Tag: slave trade

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AzeezDecember 20, 2017

The YNaija Cover this morning – the 20th of December

Follow the links to read the stories and analyses on YNaija: This statement shows the PDP is still not interested ...

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EditorDecember 4, 2017

[The Activism Blog] Libyan slave trade: CSO’s storm Libyan embassy to protest

Civil rights organisations on Thursday November 30, 2017 stormed the Libyan embassy in Abuja to protest the alleged auction of ...

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Omoleye OmoruyiDecember 1, 2017

153 Nigerians return from Libya

Another set of 153 Nigerian migrants returned from Libya on Thursday night. The return was facilitated by the International Organisation ...

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Omoleye OmoruyiDecember 1, 2017

AU, EU, UN set to establish a task force in Libya to tackle slavery

The African Union (AU), European Union (EU) and United Nations (UN) are set to establish a task force in Libya ...

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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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EzinneNovember 29, 2017

The Thread: “You’re late” “Man just woke up” | Buhari tweets concern about Libya’s slave auctions; TwitterNG reacts

14 days after CNN broke the news of slave auctions taking place in Libya, President Buhari finally spoke up. It ...

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AzeezNovember 29, 2017

Protect Nigerians from Libya slave trade | Senate tells FG

The Senate on Wednesday has urged the Federal Government to save Nigerians from slavery in Libya. Kaka Baba Bashir, senator ...

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ToluOctober 16, 2017

Who was Olaudah Equiano? | Google is celebrating the 272nd birthday of the Nigerian who helped end slave trade

Have you seen today’s Google Doodle? Google has altered its logo today to celebrate what would have been the 272nd ...

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Oluwatosin AdeshokanJune 19, 2017

PROFILE: Madam Efunroye Tinubu, the wealthiest woman in Yorubaland in the 19th century

Business Tycoon, Slave trader and Socialite Efunporoye Osuntinubu Olumosa often shortened to Europe Tinubu after whom a prominent Lagos landmark, ...

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Op-ed EditorApril 26, 2017

Feyi Fawehinmi: How sex trafficking came to reign in Edo state

by Feyi Fawehinmi I recently started reading Hugh Thomas’ magisterial thousand pager on the Atlantic slave trade. My reading is ...

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Op-ed EditorApril 12, 2017

Opinion: The tie between KLM’s deportation antics and slave trade

by Adebisi Adeyemi   Voila! C’est ça!! That is what we are talking about!!! I was pretty impressed by the ...

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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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Ada IgboanugoMay 17, 2016

Some people are hell-bent on ‘sullying’ Okonjo-Iweala’s name – but she’s on to them

Former Minister of Finance, Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala has distanced herself from an audio tape which has been circulating on social media ...

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Mallam YeroAugust 11, 2015

Femi Fani-Kayode: What did we do to deserve this?

Sometime last year I watched the Hollywood blockbuster titled ”12 Years A Slave” starring Brad Pitt and the Nigerian-born actor ...

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April 14, 2014

Cheta Nwanze: A short history of the slave trade

by Cheta Nwanze Before we go on, we must set the records straight: Slavery, was not an invention of the ...

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