The National Agency for Prohibition of Trafficking in Persons says it will scale up its efforts to prevent the scourge of human trafficking in Nigeria by carrying out surveillance activities of areas that are endemic.
Imabong Sanusi, the Executive Director of the foundation, made the call in an interview with the News Agency of Nigeria on Sunday in Abuja.
The Director-General of NAPTIP, Julie Okah-Donle, issued the caution in a statement on Friday in Abuja while reacting to the recent conviction of five men in Makurdi, Benue State for adoption of a four-year-old boy.
Dame Julie Okah-Donli, the Director General of NAPTIP gave the assurance at an interactive meeting with the Police and Immigration Liaison Officers of Foreign Embassies in Nigeria with the agency’s operatives on Thursday in Abuja.
Okereafor, who works for the Nigeria Security and Civil Defence Corps, Gudu District, FCT is standing trial on two counts of causing emotional and psychological abuse of a minor.
The Benin Zonal Command of the National Agency for the Prohibition of Trafficking in Persons has arrested a suspected human trafficker who escaped from Delta.
Director-General of NAPTIP, Julie Okah-Donli, stated this while signing a Memorandum of Understanding with Heatfactory ICI Production and Otabor TV in Abuja on Friday.
Dogara said the Act when amended will accommodate trafficking courts, membership of the Board of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission.
The Benin Zonal Command, National Agency for the Prohibition of Trafficking in Persons on Saturday joined 52 other countries in the Global Walk for Freedom.
The Zonal Commander of NAPTIP in the state, Ganiu Alao, made the disclosure in an interview with newsmen on Wednesday in Makurdi.
The DG had led some staff of the agency from its headquarters and the Benin Zonal office on a courtesy visit to the Olu of Warri, Ogiame Ikenwoli.
Inaugurating the CJ&P catering services, Julie Okah-Donli, Director-General, NAPTIP, said the project was more than just another addition to the hospitality business.
The National Agency for the Prohibition of Trafficking in Persons on Monday in Lagos handed over two female victims of human trafficking to Edo Government.
The National Agency for the Prohibition of Trafficking in Persons has raided and sealed a hotel, Thales Guest House in Kubwa, Abuja, rescued 12 young girls and arrested three suspects over alleged forced prostitution.
NAPTIP’s Head of Press and Public Relations Unit, Stella Nezan, gave the challenge in an interview with the News Agency of Nigeria on Tuesday in Abuja.
The National Agency for the Prohibition of Trafficking in Persons has called on state governments to implement the Child Rights Act in tackling child trafficking in the country.
The NAPTIP’s Director of Investigation and Monitoring, Josiah Emerole, made this known in Abuja on Friday, explained that the case involved a 43-year-old Stephany Bassey who lives in Sweden.
NAPTIP’s Head of Press and Public Relations Unit, Stella Nezan, disclosed this in a statement in Abuja on Thursday.
Julie Okah-Donli, the Director-General of the National Agency for the Prohibition of Trafficking in Persons, says the agency has rescued more than 13,000 victims from human traffickers.