Nigeria govt launches sexual offenders register

Nigeria's federal government launched its first national sexual offenders register on Monday - a database of those convicted for sexual violence since 2015 in Africa's most populous nation.

The record will be available online to better help the public, state bodies and police conduct background checks and identify repeat offenders.

Julie Okah-Donli, Director General, National Agency for the Prohibition of Trafficking in Persons told the press: "You can access the register, you know those who …

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