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How we arrested members of trafficking ring in Lagos – NAPTIP

An investigative officer of National Agency for Prohibition of Trafficking In Persons, NAPTIP, Mrs Ibrahim Omolara, on Thursday told a Federal High Court sitting in Lagos how three persons facing trial over alleged trafficking of a 27- years -old, Udeogu Ann Ugochi, to Dubai for prostitution, were arrested.

Mediterranean Sea, Libya now graveyards for Nigerians – Rep Edward Pwajok

Chairman House Committee on Human Right and member representing Jos South/Jos East Federal Constituency in the House of Representatives, Edward Pwajok (SAN), said Mediterranean Sea and Libya have become graveyards for Nigerians immigrants.

Nigeria to evacuate citizens in Libya – President Buhari

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.

Lawmaker asks sex workers to send proposal to National Assembly

The Chairman, House Committee on HIV/AIDS, David Ombugadu, has called on the Nigerian Sex Workers Association to send a proposal to the National Assembly if it is serious about getting prostitution decriminalised.

Don calls for entrepreneurial studies in schools

A don, Prof. Martins Anetekhai, on Friday in Lagos called for the introduction of entrepreneurial studies in schools to stimulate the interest of youths in business skills.

RRS arrests human trafficker, rescues two victims

The Operatives of Rapid Response Squad of Lagos State Police Command have arrested a suspected human trafficker while trying to transport two teenage girls through Lagos to Abidjan in Ivory Coast for commercial sex work.

SARS officers detained for alleged sexual harassment in Kwara

The Kwara State Commissioner of Police, Mr. Lawan Ado, says the four police officers of the Special Anti-Robbery Squad accused of sexually harassing a lady, Kachi Zion, along the Pipeline area of Ilorin, have been detained.

Ebonyi community distributes N2m bursary to undergraduates

Ihietutu community in Ishiagu Ivo Local Government Area of Ebonyi, on Monday disbursed N2 million bursary to students in various institutions of higher learning from the area.

NAPTIP dock Abuja socialite ‎for human trafficking

The National Agency for the Prohibition of Trafficking in Persons (NAPTIP) has arraigned a 27 year-Socialite, Doofan David (popularly known as Wendy), for an alleged human trafficking offence.

NAPTIP rescues 12,000 victims, convicts 329 offenders

The National Agency for Prohibition of Trafficking in Persons (NAPTIP), said it has rescued over 12,000 victims of trafficking within one year.

Indonesian police arrest 58 men in raid on gay sauna

Indonesian police have detained 58 men including several foreigners in a raid on a gay sauna, an official said Saturday, the latest sign of a backlash against homosexuals in the Muslim-majority country.

Man tricks girlfriend into prostitution in Abu Dhabi

The National Agency for the Prohibition of Trafficking in Persons has arrested one Ozigi Abdulkarim for allegedly luring his 19-year-old girlfriend into prostitution in Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates.

ASUU strike’ll increase prostitution – Sex workers

The Nigerian Sex Workers Association says the ongoing strike embarked upon by the Academic Staff Union of Universities, which has led to the closure of public universities, will increase prostitution among female students.

Benue varsity matriculates 6,400, warns new entrants

Benue State University on Wednesday matriculated 6,400 students, warning the new entrants not to fall below the institution’s minimum standards.


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