Need for greater stakeholder collaboration on maritime security in the Gulf of Guinea
The Gulf of Guinea (GOG) where Nigeria is the dominant player accounting for more than 70 per cent of trade has for many years remained, in the eyes of the international maritime community....
Human Trafficking: NAPTIP rescues 17,000 victims
The National Agency for the Prohibition of Trafficking in Persons (NAPTIP) says it rescued over 17,000 victims of human trafficking and jailed over 550 traffickers.
Group partners NDLEA in war against drug abuse
A foundation, Salvaging Our Future Today (SoFT) is partnering with the National Drug Law Enforcement Agency (NDLEA) against drug abuse in Lagos. The group at the weekend led a sensitisation march from the General Hospital Ikeja, and terminated at Alausa seat of the Lagos State Government to commemorate the 2021 International Day against Drug Abuse…
Drug abuse, trafficking and crime control
As insecurity and criminality engulf Nigeria, the tenacity with which the National Drug Law Enforcement Agency (NDLEA) is pursuing drug traffickers is instructive, given that illicit drugs...
UNODC launches programme to rehabilitate, reintegrate jailed Boko Haram insurgents
The United Nations Office on Drug and Crime (UNODC) has launched a new capacity building programme for correctional officers of the Nigerian Correctional Service
UNODC urges increased response to human trafficking
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.
Nigerian police and ghost of the past
During the 2015 face-off between members of the Islamic Movement of Nigeria and the Nigerian Army, which resulted in a blood bath that snuffed the life out of several people...
Land registries remain cesspit for bribery in Nigeria, says report
A new survey released recently revealed that land registries have remained a cesspit for bribery among other public offices in Nigeria.
UNAIDS partners NHRC to tackle HIV-related human right violations
The Joint United Nations Programme on HIV/AIDS (UNAIDS), United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) and the United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime (UNODC) are collaborating with the National Human Rights Commission (NHRC)