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21 Jun
From doing business to staying informed of the news, everyone relies on access to information every now and then. But what happens when that information is incorrect, or worse still
29 Apr
A Nigerian national, Augustine Omini Obono, who kidnapped a 12-year-old girl, fed her drugs and forced her to have sex with up to six men a day over a three-month period has been sentenced to three life imprisonment terms by a South African court in Gauteng. The Gauteng North High Court handed down three life…
26 Apr
The Permanent Secretary in the Ministry of Youth and Social Development, Dr Olugbemiga Ayoola Aina, has pledged to collaborate with the National Agency for the Prohibition of Trafficking...
23 Apr
The National Agency for the Prohibition of Trafficking in Persons (NAPTIP) has sought the partnership of the Nigerian army
22 Apr
The Chief of Mission, International Organisation for Migration (IOM) Nigeria, Franz Celestin, has said that participants in the $150 billion yearly criminal enterprise of human trafficking should not go unpunished.
12 Apr
The National Agency for the Prohibition of Trafficking in Persons (NAPTIP) says it rescued 54 victims in Kano State form January to date.
24 Mar
A Chief Magistrates’ Court in Makurdi on Wednesday ordered that three men, who allegedly trafficked a 20-year-old woman to Côte d’Ivoire, be remanded in a correctional centre.
16 Mar
Rights activists and gender advocates in Ondo State have appealed to the government at all levels to raise the bar in law enforcement and mass education of the public to end violence against persons
15 Mar
The United States Department of State’s Bureau of International Narcotics and Law Enforcement Affairs in partnership with the United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime have sought for ways to improve...
1 Mar
An alleged victim of human trafficking, Frasanna Adejoke, on Monday narrated before a Federal High Court in Ibadan how she was lured to Libya for prostitution.
17 Feb
Benue State governor, Samuel Ortom, has expressed displeasure over the high rate of human trafficking across the country.
2 Feb
Minister of Women Affairs, Mrs Pauline Tallen, has promised to collaborate with the National Agency for the Prohibition of Trafficking in Persons (NAPTIP) to tackle human trafficking, prostitution and child labour in the country. The information is in a statement issued by Mr Shehu Maikai, the Director of Press of the ministry on Tuesday. Maikai…

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