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    Police arrest ‘Yahoo boy’ who ‘set girlfriend ablaze’ over infidelity

Police arrest ‘Yahoo boy’ who ‘set girlfriend ablaze’ over infidelity

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    Ambassador: ‘10,000 Nigerian girls’ forced into prostitution in Burkina Faso

Ambassador: ‘10,000 Nigerian girls’ forced into prostitution in Burkina Faso

Ramatu Ahmed, Nigeria's ambassador to Burkina Faso, says 10,000 girls of Nigerian origin have been forced into prostitution in Burkina Faso. NAN reports that Ahmed spoke in Ouagadougou, Burkina Faso's capital, on Monday. She said the victims of the sex-trade were mainly underage girls kept in appalling conditions in Ouagadougou and in mining camps across the West African country. Ahmed, who has been [...]

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    ‘Even sex workers are human’ — outrage trails police’s comment on Port Harcourt killings

‘Even sex workers are human’ — outrage trails police’s comment on Port Harcourt killings

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    Outrage as UK agency says Nigerians respect wealthy prostitutes

Outrage as UK agency says Nigerians respect wealthy prostitutes

Home Office, a UK ministerial department responsible for immigration, says trafficked women from Nigeria who get wealthy from prostitution are held in high esteem upon their return to the country. In the June edition of its country policy on the trafficking of women in Nigeria, it said: “Nigeria is a source, transit and destination country for the trafficking of women and [...]

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    Abayomi Shogunle: Prostitution is sin under the two religions in FCT

Abayomi Shogunle: Prostitution is sin under the two religions in FCT

Abayomi Shogunle, head of the public complaint rapid response unit (PCRRU), says prostitution is a sin under the two major religions practised in the federal capital territory (FCT). Shogunle made the comment following the reactions that trailed the detention and conviction of some women who were arrested for alleged prostitution at different locations within the FCT at the weekend. The PCRRU said prostitution is [...]

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    Prostitution, hawking ‘should not be treated as criminal offences’

Prostitution, hawking ‘should not be treated as criminal offences’

Uju Agomoh, executive director of the Prisons Rehabilitation and Welfare Actions (PRAWA), says prostitution, hawking and loitering should not be treated as criminal offences.  She said this while speaking at a workshop organised by PRAWA and the Open Society Initiative of West Africa (OSIWA) in Abuja.  Calling for a review of the criminal laws in Nigeria, she said the actions of the [...]

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    CNN exposes Paris park where Nigerian women are forced into prostitution

CNN exposes Paris park where Nigerian women are forced into prostitution

A new report by the CNN has revealed how some women trafficked from Nigeria are forced into prostitution in a park in Paris, capital city of France. Over the years, stories of women deceived into giving up their money for a "better life" in Europe but later forced into prostitution, have made news headlines. In the recent discovery, the Bois de Vincennes, a [...]

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