Tackling human trafficking and smuggling of migrants requires effective collaboration between nations, agencies and organizations. Most seamless collaborations and partnership is hinged on flawless Memorandum of Understanding (MoU)/Agreements. Hence,... Read More


The National Agency for the Prohibition of Trafficking in Persons (NAPTIP) on Monday reunited 5 rescued children with their parents. The children under the age range of 4-7 were abducted at various times by one 32 year old Musa Abdulrahman and sold to... Read More


The fight against human trafficking is one that requires calculated strategies, actions, knowledge and the combined effort of everyone. TALKAM is an initiative of Devatop Centre for Africa Development that aims to stimulate citizens to tackle human... Read More

Meet Samuel Chijioke Okorie, the 1st Runner-Up  of TALKAM Human Rights Article Competition 2021

Samuel is a Social Researcher/citizen volunteer passionate about grass root and community development, knowledge in Digital Tech expertise, marketing, and sustainability. Samuel has professional recognition as a climate activist/Environmentalist and Gender/Human... Read More

Meet Amafojim Dawuda, the 2nd Runner-Up  of TALKAM Human Rights Article Competition 2021

Amafojim Dawuda, an insatiably impassioned criminologist in the making, a fresh audacious advocate for women and children. A graduate of kwararafa University with a B.Sc in Criminology and Security Studies (2019) and a Diploma in Psychology from... Read More

Through Support from U.S Embassy Abuja, 35 youth graduates as TALKAM Human Rights Advocates

A nonprofit organization in Abuja, Devatop Centre for Africa Development (DCAD), trained 65 Nigerians across 30 states on different forms of human rights issues as part of its strategies to combat human trafficking, child abuse and gender-based... Read More

Meet Muhammed Bello Buhari: The Winner of TALKAM Human Rights Article Competition 2021

Muhammed Bello Buhari is a youth activist and community developer whose work is focused on human rights, governance, social accountability, and igniting the potential of youths to drive social good. He has contributed in different fields of development and... Read More

U.S National Human Trafficking Awareness Month: U.S Embassy Nigeria SupportsTalkam Human Rights Project

To commemorate the 2021 U.S National Human Trafficking Awareness Month, Devatop Centre for Africa Development, through her project, TALKAM Human Rights organized her second phase of training on: Combating Human Trafficking. On this second phase, over 40 people... Read More


A Federal High Court in Abuja presided over by Honourable Justice Babangida Hassan, has convicted and sentenced on a 23- year old man, Abubakar Abubakar, to life imprisonment for raping two minors aged 10 and 11 years old respectively. The development... Read More

Dealing with Child Abuse

Child abuse is when harm or threat of harm is made to a child. It is any act or failure to act on the part of a parent or caregiver which results in death, serious physical or emotional harm, and sexual abuse or exploitation of a child. Child abuse is a... Read More

TALKAM Radio Program: Making Human Trafficking a National Priority in Nigeria with Amb. Chibuzo Okereke

Our speaker, Amb. Chibuzo Okereke shared thoughts on Making Human Trafficking a National Priority on our #Talkam Radio Programme on Saturday, 23rd Jan 2021 at Cool FM 96.6 Abuja. According to him: Human trafficking which is the illegal trade of human beings... Read More

Dealing With Rape by Miracle Asuquo (Winner, Article Competition on TALKAM Human Rights Project)

All over the world, "the act of rape" has continued to be a consistent social menace and we have seen celebrities and high profile individual falling prey to this atrocious act. Thus, rape is not a respecter of person, status, or background. The young and the... Read More

Dealing With Rape by Irene Okoro (1st runner-up TALKAM Article competition)

While a murderer destroys the physical frame of a human, a rapist violates and defiles the body, soul, and mind of the helpless victim."   Sexual violence Is a global health issue that happens predominately to women and girls. Men and boys... Read More

Dealing With Rape by Joseph Attah (2nd Runner-up for TALKAM Writing Competition)

Rape is a violent experience that can have profound effects on the daily life of a victim. It is an experience no one is supposed to have but be that as it may, when that happens, how do we deal with it? This piece seeks to give us an insight into the various... Read More

TALKAM Human Rights Advocacy Course(supported by United States Embassy Nigeria)

ABOUT THE TALKAM HUMAN RIGHTS COURSE: The human rights advocacy course is designed build the capacity of 50 young people in Nigeria on combating gender-based violence, human trafficking and child abuse, equip them with knowledge on monitoring, reporting cases... Read More

Talkam Human Rights Article Competition

Devatop Centre for Africa Development, a youth-led human rights organization is inviting young people in Nigeria to participate in: TALKAM Human Rights Article Writing Competition Theme: Dealing With Rape Deadline for submission: 20th November 2020 Five... Read More

FIIAPP Commemorates EU Anti-Trafficking Day

To mark this year’s EU Anti-Human Trafficking Day, on 18th October, International and Ibero-American Foundation for Administration and Public Policy (FIIAPP) organized an event to create awareness and celebrate survivors. The event was attended by... Read More

FIIAPP Donates Generators to NAPTIP and NACTAL Shelters

FIIAPP, a Spanish public sector foundation, on Tuesday 6th October 2020 in Abuja Nigeria, supported the National Agency for the Prohibition of Trafficking in Persons (NAPTIP) with six power generating sets  and NACTAL with seven to enhance the quality of... Read More

FIIAPP  and Nigeria Immigration Service Hold a One-Day Workshop on Prevention of Smuggling of Migrants

The smuggling of migrants is a global concern, with a large number of countries affected either as point of origin, transit, destination or combination of all. Smuggled migrants are vulnerable to series of exploitation and their lives are often put at risk:... Read More

A-TIPSOM and NAPTIP Host Validation and Technical Finalization Workshop on Protocol for Identification, Safe Return and Rehabilitation

Human trafficking affects all categories of human beings particularly women and children. It leaves no country untouched and victims mostly women, girls and children are deceived, forced and sold into situations of exploitation. Human trafficking has physical,... Read More


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