Tag: human trafficking

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Omoleye OmoruyiOctober 4, 2018

This CNN story on Nigerian prostitutes in Paris is alarming

Migration — most times — illegal migration from Nigeria to ‘promised lands with gold’ has been a subject of debate ...

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Omoleye OmoruyiDecember 29, 2017

NEMA says over 6,000 Nigerians have returned from Libya as another batch arrives

The National Emergency Management Agency (NEMA) on Friday, said a total of 6,672 Nigerians willingly returned from Libya from January ...

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Omoleye OmoruyiDecember 29, 2017

“Many people are very ignorant of things that are going on” | NAPTIP DG, Donli-Okah speaks on human trafficking

The DG of National Agency for the Prohibition of Trafficking in Persons (NAPTIP), Dame Julie Donli-Okah, has said that most ...

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Omoleye OmoruyiNovember 30, 2017

‘About 10,000 people from Edo have been trafficked in one year’

The Governor of Edo, Godwin Obaseki, on Wednesday, said about 10,000 residents of the state were trafficked in the last ...

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Op-ed EditorNovember 22, 2017

YNaija Says: Accusations of a “hurried burial” is lazy deflection and we deserve better

by Alexander O. Onukwue The response being issued by the Nigerian government on the funeral of the twenty-six young women ...

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Op-ed EditorNovember 20, 2017

Fisayo Soyombo: What is the worth of a Nigerian migrant’s life?

by ‘Fisayo Soyombo   In April, a former Nigerian public official lost his daughter under questionable circumstances. The young lady’s ...

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EditorOctober 22, 2017

[The Activism Blog] US rates NAPTIP high in combating human trafficking

The effort of the National Agency for the Prohibition of Trafficking in Persons (NAPTIP) to put an end to human ...

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EditorOctober 20, 2017

[The Activism Blog] UNODC empowers 400 victims of human trafficking in Nigeria

The fight against the scourge of human trafficking in Nigeria has received the attention of the United Nations Office on ...

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AzeezSeptember 25, 2017

How Nigerians are used as terrorists in Libya – Shehu Sani

Senator representing Kaduna Central and Vice Chairman, Senate Committee on Foreign Affairs, Shehu Sani, has said Nigerians are bring used as ...

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Omoleye OmoruyiAugust 10, 2017

Human traffickers now harvest victims’ organs for sale – NAPTIP

The Director General of the National Agency for Prohibition of Trafficking in Persons (NAPTIP), Ms. Julie Okah-Donli, has expressed concern ...

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AzeezAugust 9, 2017

Libya to deport 540 Nigerians in 3 batches

Libya is set to deport 540 Nigerians beginning from August 10. Director-General, National Agency for Prohibition of Trafficking in Persons, ...

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Omoleye OmoruyiJune 18, 2017

NAPTIP nabs notorious human trafficker in Benin

The National Agency for the Prohibition of Trafficking in Persons (NAPTIP) said on Sunday that it has arrested a notorious ...

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AzeezFebruary 28, 2017

FG evacuates 41 human trafficking victims from Mali

by Azeez Adeniyi The Federal Government on Monday evacuated 41 Nigerian human trafficking victims from Bamako, Mali. Senior Special Assistant ...

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EditorJanuary 4, 2017

LONG READ: What you must know before arguing about the slave trade in Libya

In 2017, YNaija committed a big part of its time and resources towards carefully documenting the big stories happening in ...

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Op-ed EditorOctober 22, 2016

Opinion: Stop violence and discrimination against girl child

by Jide Ojo The United Nations declared every October 11 as the International Day of the Girl Child. This year’s ...

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AzeezOctober 11, 2016

NAPTIP rescues 57 human trafficking victims

The National Agency for the Prohibition of Trafficking in Persons and other Related Matters, Kaduna zonal command on Tuesday said it ...

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Oludolapo AdelanaOctober 3, 2016

88-year-old woman arrested for trafficking 6-year-old girl

An 88-year-old woman has been arrested by operatives of the National Agency for the Prohibition of Trafficking in Persons for allegedly ...

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AzeezSeptember 20, 2016

‘How human traffickers use donkeys, motorcycles to transport victims’

The Comptroller of the Nigeria Immigration Service, Kaduna State Command, Mohammed Yaro on Monday said human traffickers have devised a ...

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Oludolapo AdelanaSeptember 9, 2016

Police arrest human trafficking syndicate in Delta state

Operatives of the Delta State Police Command have arrested a human trafficking syndicate who had been operating in Asaba and ...

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Oludolapo AdelanaSeptember 7, 2016

‘Migrating is not the answer…you will die of cold over there’

The Catholic Archbishop of Abuja, John Cardinal Onaiyekan, on Tuesday alerted the Federal Government that the current economic situation in the country ...

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AzeezSeptember 5, 2016

These number of persons were convicted of human trafficking since 2003

The acting Director-General of National Agency for the Prohibition of Trafficking in Persons (NAPTIP), Abdulrasak Dangiri on Monday said the Federal Government ...

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Oreoluwa PetersAugust 27, 2016

#30Days30Voices: “Victims face a lot of stigma…” | On child trafficking (WATCH)

Child trafficking is a form of human trafficking which involves the illegal movement of children, typically for the purposes of forced ...

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Oludolapo AdelanaAugust 27, 2016

Children in IDP camps are sold for N10,000 – Report

The International Centre for Investigative Reporting and other partner organizations has revealed its findings that show that children in IDP camps ...

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Kolapo OlapojuSeptember 18, 2014

Sierra Leonean human trafficker nabbed in Enugu

by Azubuike Azikiwe A Sierra Leonean, Koffi Hassan, has been arrested by the Nigeria Immigration Service, Enugu State Command, over ...

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Emmanuel ChidiogoSeptember 1, 2014

Nigerian woman arrested for human trafficking in Ghana

by Emma Chidiogo A 37-year-old Nigerian, Beauty Fabine, has been charged to Takoradi Circuit Court “B”, Ghana, for human trafficking. ...

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writerJuly 25, 2014

These men were caught with human parts in Ilorin (PICTURED)

by Kolapo Olapoju Two men were arrested and paraded yesterday, in Ilorin, Kwara state for dealing in human parts. Ambrose Aisabor, ...

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December 17, 2013

BUSTED: NSCDC officials arrest 4 suspected traffickers with 2-year-old baby in Ebonyi (PICTURED)

by ‘Jola Sotubo Operatives of the Nigeria Security and Civil Defence Corps (NSCDC) in Ebonyi have arrested 4 persons on ...

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December 16, 2013

Mariah Carey criticized for coming to Nigeria, the ‘World’s Center Of Bank Fraud & Human Trafficking’

by Tutu Akinlabi Nigerians have again come under fire from the international end as RadarOnline, a website, has described the ...

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September 2, 2013

Sad news: Nigerian girl murdered in Abidjan brothel

by ‘Jola Sotubo The Nigerian community in Abidjan has been left in shock by the death of one of their ...

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June 20, 2013

Police parade 16 pregnant women from another baby factory in Abia

by Rachel Ogbu The State Security Service (SSS) in Abia State paraded 16 ladies aged between 17 and 37 in ...

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