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Human Trafficking: NAPTIP seeks army partnership to boost capacity

Human Trafficking: NAPTIP seeks army partnership to boost capacity

The National Agency for the Prohibition of Trafficking in Persons (NAPTIP) has sought the partnership of the Nigerian army to boost its capacity in the fight against human trafficking. The agency said this in a statement issued by the Head, Press and Public Relations Unit, Mrs Stella Nezan, on Friday in Abuja. It quoted the […]

15 trafficked children rescued, reunited with parents

15 trafficked children rescued, reunited with parents

The FCT Police Command has reunited 15 children, who were victims of trafficking, with their parents on Monday. In February 2020, the children aged between two and 13 years, were deceptively taken from their parents in Lapai in Niger State by one Emmanuel Abraham, 30, and Nkechi Udoh, 53, under the pretext of providing them education.

Our mission to support the eradication of human trafficking remains unshaken – GIAIM

Our mission to support the eradication of human trafficking remains unshaken – GIAIM

By Lawani Mikairu Global Initiative against Illegal Migration, GIAIM, has reiterated its resolve to continue to support the eradication of human trafficking and illegal migration. The Executive Director, GIAIM , Barrister Obinyan Emmanuel, disclosed this during a one day seminar on human trafficking and illegal migration in Lagos. The seminar with the theme,  ” Youth […]

Human trafficking kingpin apprehended in Ogun

Human trafficking kingpin apprehended in Ogun

By Bose Adelaja Nemesis has caught up with a 35 years old human trafficking kingpin, Comfort Innocent, who was apprehended by men of the Nigeria Police Force, Ogun State Command. The suspect was apprehended last Thursday, over the abduction and trafficking of two under-aged girls. Vanguard gathered that her arrest followed a report by one […]

‘Make Me Elegant’ joins war against women trafficking  

‘Make Me Elegant’ joins war against women trafficking  

  By Ebunoluwa Sessou A non-governmental organisation, Make Me Elegant Foundation has empowered 5000 young women as part of an initiative to rescue and repatriate women and young girls who are victims of human trafficking and modern-day slavery. The foundation disclosed it recently rescued a number of Nigerian girls from Lebanon and Oman, noting that […]