Tiwa Savage pays charitable visit to young female victims of child trafficking in Johannesburg (photos)
Sunday 10th July 2016 – On Saturday 9th July singer, songwriter and multiple award-winning afrobeat star Tiwa Savage paid a visit to The House Group orphanage located in Hillbrow, one of Johannesburg’s most densely populated areas known for its high levels of unemployment, poverty and crime. Founded in 1990, The House Group is an organisation with several shelters and programs aimed at retrieving and rehabilitating female victims of child trafficking and sexual exploitation.
The centre is currently housing 30 young girls […]
Suspected child traffickers recently arrested by the Special Anti Robbery Squad (SARS) at the Delta State police command said they engage in the business to assist pregnant girls including married couples who don’t have children.
SARS rescued five children suspected to have been sold by members of the group who operate within Delta, Anambra, Cross River, Akwa-Ibom and Rivers state.
The suspects said:
“We sold babies between 1-5 years of age to those who have been married for several years without children. Some […]
The police have arrested a medical doctor, Amadi Uzoma, and five others over allegations of kidnapping and child trafficking.
The other suspects, Faith Nuhu, Chigozie Goodwill, Mrs. Evelyn Ojiaku, John Ojiaku, and an auditor in Imo State civil service, Mrs. Elizabeth Oyemoabi, were accused of criminal conspiracy and kidnapping.
Parading the suspects at the Force Headquarters on Monday in Abuja, the Force Public Relations Officer, Emmanuel Ojukwu, said the suspects’ alleged activities was uncovered by police investigation into the kidnapping of three […]
Seven women have been arrested by Nigeria Security and Civil Defence Corps, NSCDC, Ondo State command, for alleged prostitution and child trafficking.
The suspects were arrested at a brothel on Car Street, Akure, the state capital.
The suspects were paraded by the command after they were arrested for trafficking a girl, Faith Ekepemephia, from her home town in Akwa Ibom to Akure, for prostitution.
According to the command’s Public Relations Officer, Kayode Balogun, officials of the agency got wind of the incident after […]
According to NAN report, the Nigerian Immigration Service, Oyo State Command, on Saturday paraded a pastor, Olufemi Timothy, and four others accused of child trafficking in Ibadan. The command also paraded 12 boys and four girls allegedly being used by the accused persons in a slavery ring.
The Controller of the command, Innocent Akatu, said the accused persons were apprehended in various locations in Ibadan, adding that they would be handed over to the National Agency for the Prohibition of Traffic […]