Nigeria Records 717 Rape Cases in First 5 Months of 2020 – Statistics




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….as Minister of Humanitarian Affairs Says 60% of women trafficked in Africa are Nigerians

By Chibuike Nwabuko

Abuja (Sundiata Post) – Nigeria recorded 717 rape cases in first 5 months of 2020, the Statistics from Nigerian Police has revealed.

This is also as Minister of Humanitarian Affairs, Sadiya Umar Farouk has informed that 60% of women trafficked in Africa are Nigerians, according to WARIF with parents selling their children and trafficking their loved ones.

Farouk who took to her twitter handle to disclose this, said statistics made available by the Nigerian Police has it that out of the 799 suspects arrested, 631 of those cases were investigated and charged to court but there were no convictions as at the time of releasing the report.

“Young able-bodied African men overcome by many challenges at home are making the perilous desert or Mediterranean crossing to Europe with deadly consequences, she added.

Minister said she set down the above context regarding her delight at welcoming the new DG of NAPTIP, Imaan Sulaiman-Ibrahim whom she received in audience on Monday.

Adding that “NAPTIP is a critical agency because we live in a fraught world in which global imbalances and sundry existential challenges are leading many people down path of desperation and crime.”

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Nigeria recorded 717 rape cases in first 5 months of 2020 according to statistics made available by the Nigerian police.

799 suspects were arrested. 631 of those cases were investigated and charged to court but there were no convictions as at the time of releasing the report.

60% of women trafficked in Africa are Nigerians, according to WARIF with parents selling their children and trafficking their loved ones.

Young able-bodied African men overcome by the many challenges at home are making the perilous desert or Mediterranean crossing to Europe with deadly consequences.

I have set down the above context regarding my delight at welcoming the new DG of NAPTIP, Imaan Sulaiman-Ibrahim whom I received in audience on Monday.

NAPTIP is a critical agency because we live in a fraught world in which global imbalances and sundry existential challenges are leading many people down the path of desperation and crime.