Wednesday, 20th October 2021
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Human Trafficking

28 Jan
The United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime (UNODC) has admonished Nigeria to scale up its criminal justice response to Trafficking in Persons (TIP) and Smuggling of Migrants (SOM) as part of efforts to end the scourge.
14 Jan
The National Agency for Prohibition of Trafficking in Persons (NAPTIP) has alleged that social media is fueling human trafficking in the country, urging stakeholders to unite against the menace.
15 Dec 2020
As part of measures to end gender-based violence and empower the downtrodden in communities, the International Council of Museum (ICOM), in collaboration with Zion Art Foundation, has empowered sexual and human trafficking victims in Surulere area of Lagos.
8 Dec 2020
Mrs. Florence Obadiaru, the nominal complainant in a suit filed by the Police against an alleged human trafficker, Benedicta Omomoh, has given part of her evidence before the Federal High Court, Abuja.   The defendant alongside one Mrs. Oyomiye Lamidi, who is at large, is being prosecuted for allegedly conspiring in 2011 to traffic one…
16 Nov 2020
The National Agency for the Prohibition of Trafficking in Persons (NAPTIP) has called for cooperation among relevant agencies in the fight against human trafficking and child labour in the country.
12 Nov 2020
In continuation of its back to school campaign, a non-governmental organisation, RuthChild Foundation, in collaboration with Niger Delta Power Holding Company (NDPHC) has sensitised pupils from selected primary schools in Edo State....
7 Nov 2020
Twenty-year-old Agnes Fubara had looked forward to a career as a news presenter. From an early age, she joined the editorial club in her school to prepare her for journalism.
24 Sep 2020
Some protesters yesterday delivered a memorandum to the Nigerian Embassy in South Africa to protest against alleged human trafficking and other criminal activities of some immigrants, particularly Nigerians. The march to the Nigerian Embassy trended on social media with the hashtags: #23SeptemberCleanSA and #PutSouthAfricansFirst, sparking a conversation about the ongoing protests against immigrants in South…
28 Aug 2020
A Northern Ireland man at the centre of a human trafficking operation that left 39 Vietnamese migrants dead in a lorry pleaded guilty to manslaughter at a London court on Friday.
25 Aug 2020
The Edo State government, in the past three years, received and reintegrated over 5,000 returnees who are victims of human trafficking and illegal migration.
2 Aug 2020
The Founder, Live Abundantly, Dr. Onyerinma Ama, has attributed outbreak of Coronavirus to rising cases of human trafficking, due to job losses, poverty and school closures, among others.
2 Aug 2020
Executive Director, Human Development Initiatives (HDI) Nigeria, Mrs. Olufunso Owasanoye has called for judicious use of the N75b Youth Development Fund, as it would be a good tool to wage war against human trafficking. 


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