• Rise in Nigerian s*x slavery in Italy fuelled by violence and “juju” magic

    Rise in Nigerian s*x slavery in Italy fuelled by violence and “juju” magic

    When Nigerian teenager Beauty arrived in Sicily after crossing the Mediterranean from North Africa last year, she had only hours to phone the man who trafficked her – or risk lethal repercussions for family members back home.

    Before her journey through Niger to Libya, a spiritual priest practicing a form of black magic known in Nigeria as “juju” had forced her to swear an oath of obedience to her trafficker.

    The threat of a “curse” if she broke her oath and the […]

  • Buhari to participate in meetings on refugees, AU security, slavery

    Buhari to participate in meetings on refugees, AU security, slavery

    President Muhammadu Buhari will on Monday in New York at the 71st session of UN General Assembly (UNGA), participate in high level meetings on refugees and migrants issues.

    This information is on the twitter page of the president’s Special Adviser on Media and Publicity, Mr Femi Adesina.

    Adesina revealed that the President would also attend the meeting of the African Union (AU) on Peace and Security Council.

    According to him, the President will later in the day attend another meeting on Modern Slavery […]