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17 Aug 2020
Seventy-one young Nigerian girls trafficked to Lebanon and seen in a video that had gone viral where they were crying for help had been rescued and arrived the Nnamdi Azikiwe International Airport
7 Jun 2020
The National Agency for the Prohibition of Trafficking in Persons (NAPTIP) has published the names and photos of convicted sex offenders, including rapists.
28 Jul 2019
The acting Chairman of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, (EFCC), Ibrahim Magu has warned human traffickers to shun the practice and join hands in restoring the good image of the country.
13 Jul 2019
The review of the law that guides rape cases in Nigeria to swing it in favour of victims would stem the tide of rising cases of pedophile and rape in the country.  
29 May 2019
Director-general of the National Agency for the Prohibition of Trafficking in Persons (NAPTIP), Julie Okah-Donli, has alerted the Nigerian authorities and Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS) Parliament of imminent xenophobia on trafficked Nigerians in Mali. The NAPTIP boss noted that Malian women were already grumbling that Nigerian girls were taking their men, stoking…
4 May 2019
Fifty-nine commercial sex workers have been arrested by the Department of State Security (DSS) in Calabar, the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports. Mr Ilupeju Adebayo, Director of the DSS Command in Cross River, who disclosed this to newsmen on Saturday in Calabar, said those arrested were picked up around 2:15 a.m on Saturday. Those…
27 Mar 2019
Operatives of the National Agency for the Prohibition of Trafficking in Persons (NAPTIP) in a joint operation with officers of the Nigeria Police Force have in Abuja raided a hotel used as a hideout for suspected human traffickers.   The hotel, according to NAPTIP spokesperson, Victoria Ijampy, is also used for the sexual exploitation of…
1 Mar 2019
At least, 326 stranded Nigerians in Libya have arrived Nigeria, the National Emergency Management Agency (NEMA) has said. Alhaji Idris Muhammed, Coordinator, Lagos Territorial Office of NEMA, who confirmed the development to newsmen on Friday in Lagos, said the returnees were received in two batches. Muhammed said the Nigerians arrived the Cargo Wing of the…
29 Oct 2018
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…
9 Sep 2018
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…
21 Jun 2018
The effective implementation of the Child Right Act by key stakeholders would help tame child labour across the country, the National Agency for the Prohibition of Trafficking in Persons (NAPTIP) has said.  The Agency said it has commenced intensive and sustained advocacy within child protection stakeholders with a view to enhancing nationwide domestication and the…
19 Mar 2018
Dame Julie Okah-Donli, Director-General, National Agency for the Prohibition of Trafficking in Persons (NAPTIP), said no fewer than 13,000 trafficked persons have been rescued by the agency. Okah-Donli disclosed this in an interview with the Correspondent of the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) in New York at the premiere of a movie about human trafficking…

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