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Court slams N5 million bail on suspected child traffickers

A Chief Magistrate Court sitting in Port Harcourt, Rivers State, has granted bail to two women suspected to be involved in child trafficking to the tune of N5 million each.

Police bust three suspected child trafficking syndicates, arrest 22

Abia State police command has arrested members of three suspected child trafficking syndicates, including 17-year-old Gift Daniel, who sold her two-day-old baby boy for N670, 000.

Children’s Day: Governor Okowa decries growing cases of child abuse in Nigeria

The Delta State Governor, Dr Ifeanyi Okowa, has on the occasion of this year’s Children Day, strongly condemned the increasing cases of various child abuse in the society, charging parents and responsible members of the society to have more interest in providing safer environment for proper growth and development of the child.

Expert: Federal government must stop Northeast children armed as JTF

The Federal Government has been urged to stop the usage of school-age children who are armed and brought into the Civilian Joint Task Force to fight terrorism in the Northeastern region of the country.

IGP’s wife urges police officers, men to empower women

Wife of the Inspector General of Police (IGP), Princess Asmau Ndayako Idris, on Wednesday, made a passionate appeal to Police officers and men to empower their wives to support family sustenance.

Suspects: Hardship forced us to sell our baby

A 35-year-old man identified as Nkemakolam Ugorji, and his wife, Happiness, have confessed that economic hardship made them to sell their two-day-old baby girl.

Lagos records 138 domestic violence cases against men in 10 months

The Lagos State Domestic Violence and Sexual Violence Response Team on Thursday said it received 138 cases of domestic violence against men from May 2017 to March 2018.

Police announce recovery of 1,000 arms in Abia

The Commissioner of Police in Abia, Anthony Ogbizi, said the command had so far recovered more than 1,000 arms and ammunition from individuals and criminal suspects in the state.

Woman sells four year-old daughter for N100

A four year old girl in Abakaliki, Ebonyi state, Uloma Igwe, has been sold to a widow, Nwali Josephine, for N100.

Child abuse: Kaduna govt to prosecute negligent parents

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.

Commercial motorcyclist kills father, stabs step-mother

Mr. Ifenayi Oguejiofor, 27-year-old commercial motor-cycle operator (Okada), has been arrested for allegedly killing his father and stabbing his step-mother.

Police parade over 60 suspects, arrest 4 women for alleged child trafficking

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.

Suspect: I kidnapped, sold five-year-old girl to punish her father

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.”

NAPTIP busts gang selling children, 11 arrested in Anambra

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.

Bayelsa govt establishes special court to handle child rape cases

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.

Child trafficking: Presidency reiterates commitment to protect Nigerians in distress

The Presidency has reiterated its commitment to protect Nigerians in distress globally and to Child Trafficking tackle the menace of child trafficking.

Kwara govt vows to jail child traffickers, pedophiles

The Kwara State Government has warned that jail-term awaits people caught in child-trafficking, child or pedophiles in the state.

Eight arraigned over sale of three-month-old baby in Ebonyi

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.

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