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NAPTIP raises alarm over massive recruitment of Nigerians to Middle East

The National Agency for the Prohibition of Trafficking in Persons (NAPTIP) has raised alarm over massive recruitment of Nigerians to Middle East by some travel agents and some self-acclaimed labour recruiters.

Human trafficking: Two Nigerians rescued from Lebanon, Lebanese arrested

Barely two months after the rescue of the much publicised victim of trafficking from Lebanon, operatives of the National Agency for the Prohibition of Trafficking in Persons have rescued two Nigerian trafficked victims from Beirut, the capital City of Lebanon.
The Speaker of the House of Representatives, Rep. Femi Gbajabiamila (APC-Lagos), has announced the demise of a former member of the house, Rep. Tony Okey. 5

House of Reps move to arrest operations of ‘baby factories’

The House of Representatives has urged the Federal Ministry of Health to ensure that all maternity homes and orphanages are duly registered and issued licences to operate within their scope.
The National Emergency Management Agency (NEMA) says it has received another batch of 116 Nigerians, who volunteered to be repatriated back to Nigeria from Libya.

NEMA receives another batch of 116 Nigerians from Libya

The National Emergency Management Agency (NEMA) says it has received another batch of 116 Nigerians, who volunteered to be repatriated back to Nigeria from Libya.

Sokoto top officials arrested for sexually exploiting 12-year-old girl

The National Agency for the Prohibition of Trafficking in Persons on Tuesday said it had charged a 45-year-old Director of Finance in the Sokoto State Urban and Regional Planning Board, Ahmed Yahaya, and two other workers of the board, to court for alleged procurement and sexual exploitation of a 12-year-old female sachet water seller.

Child trafficking: NAPTIP nabs two suspects in Akwa Ibom

The National Agency for the Prohibition of Trafficking in Persons (NAPTIP) says it has apprehended two suspects for human trafficking in Akwa Ibom.

Human trafficking: Oba of Benin drums support for NAPTIP

The Oba of Benin, Oba Ewuare 11, has promised to partner with the National Agency for the Prohibition of Trafficking in Persons (NAPTIP) through advocacy and empowerment in the fight against human trafficking.

NAPTIP begins investigation on the traffickers arrested at Seme border

The National Agency for the Prohibition of Trafficking in Persons (NAPTIP) says it has started investigation on the human traffickers arrested on Jan. 28.
The National Emergency Management Agency (NEMA) has received another batch of 161 stranded Nigerians from Mtiga in Libya.

NEMA: 14,045 Nigerians return from Libya

The National Emergency Management Agency (NEMA) has received another batch of 161 Nigerians from Mitiga, Tripoli in Libya.
The National Emergency Management Agency (NEMA) has received another batch of 161 stranded Nigerians from Mtiga in Libya.

NEMA receives 161 Nigerians from Libya

The National Emergency Management Agency (NEMA) has received another batch of 161 stranded Nigerians from Mtiga in Libya.

Trafficked woman narrates how she was sexually abused by Lebanese

Operatives of the Lagos State Command of the National Agency for the Prohibition of Trafficking in Persons have arrested a Lebanese who hoodwinked and trafficked a mother of three to Lebanon after promising her a whooping monthly salary of $2000.

Two women nabbed for ‘selling, buying’ a day-old baby

Two women, Juliet and Chioma have been arrested by operatives of the Lagos State Command of the National Agency for the Prohibition of Trafficking in Persons, NAPTIP, for selling and buying of a day-old-baby.

Lebanese promised me $2,000 monthly salary – trafficked woman

Operatives of the Lagos State Command of the National Agency for the Prohibition of Trafficking in Persons have arrested a Lebanese who hoodwinked and trafficked a mother of three to Lebanon after promising her a whooping monthly salary of $2000.

Civil servant bags life imprisonment for raping, assaulting wife’s niece

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.
Officers of the Nigeria Immigration Service (NIS) have arrested four human traffickers at Seme and Mazanya borders of Nigeria.

Stakeholders raise concern on increase in human trafficking, child abuse

A human rights advocacy organisation, Rule of Law and Accountability Advocacy Centre (RULAAC), and stakeholders have raised concerns about human trafficking and child abuse in Nigeria.
Officers of the Nigeria Immigration Service (NIS) have arrested four human traffickers at Seme and Mazanya borders of Nigeria.

Immigration arrests four human traffickers, intercepts victims at Seme, Mazanya borders

Officers of the Nigeria Immigration Service (NIS) have arrested four human traffickers at Seme and Mazanya borders of Nigeria.
A 23-year-old teacher, Omolola Ajayi, said to have been trafficked to Lebanon, has been rescued by the Nigerian government after her video calling for help went viral on social media.

Nigerian woman trafficked to Lebanon arrives in Abuja

Omolola Ajayi, the 23-year-old Nigerian woman recently suspected to have been trafficked to Lebanon has arrived in Abuja and handed over to the National Agency for the Prohibition of Trafficking in Persons on Friday.

NAPTIP rescues 21 victims, arrests 2 suspects for human trafficking in Akwa Ibom

The National Agency for the Prohibition of Trafficking in Persons (NAPTIP) says the Agency on Jan. 13, rescued 21 victims from suspected human traffickers.

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