FEDERAL GOVERNMENT COMMENCE EXTRADITION PROCEEDING FOR HUMAN TRAFFICKING SUSPECT
The Office of the Honorable Attorney General of the Federation and Minister of Justice has commenced an extradition proceeding at the Federal High Court, Abuja, following a request from the Netherland Government for the extradition of a human trafficking suspect, Mr. Kingsley Edegbe to stand trial for the criminal charges against him in the Netherland. Read More
ENUGU ZONAL COMMAND ENGAGED IN MASSIVE PUBLIC ENLIGHTENMENT CAMPAINGS Watch out for Highlights Click here
School Sensitization continued on 30th January at Queens School Enugu , about 1200 participants were enlightened.
NAPTIP COMMENCES INVESTIGATION INTO HUMAN TRAFFICKING STORY BY PREMIUM TIMES
The National Agency for the Prohibition of Traffic in Persons and Other Related Matters (NAPTIP) has commenced investigation into the Premium Times exclusive story detailing the existence of a ruthless human trafficking syndicate operating from Lagos.
The report by Premium Times was the outcome of a four month long investigation by a crime reporter Tobore Ovuorie which revealed the dastard nature of both the operators and their alleged links in some Agencies of Government. Read More
NAPTIP KICKS OFF GRASSROOT SENSITISATION PROGRAMME IN THE FEDERAL CAPITAL TERRITORY
The National Agency for the Prohibition of Traffic in Persons and other Related Matters (NAPTIP) has kicked off its grassroot sensitization against human trafficking and child labor in Nigeria by organizing a two day community dialogue in the Abuja Municipal Area Council (AMAC) and Gwagwalada Area Council of the Federal Capital Territory. Read More
NO SAFE HAVEN FOR HUMAN TRAFFICKERS IN 2014 - (NAPTIP BOSS)
The Executive Secretary of the National Agency for the Prohibition of Traffic in Persons and other Related Matters (NAPTIP) Mrs. Beatrice Jedy-Agba has projected that 2014 is going to be a tough year for human traffickers.
This was made known at the NAPTIP headquarters during a media parley with members of the press to evaluate the scorecard of the Agency in 2013 and to give projections for action plan in 2014.
Mrs. Jedy-Agba stated that the Agency has recorded a total of 220 convictions since inception out of which 46 convictions were secured in the year 2013. She added that 272 cases were successfully investigated out of the 442 cases reported to the Agency, while 101 cases are still pending in various courts in the country. Read More
NAPTIP WINS AWARD FOR SERVICE DELIVERY
The National Agency for Prohibition of Traffic in Persons and other Related Matters (NAPTIP) has been honored by Independent Service Delivery Monitoring Group (SDMG) with a service delivery Award for its meritorious services and work in combating human trafficking in Nigeria in the year 2012-2013. Read More
EXPERTS AND STAKEHOLDERS SEEK FOR EFFECTIVE REMEDIES TO
TRAFFICKING IN PERSONS
A consultative meeting to seek for effective remedies for trafficked persons and draft basic principles on the rights to an effective remedy for trafficked persons has held in Abuja.
COLLABORATION IS A TOOL IN FIGHTING HUMAN TRAFFICKING
The Executive Secretary of the National Agency for the Prohibition of Traffic in Persons and other Related Matters (NAPTIP) Mrs. Beatrice Jedy-Agba, has sued for International cooperation and partnership in combating international crime especially as it concerns human trafficking. This was made known at a seminar organized by NAPTIP in conjunction with the Dutch National Police Agency (KLPD).Read More
SENATE COMMITTEE ON JUDICIARY, HUMAN RIGHTS AND LEGAL MATTERS MEETS WITH NAPTIP BOSS OVER BUDGET IMPLEMENTATION AND PERFORMANCE Read More
FIDA TO JOIN NAPTIP IN THE FIGHT AGAINST HUMAN TRAFFICKING
The Executive Secretary of the National Agency for the Prohibition of Traffic in Persons (NAPTIP) Mrs. Beatrice Jedy-Agba, has expressed the Agency’s willingness to work and partner with the International Federation of Women Lawyers (FIDA) in combating the scourge of human trafficking. Read More
COURTESY CALL ON THE EXECUTIVE SECRETARY BY THE DIRECTOR GENERAL LEGAL AID COUNCIL
The Legal Aid Council of Nigeria has declared the readiness of the organization in giving pro bono services to the victims of Traffic in persons who cannot afford the services of Legal practioners as it relates to their trauma.
This was revealed by the Director General Legal Aid Council Barr. Joy Bob- Manuel during a courtesy visit with a six (6) man delegation to the Executive Secretary of NAPTIP Mrs. B. Jedy-Agba in her office on the 25th of Sept, 2013. Read More
DUTCH GOVERNMENT AND NAPTIP HOLD TALK ON CAPACITY BUILDING FOR LAW ENFORCEMENT OFFICERS.
The National Agency for the Prohibition of Traffic in Persons and Other Related Matters (NAPTIP) and the Dutch National Prosecution Service recently undertook an evaluation of projects and programmes in capacity building for law enforcement officers in the Agency.