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Delta State Attorney-General and Commissioner for Justice, Mr Peter Adogbejire Mrakpor, has been confirmed as President, Chartered Institute of Information and Strategy Management for the next four years.
A public health expert has said that the family, as a unit of the society, is facing an “unprecedented threat” in Nigeria.
The Nigerian Correction Service has said the attempted jailbreak at the Bauchi State Command on Friday, April 9, 2021, emanated from the attempt of an officer to smuggle a mobile phone into the custodial centre for the use of inmates.
A suspected fake security agent, Basiru Ibrahim, who specialises in trafficking illicit drugs from Benin Republic into Nigeria has been nabbed with 280 kilogrammes of skunk and Diazepam
A suspected fake security agent, Basiru Ibrahim, who specialises in trafficking illicit drugs from Benin Republic through Lagos to Sokoto state, has been arrested with 280 kilogrammes of skunk and Diazepam in the Northwest state.
Ugandan police have rescued 29 Burundian girls and arrested five suspects involved in a human-trafficking racket in the East African country.
The Ogun State Attorney-General and Commissioner for Justice, Mr. Akingbolahan Adeniran, says respite will soon come to the victims of human trafficking, as they will get free legal services through the creation of Ogun State Public Interest Law Partnership (OPILP).
The National Drug Law Enforcement Agency (NDLEA) says it has intercepted illicit drugs worth over N12 million within the first quarter of 2021.
The Academic Staff Union of Research Institutions (ASURI), the umbrella body of researchers in all Federal Research and Development Institutions (RDIs), has urged President Muhammadu Buhari to intensify all the efforts being made to rescue the 39 students of the Federal College of Forestry Mechanization (FCFM), Afaka, Kaduna.
An unemployed Nigerian, Kate Igugu Agbarha-Oto,has been sentenced to five years imprisonment by an Accra Circuit Court on two counts of attempt to commit crime to wit human trafficking.
The United States has accusesd Nigeria of significant human rights abuses in its latest ‘’Country Reports on Human Rights Practices for 2020’’, released Wednesday by the Department of State, Bureau of Democracy, Human Rights and Labour.
Men of the Ogun State Command of the Nigeria Police have arrested a 25-year-old man, Elisha James for forcefully having carnal knowledge of a four-year-old daughter of his co-tenant (name-withheld).
The National Drug Law Enforcement Agency (NDLEA) has arrested a Chadian lady, Vivien Tarmadji, at the Nnamdi Azikiwe International Airport, Abuja for alleged trafficking of 234.35 grammes of substance suspected to be heroin.
A total of 126 Nigerians across 14 states have been sentenced to various jail terms for offences bordering on drug trafficking between January and February 2021.
The President of the Senate, Dr Ahmad Lawan, has stressed that the National Assembly is focused on strengthening regulatory mechanisms to ensure that our values as Nigerians do not suffer degeneration as a result of drug abuse.
As Nigeria joins the rest of the world to observe the International Day of Remembrance of Victims of Slavery and the Transatlantic Slave Trade (IDRSVTST), the Executive Secretary of the National Human Rights Commission, Tony Ojukwu has said that though slave trade might have been abolished, there are other related forms of modern-day slavery that inhibit the enjoyment of human rights and fundamental freedoms in Nigeria.
President Muhammadu Buhari has described Nigeria as a peaceful nation like Gambia, South Korea, Slovak, Australia, Bagladesh and Guinea Bissau.
The United States Agency for International Development (USAID) has announced an additional $168.5 million in development assistance to support the goals outlined in a 2015 bilateral agreement between the United State (US) and the Nigerian governments.
A non-governmental organization, African Law Foundation (AFRILAW), has expressed concern over the alarming rate of irregular migration and human trafficking in Nigeria, especially among the youths.
The Nigerians in Diaspora Commission (NIDCOM) yesterday said it had established that a Nigerian, Itunu Babalola, was wrongfully charged and incarcerated in Cote D’Ivoire.
The Chairman of the National Drug Laws Enforcement Agency (NDLEA), Brigadier General Buba Marwa (rtd), has disclosed that illicit drugs worth over N60 billion have been seized by the agency in the last two months, which confirmed the alarming level of drug abuse and trafficking in the country.
United Nations migration agency, the International Organization on Migration, IOM, said it has deployed Community Dialogue and Theatre in its quest to curb irregular migration, trafficking in persons and smuggling of migrants in Nigeria.
The alliance of the OPEC+ oil producers was able to achieve the 113 per cent oil cuts agreement reached last month largely due to Saudi Arabia’s voluntary additional cut of 1 million barrels a day (mbd), a report said.
The Nigeria Infectious Diseases Society (NIDS) has described vaccination as a most effective way to prevent infectious diseases like COVID-19.
Former Imo State Governor, Rochas Okorocha, has insisted he was merely invited and not arrested by the Economic Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) on Tuesday.
The South African government’s downpayments to Johnson & Johnson (J&J) and Pfizer for COVID-19 vaccines are not refundable under any circumstances, its health minister said on Wednesday, describing the condition as onerous.
Iran’s move to enrich uranium up to 60% purity is a response to the sabotage at its key nuclear facility, President Hassan Rouhani said on Wednesday, adding the Islamic Republic had no intention of building a nuclear weapon
The New Inspector General of Police (IGP), Mr. Usman Alkali Baba has promised to rejig Police operational strategies and also practicalise community policing which he said his predecessor Mr. Mohammed Abubakar Adamu started.
Police in Delta rescued one Mr James Emmanuel from suspected kidnappers/robbers on Saturday in Ughelli South Local Government Area of the state.
The Federal Road Safety Corps (FRSC) has confirmed the death of a motorcycle passenger in an accident involving a motorcycle and Toyota vehicle at Ebenesi in Nnobi area of Anambra on Sunday night.
The Commander, Operation Lafiya Dole, Major General Faruk Yahaya, has called on the media to support the ongoing operation to rout Boko Haram terrorists out of the country.
The International Monetary Fund (IMF) has urged countries in Sub-Saharan Africa to do more domestically to increase tax revenues and improve the quality of spending.