Sunday, 4th June 2023

Child trafficking

1 Feb
A magistrate’s Court sitting in Port Harcourt has convicted and sentenced a man identified as Goodluck Okasanya to 21 years in prison for conspiracy, child trafficking, and stealing.
11 Jan
Rescue 10 pregnant teenagers Operatives of the Rivers Police Command through its C4I Intelligence Unit have raided two houses at Igwuruta and Omagwa communities in Ikwerre Local Council of the state. he officers arrested four suspected child traffickers. The suspects, who are within the age range of 14 and 17, were said to have operated…
15 Sep 2022
A Magistrate’s court sitting in Port Harcourt, yesterday, remanded a ‘fake’ reverend sister, Maureen Wechieonwu to the Port Harcourt correctional centre.
13 Jul 2022
Sir Mo Farah was brought to the UK illegally as a child and forced to work as a domestic servant, he has revealed.
24 Jun 2022
Former Deputy Senate President, Ike Ekweremadu, alongside his wife, Beatrice Nwanneka Ekweremadu, were, yesterday, denied bail and remanded in custody by a United Kingdom court over allegation bordering on organ trafficking...
17 Jun 2022
The disclosure made by the Director of the National Agency for the Prohibition of Trafficking in Persons (NAPTIP) that some orphanage homes engage in child trafficking
27 May 2022
President Muhammadu Buhari, again, yesterday, assured Nigerian kids of his administration’s zeal to tirelessly work for a bright future for them.
24 May 2022
Ondo State Security Network Agency, also known as “Amotekun Corps”, yesterday, said it arrested 4,000 criminal suspects within five months.
25 Mar 2022
A Magistrate court sitting in Port Harcourt has sentenced a young lady identified as Blessing Stephen to 10 years imprisonment for conspiracy and child trafficking.
25 Feb 2022
A Magistrate Court sitting in Port Harcourt, yesterday, sentenced two women, identified as Chinaza Smart and Amarachi Ahukanna to 12-year imprisonment for conspiracy and child trafficking.
19 Dec 2021
Although Benue and Plateau states have domesticated the Child Rights Act, children in these two states are still being trafficked to most parts of the country to serve as domestic help, farm assistants, and sex workers.
29 Nov 2021
The Ohanaeze Youth Council (OYC) has accused Imo State Commissioner for Justice and Attorney General, Cyprian Akaolisa, of meddling in a child trafficking case


6 mins ago
The Islamic Movement of Nigeria, under the leadership of Sheikh Ibraheem El-Zakzaky, has asked President Bola Ahmed Tinubu to release ‘Free Zakzaky protesters’, Ibrahim Khalid and 49 others, who have been detained since 2019, unconditionally.[ad]
18 mins ago
Former Nigerian President, Dr. Goodluck Jonathan, yesterday, poured encomiums on the Bayelsa State Governor, Senator Douye Diri, as he turns 64 today.
22 mins ago
The Convoy of the Governor of Kogi State, Alhaji Yahaya Bello was allegedly blocked and attacked by people believed to be supporters of Alh. Muritala Yakubu Ajaka, the Governorship candidate of the Social Democratic Party (SDP) in the state.
28 mins ago
It was a day of anguish and tears as over 480 shops in the popular UTC Shopping Complex were demolished in Abuja, yesterday. The Joint Task Force of the Federal Capital Territory Administration (FCTA), in the early hours caught shop owners unawares, as it barricaded the area and used tear gas to ward off any resistance
42 mins ago
As part of efforts to jump-start the ailing economy, shore up financial resources and revenue, concerned stakeholders have identified oil theft as another major leakage President Bola Ahmed Tinubu must block urgently.