JIFORM appeals to Gov Ayade, NAPTIP to rescue 16-yrs-old girl from sexual slavery

The Journalists International Forum For Migration (JIFORM) has appealed to the Governor of Cross River State, Professor Benedict Ayade and the National Agency for Prohibition of Trafficking In Persons (NAPTIP) to urgently rescue a 16-year-old (Abigail, not the real name), an indigene of the state from sexual slavery in Abeokuta, Ogun State. JIFORM, in statement signed by its President/Executive Director, Ajibola Abayomi, on Saturday praised the Punch Newspapers for unraveling the incident added that time had come for the nation to declare a state of emergency on human trafficking activities.…

Gov Bello appoints speech impaired, former cleaner into cabinet 

Kogi State Governor, Yahaya Bello on Wednesday appointed a speech impaired young man, Mr Peter Aliyu, a former cleaner under the Geemoney Cleaning Scheme as his Senior Special Assistant on Sanitation. His appointment was announced on Wednesday alongside other new government appointees of government in a press release signed by the Secretary to the State Government, Dr. Folashade Arike Ayoade The young man’s appointment came on the heel of his excellency’s observation of the Man’s consistency, diligence and dedication which also endeared the new appointee to many other individuals who…

Some Bandits Are Foreigners, They Vowed To Make Kaduna Unsafe, Freed College Students Say

The 27 kidnapped students of the Federal College of Forestry Mechanisation, Afaka, Kaduna State, who were reunited with their families after 56 days in captivity, have shared ugly experiences in the hands of the bandits.   The freed students lamented on Friday that some of the bandits are foreigners, adding that they all vowed to make Kaduna State unsafe until the government was ready to “settle with them.”   Tears of joy flowed freely from both parents and their children. At about 3pm, the entire premises of the college, located…