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The Edo State Government weekend called on teachers to collaborate with parents to educate their children on the need to aim high and achieve their potential for success through legitimate means.
The National Agency for the Prohibition of Trafficking in Persons on Monday in Lagos handed over two female victims of human trafficking to Edo Government.
The Edo State Government on Wednesday restated its commitment to tackling human trafficking through creation of jobs across the state.
Governor Godwin Obaseki has ordered the task force on Human Trafficking and Illegal Migration to ensure eradication of human trafficking and illegal migration by 2020.
No fewer than 100 students of Idogbo Secondary School, Benin, have been trafficked to Libya in the last four months.
The Edo State Governor, Mr. Godwin Obaseki, has approved verification exercise and payment of N20,000 monthly stipends for a new batch of Libya returnees of Edo State origin.
Some Libya returnees in Edo, on Monday, disrupted the town hall meeting organised by the State Task Force on Human Trafficking and Illegal Migration for alleged discrimination in selecting victims participating in the empowerment programme
The Edo State Government on Monday appealed for cooperation from the comity of nations and international organisations in tackling illegal migration and human trafficking.
Some returnees from Libya have appealed to Gov. Godwin Obaseki of Edo to fulfill his pledge and release the grant of N100 million for 150 hectares of land to them.
The Federal Government yesterday evacuated no fewer than 1,490 stranded Nigerians from Libya to the country in three batches through the Port Harcourt International Airport in Rivers State.
The Edo State Government says it will take the campaign against illegal migration to churches and schools across the state from 2018.
A Benin based Human Rights Activist, Mr Solomon Okoduwa, has been appointed as Senior Special Assistant on Human Trafficking and Illegal Migration to Governor Godwin Obaseki of Edo.
The Nigeria Labour Congress, NLC, yesterday announced the confirmation of Emmanuel Ugboaja as its fifth General Secretary.
Britain’s Prince Andrew insisted on Saturday that “at no stage” during his friendship with convicted paedophile Jeffrey Epstein did he “witness… any behaviour of the sort that subsequently led to his arrest”.
Super Eagles winger Henry Onyekuru is happy to play an important role in AS Monaco’s 2-2 home draw against Nimes on Sunday.
Immediate past Minister of State for Agriculture and Rural Development, Chief Heineken Lokpobiri, and six other governorship aspirants of All Progressives Congress, APC, in Bayelsa State have entered into a peace pact to accept the outcome of the August 29 primaries of the party in the state.
An Indonesian man named Muh Aris bin Syukur from the city of Mojokerto in East Java was sentenced with chemical castration for the rape of nine children in a landmark ruling for the country.
Aaron Ramsey will miss the chance to make his competitive debut for new club Juventus in their opening Serie A game against Parma.
US President Donald Trump has called off a visit to Denmark scheduled for early September after the country’s prime minister rebuffed his idea of purchasing Greenland.
Nigeria winger Samuel Chukwueze will look to score his seventh league goal for Villarreal when he makes his 28th appearance for the club in Friday’s (today) clash against Levante at the Etadio Ciudad de Valencia.
Still on the incident in Germany involving Sen Ike Ekweremadu and IPOB members, a Pro-Umahi group in the United Kingdom (UK), Divine Mandate International (DMI), says it won’t tolerate any act of intimidation on Governor David Umahi of Ebonyi State or any other Igbo leaders by the outlawed Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB) in the UK.
A leader of Cameroon’s separatist movement, Sisiku Ayuk Tabe, and nine of his followers have been given life sentences by a military court in the capital, Yaoundé. They were convicted of rebellion, among other charges. Their lawyers accused the judge of bias and withdrew from the proceedings.