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France docks Nigerian pastor, 23 others for prostitution network

A Nigerian pastor Stanley Omoregie and 23 other suspected members of a sex trafficking ring accused of forcing Nigerian women into prostitution will go on trial today in Lyon, France the latest case to highlight the growing use of Nigerian migrants as sex slaves in Europe.
Gracious David West at Rivers State Police Command before he was paraded at the Police

Rivers serial killing: I lie to my victims that if they cooperate, I won’t...

A suspected serial killer, Gracious David-West, 39, arrested by the Police, has admitted killing at least seven women in hotels in Lagos State, Owerri in Imo State and Port Harcourt in Rivers State.
Suspected serial killer, Gracious David West, who was arrested by the Police in Rivers State on Thursday has shared how he attacked his latest victim.

‘Notorious serial killer’ arrested after 8 women killed

Nigerian police investigating the murders of at least eight women lured to hotels in the southern city of Port Harcourt on Thursday arrested a man they described as a "serial killer".
Apostle Chibuzor Gift Chinyere, the General Overseer of Omega Power Ministry, OPM, in Port Harcourt, Rivers State has said God did not call him to buy jet and flashy cars for his wife and children but to preach the gospel and reach out to the poor in a bid to bring them to Christ.

Apostle: God didn’t call me to buy jet, flashy cars

Apostle Chibuzor Gift Chinyere, the General Overseer of Omega Power Ministry, OPM, in Port Harcourt, Rivers State, has said God did not call him to buy jet and flashy cars for his wife and children but to preach the gospel and reach out to the poor in a bid to bring them to Christ.

I will not quit prostitution, its lucrative – sex worker

A popular night club in Abuja, Caramelo, was raided by officials of the Federal Capital Territory Administration (FCTA) and 34 female nude dancers were arrested few weeks ago.
Tony Ojukwu, the Executive Secretary of the National Human Right Commission (NHRC)

NHRC condemns arrest of sex workers in Abia

The National Human Rights Commission (NHRC) on Wednesday has decried the recent arrest of sex workers and closure of brothels in Umuahia, the Abia capital, on the orders of the state government.
The Federal Capital Territory (FCT) administration has raised alarm over rising cases of insecurity and vandalism in the territory. Abuja

Massive protest rocks Abuja over harassment of ‘sex workers’

Thousands of women have protested the illegal arrest and parade of some women suspected to be sex workers by the police in Abuja.
Matshidiso Moeti

World AIDS Day: WHO charge African countries to improve funding on HIV testing, treatment

The World Health Organisation (WHO) has charged African Governments to improve funding support for HIV testing, care and treatment.

Wole Olanipekun: Emigration of trained youths worrisome

Chief Wole Olanipekun (SAN), former President, Nigerian Bar Association (NBA), has expressed concern over the increasing rate at which Nigerian youths were leaving the country in search of the Golden Fleece.

Hisbah to clamp down on commercial sex workers in Jigawa

The Jigawa Hisbah Board has warned commercial sex workers operating in the state to quit the immoral act or risk arrest and prosecution.

Prostitutes threaten to starve policemen of sex over incessant arrests

Sex workers in Anambra State have threatened to starve policemen who patronise them over alleged harassment and arrest of their colleagues in major cities of the state.

Russian prostitutes to avoid World Cup as strip clubs cash in

For Russian prostitutes, the World Cup and its testosterone-charged fans could have meant big business. But in reality many will stay away from host cities after warnings from police, the head of the country’s only sex workers’ group told AFP.

Soldiers, policemen prone to contacting HIV – NACA

The National Agency for the Control of AIDS, NACA, has disclosed that the police and the armed forces are among six groups with the highest risk of AIDS.

UK lifts ban on sex workers donating blood

The UK on Tuesday lifted a ban on commercial sex workers donating blood, an official said.

Lawmaker asks sex workers to send proposal to National Assembly

The Chairman, House Committee on HIV/AIDS, David Ombugadu, has called on the Nigerian Sex Workers Association to send a proposal to the National Assembly if it is serious about getting prostitution decriminalised.

Watford manager Marco Silva warns Isaac Success after scandal with sex workers

Watford manager, Marco Silva, has warned Nigerian forward, Isaac Success, over his future conduct, after he was involved in an incident with four commercial sex workers.

2 sex workers arrested for recruiting 15-year-old girl in Calabar

Two sex workers, whose names were given as Ijeoma Obia Ijie and Joy Okeke are being detained by the Police in Cross River for allegedly trafficking a teenage girl from Ebonyi State to Calabar for prostitution

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Adekunle Gold: How Kizz Daniel inspired my song

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