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40 THURSDAY, DECEMBER 7, 2017 BAR/BENCH NEWS Group wants tougher laws against human trafficking Stories: Oladimeji Ramon A group, Migration Enlightenment Project Nigeria, has appealed to the F Federal Government and the National Assembly to promulgate tougher laws to check the worsening human trafficking trend in the country. MEPN, in a statement on Wednesday by its Co-project Directors, Kenneth Gbandi and Femi Awoniyi, said its call followed the recent revelation about how Nigerian victims of human trafficking stranded in Libya were being traded as slaves. Templers clinches firm of the year awards ULL-service commercial law firm, Templers, has been adjudged the law firm of the year at the 2017 edition of the annual Law Digest Africa Awards. The recognition came only weeks aft W"FR6Prf&VW&vVBFRf&ЦbFRV"BU5vW&Vvv&G2#rv6VBBF&WfV@6VG&Rf7F&6Bv2FVW'26VBFP6fWFVBrFvW7Bg&6v&Bf"FR&W7Bpf&#rVB`G26FV&&W2g&ФvW&6WFg&6VB&VR@6W&Vv6VBfV&W"#BB&VFFVdFR6'FƗ7BvW&P6WFw&6b766F0&VR&v`vFvW&V'FW'2vW&b7G&GFVVbV&FRvW&@&v6WFg&6v6v2FR&V6VB`FRv&B#b&V7FrFFRW"'FW"BFVW'2"V֖FRF6B( vR&RfW'FVƖvFVBF&R&V6v6VB7V6WG7FFrW"( vRFW"6ƖVG0f"7&rW2FW6FP&VF&W2b7V66W720vR6VBBfR6WfV@F2vFWBFV( ХFRWV7WFfRVFF"`rFvW7B6W6VVBWVBFB( FRpFvW7Bg&6v&G22'&@Wr66WB&V6v6pBW&rW6VV6PFRg&6Vv6W'f6W0&WB'&V6v6rFP6G&'WF2bFfGVwW'2rf&2BЦW6RFV2&vRB6WVǒFRv&G2&R&6V@FR2bVW'0BFRFWF&W6V&66GV7FVB( ФRFVBFBVFvW0f"F2V"vW&R6VV7FV@Vv&fW7627&70g&6BFRFW&F6VGFWvW&P֖6VW&2V@`FW&Fr66WGbVvBBvW3"Fvp'FW"FVF26WFg&6WFW 7FWF&V7F"vW&6@6&Wg&60vV2f&W"GF&W@vVW&bFRfVFW&F6Vb&4BFR6W&Vf&W"&W6FVBbFPvW&&"766Fv2FV6&FVBvFƖfWFP6WfVV@v&BF&B7VW2Ɩ6Rf"FpFVBFFRfW"W6PRf֖ǒb&VPv2fR7VVBFPƖ6Rf"VvVFǒFpFV"FVB"60VVGRFf&6VgVǐFRfW"FV"&W'Gf7F&6B@FWFrfW"bFV V&W'2ख7VBFWfVB&Vf&PFRv27FFRv6W'Bखv&6W&RFRf֖ǒ6V@FBFRƖ6RfFVBFV &W'Gv2v&F7G&VWBf`FVFVR7G&VWBf7F&6BBFR7F6R`VVGRFRf֖ǒv6V@FBFR&W'Gv0&WVVFVBFFV'FV FRfFW""2&VR6BFWvW&R&WvFW&V@B( FR7G&vR6FvW'6bFR'VF~( 'VVGRB267&v7F"FBFV"wW""V'VPFVv&'Wv26FVFpFBFRFWFVFbFPf֖ǒV&W'22VvðFFrFBFR7FGWF'GWGbFRƖ6RFW2BWFV@FFV7&VFVBGFW'2FPf֖ǒF&VvFVv&'Wv&R6VVp6W'BFV6&FF@FR'&W7BBFWFVFbFV"V&W'2'FPƖ6R( 67FGWFW2fw&@fFbFRƖ6G>( gVFVF&vG0wV&FVVBVFW"6V7F03R3CBCbFP67FGWFbFRfVFW&&WV&Ɩ2bvW&( ХvR6VFrFP6FFV'FRg&6VBFRWW&VVFRƖ'6fPG&FRUW&vVBFRfVFW&vfW&VBFWB7G&vV@w26RFFWFW"VG&ff6W'2ग@6B( &WfVF0VW&vrg&&WGW&VW2g&ФƖ'F6FRFB7B`FR7G&FVB֖w&G2@&VVG&ff6VB6f&֖p&V6VFǒV&Ɨ6VB7GVG6GV7FVB'&^( 2Ɩ氤6W2VfW'6GBFPv"BV6R7GVFW26VG&R( FVvW"w2v7@VG&ff6rv7W& FR7FfFW2bW'60VvvVBFRƖ6B'&VwV ֖w&F'W6W72vfPW&VBFW7W&FRWF0FFV"VFVǒFVF2@6W6VBV6R7VffW&rFFW6G2( vRFW&Vf&RVFFRF76V&ǒBFPfVFW&vfW&VBFPFVvW"w2v7BVG&ff6rvW&VG&ff6W'2fRVBF琦6VBvW&2FFV VFVǒFVFB6W6V@V6R7VffW&rFFbW"6FV2N( 2FPFWB7FFFR7FfFW2`FW6R7&֖2(