Nigeria: '100 Nigerian Girls Trafficked Out Daily for Prostitution'

Lagos— Authorities in Nigeria should investigate and close down networks that traffic Nigerian women and girls to Côte d'Ivoire and Mali for forced prostitution, Human Rights Watch said yesterday.

The group also called for collaboration among regional leaders to improve border patrol efforts in combating trafficking in person. 

Nigeria: Five Hundred Victims of Human Trafficking Rescued in Sokoto

Sokoto — Five hundred victims of human trafficking have been rescued within the Sokoto zone, NAPTIP Zonal Coordinator, Alhaji Shehu Umar has said. Umar who disclosed this while speaking on the human trafficking situation in the zone yesterday, said they received about 102 human trafficking cases since inception of the zone in 2006 and investigated all.

Uitspraak EHRM in Belgische asielzaak legt bom onder Europees asielbeleid

Het Europees Hof voor de Mensenrechten heeft vandaag haar langverwachte uitspraak gedaan over het terugsturen van asielzoekers naar Griekenland. Zij meent dat uitzettingen naar Griekenland een schending van het EVRM opleveren. Volgens Europees parlementslid Bart Staes (Groen!) toont deze uitspraak opnieuw aan dat het Europees asielbeleid dringend herzien moet worden.

'Corrupte overheid en oliemaatschappijen steunen elkaar’

Door aanhoudende olielekkages in het West-Afrikaanse Nigeria zijn er grote milieuproblemen. Volgens Shell is de Nigeriaanse bevolking zef verantwoordelijk. SP-Kamerlid Sharon Gesthuizen zag met eigen ogen dat het anders ligt: ‘De bevolking zit knel tussen bedrijven en overheden.’

Luxembourg hustles for Nigerian prostitutes

The face of prostitution is changing.... 60-80% of Luxembourg's ever-growing population of women offering sex on the Grand Duchy's streets are Nigerian. 

As the state looks into the implications of hosting brothels, meanwhile outside the face of prostitution is rapidly changing, according to Joé Wissler, head of the Grand Duchy's vice squad. 

"It is difficult to know how many Nigerian prostitutes there are," he admitted when grilled by news352.lu. "But there's usually a steady number of about 20. And they're still flocking to the city." 

Nigeria: World Parliaments Urged to Criminalise Prostitution, Child Trafficking

Dublin— In the bid to combat the high level of woman and child trafficking around the globe, the Immigrant Council of Ireland (ICI) has called for the criminalisation of prostitution. The ICI has also begun lobbying for legislative reform to improve the level of protection and services available to victims of trafficking across the world. 

Sweden and Nigeria Convene to Combat Trafficking in Human Beings for Sexual Exploitation & Prostitution

NEW YORK, The conference on Trafficking in Human Beings for Sexual Exploitation and Prostitution in Abuja, Nigeria (November 15-16) aims to strengthen the national, regional and international platforms for cooperation to combat human trafficking and sexual exploitation.

Nigeria - Het Beloofde Land van Goodluck

Na de dood van de Nigeriaanse president Yar’adua in mei 2010 neemt zijn vicepresident Goodluck de macht over. Terwijl Yar’adua al zorgde voor een breuk met de traditie van corrupt en agressief leiderschap, wordt er van Goodluck gezegd dat hij Nigeria naar het Beloofde Land zal brengen. Een balans.

Nigeria: War Against Prostitution Has My Full Support - Olubolade

Minister of State for the Federal Capital Territory (FCT), Navy Captain Caleb Olubolade (Rtd) has said that the war waged against commercial sex workers in the FCT by the FCT administration is worthy of commendation and has thrown his weight behind the war. 

Captain Olubolade who said the girls of easy virtues should busy themselves in other productive ventures however noted that his approach to the ban on prostitution would not be war with the girls. 

Abuja’s losing battle against prostitution

Two months ago, Bala Mohammed, minister of the Federal Capital Territory (FCT), gave all commercial sex workers in Abuja two days to quit or leave the city. The territory’s Social Development Secretariat which was mandated to implement the order, has since carried out three raids, but prostitution remains big business in Abuja. 

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