Nwankwor’s flick on human trafficking for sex in cinemas
A movie titled Muna has been generating a lot of positive reviews since its release in the cinemas on Friday in Nigeria, Ghana, and Liberia.
Caution over integration of human trafficking into curricula of schools
The Federal Government is mooting the idea of adding studies in Trafficking in Persons (TIP) into schools’ curricula at all levels of ‘education.
NIS arrests human trafficker with five female victims
The Nigerian Immigration Service (NIS) says it has arrested a suspected human trafficker with five female victims en route Niger Republic to Europe.
Edo calls for synergy against human trafficking
Towards addressing the menace of irregular migration and human trafficking, Edo State government has harped on the need for synergy to aggressively tackle the issues.
NCAA, NAPTIP partner to tackle human trafficking by air
The Nigerian Civil Aviation Authority (NCAA), has partnered with the National Agency for Prohibition of Traffic in Person (NAPTIP), to collectively tackle the scourge of human trafficking via the airports. The Director General (DG) of the NCAA, Capt. Muhtar Usman, expressed the body’s readiness to stop the nefarious activities, while receiving a NAPTIP delegation, led…
US-Mexico immigration accord likely to increase demand for smugglers' services
The immigration agreement between Mexico and the United States that averted US tariffs on Mexican imports has a clear beneficiary, experts say: human traffickers. Under the pact reached Friday night, Mexico will deploy its recently created National Guard along the border with Guatemala, as well as dismantle groups that smuggle people across borders. However, experts…
IOM, ECOWAS, NAPTIP launch campaign against human trafficking
The International Organization for Migration (IOM) on Tuesday, recently embarked on a cross-border campaign to sensitise people in West African countries on the ECOWAS National Biometric Identity Card (ENBIC). The five-day campaign, which took off at Mile-2 ECOWAS Motor Park, Lagos was used to enlighten transporters plying West African coasts on the fight against human…
Human Trafficking: NGO calls for increased sensitisation
The Director-General, PHEW Foundation International, Mrs Chigbo Uche, on Friday urged government at all levels to intensify campaigns on the dangers inherent in human trafficking.
Partial government shutdown over budget impasse grips US capital
An air of chaos enveloped Washington Saturday as the US government kicked off the holidays by partially shutting down, following the failure of leaders to pass a federal spending bill as negotiations stalled over Donald Trump's demand for money to build a US-Mexico border wall.
EU, World Bank, NAPTIP hail Edo government on campaign against human trafficking
Accolades came the way of Edo State government yesterday from the European Union (EU), the World Bank and the National Agency for the Prohibition of Trafficking in Persons (NAPTIP) for its efforts to curb human trafficking and illegal migration in the state. The stakeholders poured the encomia at the second Roundtable Dialogue on Managing Migration…