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Air Peace Chairman Mr Allen Onyema with NAPTIP boss Ms Julie Okah-donli with staff during the signing of the MoU

NAPTIP, Air Peace sign MOU against human trafficking

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.

NAPTIP director cautions Nigerians on visa lottery

Mr Orakwue Arinze, Director (Intelligence) Public Enlightenment of National Agency for Prohibition of Trafficking In Persons (NAPTIP) has called on Nigerians to shun investing in visa lotteries, saying they are scams.

NAPTIP seals two brothels in Calabar for harbouring under-age girls

The National Agency for Prohibition of Trafficking in Persons (NAPTIP) on Thursday sealed two brothels in Calabar for allegedly harbouring under-aged commercial sex workers.
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MFM suspends Abuja pastor who raped, impregnated teenager

The Mountain of Fire and Miracles Ministries on Monday slammed an indefinite suspension on the ‘Pastor’ of its branch in Life Camp area of Abuja, David Onyekachukwu, over an indecent relationship with a 16-year-old girl.

NAPTIP arrests pastor for alleged rape of minor

Operatives of the National Agency for the Prohibition of Trafficking in Persons (NAPTIP) have arrested a Mountain of Fire and Miracle church (MFM) pastor, David Onyekachuku, for allegedly raping and impregnating a 16-year-old girl.
President Muhammadu Buhari has dismissed the reports that his London trip was to compile the list of persons to be appointed as ministers during his second tenure.

President Buhari urged to save Nigerians in Malaysia from intimidation, harassment

A civil society group under the auspices of Coalition of Civil Societies has asked President Muhammadu Buhari to at fast to save the lives of innocent Nigerians who have been unjustly arrested and sentenced either to life imprisonment or facing the death sentence on such trump charges.

Abuja pastor arrested for rape, sex abuse of teen orphan

Operatives of the National Agency for the Prohibition of Trafficking in Persons (NAPTIP) said on Sunday that they have arrested an Abuja-based pastor for the alleged rape and sexual exploitation of a 16-year-old orphan (name withheld), and impregnating her in the process.
Julie Okah-Donlie – NAPTIP DG

NAPTIP seeks military cooperation against human trafficking

The National Agency for the Prohibition of Traffic in Persons (NAPTIP) has sought the cooperation of the Armed Forces in the fight against human trafficking in the country.

NAPTIP alerts Nigerians of xenophobic attack on victims of trafficking in Mali

The Director General of the National Agency for the Prohibition of Trafficking in Persons (NAPTIP), Dame Julie Okah–Donli, has alerted the nation and the entire Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS) Parliament of the imminent xenophobic attack on Nigerian victims of human trafficking trapped in the mining region of Mali.
President Buhari signs New National Minimum Wage Bill into Law in State House on 18th April 2019 1

President Buhari rejects bid to stop EFCC, ICPC, others from seizing assets

The bill is seeking to establish the Proceeds of Crimes Recovery and Management Agency (POCA), which will strip the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) and six other agencies of powers to seize assets or invoke the forfeiture clause. It has been sent to the President.

NAPTIP wants MoU to save Nigerian girls from sex slavery

The National Agency for the Prohibition of Trafficking in Persons (NAPTIP) is seeking an agreement between Nigeria and neighbouring West African countries to end the practice of Nigerian girls being used as sex slaves in Mali.

Edo receives 4,764 illegal migrants

Prof. Yinka Omorogbe, Chairperson of Edo Taskforce Against Human Trafficking and Irregular Migration, has said the state received 4,764 migrants who illegally left Nigerian.
The International Organization for Migration (IOM) on Tuesday, recently embarked on a cross-border campaign to sensitise people in West African countries on the ECOWAS National Biometric Identity Card (ENBIC).

IOM, ECOWAS, NAPTIP launch campaign against human trafficking

The International Organization for Migration (IOM) on Tuesday, recently embarked on a cross-border campaign to sensitise people in West African countries on the ECOWAS National Biometric Identity Card (ENBIC).
Mr Johnson Babalola, a Nigerian but Canada-based lawyer, on 8 May 2019, delivered a paper, entitled “Irregular Migration- Our Failures and Beyond the Tears” in Abuja.

Canada-based lawyer tasks leaders on curbing irregular migration from Nigeria

Mr Johnson Babalola, a Nigerian but Canada-based lawyer, on 8 May 2019, delivered a paper, entitled “Irregular Migration: Our Failures and Beyond the Tears” in Abuja. That was at a joint conference organized by the National Agency for the Prohibition of Trafficking in Persons (NAPTIP) and the Catholic Diocese of Abuja.

NAPTIP: Irregular migration setback to economy, national development

The National Agency for the Protection of Trafficking in Persons (NAPTIP), has raised the alarm over the undying desire of some Nigerians and African youths to leave the shores of the continent irrespective of the means of exit.

NAPTIP arrests two government staff for allegedly raping 13-year-old

Officials of the National Agency for the Prohibition of Trafficking in Persons (NAPTIP) have arrested two officials of the Federal Ministry of Youths and Sports for allegedly raping a 13-year-old girl.

NAPTIP declares 2 wanted for allegedly trafficking 3 months old baby

National Agency for the Prohibition of Trafficking in Persons (NAPTIP) has declared two women, Emerald Bassey and Edith Omon, wanted for allegedly trafficking a three months old baby.

Human trafficking: IOM, ECOWAS, NAPTIP launch campaign

The International Organization for Migration (IOM) on Tuesday embarked on a cross-border roadshow to sensitise people in West African coasts on the ECOWAS National Biometric Identity Card (ENBIC).

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