Wednesday, 29th November 2023

Human Trafficking

23 Nov
The National Agency for the Prohibition of Trafficking in Persons (NAPTIP) and it's partners have validated a Standard Reporting Handbook for Journalists covering human trafficking cases in Nigeria.
17 Nov
The National Agency for the Prohibition of Trafficking in Persons, (NAPTIP), has said that it is working with organisers of ‘Stop Human Trafficking’ exhibition in New London, the ‘Send Them Home Group’, to return three Nigerian victims home
14 Nov
Benue State has been ranked Nigeria’s epicentre of human trafficking between 2021 and 2022, with Ondo, Edo, Delta, Kano and Imo states following closely respectively in the infamous list. This was disclosed yesterday by the Director-General of the National Agency for the Prohibition of Trafficking in Persons (NAPTIP), Prof. Fatima Waziri-Azi, in Abuja at the…
7 Nov
National Agency for the Prohibition of Trafficking in Persons, (NAPTIP), has strengthen the capacity of principals and counsellor's of public secondary schools' to boost Nigeria's efforts in combating violence against persons, human trafficking for the protection of children.
5 Oct
Justice Geraldine Imadegbelo of a Benin High Court has sentenced 62-year-old popular Benin-based socialite, Felicia Osaigbovo, alias Mama Masha to 12 years imprisonment for human trafficking.
4 Oct
A popular socialite in Benin City, Edo State, Felicia Osaigbovo, has been sentenced to 12 years in prison and fined N24 million for human trafficking.
28 Aug
President of the National Cashew Association of Nigeria (NCAN) Mr Ojo Ajanaku has called on the Federal Government and the International Community to take....
21 Aug
United Nation's International Organisation for Migration, (IOM), has said that the art of storytelling in short films is a major means of creating awareness on the dangers of human trafficking in Nigeria. IOM Chief of Mission, Laurent De Boeck, said that in the face of daunting challenge of human trafficking, hope and inspiration can be…
6 Aug
The Archbishop, Catholic chdiocese of Ibadan, Most Rev. Gabriel ‘Leke Abegunrin, yesterday called  on the government to curb the menace of human trafficking, lamenting that it is as worse as kidnapping and other crimes. Abegunrin made the call on a day the police arrested two suspected child traffickers and rescued a two-year-old child at Issele-Asagba, Aniocha North…
1 Aug
United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime, (UNODC), has launched a Compendium of Best Practices in Combating Human Trafficking in Nigeria to promote efficiency in stakeholders' intervention.
1 Aug
Nigeria is not winning the war against human trafficking, child labour, modern slavery and other forms of trafficking, as the cartels involved have adopted sophisticated methods of luring victims from their homes.
31 Jul
Catholic Archbishop of Abuja, Ignatius Kaigama, has called for strong collaboration between religious institutions and National Agency for the Prohibition of Trafficking in Persons (NAPTIP) to fight human trafficking and other vices. He made the call at a thanksgiving service, yesterday, to mark the International Day Against Human Trafficking and 20th anniversary of NAPTIP, in Abuja.…


The goal of government’s reforms is to increase tax efficiency and not punish Nigerians, President Bola Tinubu stated yesterday at the 2023 National Engineering Conference, Exhibition and General Meeting of the Nigerian Society of Engineers (NSE) in Abuja.
Save the Children, a non-governmental organisation (NGO), yesterday, said more than 27 million children were driven into hunger and malnutrition by extreme weather events in countries heavily impacted by the climate crisis in 2022.
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Trial of former Governor of Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN), Godwin Ifeanyi Emefiele, began at the Federal Capital Territory (FCT) High Court in Abuja, yesterday, with three witnesses to testify against him.
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Martin Luther Agwai International Leadership and Peace Keeping Centre (MILAILPKC), with support from the Government of Japan, UNDP and the Nigerian Army, has organised a two-week course, titled Anti-Piracy in the Gulf of Guinea ....
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The Nigeria Customs Service, Niger/Kogi Command, yesterday, said it has recorded seizures and detention of 11 exotic vehicles. The Customs Area Controller, Niger/Kogi Command, Busayo Oluwalagbemiga, disclosed this during a press briefing at the command headquarters in Minna.
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OPERATIVES of the Lagos State Traffic Management Authority (LASTMA), have arrested two private vehicles owners for flouting traffic laws at Iyana-Oworo.     The arrest was in response to series of complaints by motoring public on regular traffic gridlocks every evening from University of Lagos waterfront on Third Mainland Bridge, up to inward Iyana-Oworo axis    Acting…
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Progressive League of Youth Voters (PLYV) has decried the do-or-die politics by a section of the political elite in Kano State. The group, led by Audu Shuaibu, called on security agencies to come to the aid of Kano residents...
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But above all, believe it, the sweetest Canticle is, Nunc dimittis, when a man hath obtained worthy ends and expectations. Francis Bacon, Of Death On July 18, 2013, at 82, he publicly asked God to spare his life for five or possibly more years...
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About eight suspected armed bandits have reportedly killed a Deputy Superintendent of Police (DSP), Sunday Okoebor, in the early hours of yesterday in Koka area of Asaba, Delta State.
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Plans are underway by the Nigeria Labour Congress (NLC), Nigerian Employers Consultative Association (NECA) and International Labour Organisation (ILO) to adopt a study that will aid advocacy for migrant workers in the country.