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The National Agency for the Prohibition of Trafficking in Persons (NAPTIP) says it has started investigation on the human traffickers arrested on Jan. 28.
Justice Hassan Babangida of the Federal Capital Territory High Court sitting in Jabi, Abuja has sentenced a civil servant, Francis Kyamang, to life imprisonment for raping his wife’s niece and assaulting the victim after the act.
Three suspected human traffickers and three victims in transit to Ghana have been apprehended by the operatives of the Nigeria Immigration Service (NIS) at Seme Border Control Post, an official has said.
Officers of the Nigeria Immigration Service (NIS) have arrested four human traffickers at Seme and Mazanya borders of Nigeria.
The Edo State Government has said the 2019 Alaghodaro Summit will focus on assessing the impact of laudable policies and programmes by the Governor Godwin Obaseki-led administration in enriching the life of Edo people.
Governor Willie Obiano of Anambra State on Friday donated vehicles, motorbikes and modern security gadgets to security agencies to tackle crime in the state.
The National Agency for Prohibition of Trafficking in Persons (NAPTIP) and one of Nigeria’s airlines, Air Peace Ltd, on Tuesday in Lagos signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) on partnership against human trafficking.
The Benin Zonal Command, National Agency for the Prohibition of Trafficking in Persons (NAPTIP), said it arrested seven suspected human traffickers in the zone between January and March.
Katsina State Command of the Nigeria Immigration Service (NIS) says it has rescued 10 minors including a nine-month-old baby from a gang of human traffickers.
The death toll from the sinking of two migrant boats off the coast of Djibouti rose to 28 on Wednesday, with perhaps 130 more still missing.
The National Agency for Prohibition of Trafficking in Persons says it will scale up its efforts to prevent the scourge of human trafficking in Nigeria by carrying out surveillance activities of areas that are endemic.
U.S. president Donald Trump has predicted that year 2019 would be a “complicated but great” year.
A Federal High Court located in Benin, Edo State have sentenced a 49 year old lady, Mrs Christy Ehirobo, to nine years imprisonment for human trafficking on Tuesday.
Officials of the Nigeria Immigration Service (NIS) on Monday arrested eight Ghanaian ladies at the Murtala Muhammed International Airport (MMIA), Lagos for alleged human trafficking.
The Katsina State Command of the Nigeria Immigration Service on Thursday said it seized 436 voter cards and 192 National Identity slips from foreigners in the second and third quarters of the year.
The Benin Zonal Office of National Agency for the Prohibition of Trafficking in Persons (NAPTIP) has rescued no fewer than 300 victims of trafficking in the area between January and August.
The upper chamber of the National Assembly has called on the federal government to quickly diversify the economy, following the high cost of oil production without commensurate result.
The Nigerian Medical Association (NMA), has asked President Muhammadu Buhari not to allow states take full control of managing the COVID-19 pandemic saying Nigerians may suffer.
The Federal Government has announced relaxation of restriction on gatherings in places of worship imposed as part of the guidelines to curb the spread of COVID-19 in the country.
Gunmen have abducted a resident doctor identified simply as Dr. Wisdom Iboyitete at Central Hospital, Ojobo in Burutu Local Government Area of Delta State.
There is palpable fear in Umuanuma community in Aboh Mbaise Local Government Area of Imo State as suspected herdsmen murder a private security operative, Mr Hycinth Ikegwu, at about 6 am on Sunday while returning from work with his motorcycle.
The FBI and the Minneapolis Police Department are investigating the arrest of a black man who died after being handcuffed and pinned to the ground by an officer’s knee, in an episode filmed by a bystander and denounced by the mayor on Tuesday.
South African state asset manager the Public Investment Corporation (PIC) has submitted a proposal to government on converting bonds it holds in struggling state utility Eskom into equity, PIC chairman Reuel Khoza told Reuters in an interview.
The Kwara State Government says it has recorded six more cases of COVID-19, bringing the total number of confirmed cases as of Wednesday in the state to 85.
The Lagos State Government on Wednesday announced the discharge of 87 Coronavirus patients who recovered from the pandemic.
The Borno Police Command has arrested 71 suspects for alleged kidnap, rape and procession of marijuana in various parts of the state.