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Man to spend 7 years in jail for human trafficking in Kano

A Federal High Court sitting in Kano has sentenced one Ikenna Idananke, 27, to seven years imprisonment for trafficking two young girls from Port Harcourt to Libya. Delivering judgment on Tuesday, Justice Jane Inyang convicted Idananke after he pleaded guilty to the two-count preferred against him by the National Agency for the Prohibition of Trafficking […]

Human trafficking: NIS rescues 7 suspected victims in Jigawa

The Nigeria Immigration Service (NIS) has rescued seven women in Jigawa, suspected to have been trafficked from different states of the country. The NIS Comptroller in the state, Mr Isma’il Baba, told newsmen in Dutse on Friday that the victims were rescued at Gurai village in Babura Local Government Area of the state. Baba said […]

Human trafficking, threat to Nigeria — Sanwo-Olu

Lagos State Governor, Mr Babajide Sanwo-Olu, has said the incessant trafficking in persons posed a threat to the country, pledging the state will be lending more support to the National Agency for the Prohibition of Trafficking in Persons, NAPTIP, to rehabilitate victims and prosecute traffickers.

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 […]

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