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Nigerian man awaiting sentence dies in London cell

A NIGERIAN man Isaiah Olugosi, 38, was on Monday, March 28 discovered dead in his cell at HMP Wormwood Scrubs in West London, where...

Police arrest woman for child theft

THE Police in Zamfara State said they arrested a woman in Gusau for the theft of a two-year-old boy with intentions to sell him. A...

Sanwo-Olu inaugurates task force to curb human trafficking in Lagos State

BABAJIDE Sanwo-Olu, Governor of Lagos State on Tuesday inaugurated members of the State Task Force on Human Trafficking to curb the menace of human...
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Human traffickers now explore orphanage homes, motor parks for victims- NAPTIP DG warns

DIRECTOR General of the National Agency for the Prohibition of Trafficking in Persons (NAPTIP), Julie Okah-Donli, has warned the public about the new operation...

Human trafficking: Nigerian girls trapped for sex work in Russia, after 2018 World Cup

MANY Nigerian girls who had travelled to Russia for the 2018 soccer World Cup have been trapped for sex business in the country.  During the...

Over 20,000 Nigerian girls stuck in Mali

NOT Less than 20,000 Nigerian girls have been trapped in Mali for sex business. The victims of the sex trade are kept in appalling conditions,...
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Media organisations, CSOs reaffirm need for synergy at ICIR roundtable

SELECT media and civil society organisations have renewed their commitment to pooling together resources in the fight against human rights violations and general injustice...

Number of human trafficking victims on the rise, says UN report

THE number of human trafficking victims all over the world is on the rise as armed groups and terrorists are trafficking women and children to...

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EFCC arrests Accountant General of the Federation over N80 billion fraud

THE Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) has arrested the Accountant General of the Federation, Ahmed Idris, over an...

Army kills four suspected IPOB gunmen in Imo

FOUR suspected gunmen of the Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB) were reportedly killed by troops of the 34 Brigade...

2023: Minister of State for Petroleum withdraws from presidential race

MINISTER of State for Petroleum Timipre Silva has withdrawn from the presidential race. According to the News Agency of Nigeria...

Aviation fuel crisis: Airline cancels flight, as AON again threatens strike

- Aviation fuel price may rise - NNPC, MOMAN - Airlines fail to confirm if the N480 per litre agreement...

2023: My experiences under Buhari has placed me ahead of others – Osibanjo

By Dare Akogun VICE President Yemi Osibanjo has said that his experience under President Muhammadu Buhari in the last seven...
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