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Busted: Man Trafficks 19-Year-Old Nigerian Girl To Mali (Photo)



The effort of the National Agency for the Prohibition of Trafficking in Persons (NAPTIP) in combating human trafficking in Nigeria has further received a boost as a Federal High Court sitting in Ikoyi, Lagos sentenced a 25- year old man, Eric David to Seven years imprisonment without any option of fine.

The latest conviction came barely one week after another court in Lagos sent another two traffickers behind the bar for trafficking some girls abroad for prostitution.

The convict was arrested on the allegation of trafficking a 19 year old girl ( name withheld) to Mali for s*xual exploitation.

Report indicated that he had earlier trafficked the victim to Mali for prostitution purposes and returned to Nigeria to recruit more girls.

In the process, the victim was able to contact her sister Juliet who pretended to be a friend of the victim and interested in travelling to Mali. When she contacted Eric and he agreed to come pick her. The suspect was nabbed when he went to pick Juliet.

A Four counts charge was preferred against the suspect while the case was charged before Hon. O. Oguntoyinbo of the Federal High Court, Ikoyi Lagos and subsequently arraigned on the 5th December 2018.

Due to the overwhelming evidences tendered by the prosecutor, the convict pleaded guilty to the charges and was sentenced to accumulated seven years imprisonment.

Reacting to the conviction, Director – General of NAPTIP, Dame Julie Okah – Donli, commended the Judiciary for the accelerated hearing of the case and urged Nigerian to continue to report cases of human trafficking to the Agency.

Adekoye Vincent

Press and Public Relations Unit (PPRU)


7th December, 2018

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Nengi Reacts To A Tweet Wathoni Made About Her In 2017



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



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)



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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