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Aisha Buhari to launch anti-human trafficking policy document

Aisha-Buhari

The wife of Nigeria’s President, Hajia Aisha Muhammadu Buhari, will on Monday, August 1 2016 in Abuja unveil the National Referral Mechanism for Protection and Assistance to Trafficked Persons in Nigeria (NRM). The launch of the document, produced by the National Agency for the Prohibition of Trafficking in Persons (NAPTIP) with the support of the United Nations Office on Drugs ...

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UN: Human traffickers are exploiting global crises

Yury Fedotov

In this era of numerous crises and troubles, the UN is commemorating the 2015 World Day Against Trafficking in Persons to warn that no place on earth is safe and that everyone should be aware of the problem Ban Ki-moon (UN Secretary-General) Around the world, criminals are selling people for profit. Vulnerable women and girls form the majority of human ...

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Forced migration: Concern over displaced persons’ status

Makoko community is a clustered community of mainly fishermen and artisans that live on the shores of the Lagos Lagoon. With population explosion in Lagos, Nigeria’s megacity of about 18 million people, the residents of the community have been faced with threats of forced eviction and demolition of their homes. The recent eviction which took place in July 2012, according ...

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