Posts Tagged ‘Child Trafficking’

50-yr-old Woman faces trial for alleged human trafficking

by Seun Adeuyion February 11, 2020
A suspected 50 years old human trafficker, Mrs Rose Friday, on Tuesday, appeared before Justice F. Riman of the Federal High Court sitting in Uyo for harbouring pregnant girls. Friday was arraigned on a two-count charge of harbouring and exploitation of pregnant girls by selling their babies. The offences are contrary to the provision of […]

Locked Out – Nigeria’s Trafficked Children Have Never been to School

by Ikokwu Ikembaon November 1, 2019
“Human trafficking is when someone is taken from Nigeria to another country to be a prostitute. Or, to do other illegal jobs that are not good for humanity,” said Kingsley Chidiebere, a commercial motorcycle rider in Nigeria’s commercial capital, Lagos. He is one of the over 27 Nigerians interviewed so far by IPS who thinks […]

‘I lost my soul’: the teenage girls lured by traffickers from Nigerian camps

by Ikokwu Ikembaon August 30, 2019
At the age of 15, Aisha and Halima were abducted from their compound in north-eastern Nigeria by Boko Haram insurgents. For a year they were held in captivity, and were raped. They managed to escape their captors, and find their way across the desert to a camp in Madinatu, in Borno state. Though they had […]