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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.

Human trafficker bags 4 years imprisonment

A Federal High Court in Osun on Tuesday, sentenced a 29-year-old woman, Sekinat Owolabi, to four years imprisonment for human trafficking.

NAPTIP to conduct surveillance on trafficking-emdemic areas

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.

NAPTIP rescues 12,939 victims of human trafficking

The National Agency for Prohibition of Trafficking in Persons (NAPTIP) has rescued 12,939 victims across the country since its establishment in 2003.

Human trafficking: NAPTIP advises parents against undue pressure on children

The National Agency for Prohibition of Trafficking in Persons (NAPTIP) on Friday urged parents to stop putting undue pressure on their children to prevent them from falling victims to human traffickers.

Child trafficking: Court orders NAPTIP to release detained father, daughter, niece

An Abuja High Court has ordered the National Agency for Prohibition of Trafficking in Persons (NAPTIP) and its director general, Barrister Julie Okah-Donli, to release on bail, with immediate effect, from its detention facility, Mr. Akannni Adeyeye; his daughter, Miss Tola Joy Adeyeye; and, his niece, Miss Kajogbola Adeyeye.
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Police arrest man for ‘defiling five-year-old’

The state Commissioner of Police, Imohimi Edgal, told newsmen in Lagos on Wednesday that the suspect lured the girl out of her mother’s room while she was asleep.

NAPTIP, JCI take fight against child labour, trafficking to schools

The Junior Chamber International (JCI) in partnership with the National Agency for Prohibition of Trafficking in Persons, (NAPTIP), yesterday organised a school debate to create awareness on the dangers of child-labour and human-trafficking.

Nollywood actress Tonto Dikeh named NAPTIP ambassador

The National Agency for Prohibition of Trafficking in Persons (NAPTIP), on Friday, applauded the humanitarian gesture of Nollywood actress Tonto Dikeh, to the less privileged in the society.

Governor Obaseki calls for speedy passage of bills

Mr. Godwin Obaseki, the Governor of Edo State, has urged members of the Edo State House of Assembly to expedite work on the bill for a law to prohibit trafficking in persons and establish the Edo State task force against trafficking in persons.

Governor Obaseki urges speedy passage of human trafficking prohibition

The Governor of Edo State, Mr. Godwin Obaseki, has urged members of the Edo State House of Assembly to expedite work on the bill for a law to prohibit trafficking in persons and establish the Edo State Task Force against Trafficking in Persons.

How we arrested members of trafficking ring in Lagos – NAPTIP

An investigative officer of National Agency for Prohibition of Trafficking In Persons, NAPTIP, Mrs Ibrahim Omolara, on Thursday told a Federal High Court sitting in Lagos how three persons facing trial over alleged trafficking of a 27- years -old, Udeogu Ann Ugochi, to Dubai for prostitution, were arrested.

NAPTIP secures 7 convictions of human traffickers in 2017 in Benin

The Benin Zonal Command of the National Agency for Prohibition of Trafficking In Persons (NAPTIP) says it secured seven convictions of human traffickers in 2017.

Italy has apologized to Nigeria for hasty burial of female migrants – Abike Dabiri-Erewa

The Senior Special Assistant to President Muhammadu Buhari on Foreign Affairs and Diaspora, Honourable Abike Dabiri-Erewa, has said that the Italian embassy in Nigeria has apologised for burying the 26 female migrants who drowned on the Mediterranean Sea en-route to Italy.

NAPTIP rescues 40 children from torture chamber in Abuja

Operatives of the National Agency for Prohibition of Trafficking in Persons, NAPTIP, and the Defence Intelligence Agency, DIA, weekend, rescued about 40 children from a torture chamber.

VP Yemi Osinbajo meets with NAPTIP, NEMA over Nigerians stranded in Libya

Vice-President Yemi Osinbajo on Wednesday convened a meeting of relevant agencies in Abuja to address the situation of Nigerians stranded in Libya.

Federal govt demands explanation from Italy over burial of 26 girls

The Federal Government has expressed dismay over the hasty burial of the 26 girls who were found dead on the Mediterranean Sea by Italian authorities nine days ahead of the slated date.

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