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1 Aug 2021
The Federal Government says it plans to check modern day slavery through awareness creation activities on the effects of illegal immigration, child labour
30 Jun 2021
The government of Niger has been ordered by the ECOWAS Court to pay a total of 60 million CFA in compensation to a woman and her six children for the prejudice they suffered as a result of enslavement.
21 Sep 2020
In Oakland California, in the white neighborhood of Piedmont, the only time in my life I was considered exotic, was during my first encounter with white policemen
19 Sep 2020
Sport is presently slave labour in Nigeria. Without exaggerating, and I am asserting with all sense of responsibility, most athletes in the Nigerian domestic sport landscape are living in poverty. The evidence is all around us in the level of respect they enjoy in society and in the poor treatment they receive in their clubs,…
Seun Kuti
16 Jul 2020
In recent times, the Black Lives Matter Movement has been a foremost conversation on the lips of many across the world. This is coming in light of acts of racism in different countries. Nigerian singer Seun Kuti in an Instagram post has now weighed on the subject of slavery and how Africans played a part…
5 Jul 2020
A British royal historian who said slavery was not genocide has quit his honorary position at Cambridge University...
14 Jun 2020
“The highest numbers of slaves from Africa were Nigerians as 41.4 per cent of the slaves were from our ports in Calabar and Badagry, while the remaining 59 per cent were from the other coastal regions in Africa”- Mr Joseph Ejukwa, Principal, Slave History Museum, Calabar Badagry Heritage Museum Badagry Heritage Museum was built in…
Jack Dorsey
10 Jun 2020
Jack Dorsey, the chief executive and a founder of Twitter and Square, a mobile payment company on Tuesday said that both companies are making "Juneteenth" a holiday for employees in commemoration of the end of slavery in the United States. "Both Twitter and Square are making #Juneteenth (June 19th) a company holiday in the US,…
2 Jun 2020
The founder of Black Entertainment Television (BET) Robert Johnson has called for the United States government to pay $14 trillion dollars to the black community in reparations for slavery. Johnson on Monday, amid national protests and outrage following the death of George Floyd, told CNBC that the U.S government should make available $14 trillion in…
27 Feb 2020
The Federal Government has solicited technical assistance from the United States (U.S.), in its bid to eliminate the menace of child labour in Nigeria.
5 Oct 2019
The 23 victims of human trafficking and modern-day slavery rescued by the Katsina State government from Burkina Faso have recounted how they went through inhumane treatment and made to work long hours without pay.
11 Sep 2019
I was wondering what offense would a five-year-old girl have committed to deserve such a heavy spank. I watched her scurried away from her mother to the far corner of her bed, looking petrified.

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