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Northern groups give conditions for restructuring talks

A coalition of Northern groups has given conditions to engage in talks on the restructuring of the country. The groups, under the aegis of Coalition of Northern Groups, gave the condition in a communique issued...

Embrace federal government’s ‘change begins with me’ initiative – Governor Obaseki tells corps members

Governor Godwin Obaseki of Edo State, on Wednesday, admonished corps members posted to serve in the state to embrace the Federal Government’s programme tagged ‘Change begins with me’ in order to restore the nation’s dignity , pride and values.

Comedian Ebiye under fire over comments about singer Aramide

On Saturday night, after singer Aramide won the Headies for Best Alternative Song, comedian Victor Ebiye remarked on Instagram that she must have had a sexual relationship with someone to have emerged the winner.

Court slams woman N2 million bail over alleged plan to use teenager for prostitution

A Yaba Chief Magistrates’ Court in Lagos State on Monday granted N2 million bail to a 30-year-old woman charged with trafficking in a teenager for the purpose of prostitution.

Backpage co-founder pleads guilty to money laundering, facilitating prostitution

Carl Ferrer, CEO and co-founder of classified advertising site Backpage.com, has pleaded guilty to money laundering and facilitating prostitution.

NAPTIP: We have rescued 13,000 and rehabilitated 8,000 trafficked persons

Dame Julie Okah-Donli, Director-General, National Agency for the Prohibition of Trafficking in Persons (NAPTIP), said no fewer than 13,000 trafficked persons have been rescued by the agency.

SSANU: University lecturers use research grant to buy big cars, build houses

Comrade Samson Chijioke Ugwoke, National President of Senior Staff Association of Nigerian Universities, SSANU, has accused those saddled with the administration of universities of gradually killing education through corruption.

Peace Corps Bill: Over one million graduates to lose jobs – commandant

The Anambra State Commandant of the Peace Corps of Nigeria, Andy Chibuzor Okpokwasili, has said that over one million people already engaged in the Corps will lose their jobs if the President Buhari failed to sign the Peace Corps bill passed by the National Assembly.

NANS faults President Buhari over rejection of Peace Corps bill

The National Association of Nigerian Students has reacted to the rejection of the Peace Corps of Nigeria bill by President Muhammadu Buhari, saying the President has reneged on his campaign promises of employment creation.

Diplomat: Nigerian girls forced to have sex with strangers abroad

The British Deputy High Commissioner in Nigeria, Laure Beaufils, has painted a worrisome picture of what Nigerian girls trafficked abroad go through in foreign lands.

President Buhari working to stop farmers, herdsmen clashes, killings – Solomon Dalung

Minister of Youth and Sports Development, Hon. Solomon Dalung, has expressed the determination of President Muhammadu Buhari to address farmers/herdsmen clashes and its attendant killings in the country.

Federal govt to receive Nigerian girl rescued from prostitution in South Korea

The Federal Government will on Friday receive a 14-year old girl sent to South Korea for prostitution by her sister.

Haiti’s Jovenel Moise denounces Oxfam handling of sex scandal

Haiti's president Jovenel Moise decried Oxfam's handling of a prostitution scandal in the Caribbean nation, calling the situation a "serious violation of human dignity."

Poverty not an excuse for human trafficking – Bishop Matthew Kukah

The Catholic Bishop of Sokoto dioceses, Bishop Matthew Hassan Kukah, on Monday said neither poverty nor any form of hardship is an acceptable excuse for people to engage in human trafficking.

NDLEA chief frowns on drug abuse practices by patient medicine stores

The Yobe state Commander National Drugs Law Enforcement Agency (NDLEA), Apeh Reuben, has frowned on the dangerous methodologies used by patents medicine stores to deliberately contribute to drug abuse in the state.

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.

Mediterranean Sea, Libya now graveyards for Nigerians – Rep Edward Pwajok

Chairman House Committee on Human Right and member representing Jos South/Jos East Federal Constituency in the House of Representatives, Edward Pwajok (SAN), said Mediterranean Sea and Libya have become graveyards for Nigerians immigrants.

Nigeria to evacuate citizens in Libya – President Buhari

President Muhammadu Buhari in Abidjan, Cote d’ Ivoire, has finally spoken on the vexed issue of allegations that hundreds of African refugees and migrants passing through Libya were being bought and sold to modern-day slave markets.

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House of Representatives steps down Nigerian Peace Corps Bill

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Morgan Freeman apologizes after sexual harassment claims

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Democracy Day: Federal government announces four days for celebration

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Armed policemen invade Kingsley Kuku’s residence

Some armed policemen allegedly invaded the Arogbo community in Ese-Odo Local Government Area of Ondo State on Thursday, shooting into the air.