Africa: Oyo overtakes Edo, tops in girls trafficking in Nigeria – Immigration

Prostitutes trafficking

The Nigerian Immigration Service, NIS, on Saturday, lamented the high rate of human trafficking in Oyo State, saying Oyo has overtaken Edo State which was hot spot for human trafficking before now. Assistant Comptroller, Anti-Human Trafficking and Child Labour Unit of the Nigerian Immigration Service, Foluso Akintola, who spoke at a book reading, written by Mr. Olusegun Adeniyi, the Chairman […]

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News: Nigerian Human Trafficking King in Russia, arrested for selling 19year old for $35,000


TWO NIGERIAN MEN who had consistently been feeding off human trafficking, sex slavery in Moscow had been arrested by Russian law enforcement agencies. DAVID AMAECHI, notoriously known as ‘King of Nigerian Human Trafficking’ with his accomplice, Kennedy Atuge were busted from their hideout after they had lured a Nigerian teenage, Tope Adebola, a model from Lagos, Nigeria into sex slavery […]

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ECOWAS member states brainstorm on Valletta Action

A meeting on the implementation of the Valletta Action Plan by Economic Community of West Africa States (ECOWAS) member states has been held in Accra to deliberate on relevant issues on how to maximise the positives of migration to impact on development of countries among others. The Valletta Action Plan is built around five priority areas, which are development benefits of […]

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World Committee on Tourism Ethics to focus on the exploitation of children, trafficking, poaching and accessible tourism

The protection of children from all forms of exploitation, the fight against trafficking, anti-poaching and accessible tourism for all are among the work priorities defined by the newly formed World Committee on Tourism Ethics (WCTE). The Committee met at UNWTO headquarters to identify the major challenges facing responsible tourism and define its Action Plan for the coming four years (Madrid, […]

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