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Kidnappers seem to have set their sights on Calabar metropolis, as gunmen are reported to have abducted for ransom six people in ten days.

Nigerian Immigration deports Cameroonian sex worker in Cross River

A Cameroonian commercial sex worker has been repatriated to her Country over lack of valid documents.
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NDLEA seizes 3,546kg hard drugs, arrests 205 suspects in FCT

The National Drug Law Enforcement Agency (NDLEA), FCT Command, says it seized 3,546.632 kilograms of hard drugs from January to July.

18 sex workers, customers arrested in Ondo for flouting curfew order

No fewer 18 people suspected to be commercial sex workers and their customers were arrested by the Ondo State Task Force on COVID-19 while monitoring the compliance rate within the state capital.

Lagos sex workers lament impact of coronavirus lockdown

Everyone is affected by the compulsory stay-at-home directive. When newsmen drove round some parts of Lagos, most brothels and hotels had lost its original bustle.

34 suspected commercial sex workers arrested in Jigawa

Thirty-four (34) suspected commercial sex workers have been arrested by officials of the Jigawa State Shari’a Enforcement Command (Hisbah) that also confiscated 147 bottles of beer in Kazaure Local Government Area of the state.
The Shehu of Bama in Borno, Kyari Ibn Umar El-Kanemi, has declared commercial sex workers unwelcome in his domain in order to eliminate vices and enhance peace in the area.

Emir declares commercial sex workers unwelcome in domain

The Shehu of Bama in Borno, Kyari Ibn Umar El-Kanemi, has declared commercial sex workers unwelcome in his domain in order to eliminate vices and enhance peace in the area.

Police arrest another ‘serial killer’ in Port Harcourt

The police in Port Harcourt have announced the arrest of yet another suspected serial killer linked with the recent killings targeting women in the city.

DSS arrest 59 sex workers in Calabar

At least 59 commercial sex workers which included 43 girls and 16 men have been arrested by the Department of State Security (DSS) in Calabar.

Police invite activist who accused officers of raping sex workers

The police in Abuja have invited a woman for questioning after she accused officers of raping suspected commercial sex workers with sachet water nylons.

Police arrest 52 sex workers, 10 others in Borno raid

No fewer than 52 commercial sex workers and 10 male suspects have been arrested during a raid on some brothels and drug peddling spots, in Maiduguri, Borno State.

FCTA to rehabilitate, empower commercial sex workers in Abuja

The Social Development Secretariat (SDS) of the Federal Capital Territory Administration (FCTA), on Tuesday, said it would rehabilitate its Rehabilitation Centre in Sabon Lugbe in Abuja, and move any arrested commercial sex worker to the centre for rehabilitation and training.

Yuletide: Police warns commercial sex workers against ritualists, other criminals in FCT

Following the incessant cases of murder especially of young women in the Federal Capital Territory (FCT), the police have warned commercial sex workers operating the city to be weary of those who patronise them.

FBI agents join probe into Uganda women killings

The US Federal Bureau of Investigations (FBI) has joined investigations into recent killings of women in Uganda.

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Liberia launches new national carrier ‘Lone Star Air’

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Africa CDC warns of possible second wave of virus infection

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Ms Comfort Lamptey, UN Women Country Representative to Nigeria, gave the commendation during the launch of activities to commemorate the 20th anniversary of the UNSCR 1325 in Abuja.

UN lauds Nigeria for implementing programmes on women

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