Over 180 trafficked persons return weekly, says NAPTIP
National Agency for the Prohibition of Trafficking in Persons (NAPTIP) has said that over 180 victims of human trafficking are brought back to Nigeria every week.
Dogara expresses need to strengthen NAPTIP Act to curb modern slavery
The Speaker of the House of Representatives, Mr Yakubu Dogara, says there is need to strengthen the Act establishing the National Agency for the Prohibition of Trafficking in Persons (NAPTIP).
NAPTIP wants domestication of anti-violence law
The National Agency for the Prohibition of Trafficking in Persons (NAPTIP) has urged states to domesticate the Violence Against Persons Prohibition Act (VAPP) to address sexual violence in various states of the country. Director General of the agency, Julie Okah-Donli, gave the charge in Abuja at the weekend when the Nigeria Bar Association (NBA) visited…
49 year old lady jailed for human trafficking
A Federal High Court located in Benin, Edo State have sentenced a 49 year old lady, Mrs Christy Ehirobo, to nine years imprisonment for human trafficking on Tuesday. Justice Mohammed Liman in his judgment said the “law must take its cause” despite the convict’s plead for mercy adding that human trafficking had eaten deep into…
Girls are trafficked in guise of coming to study in Russia - Abugu
Legal Adviser to the Nigerian Community in Russia, Dr. Tony Abugu, in this interview with KAYODE BELLO, spoke on challenges faced by Nigerians who run to Russia for succour
NAPTIP condemns hiring of under-12 as domestic workers
The National Agency for the Prohibition of Trafficking In Persons (NAPTIP) has charged Nigerians to desist from hiring domestic workers that are under 12 years age.
NAPTIP nabs operators of forced labour
The National Agency for the Prohibition of Trafficking in Persons (NAPTIP), has nabbed two operators of forced labour for attempting to traffic unsuspecting persons to Libya, and Finland.
With new Nigerian conjectures, Edozie interrogates modern slavery
Mediterranean, the artist George Edozie’s latest paintings and sculptures look at the origin of human trafficking in Africa and indicts the continent’s leaders over the needless deaths of greener pasture seekers along the inglorious routes. Recently, Director-General of National Agency for the Prohibition of Trafficking in Persons (NAPTIP), Dame Julie Okah-Donli, disclosed that 10,500…
NAPTIP has rescued 12,939 trafficked persons, says DG
National Agency for the Prohibition of Trafficking in Persons (NAPTIP) has rescued 12,939 victims since its establishment in 2003. The director-general, Dame Julie Okah-Donli, stated this yesterday while delivering a paper entitled ‘Mass Exodus of Youths and national Development....
Retired military officers condemn unending insurgency in Nigeria
Worried by the unending security challenge in the country, the Retired Army, Navy and Air Force Officers (RANAO) Associations of Nigeria, has lamented Federal Government’s inability to proffer solutions to the problems.
NAPTIP rescues 103 victims of human trafficking
The Zonal Commander of NAPTIP in Osun, Mr Ganiu Aganran, made this known in an interview with the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) in Osogbo.Aganran said the victims made up of 78 females and 25 males were being moved out of the state illegally by the traffickers before they were rescued.