• Efe Obada

    Efe Obada has a beaming smile and is quick to crack a joke, such as when explaining how he choose an NFL career over the UFC. “I’m too pretty,” he said. If only it were that simple for someone who couldn’t have envisioned such a choice when he was abandoned at 10 years old, or ...
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    A Benin High Court on Monday jailed a mother and her two children for trafficking a 19-year-old girl to Russia for sexual exploitation. The woman, Helen Ehiozee , bagged 10 years in jail while her son, Endurance Ehiozee, 37, and daughter, Vivian Ehiozee, 31, were sentenced to 14 years each, without an option of fine. ...

    The illegal narcotics trade has boomed during the covid-19 pandemic, a Europol (European Union Agency for Law Enforcement Cooperation) specialist has said. Cocaine traffic from South America to Europe has reached “record amounts”, Sascha Strupp, strategic analyst for drug trafficking at the EU law enforcement agency, told dpa. “Corona did not have any influence on ...
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    A Nigerian girl rescued from slavery in Saudi Arabia by the National Agency for the Prohibition of Trafficking in Persons (NAPTIP) has narrated how Nigerian girls are being molested and abused in Saudi Arabia. Over 50 of such girls trafficked to Saudi Arabia are still languishing there but there is hope as  NAPTIP says the ...
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    National Agency for the Prohibition of Trafficking in Persons (NAPTIP)  has launched investigations into the alleged trafficking of Nigerian minors to Russia in the guise that they were football fans attending the 2018 World Cup. The Director General of NAPTIP, Mrs Julie Okah-Donli, made the disclosure to newsmen in Lagos on Tuesday. Okah-Donli said the ...
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    A nurse who used Voodoo rituals to intimidate her victims has been convicted in England of trafficking five African women to work as prostitutes in Germany, reports Associated Press. Jurors at Birmingham Crown Court convicted Josephine Iyamu on Thursday of being the ringleader of a network that brought the women from Nigeria to Europe. Prosecutors ...
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    Following global attention on migrant routes from Africa to Europe, traffickers have turned to oil-rich Saudi Arabia as the new destination for trafficked Nigerian girls who work as domestic servants, waitresses and sex objects in most cases. Despite efforts by NAPTIP, Nigeria’s anti-human trafficking agency, the syndicate has continued to beat security networks in the ...
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    Despite global alert and increased national campaign against human trafficking, no fewer than 100 students of Idogbo Secondary School, Benin, have been trafficked to Libya in  the last four months. This was disclosed in Benin on Sunday during an advocacy programme by the Senior Special Assistant to Gov Godwin Obaseki on Human trafficking and illegal ...