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NAPTIP, NEMA to empower 150 victims of human trafficking in Edo

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The National Agency for the Prohibition of Trafficking in Persons (NAPTIP) says it will train 150 victims of human trafficking in Edo zone on various skills by the end of April. Mrs Julie Okah-Donli, the Director General of NAPTIP made the disclosure at the final physical verification of victims of human trafficking in Benin on Monday. Okah-Donli said the empowerment ...

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NAPTIP arrests 11 suspected child traffickers, recovers children

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The National Agency for the Prohibition of Trafficking in Persons (NAPTIP) on Wednesday said it arrested 11 persons over suspected child trafficking, abduction and sale of children in Anambra. Mr Josiah Emerole, the NAPTIP Head of Press and Public Relations, said this in a statement in Abuja. Emerole stated that the suspects were nabbed in different parts of Anambra in ...

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25,000 Nigerians held in slave and sex camps in Libya in 2017- NAPTIP boss

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ABUJA – The Director General of the National Agency for the Prohibition of Trafficking in Persons(NAPTIP), Julie Okah-Donli, has disclosed that more than 25,000 Nigerians have been held in slave and sex camps in Libya Okah-Donli made this known while defending the agency’s 2018 budget before the Senate Committee on Judiciary, Human Rights and Legal Matters on Tuesday. She said ...

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NAPTIP, NIS, partner EU, others on management of trafficking, migration in Nigeria

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The National Agency for the Prohibition of Trafficking in Persons (NAPTIP) and Nigeria Imigration Service (NIS) have partnered with the European Union (EU), the International Organisation for Migration (IOM) and United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime (UNODC) on how to combat illegal migration and human trafficking in the country. The Director-General of NAPTIP, Mrs Julie Okah-Donli, represented by the ...

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Woman arraigned over alleged teenage girls prostitution

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A 42-year-old woman, Dupe Sunny, on Thursday in Lagos appeared in an Ebute Meta Chief Magistrates’ Court charged with aiding three teenager girls to engage in prostitution. The three teenagers are of ages 14 and 16 years with oldest among them having a Senior  Secondary School certificate. The accused, who is standing trial on a two-count charge of conspiracy and ...

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NSCDC uncovers prostitution recruitment centre in Edo

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The Nigeria Security and Civil Defence Corps has uncovered a prostitution recruitment settlement in Edo, the Edo Commander, Mr Makinde Ayinla, has said. Ayinla, who made the disclosure to the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) in Benin on Monday, said the settlement was in Uselu N’ Ahor in Uhunmwode Local Government Area. He said operatives of the corps uncovered the settlement, ...

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Sex: NAPTIP intensifies manhunt for woman harbouring underage girls

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SOKOTO – The National Agency for the Prohibition of Trafficking in Persons (NAPTIP) says it has intensified manhunt for a woman suspected of harboring underage girls for sexual exploitation. Mr Hassan Tahir, the Zonal Commander of the agency in charge of Kebbi, Sokoto and Zamfara states, told the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) in Sokoto on Monday. He said that ...

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NAPTIP investigates human organ harvesting in Nigeria

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ABUJA – The National Agency for the Prohibition of Trafficking in Persons (NAPTIP) says it will commence investigation into illegal human organ harvesting in the country. Organ harvesting is the illegal removal of human organ or tissue without a person’s consent; generally to be sold on the black market for organ transplants. The Director General of NAPTIP, Ms Julie Okah-Donli ...

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Abuja Socialite Dragged To Court For Human Trafficking

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Efforts by the National Agency for the Prohibition of Trafficking in Persons (NAPTIP) to curtail the activities of human traffickers in the country through prosecution is gradually yielding result as the Agency has arraigned a 27 year-Socialite , Doofan David ( popularly known as Wendy) for an alleged human trafficking offence. She was arraigned before High Court 13 of the ...

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Abu Dhabi-Based Woman, 3 Others Arraigned For Human Trafficking

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Four persons including an Abu Dhabi (United Arab Emirate UAE) based Rita Chinenye Ani and her elder sister, Ngozi Stella Nnamani Ani (A.K.A Princess) were today arraigned before a Federal Capital Territory (FCT) High Court sitting in Maitama, Abuja for engaging in human trafficking. The other two are Ozigi Abdulkarim and Princewill James. The four defendants (2 males and 2 ...

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