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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.

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RRS nabs three traffic robbers

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Group drags Delta governor, others to court over oil commission board chair

An anti-corruption group, Centre for Human Rights and Anti-Corruption Crusade (CHURAC) has dragged Governor Ifeanyi Okowa of Delta State and three others to court over the appointment of a former member of the state House of Assembly, Mr. Michael Diden, as chairman of the board of the state’s Oil Producing Areas Development Commission (DESOPADEC).