The Benin zonal command of the National Agency for the Prohibition of Trafficking in Persons (NAPTIP) yesterday took into custody a 62-year-old cobbler, Mr. Chukwudi Augustine, who allegedly raped a 12-year-old student of Aduwawa Secondary School, Benin.
Vice President Yemi Osinbajo has said that the establishment of sexual offenders register to collate names of persons convicted for rape and assaults by the National Agency for Prohibition of Trafficking in Persons (NAPTIP) is not aimed at stigmatising people unnecessarily.
The Nigerian Police yesterday said there is no time limit for reporting cases of rape and other sexual assaults to the security and other appropriate agencies in the country. They insisted that irrespective of how long it takes a rape victim to report the case, the Police and the state owe him or her a responsibility to diligently investigate the complaint and bring offenders to book.
The Nigerian Civil Aviation Authority (NCAA), has partnered with the National Agency for Prohibition of Traffic in Person (NAPTIP), to collectively tackle the scourge of human trafficking via the airports. The Director General (DG) of the NCAA, Capt. Muhtar Usman, expressed the body’s readiness to stop the nefarious activities, while receiving a NAPTIP delegation, led…