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Human trafficking has reached alarming rate in Nigeria – ex-minister

A former Minister of Education in Nigeria, Professor Chinyere Obaji, has raised the alarm over high rate of trafficking in persons in Nigeria, noting many Nigerians are trafficked daily in the country.
The Nigeria Immigration Service (NIS) generated N39.06 billion in 2018 as against N35.72 billion it generated as local revenue in 2017, the National Bureau of Statistics (NBS) said.

NIS arrests human trafficker with five female victims

The Nigerian Immigration Service (NIS) says it has arrested a suspected human trafficker with five female victims’ enroute Niger Republic to Europe.

‘Human trafficker’ arrested with five female victims

The Nigerian Immigration Service (NIS) says it has arrested a suspected human trafficker with five female victims en route Niger Republic to Europe.
President of the Senate, Ahmad Lawan, presiding over the plenary in the upper chamber on Thursday, 3rd October, 2019.

Senate expresses concern over child trafficking

The Senate on Wednesday expressed concern that a child slavery system could spring up if child trafficking is not checked.
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NSCDC arrests woman for human trafficking in Anambra

The Nigeria Security and Civil Defence Corps (NSCDC) Command in Anambra State has arrested a 34-year-old woman, Mrs Nkeoma Ezuma, for alleged human trafficking.
Sadiya Umar Farouq

Minister: 90 million Nigerians live in extreme poverty

The Federal Government has said almost half of Nigeria’s population, about 90 million people, live in extreme poverty.

Woman burns 13-year-old housemaid’s stomach, lap with iron over N500

A 13-year-old housemaid, Monsurat, is battling burns her boss, one Mrs Mariam Hafia, allegedly inflicted on her stomach and lap with a hot electric iron.
The National Emergency Management Agency (NEMA) on Tuesday received 173 Nigerians assisted to return from Libya, where they had been stranded.

173 more Nigerians return from Libya

The National Emergency Management Agency (NEMA) on Tuesday received 173 Nigerians assisted to return from Libya, where they had been stranded.

Another batch of 161 Nigerians return from Libya

The National Emergency Management Agency on Thursday received another batch of 161 Nigerians from Libya barely 72 hours after a similar number came back from the volatile North African country.

GIABA strengthens EFCC’s capacity to fight money laundering

In its determination to boost the fight against money laundering and terrorism financing in West Africa, the Inter-Governmental Action against Money laundering in West Africa, GIABA, between Monday September 23 and Friday exposed officers of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, to latest Anti-Money laundering and countering financing of terrorism trends.

Boy chained, starved to death by own father in Kano

A seven-year-old boy from the Madubi Local Government Area of Kano State has lost his life after spending about three years in chains and starvation.

Ibrahim Magu: North-East NGOs require EFCC clearance to move cash

The acting Chairman, Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, Ibrahim Magu, has called on the Theatre Commander of Operation Lafiya Dole, Maj. Gen. Olusegun Adeniyi, to ensure that humanitarian organisations moving cash in the North-East secure clearance from the commission in order to check terrorists financing.

21-year-old arrested for ‘sodomising’ 10 minors in Sokoto

The National Agency for the Prohibition of Trafficking in Persons (NAPTIP) has arrested a 21-year-old man who is a house help, Usman Abubakar for allegedly sodomising 10 minors in Sokoto.

NAPTIP warns youths against social media marriages

The National Agency for the Prohibition of Trafficking in Persons (NAPTIP) has warned youths against engaging in social media and Internet marriages.

158 Nigerians return from Libya

The National Emergency Management Agency on Thursday morning received another batch of 158 Nigerians from Libya.

NAPTIP nabs 62-year-old man for allegedly defiling 12-year-old girl

The National Agency for the Prohibition of Trafficking in Persons (NAPTIP), Benin Zonal Command, has taken into custody, a 62 years old cobbler, Chukwudi Agustine, for allegedly raping a 12-year-old girl.
Abdulrauf Olarewaju Iliasu

ICPC nabs suspect on EFCC wanted list

The Independent Corrupt Practices and Other Related Offences Commission (ICPC) has arrested Alhaji Abdulrauf Olarewaju Iliasu, a suspected fraudster on the Wanted List of a sister anti-corruption agency, Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC).

ICPC raids suspect’s house, frees 14 females in captivity

The Independent Corrupt Practices and Other Related Offences Commission said its operatives freed 14 females locked in a room during a raid on a house belonging to the National Coordinator, Federal Civil Service Staff with Disabilities Multipurpose Cooperative Society, Iliasu Abdul-Rauf.

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Yobe suspends traditional ruler for defiling a 6-year-old boy

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Ekiti governor congratulates SIEC, newly elected councils chairmen

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Femi Falana: DSS operatives apologized to judge over court’s invasion

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Police arrest three for murder

The police in Ogun State have arrested three suspects over the death of a 27-year-old man who was stabbed in the chest.