Thursday, 29th February 2024

Human Trafficking

21 Aug 2023
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 2023
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 2023
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 2023
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 2023
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.…
31 Jul 2023
*As NAPTIP seeks more support from faith based institutions Catholic Archbishop, Ignatius Kaigama, has called for strengthen collaboration between religious institutions and the National Agrncy for the Prohibition of Trafficking in Persons (NAPTIP), to fight human trafficking and other vices. He made the call at a Thanksgiving service to celebrate the 20th anniversary of NAPTIP…
30 Jul 2023
The International Federation of Women Lawyers (FIDA), Ogun State Chapter, on Sunday emphasised the need to combat trafficking in persons by addressing its root causes and tackling the systemic factors that allow it to flourish.
29 Jul 2023
Mrs Priscilla Otti, the wife of Abia governor, has described trafficking in persons as a grevious crime against humanity “which completely violates human rights law”. Mrs Otti said this on Friday during a 1.5-km walk organised by the state government as part of activities lined up to commemorate the 2023 World Day Against Trafficking in…
18 Jul 2023
Federal government has said all is now set to begin a weeklong sensitization campaign and free counseling for victims of human trafficking. [ad] Permanent Secretary, Federal Ministry of Humanitarian Affairs, Disaster Management and Social Development, Dr. Nasir Sani-Gwarzo, made this known at a World Press Conference on the 20th Anniversary of the National Agency forthe Prohibition of Trafficking in Persons, (NAPTIP), and the 2023 World Day Against Human Trafficking, yesterday in Abuja.
17 Jul 2023
The Kebbi State Government has pledged sustained support to the Nigeria Immigration Service (NIS) to curb human trafficking and illegal immigration in the state
28 Jun 2023
Abia State Command of the Nigeria Security and Civil Defence Corps (NSCDC) has arrested a teacher, Ikechukwu Uduma and his accomplice, Enyiazu Godswill, for human trafficking.[
25 Jun 2023
The National Agency for the Prohibition of Trafficking in Persons (NAPTIP) on Saturday admonished Nigerians, who wanted good future for the country, to join hands in the fight against human trafficking.


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