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Kaduna State Commissioner for Women Affairs and Social Development, Hajiya Hafsat Baba, has warned that the government would soon begin prosecuting negligent parents who expose their children to abuse and molestation.
Mr. Ifenayi Oguejiofor, 27-year-old commercial motor-cycle operator (Okada), has been arrested for allegedly killing his father and stabbing his step-mother.
The Imo State Police Command has arrested four women for allegedly kidnapping a five-year-old girl, Chinagorom Ndukwe, and reportedly sold her for N400, 000.
Twenty-two-year-old member of a kidnap gang has allegedly told the Police that she kidnapped and sold a five-year-old girl just to “get back at her father.”
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.
The Bayelsa State Government, in its bid to deal decisively with violation of the Child Rights in the state, has established a family Court to ensure accelerated hearing on cases of child rape, violence against women and children, child trafficking and kidnapping and child custody dispute.
The Presidency has reiterated its commitment to protect Nigerians in distress globally and to Child Trafficking tackle the menace of child trafficking.
The Kwara State Government has warned that jail-term awaits people caught in child-trafficking, child or pedophiles in the state.
Eight persons have been arraigned at a Magistrate Court in Abakaliki, the Ebonyi State capital, for their alleged involvement in the abduction and sale of a three-month-old baby boy for the sum of N910.000.
The National Agency for the Prohibition of Trafficking in Persons, NAPTIP, in collaboration with police have arrested eight members of a child trafficking syndicate for allegedly stealing and selling a three-month old baby boy in Ebonyi State.
President Muhammadu Buhari has expressed the Federal Government’s readiness to support the fight against women and child abuse in Nigeria.
President Muhammadu Buhari in Abidjan, Cote d’ Ivoire, has finally spoken on the vexed issue of allegations that hundreds of African refugees and migrants passing through Libya were being bought and sold to modern-day slave markets.
A 23-year-old man, Kinsley Eze, has said that he sold his five months old baby boy for N250,000 due to lack of money to raise and train him.
The Chief Judge (CJ) of the Federal Capital Territory (FCT) High Court, Justice Ishaq Bello, has decried the high rate of child trafficking in Nigeria and called for concerted efforts to end the scourge.
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