Brothel deaths: I can’t explain what happened –Sex worker

Victims of the tragedy at the 50-50 Bar, on 44 Uyo Street, Abia State Umuahia, have regained consciousness at the Federal Medical Centre (FMC), Umuahia, but could not say what happened. The cause of the tragedy still remains a mystery. On Wednesday, bodies of two persons, a man and a lady suspected to be a prostitute, were evacuated from the […]

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Africa: Economic recession takes toll on commercial sex sector in Nigeria

Prostitutes trafficking

It was past 11pm and business was in full swing in major streets in Owerri, such as, Wethedral, Okigwe, Assumpta Roundabout (Control) Roads, Executive Garden Hotels, All Seasons and 40-40 nightclubs when The Guardian visited. There was a parade of half-cladded girls and women of various ages and sizes brazenly exposing themselves, while openly and desperately beckoning on motorists and […]

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African Marriage: Prostitute duped $3000 by make believe husband

A prostitute, who gave her name simply as Becky, yesterday broke down and wept after the man who promised to marry her, disappeared with her N580,000, at the Ajegunle area of Lagos State. According to Becky, who had gone to report the matter to the police, the N580,000, was money she had saved, which the fleeing suspect, Stephen Onyeukwu, ought […]

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I never knew my murdered Nigerian wife was a prostitute

The estranged husband of a UK based Nigerian lady, Jessica McGraa, who was recently murdered, has expressed shock over discovery that his late wife was a commercial sex worker. The husband, Gareth McGraa, 56, from Southport on Merseyside, said Jessica hid her secret life very well. The couple separated when their son was just a year old. After that, they […]

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