Remittances and returns on investment: Migrant smuggling and people trafficking in Edo State, By Iro Aghedo

To encourage a change in the mindset of the average Edo person away from a fixation on Europe and other countries in the Global North, the federal and Edo State governments and their supporters must create the enabling environment for sustainable economic empowerment. This includes the provision of a regular supply of electricity, improvements to … Read more

Counter Trafficking: NAPTIP, COAS sets up vanguards in military schools

As part of a joint effort to cascade enlightenment on the dangers of human trafficking and violence against persons to the grassroots, the National Agency for the Prohibition of Trafficking in Persons, (NAPTIP), and the Chief of Army Staff have agreed to set up Anti-Human Trafficking and Violence Against Persons Vanguards in all Military Secondary … Read more

Ekweremadu, Wife, Doctor Found Guilty of Organ Trafficking in UK Court

*Convicted of conspiring to exploit man for his kidney under Modern Slavery Act Nigeria’s former Senate President, Ike Ekweremadu, his wife, Beatrice and a medical doctor, Dr. Obinna Obeta, have been convicted of organ trafficking, in the first verdict of its kind under the United Modern Slavery Act.Ekweremadu, 60, his wife, Beatrice, 56, and Obeta, … Read more

UK Court Convicts Ekweremadu, Wife on Organ Trafficking Charges

Alex Enumah in Abuja A United Kingdom court has convicted a former Deputy Senate President, Ike Ekweremadu, and his wife, Beatrice, on charges of organ trafficking. Also convicted are Ekweremadu’s daughter, Sonia; and a medical doctor, Obinna Obeta, who was said to have facilitated the travel of a young man to Britain with a view … Read more

BREAKING: Ike Ekweremadu, wife, daughter found guilty of organ trafficking

Former Deputy Senate President, Ike Ekweremadu has been found guilty of organ trafficking by a United Kingdom court. His wife Beatrice, daughter Sonia and Obinna Obeta, a doctor involved in the case, were also found guilty. The jury found that they conspired to bring the victim to London to exploit him for his kidney. Details … Read more

Nigeria rules drug trafficking routes with diaspora, couriers support – Businessday NG


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GOP donor faces trial on charges of sex trafficking minors

Sign up for the daily Inside Washington email for exclusive US coverage and analysis sent to your inbox Get our free Inside Washington email A formerly well-connected Republican donor, accused of plying petite, vulnerable teenage girls with cash, liquor and gifts, goes on trial Tuesday on federal charges of sex trafficking minors. Anton “Tony” Lazzaro … Read more

Theresa May says small boats bill ‘shuts door’ to trafficking victims

Sign up for the View from Westminster email for expert analysis straight to your inbox Get our free View from Westminster email Former prime minister Theresa May has criticised Rishi Sunak’s small boats crackdown – warning that the new asylum bill “shuts the door” on genuine victims of modern slavery. Raising doubts about the PM’s … Read more

NDLEA arrests Ex-Boko Haram fighter, traditional ruler for alleged drug trafficking | The Guardian Nigeria News – Nigeria and World News

The National Drug Law Enforcement Agency (NDLEA) has arrested a rehabilitated ex-fighter of the Boko Haram terror group, Alayi Madu for alleged drug trafficking. The agency said that it also arrested Baale Akunola Adebayo’, the traditional ruler of Kajola, a border town between Ondo State and Edo, in connection with the alleged crime. This is … Read more

11 repatriated human trafficking victims handed to NAPTIP

The Nigerian Immigration Service (NIS) has handed over 11 victims of human trafficking to the National Agency for the Prohibition of Trafficking in Persons (NAPTIP) Sokoto. The Service’s Public Relations Officer (SPRO), Controller of Corrections (CC), Mr Tony Akuneme said this in a statement on Sunday in Abuja. Akuneme said that the victims were repatriated … Read more