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    Nigerian pastor ‘caught in sex trafficking’ ring to face trial in France

Nigerian pastor ‘caught in sex trafficking’ ring to face trial in France

Twenty-four Nigerians suspected to be members of a sex trafficking ring will face trial in France on Wednesday.The suspects, including one Stanley Omoregie, pastor, are accused of forcing Nigerian women into prostitution in Europe.Similar gangs have also been dismantled in Italy and Britain.The gang in Italy was busted after an investigation by the police in Lyon, following a tip-off accusing Omoregie [...]

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    US launches girls’ football programme to tackle sex trafficking in Nigeria

US launches girls’ football programme to tackle sex trafficking in Nigeria

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    Josephine Iyamu, UK ‘juju’ nurse, receives 14-year jail sentence

Josephine Iyamu, UK ‘juju’ nurse, receives 14-year jail sentence

Josephine Iyamu, Nigerian-British nurse found guilty of trafficking five women to Germany, has been given a 14-year jail sentence at Birmingham Crown Court,UK.Also known as Mama Sandra, Iyamu had campaigned to represent Egor local government area of Edo state in the state house of assembly on the platform of the All Progressives Congress (APC).Her campaign promise was hinged on “empowerment of [...]

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    Nigerian-British ‘juju’ nurse convicted of sex trafficking

Nigerian-British ‘juju’ nurse convicted of sex trafficking

A British court has found Josephine Iyamu, a nurse of Nigerian descent, guilty of trafficking five women to Germany for prostitution.Iyamu, a Liberia-born British citizen, was convicted of five counts of arranging or facilitating travel for sexual exploitation and perverting the course of justice.During her trial, members of the jury were told that the 51-year-old nurse coerced the women -- all [...]

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    39 Nigerians ‘forced to live in cave-like houses’ rescued from sex trafficking ring in Spain

39 Nigerians ‘forced to live in cave-like houses’ rescued from sex trafficking ring in Spain

Thirty-nine Nigerians have been rescued from a sex slave trade in Spain, the UK's National Crime Agency (NCA) has said.The trafficking ring was said to have been coordinated by Nigerians and the victims were reportedly forced to reside in "cave-like houses".They were freed in a joint operation involving the NCA, Spanish law enforcement and the National Agency for the Prohibition of [...]

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