Price a Mother Sold Her Baby for in Nigeria

A woman in Nigeria was arrested by anti-human trafficking unit for selling her newborn baby. According to media reports, the woman worked as a prostitute and already had two children who were being taken care of by her mother. Due to the inability of take care of another child, the woman made arraignments with a… Continue reading Price a Mother Sold Her Baby for in Nigeria

Losses to Royal Dutch Shell Due to Oil Theft

Oil company Royal Dutch Shell reported that its earnings for 2013 was almost $1 Billion lower due to oil theft and other acts of sabotage that occurs in Nigeria. Shell’s Chief Financial Officer stated that nearly $1 Billion worth of oil is stolen from the oil industry each month across Nigeria. In 2011, the Nigerian… Continue reading Losses to Royal Dutch Shell Due to Oil Theft

Oil Theft Profits in Nigeria

In an article in Bloomberg Businessweek, a team of oil thieves stated that they are able to make up to $6,098 (1 Million Nigerian Naira) a day from stealing oil from pipelines. The thieves steal oil from pipeline managed and operated by multinational oil companies such as Royal Dutch Shell. The oil thieves cut through… Continue reading Oil Theft Profits in Nigeria

Pirated Books in Nigeria

Security services in Nigeria seized a shipping container in December 2013 that contained over 40,000 pirated books that were on its way to be sold within the country. The 1X20 foot container contained 1,336 cartons filled with pirated copies of books. In total, Customs officials stated that 40,080 copies of pirated books with a retail… Continue reading Pirated Books in Nigeria

Illegal Oil Refineries Destroyed in Nigeria in 2013

The Nigerian Navy reported destroying 1,556 illegal oil refineries that were selling oil on the black market in Nigeria during its 2013 fiscal year. Along with the illegal production sites, security services in Nigeria also apprehended 1,646 people for oil smuggling activities. In 2013, it was estimated that up to 100,000 barrels of oil was… Continue reading Illegal Oil Refineries Destroyed in Nigeria in 2013

Drug Trafficking in India by Foreigners

Between 2009 and 2012, security services in India arrested 820 foreign nationals for drug trafficking crimes. Nearly 80 percent of those arrested came from Afghanistan, Myanmar, Nepal and Nigeria. In the four year time period, data from criminal justice programs shows that 224 Nepalis were arrested for drug trafficking in India, followed by 191 Nigerians,… Continue reading Drug Trafficking in India by Foreigners

Top Kidnap for Ransom Countries in 2013

Risk consultancy firm  Control Risks released their Risk Map 2014, which highlights the areas of potential threats in 2014. In the report, the company highlighted the countries in 2013 that had the most incidents of kidnapping for ransom during the year. The top 5 countries where kidnapping for ransom took place are as follows: 1.… Continue reading Top Kidnap for Ransom Countries in 2013

Amount Paid to Women in Baby Producing Factories in Nigeria

Criminal justice programs and social services in Nigeria have seen a rise of baby factories in the country where women bear babies that are sold to couples.  Women between the ages of 14 to 25 are kept in buildings primarily in the south east region of the country. In the buildings, the women are either… Continue reading Amount Paid to Women in Baby Producing Factories in Nigeria

Nigerian Girls in Russia’s Prostitution Industry

According to Nigeria’s Ambassador to Russia, at least 200 Nigerian girls trafficking to Russia each month and forced to work in the prostitution industry. (More human trafficking statistics.) Source:  “Nigeria: Monthly 200 Nigerian Girls Are Trafficked to Russia for Prostitution – Envoy,” All Africa, November 21, 2013.

Nigerian Girls in Russia’s Prostitution Industry

According to Nigeria’s Ambassador to Russia, at least 200 Nigerian girls trafficking to Russia each month and forced to work in the prostitution industry. (More human trafficking statistics.) Source:  “Nigeria: Monthly 200 Nigerian Girls Are Trafficked to Russia for Prostitution – Envoy,” All Africa, November 21, 2013.