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Four Rescued From Suspected Human Trafficker In Lagos

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The Lagos State Government on Friday night apprehended a suspected human trafficker, who identified herself as Ganiat Ajijola, 35, at Abule-Egba area of the state.

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Mr Femi Malik, an official of the state Ministry of Women Affairs and Poverty Alleviation, who made this known to the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) on Saturday in Lagos, said the ministry acted on a tip off.

Malik said that the ministry had solicited the assistance of the Police Rapid Response Squad at the state Secretariat in Alausa, to arrest the suspect.

He alleged that the suspect was in the process of trafficking four young girls to Libya, when she was arrested with the victims.

The official said that the suspect confessed that her madam had taken her to Libya in 2010 to work in her shop as a hairdresser.

Ajijola, who claimed to have returned from Libya a month ago, said she contacted the girls and had made arrangement to take them to Abeokuta to obtain international passports.

Malik told NAN that the mother of one of the victims fainted when she learnt of the arrest of her daughter and had been rushed to the hospital.

Also, the father of one of the victims, who identified himself as Apostle Ogundeko, said a man he prayed for in his church offered to assist his 16 year-old daughter, Olabisi to travel abroad.

Ogundeko claimed that he was told his daughter, who is a tailor, would be taken to Germany where she would work and go to school.

He said he was shocked to learn that his daughter was being taken to Libya after he had paid N15, 000 for her medical check-up and the international passport.

The suspect and the victims, as well as other arrested in connection with the matter had been handed over to the National Agency for the Prohibition of Trafficking in Persons (NAPTIP) for further investigation.

Source:Leadership

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Nengi Reacts To A Tweet Wathoni Made About Her In 2017

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BBNaija star, Rebecca Hampson Nengi reacts to a tweet made by fellow ex-housemate, Wathoni Ayansi about her in 2017.

Taking to her Twitter handle, Nengi wrote;

“Just saw this tweet Wathoni made about me in 2017.. made me smile @wathonianyansi love you b”

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#ABetterTime: See Social Distance -Fans Shades Wizkid As Davido’s Album Surpasses 60 Million Streams

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Fans shades Wizkid as Davido’s new album #ABetterTime has surpassed 6o Million streams on Audiomack.

Taking to Twitter, they said;

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#LekkiMassacre: CNN Dares Nigeria Government, Updates Second Report (Video)

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The Cable News Network, CNN seems not done with the President Muhammadu Buhari-led government with the television channel releasing another report on the shooting at the Lekki toll gate during the End SARS protests.

Recall that the Minister of Information and Culture, Lai Mohammed, called out CNN over its report on the incident.

He added that CNN was biased in its report and needs to be sanctioned.

The Minister also addressed a letter to the management of CNN in Atlanta.

The network, however, on Tuesday released the second report with more damning footage showing soldiers shooting at unarmed protesters on October 20, 2020.

The second report also shows the Commander, 81 Division, Brig.Gen Ahmed Taiwo, admitting before the judicial panel in Lagos that military men had live ammunition in their weapons while at the tollgate.

CNN also noted that the statement of Brig.Gen Taiwo contradicts that of the Minister who had claimed last week that the army fired blank bullets.

It was also revealed in the new report, the moment when protesters were running as soldiers open fire at the tollgate.

Watch video below;

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