U.S. Consulate’s Grants Program: 45 individuals, NGOs receives$453 568

The United States Consulate General in Lagos has awarded $453, 568 to 45 individuals, non-government organizations (NGOs), and academic institutions. The grants support a variety of worthwhile projects in the areas of human rights, transparency in government, freedom of the media, empowerment of women and youth, health, education, entrepreneurship, and the promotion of mutual understanding. Speaking at the grant award ceremony in Lagos on Monday, U.S. Consul General F. John Bray recognized the commitment of the grantee organizations working to improve the lives of community members through sustainable projects that…

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NAPTIP rescues 13,000

NAPTIP rescues 13,000

NAPTIP rescues 13,000 By Newsdesk with agency report The Director-General, National Agency for the Prohibition of Trafficking in Persons (NAPTIP), Dame Julie Okah-Donli, has disclosed that at least 13,000 trafficked persons have been rescued by the agency. Okah-Donli  made this disclosure in New York at the premiere of a movie about human trafficking in Nigeria. The movie, ‘Mrs Adams’, which premiered at the Nigeria House, came at a time Nigerians and Africans were taking the perilous Mediterranean Sea route to Europe, and was produced by Queen Blessing Itua. “So far,…

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