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Federal government to eradicate child labour, human trafficking by 2025

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.

Canada legalises recreational marijuana use

Canada’s upper house of parliament on Tuesday approved a revised bill to legalise recreational marijuana, setting the stage for the country to become the first Group of Seven nation to legalise cannabis, Reuters has reported.

Governor Obaseki signs anti-human trafficking law

Edo State governor, Mr Godwin Obaseki, yesterday, in Abuja, signed the Edo State Trafficking in Persons Prohibition Law 2018.

Governor Emmanuel outlaws 33 cult groups in Akwa Ibom

Governor Udom Emmanuel of Akwa Ibom State has signed the Cultism and other Violent Behaviour Prohibition Order 2018.

N3.2bn Benue councils funds diverted in 3 years – FG

The Federal Government has revealed how five officials allegedly diverted the sum of about N3.2bn belonging to the Association of Local Governments of Nigeria in Benue State within 71 months.

Association calls for proper implementation of Cybercrime Act

The Information Technology System and Security Professionals (ITSSP), on Monday, called for proper implementation of the Cybercrime Act 2015.

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