Home Topics Edo State Taskforce Against Human Trafficking

Edo State Taskforce Against Human Trafficking

Edo government receives 4,943 Libya returnees in two years

The chairperson of the Edo State Taskforce Against Human Trafficking, Yinka Omoregbe, a professor, disclosed this at a news conference on Monday in Benin.

Governor Obaseki pledges to stamp out human trafficking

Edo State Governor, Mr. Godwin Obaseki, has pledged to stamp out the menace of human trafficking and illegal migration from Edo State, as the government has set up necessary legal and institutional framework to combat the scourge.
Governor of Edo State, Mr. Godwin Obaseki

Edo government vows to stamp out illegal migration, human trafficking

The Governor of Edo State, Mr. Godwin Obaseki, has pledged to stamp out the menace of human trafficking and illegal migration from Edo State, as the government has set up necessary legal and institutional framework to combat the scourge.

Official: Edo welcome 3,883 Libyan returnees in 10 months

The Edo Government says it received 3,883 Libyan returnees between November 2017 and August 2018.

NAPTIP: Traffickers now recruit people for organ harvesting

The National Agency for the Prohibition of Trafficking in Persons, (NAPTIP) on Monday raised the alarm that human trafficking now takes a new twist, as traffickers now recruit young people for organ harvesting.

Dolapo Osinbajo, Edo govt partner to train 500 Libya returnees

The Edo State Government has said that 500 Libya returnees will undergo a skills acquisition training to be organised courtesy of the Vice President’s wife, Mrs Dolapo Osinbajo.

Edo govt begins payment of stipends to Libya returnees

The Edo State Government, on Friday, commenced the payment of N20,000 monthly stipend to four sets of Libya returnees in the state.

Recent Stories

Kidnap Victim

Gunmen abduct two Catholic priests

Gunmen have reportedly abducted two Catholic priests, Rev Fr Joseph Nweke and Rev Fr Felix Efobi from Awka Catholic Diocese.
Governor Mai Mala Buni of Yobe State has affirmed that said the progress of any nation depends on the development of its youth.

Yobe suspends traditional ruler for defiling a 6-year-old boy

Yobe State governor Mai Mala Buni has directed the suspension of the district Head of Fannami Ward, Lawan Mari from Bade Local Government for alleged sodomy with a six year-old-boy.
Kayode Fayemi

Ekiti governor congratulates SIEC, newly elected councils chairmen

The Governor of Ekiti State, Dr Kayode Fayemi, has congratulated the newly elected chairmen and councillors of the 16 local government councils, following official announcement of Saturday’s council election results by the State Independent Electoral Commission.

Femi Falana: DSS operatives apologized to judge over court’s invasion

A human rights lawyer, Femi Falana (SAN), said on Sunday that the leader of the Department of State Service (DSS) team that invaded the Federal High Court, Abuja, on Friday apologized to Justice Ijeoma Ojukwu over the incident
Nigeria Police

Police arrest three for murder

The police in Ogun State have arrested three suspects over the death of a 27-year-old man who was stabbed in the chest.