South Africans march to Nigerian Embassy, protest against immigrants
Some protesters yesterday delivered a memorandum to the Nigerian Embassy in South Africa to protest against alleged human trafficking and other criminal activities of some immigrants, particularly Nigerians. The march to the Nigerian Embassy trended on social media with the hashtags: #23SeptemberCleanSA and #PutSouthAfricansFirst, sparking a conversation about the ongoing protests against immigrants in South…
UK lorry migrant deaths 'ringleader' admits manslaughter
A Northern Ireland man at the centre of a human trafficking operation that left 39 Vietnamese migrants dead in a lorry pleaded guilty to manslaughter at a London court on Friday.
Stakeholders attribute COVID-19, others to surge in Human Trafficking
The Founder, Live Abundantly, Dr. Onyerinma Ama, has attributed outbreak of Coronavirus to rising cases of human trafficking, due to job losses, poverty and school closures, among others.
‘Judicious use of N75b youth fund would check human trafficking’
Executive Director, Human Development Initiatives (HDI) Nigeria, Mrs. Olufunso Owasanoye has called for judicious use of the N75b Youth Development Fund, as it would be a good tool to wage war against human trafficking.
NAPTIP arrests 74 suspected human traffickers in Benin Command
The Benin Zonal Command of the National Agency for the Prohibition of Trafficking in Persons (NAPTIP) says it has arrested no fewer than 74 suspected human traffickers between July 2019 until date.
Man, 38, jailed 12 years for human trafficking
Justice Toyin Adegoke of the Federal High Court sitting in Asaba, Delta State, has sentenced 38-year-old Samuel Papa to 12 years for human trafficking.
NAPTIP arrests 116 human traffickers, rescues 1,489 victims in 4 years
The National Agency for the Prohibition of Trafficking in Persons (NAPTIP) on Thursday said the agency apprehended no fewer than 116 human traffickers and rescued 1,489 victims in four years.
Monarch wants task force to combat human trafficking, irregular migration
The Benin Monarch, His Royal Majesty, Oba Ewuare II, has advocated the establishment of Royal Palace Task Force to combat human trafficking and irregular immigration in the country.