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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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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