14-YR OLD RAPE VICTIM TELLS ABUJA COURT HOW SHE WAS RAPES BY HER GRANDFATHER’S CAREGIVER

A 14-YEAR-OLD girl on Tuesday narrated how a man hired to look after her grandfather raped her. As she testified before a court in Kubwa, Abuja, organisations and individuals sought ways to stamp out the menace in the country. The Junior Secondary School (JSS) three pupil said the caregiver, Godwin Onuminya, 21, attacked her as she was changing her clothes. She told the court that she returned home from school at 1 p.m. and entered her room to change from her school uniform on November 4, 2019. “While trying to…

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WE ARRESTED OVER 50 PEOPLE OVER DOMESTIC VIOLENCE, RAPE DURING LOCKDOWN, NAPTIP BOSS INFORMS HOUSE

The National Agency for the Prohibition of Trafficking in Persons (NAPTIP) said on Tuesday that domestic violence and incidences of rape increased during the period of the lockdown with the agency arrested about 50 persons involved. Director General of the Agency, Julie Okah-Donli disclosed this when she appeared before the House Committee on Public Accounts just as the Committee summoned the Minister of Humanitarian Affairs and Disaster Management, Hajia Sadiyya Umar Farouk to appear before it on Thursday. Dr. Donli said all those arrested are currently in the custody of…

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IMAM WITH PHD RAPES 12-YR OLD THROUGH THE ANUS IN ABUJA, LANDS IN NAPTIP CUSTODY

Success Nwogu, Abuja The National Agency for the Prohibition of Trafficking in Persons and other related offences on Wednesday said its men had arrested a 42-year-old pharmacist, Abubarkar Danraka, for alleged  sodomy. A statement by an official of the Press Unit of NAPTIP, Osamuyi Oyegun, said  Danraka  who had a PhD, was arrested after he allegedly had an anal sexual intercourse with a 12 year-old boy (name withheld). Oyegun said the offence was contrary to the Violence Against Persons (Prohibition) Act 2015. According to him, the suspect, who is a…

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ORGAN TRAFFICKING ON THE RISE IN NIGERIA

From: Grace Obike, Abuja   The National Agency for the Prohibition of Trafficking in Persons (NAPTIP) has raised an alarm over the increase in organ harvesting in the country. The Director General NAPTIP, Dame Julie Okah-Donli, explained that her agency will be concentrating more on the issue this year. She said that in the last year, cases of Nigerians being trafficked to countries like Oman, Dubai, Lebanon etc have been on the increase. She said this in Abuja at the grand finale of the Not For Sale Campaign, a human trafficking…

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NAPTIP RAIDS ORHPANAGE IN KADUNA

There was confusion at Du Merci Orphanage home located at Narayi community of Chikun Local Government Area ‎of Kaduna State when staff of the National Agency for the Prohibition of Trafficking in persons (NAPTIP) raided the home and took away orphans. The NAPTIP personnel were said to have carried out the raid in company of policemen from the Kano State police command who arrived alongside the co-founder of the orphanage home. Mr. Solomon Richard Musa Tarfa. It was gathered that the incident happened on Tuesday when the staff of the…

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OVER 3MIL NIGERIAN YOUTHS TRAFFICKED INTO SEXUAL LABOUR, SLAVERY WORLDWIDE SAYS NAPTIP

Director-General of National Agency for the Trafficking in Persons (NAPTIP), Mrs. Julie Okah-Donli on Monday disclosed that about three million young Nigerians are held in sexual labour and other forms of slavery internally and in various parts of the world. She disclosed this during the 2019/2020 budget defence held at the instance of the House Committee on Diaspora chaired by Hon. Tolulope Sadipe. While noting that the fight against human trafficking cannot be overemphasized, Mrs. Okah-Donli affirmed that it is a well organised and versatile crime which is now being…

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NAPTIP ARRESTS MAN FOR LOCKING UP HIS DAUGHTER AFTER SHE REJECTED FORCED MARRIAGE, SEE PICS

A 62-year-old man Muhammad Ujujud has been arrested by the operatives of the National Agency for the Prohibition of Trafficking in Persons, NAPTIP for chaining and locking up 16-year-old daughter, Fatima, for two years. DAILY NIGERIAN gathered that Mr Ujudud, a resident of Rinji village in Madobi Local Government Area of Kano State, punished the teenager for her alleged refusal to accept a husband he forced on her. The father locked Binta and her brother, Shehu, in separate cells in his house. Our reporter gathered that the brother died in…

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HOW ABUJA SCHOOL HEADTEACHER SEXUALLY ABUSED A 6-YR OLD PUPIL, SEE HIS PIX

Operatives of the National Agency for the Prohibition of Trafficking in Persons (NAPTIP) have arrested 30 years old Shedrach Ozoemena Nwekeagu for allegedly raping a 6 years old school pupil. . The suspect is the Head Teacher in one of the private schools in the Kuje, Abuja. According to the victim’s father, he observed that his daughter complained of stomachache and saw bloodstains on her underwear when she came back from school. . Upon enquiry, she informed her parents that the Mr. Nwekeagu had inserted his finger into her vagina…

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NAPTIP ARRESTS TEACHER WHO RAPED 6-YR OLD

The National Agency for the Prohibition of Trafficking in Persons (NAPTIP) has arrested a 30-year-old man, Shedrach Nwekeagu, for allegedly raping a six-year-old school pupil. This information was contained in a statement sent to PREMIUM TIMES on Thursday by the agency. The agency said the suspect, who hails from Dunukofia Local Government Area of Anambra State, is the Head Teacher in a private school in the Kuje Area Council of the Federal Capital Territory. The statement reads, “the victim’s father had reported the matter to NAPTIP, that he observed that his daughter complained of…

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EDO, DELTA, KANO LEAD IN HUMAN TRAFFICKING NAPTIP CLAIMS

Olaleye Aluko, Abuja Edo, Kano and Delta states  are leading  in human trafficking, according to  the National Agency for the Prohibition of Trafficking in Persons. Meanwhile,  NAPTIP   says it rescued 11,819 Nigerians from human traffickers up till December 2018. Edo State has one-fifth or 21 per cent of the rescued victims, Kano has 10 while Delta has 7.2 per cent. The statistics are from the Nigeria Country Report of Human Trafficking 2019 by NAPTIP obtained exclusively by our correspondent  on Wednesday. The document showed  a breakdown of the rescued victims…

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