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Human Trafficking

19 Sep
Federation of Women Lawyers (FIDA) Nigeria has said Nigeria is still a destination country for human trafficking.
17 Sep
Acting Executive Director of CLEEN Foundation, Mrs. Ruth Olofin, has restated the role of the media in mobilising public support and involvement to help prevent and combat trafficking owing to their reach...
8 Sep
The National Agency for the Prohibition of Trafficking in Persons (NAPTIP) on Tuesday said it had rescued 350 Nigerians trafficked to Libya, as well as arrested six traffickers, from January till date.
1 Sep
United Nations Women Nigeria has decried the high rate of human trafficking in Nigeria, attributing it to high rate of unemployment in the country.
24 Aug
Edo First Lady, Mrs. Betsy Obaseki, at the weekend unveiled the logo for Betsy Obaseki Women Football Tournament (BOWFT) 2021, with a commitment to harness the sporting talents in the state to empower more youths and tackle the scourge...
4 Aug
With an estimated profit of $150billion yearly from about 25million people exploited by human traffickers, the Lagos Chamber of Commerce and Industry (LCCI) has asked the government to address factors...
1 Aug
Every year, dozens of men, women and children fall into the hands of illicit traffickers, in their own countries and abroad. Victims are exploited in restaurants, farms, construction sites, hotels, factories, markets, mines and so on. As custodian of the United Nations Convention against Transnational Organised Crimes and the supplementing Protocol to Prevent, Suppress and…
31 Jul
The National Agency for the Prohibition of Trafficking in Persons, (NAPTIP), Lagos Command, says it has rescued and rehabilitated over 300 victims of human trafficking this year.
30 Jul
The Federal Government of Nigeria has promised to do all within its power to end the trafficking of young vulnerable Nigerians by criminal elements to Europe for sex slavery and other illicit activities.
27 Jul
The National Agency for the Prohibition of Trafficking in Persons (NAPTIP) says it rescued over 17,000 victims of human trafficking and jailed over 550 traffickers.
16 Jul
The Nigeria Immigration Service (NIS), says it has rescued four female victims of human trafficking in Jigawa.
15 Jul
Ruthchild Foundation, in collaboration with the Initiative for Youth Awareness on Migration Immigration Development and Reintegration (IYAMIDR) yesterday, intensified its campaign on irregular migration and human trafficking among youths in Edo State. Coordinator and Executive Director of IYAMIDR, Solomon Okoduwa, said they were revisiting schools to intensify the campaign against human trafficking and irregular migration.…


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Borno says it will close all Internally Displaced Persons (IDP) camps located within Maiduguri, by Dec. 31.
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The FCT Administration Social Development Secretariat (SDS) on Friday, in Abuja arrested 217 defaulters over street begging.
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Ansu Fati dismissed suggestions that inheriting Lionel Messi's number 10 shirt at Barcelona has brought additional expectations after committing his long-term future to the Catalan club. Fati signed a new six-year contract to keep him at the club until 2027, with a release clause of €1billion included - a week after Pedri had penned a…
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The National Youth Service Corps (NYSC) has ordered seven corps members deployed in Abia for the Batch ‘B’ Stream 1, 2020/2021, to repeat their service year for various offences.
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Dr Hammed Abodunrin, Ondo State Commandant of the Nigeria Security and Civil Defence Corps (NSCDC), says arrangements have been concluded by the corps to train 3,212 secondary school teachers on personal security and child protection in the state.