Sex slaves: NAPTIP takes over case, to rehabilitate victims

The National Agency for the Prohibition of Trafficking in Persons has begun profiling 22 teenagers rescued from a brothel on the premises of Kolab Hotel on Ayetoro Road, Ogun State, with a view to rehabilitating them, Saturday PUNCH has learnt.…

*Accountant shot by robber dies following rejection by Lagos hospitals (Punch)*Ministry, NAPTIP join forces against human trafficking in Lagos (Guardian)

Accountant shot by robber dies following rejection by Lagos hospitals (Punch) An accountant, Odiri Onosigho, has lost his life after being shot during a robbery operation at First Gate bus stop, Festac, in the Amuwo Odofin Local Government Area of…

NAPTIP reunites victim with family 20 years after

The National Agency for the Prohibition of Trafficking in Persons has reunited a trafficked victim with her family after 20 years. The Commander, NAPTIP, Benin Zone, Mrs Ijeoma Uduak, reunited the victim with her mother (name withheld) at the palace…

Golf: Okah-Donli backs Nigerian ladies to beat African rivals

National Agency for the Prohibition of Trafficking in Persons (NAPTIP) director-general, Julie Okah-Donli has backed Nigerian lady golfers to dominate their African rivals in tournaments to come. Okah-Donli who was looking ahead to the 2021 Ladies Open Golf Championships, spoke…

*5 men in court over alleged theft of spirits, wine worth N20m (Vanguard) *Lagos Police Nab ‘Ijora Badia Most Wanted Cultist’ (DailyTrust)

5 men in court over alleged theft of spirits, wine worth N20m (Vanguard) Five men on Tuesday appeared in a Magistrates’ Court in Yaba, Lagos State over alleged theft of exotic spirits and wine worth N20 million, belonging to their…

NAPTIP rescues 2,884 Lagos indigenes from traffickers in 16 years

The National Agency for the Prohibition of Trafficking in Persons (NAPTIP) on Tuesday said that 2,884 Lagos State indigenes were rescued from traffickers in the last 16 years. The Director General of NAPTIP, Dame Julie Okah-Donli, disclosed this at the…

*‘Regulate us, don’t kill our means of survival’ (Guardian) *492 families benefit from Sanwo-Olu’s housing scheme (Nation)

‘Regulate us, don’t kill our means of survival’ (Guardian) In protest against today’s take-off of the ban on the operations of commercial motorcycles on some major Lagos roads and bridges by the Lagos State Government, riders of e-hailing motorcycles yesterday…

Lebanese, lawyer nabbed over trafficking of woman to Lebanon (DailyTrust)

The National Agency for the Prohibition of Trafficking in Persons (NAPTIP) yesterday announced the arrest of three suspects in connection with the alleged recruitment and trafficking of a Nigerian woman, Omolola Ajayi, to Lebanon. NAPTIP’s DG, Julie Okah-Donli, said the…

Middle East gangs using fake job offers to lure Nigerians –NAPTIP (Punch)

The National Agency for the Prohibition of Trafficking in Persons on Wednesday raised the alarm over the activities of criminal gangs who used fake job vacancies and scholarships to lure Nigerians to “some of the notorious Middle East countries.” The…

NAPTIP convicts 379 traffickers in 16 years (Guardian)

The National Agency for the Prohibition of Trafficking in Persons (NAPTIP) has secured no fewer than 379 convictions of traffickers since the criminalisation of the offence in 2003. The Director of Public Enlightenment of the agency, Mr Orakwe Arinze, disclosed…

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