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Members of the Oyo State steering committee on child labour have been urged to intensify efforts to fight the scourge of child labour, modern slavery, human trafficking and forced labour of under-aged in the state.
Police have rescued 216 human trafficking victims, mainly children, from forced labour and prostitution in a major operation in Benin and Nigeria, Interpol said on Wednesday.
Minister of Labour and Employment, Sen. Chris Ngige, has said that the was doing everything possible to effectively eradicate forced labour, modern slavery, human trafficking and secure prohibition and elimination of the worst forms of child labour by the year 2025.
Politicians focus on elections, I’m bothered about security, economy – President Buhari tells Theresa May
President Muhammadu Buhari has said that though his fellow politicians are currently preoccupied with the forthcoming general elections in 2019, he is more bothered about the need to provide security and revamp the economy.
Zamfara State Governor AbdulAziz Yari has said criminal elements have infiltrated the crisis involving farmers and herdsmen in parts of the country.
Speaker of the House of Representatives, Mr. Yakubu Dogara, on Thursday appealed to President Muhammadu Buhari to lead the fight against the trafficking of black Africans and modern-day slavery, particularly in Libya.
This was contained in a statement issued on Wednesday and signed by Comrades Bio Joy Josiah, and Mrs Ekpebor Florence, National Chairman and Secretary respectively of Joint Health Sector Union, JOHESU.
Kogi State Government has advised workers to brace up for tough times ahead as it commenced the payment of salaries for the month of March.
Nigeria must break the chain of the spread of COVID-19 in the country to avert the likely scenario of being the next epicentre of the pandemic due to her large population size.
Christian Fuchs is hoping the footballing authorities find a way to complete the current season amid the coronavirus outbreak which sees football suspended in almost every country across the world.
Alex Iwobi’s Everton are being linked with a surprise move for Real Madrid winger Gareth Bale and Juventus midfielder Aaron Ramsey.
Chairman of the PTF and Secretary to the Government of the Federation, SGF, Mr Boss Mustapha, has said that Media, including Newspaper Vendors, are exempted from Federal Government’s restrictions in Lagos, Abuja and Ogun state.
Prince Charles has tested positive for coronavirus, says Buckingham Palace on Wednesday.
Governor Aminu Masari of Katsina will close from tomorrow all land borders, including with Niger Republic as part of measures to contain the possible spread of coronavirus to the state.
As the Federal Government, through the Federal Ministry of Health and the Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC), intensifies effort to check the spread of the novel Corona virus pandemic in the country, the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) has commenced the disinfection of its head office and 37 branches.
Dutch officials have recalled tens of thousands of masks imported from China and distributed to hospitals battling the coronavirus outbreak because they do not meet quality standards, the health ministry said on Saturday.