Arrests After Nigerian Children Trafficked to Russia
Nigerian authorities say that nine girls and one boy, who were taken to the Russian capital of Moscow, have been saved from traffickers. The victims had football supporter identity cards in order to look as though they were fans heading to the World Cup in Russia.
Thomson Reuters Foundation, 12 June 2018
They were intercepted by officials as they tried to board a flight to Moscow after staff noticed they only had one-way tickets Read more »
Daily Trust, 12 June 2018
Operatives of National Agency for the Prohibition of Trafficking in Persons (NAPTIP) arrested two police officers and three others believed to have been involved in attempts to… Read more »
Officials in Nigeria have said they had intelligence showing plans were well underway to traffic local women into Russia for the football tournament, exploiting a move by Moscow to ... Read more »