Jonathan foundation canvasses just society to check human trafficking
As Nigeria joins the rest of the world to mark the 2020 World Day Against Trafficking in Persons, the Goodluck Jonathan Foundation (GJF) has tasked the Federal Government on a just society to contain human trafficking.
World risks another virus like COVID-19 if wildlife crimes not stopped – UNODC
The United Nations Office on Drug and Crime (UNODC) says that the World risk another virus of the magnitude of COVID-19 if the trafficking, sales and consumption of wildlife are not stopped.
Pandemic could lead to more narcotic use: UN
The coronavirus pandemic could see a rise in the use and trafficking of narcotics as well as increased risks for users, the UN drugs and crime agency (UNODC) said on Thursday.
Police partners UNODC, EU to safeguard frontline officers against COVID-19
The United Nations Office on Drugs and Crimes, (UNODC), the Nigeria Police Force, and the European Union, have launched new Guidelines for Policing During the COVID-19 Emergency, tailored specifically for the Nigerian context.
COVID-19: Correctional service partners UNODC to prevent spread in custodial centres
The United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime (UNODC) has partnered the National Correctional Service to inform inmates and staff on how to stay safe, as well as provide basic protective and preventive equipment and supplies, including gloves, face masks, sanitiser, dispensers and infrared thermometers.
Students develop App to trap human traffickers
Following the successful 2019 event in Lagos, the 64 Nigerian students were brought together by Facebook, Andela and UNODC with the aim to spark their creativity whilst pushing their coding capabilities...
IWD: UNODC calls for equal access to justice
Nigeria must make deliberate efforts to address the scourge of terrorism, by standing up to terrorists, and ensuring access to justice for victims in a gender-sensitive manner
NBS survey claims reduction in petty bribery
• N675 billion paid in bribe in 2019 A survey carried out by the National Bureau of Statistics (NBS), has revealed that the incidence of bribery in Nigeria has reduced, and down to 30.2 percent in 2019, compared to 32.3 percent in 2016. The survey, which was based on petty form of corruption, also showed…
FG, UN present second survey on corruption in Nigeria abroad
The Federal Government, in partnership with the United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime (UNODC), has presented the Second Survey on Corruption in Nigeria to an international...