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Border security: IOM, Canada donate data system to Nigerian airports

The International Organisation for Migration (IOM) and the Canadian government has provided 56 Migration Information and Data Analysis System (MIDAS) to the Nigerian government to strengthen border security and management.
United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organisation (UNESCO)

UNESCO trains social media users on risk, consequences of migration

The UN Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organisation (UNESCO) says it has trained 25 social media users on using their platforms to highlight the risks, opportunities and consequences of migration.
President Muhammadu Buhari has approved the appointment of Imaan Sulaiman-Ibrahim as the new Director-General of the National Agency for the Prohibition of Trafficking in Persons (NAPTIP).

President Buhari appoints new NAPTIP chief

President Muhammadu Buhari has approved the appointment of Imaan Sulaiman-Ibrahim as the new Director-General of the National Agency for the Prohibition of Trafficking in Persons (NAPTIP).
Officials in Toronto, Baltimore and New York said they have intercepted over 900 stolen vehicles bound to be exported to Nigeria, Ghana and other West African countries.

US, Canada intercept over 900 stolen cars bound for Nigeria, Ghana, other West African...

Officials in Toronto, Baltimore and New York said they have intercepted over 900 stolen vehicles bound to be exported to Nigeria, Ghana and other West African countries.
United Nation’s Children Fund (UNICEF)

UNICEF: 348,000 Libyan children need humanitarian aid

The UN Children’s Fund (UNICEF) has said that more than 348,000 children out of 1.2 million people, need humanitarian assistance in Libya, due to the impact of the prolonged armed conflict, political and economic crises and the COVID-19 pandemic.
Nigeria Customs Service (NCS) has listed some communities inKwara and Niger as notorious for smuggling activities over the years.

Customs decries smuggling activities in Niger, Kwara communities

Nigeria Customs Service (NCS) has listed some communities inKwara and Niger as notorious for smuggling activities over the years.
Joint Border Operations Drill (JBOD) Sector 3 has identified notorious border communities reputed for smuggling activities in the North Central geopolitical zone of the country.

Joint border operation identifies notorious smuggling areas in North Central

Joint Border Operations Drill (JBOD) Sector 3 has identified notorious border communities reputed for smuggling activities in the North Central geopolitical zone of the country.

Mother, two children jailed for trafficking teenager to Russia

A Benin High Court on Monday jailed a mother and her two children for trafficking a 19-year-old girl to Russia for sexual exploitation.

NAPTIP chief decries high rate of out-of-school girls

The Director-General of the National Agency for the Prohibition of Trafficking in Persons (NAPTIP), Mrs Julie Okah-Donli, has decried the rate of out-of-school girls in the country.

NAPTIP: NGOs getting UN funds to fight human trafficking without our knowledge

The National Agency for the Prohibition of Trafficking in Persons on Monday said it would monitor non-governmental organisations receiving the United Nations support funds for the fight against human trafficking in Nigeria.
Justice Patricia Ajoku of a Federal High Court in Ibadan, on Wednesday ordered that two men, who allegedly hacked into the account of a housewife, with intent to commit fraud, be remanded in a correctional centre.

Man jailed four months for drug trafficking

A 23-year-old man, Stephen Otega, was on Tuesday sentenced to four months in prison for trafficking in hard drugs.
“When you safeguard independent media, you are protecting the country’s democracy,” says Ronald Kayanja, Director, United Nations Information Centre (UNIC) in Nigeria.

UN: Protection of media essential for democracy to thrive

“When you safeguard independent media, you are protecting the country’s democracy,” says Ronald Kayanja, Director, United Nations Information Centre (UNIC) in Nigeria.

Foundation trains NIS, NAPTIP, Police on strategies to fight traffickers

The International Ibero-American Foundation for Administration and Public Policies (FIIAPP) on Tuesday began a three-day training for officers of the Nigeria Immigration Service (NIS) on strategies to fight human trafficking.

Pharmacists council advises youth against indiscriminate drug use

The Pharmacists Council of Nigeria (PCN), has urged the youth to desist from drug abuse in order to fulfill their potential and ensure national development.
The Nigeria Police Force says its investigation shows that Boko Haram, Ansaru and other terror groups are getting support from some Nigerians.

Police arrest 39-year-old female pastor, five others for child theft, trafficking

Akwa Ibom State Police Command has arrested a child theft and trafficking syndicate including a 39-year-old female pastor identified as Pastor (Mrs.) Mmayen Etim Odiuotip of Land of Testimony Ministry, Marina Road, Oron local government area.
Plateau State Governor, Simon Lalong has expressed worry over the increased rate of drug abuse in the State despite efforts by relevant stakeholders to curb the menace, saying his administration would not tolerate the disturbance of peace in the State under whatever influence.

Governor Lalong fumes as NDLEA destroys over 16KG of illicit drugs in Plateau

Plateau State Governor Simon Lalong has expressed worry over the increased rate of drug abuse in the State despite efforts by relevant stakeholders to curb the menace, saying his administration would not tolerate the disturbance of peace in the State under whatever influence.
The Chairman, House Committee on Diaspora, Tolulope Akande Sadipe, has revealed that after the Committee’s collaborative efforts with other relevant agencies, has secured the unconditional release of Nigerians stranded in Lebanon.

House of Reps member accuses labour ministry of aiding dehumanising conditions of Nigerians abroad

The Chairman, House of Representatives Committee on Diaspora, Hon. Tolulope Akande-Sadipe has decried the complicity within the Ministry of Labour and Productivity, which, she said, has worsened the trafficking and dehumanising conditions of Nigerians abroad.
The NCAC boss had last week produced and kitted security agencies, the media and a select group of professionals in the forefront of the COVID-19 pandemic with branded facemasks made exclusively from Adire and Ankara fabrics

Lives at risk as trafficking in faulty masks, other gear surges

Lives are at risk as the new coronavirus pandemic has led to a surge in the trafficking of substandard masks, sanitisers and other medical products, the UN warned Wednesday.

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The former Governor of Bayelsa State, Henry Seriake Dickson, has cast his vote during the ongoing Senatorial bye-election in his country home of Toru-Orua, advising INEC and security agents to be professional.

Bayelsa by-election: Seriake Dickson votes in Toro-Orua

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Governor Ben Ayade of Cross River State cast his vote at ward 004, Kakum town hall, Ikpong, Obudu local Government area early this morning at the ongoing byelections for the Obudu State constituency and Cross River North Senatorial District.

Cross River by-elections: Governor Ayade votes in Obudu

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Voter apathy characterises Lagos by-election

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Bayelsa State Governor Senator Douye Diri has expressed the confidence that the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, candidates will be victorious in the Saturday senatorial Bye-elections in the state.

Bayelsa bye-elections: Governor Diri predicts victory for PDP

Bayelsa State Governor Senator Douye Diri has expressed the confidence that the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, candidates will be victorious in the Saturday senatorial Bye-elections in the state.