Nigerian ‘Baby Factory’ Raided, 32 Teenage Girls Freed

AFP, June 1, 2011

Nigerian police have raided a home allegedly being used to force teenage girls to have babies that were then offered for sale for trafficking or other purposes, authorities said on Wednesday.

“We stormed the premises of the Cross Foundation in Aba three days ago following a report that pregnant girls aged between 15 and 17 are being made to make babies for the proprietor,” said Bala Hassan, police commissioner for Abia state in the country’s southeast.

“We rescued 32 pregnant girls and arrested the proprietor who is undergoing interrogation over allegations that he normally sells the babies to people who may use them for rituals or other purposes.”

Some of the girls told police they had been offered to sell their babies for between 25,000 and 30,000 naira (192 dollars) depending on the sex of the baby.

The babies would then be sold to buyers for anything from 300,000 naira to one million naira (1,920 and 6,400 dollars) each, according to a state agency fighting human trafficking in Nigeria, the National Agency for the Prohibition of Trafficking in Persons (NAPTIP).

The girls were expected to be transferred to the regional NAPTIP offices in Enugu on Wednesday, the regional head Ijeoma Okoronkwo told AFP.

Hassan said the owner of the “illegal baby factory” is likely to face child abuse and human trafficking charges. Buying or selling of babies is illegal in Nigeria and can carry a 14-year jail term.

“We have so many cases going on in court right now,” said Okoronkwo.

In 2008, police raids revealed an alleged network of such clinics, dubbed baby “farms” or “factories” in the local press.

Cases of child abuse and people trafficking are common in West Africa. Some children are bought from their families to for use as labour in plantations, mines, factories or as domestic help.

Others are sold into prostitution while a few are either killed or tortured in black magic rituals. NAPTIP says it has also seen a trend of illegal adoption.

“There is a problem of illict adoption and people not knowing the right way to adopt children,” said Okoronkwo.

Human trafficking is ranked the third most common crime after economic fraud and drug trafficking in the country, according to UNESCO.

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  • Eric

    All cultures are equal. White people do things like this all the time. We’re no better than them. We need to bring these people here to diversify white bread towns.

    –Liberal

  • Peejay in Frisco

    Nigeria’s population, I have read, has tripled in the last 30 years. What will happen too it in the next 30 years”? 60 years?They will scream at Whitey to give them more food, money, etc so they can multiply and multiply. Where does all of the huge amount of wealth from oil go?

  • Anonymous

    I had a conversation with some liberals once. They were all about “all cultures are equal” and all that. Then I brought up how in some parts of Mexico, men buy young girls as wives with cases of beer. A man in Texas from that region was arrested for ding that in the U.S. I asked the liberals if that were right. They suddenly became hypocrites to their own positions and said adamantly that if a custom is against American law, then it must be denied and fought against. They didn’t realize that by flooding the country with such ‘vibrant’ cultures, they were weakening the more advanced American values.

  • SunnyvaleSal

    Lesson for the proprietor of this business: don’t skimp on the bribes.

  • Kenelm Digby

    Apparently some of the infants were sold to be used in ‘voodoo rituals’.

    We often read articles decrying the evil of the the trans Atlantic slave trade in olden times, but it is forgotten that slaves were purchased from this self same region and at a time when the horrors described in the article were everyday facts of life in west Africa.

  • highduke

    East European Gypsies are also known to sell their babies and even to steal them.

  • Anonymous

    How much aid do we give Nigeria every year?

    I know we gave them 270 million dollars to continue to not use condoms in the fight against AIDS (mind you, they have a real population growth of 3.2% per year and 126 million already so it’s not like AIDS is winning…).

    I guess the only thing that matters is that Nigeria supplies about 2.5 million barrels per day of U.S. oil requirements. About 15% of our annual total, out of the Bay Of Guinea. By 2015, this is expected to be 25% of our annual totals.

    And as long as U.S. oil companies are terrorized by Nigerian bandits stealing roughly 40,000 barrels a day worth of profits, we will continue to pretend that the rest of that benighted country’s problems are ours to own as well.

    Just to give you an idea of how little this means: 3.2% of 126,000,000 is 4.03 million kids per year.

    In 2009, the United States had 4,136,000 births.

    We have 3.79 million square miles of territory. Nigeria has 356,000 square miles.

    And we are in a dead heat to make more screaming mouths of Malthusian Outcome.

    Black Gold, Texas Tea

    http://goo.gl/osv5v

    U.S. Birth Rates

    http://goo.gl/3Mdj9

  • Anonymous

    I hope the US does not get involved with the internal happenings of that country. Let them bloom where there planted.

    White couples need to have their own babies and let the Nigerians deal with the situations they cause.

  • Un Dolor en el Culo

    A Nigerian chieftain I once went to school with wanted to marry me and take me back to his Nigerian paradise, to live with his 3 other wives. My, my, just look what I missed by refusing!! I bet a mulatto kid would bring a lot of money over there….

  • Cracker Barrel

    It is a blind shame that there has been such a huge push in the US for “International adoptions.” Did the pushers not realize that this would happen? Or maybe they are some of the ones running these breeding farms.

  • webrunner

    To Eric:

    You are a race baiting simpleton based

    on your nonsensical statement. Fact: Since legalized

    abortion, the white population of the U.S. has

    dramatically been reduced and will by some estimates

    actually be a minority status by the year 2020.

    Please name me one article form anyone, from anywhere,

    stating for a fact that people were arrested in the U.S.

    that ran a white race baby mill such as the one

    in Nigeria. You can’t and you won’t be able to find

    any. Please crawl back under the rock from which

    you came.

  • Anonymous

    #11 Yeah, ummm, it’s called sarcasm. Sarcasm often uses irony as its point (pun intended):

    http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Irony

  • Anonymous

    No matter how many of “them” there are the fundamental problem lies in miscegenation of the white races and unabashed white liberal social engineering.

  • Anonymous

    I hear the constant talk about the population increase, but I read one article after another regarding the effects of Genetically Modified Foods, or GMOs, that are Bioengineered to be a factor in sterilizing the people across the Country, and around the world.

    I have read one such story on the website for Solutions from Science.com, which reported that GMO corn has been implanted with a spermicide for total population reduction.

    Others from Natural News.com, Organic Bytes.com, Information Clearing House.com, BrasscheckTV.com, and Freedom Force International.com’s “News from the Reality Zone” will enlighten more Readers about this stealth plan for depopulation.

    Remember, White families eat this garbage GMO food, too, so the desired effects are happening to them, as well.

    Buy your fruits and vegetables from a known producer, or grow your own. Avoid the hormones that are found in most milk, by buying brands that advertise that they get their milk from Natural, or Organic, Dairy Framers. Do the same with your meat purchases.

    Your choices now may have long lasting results for your children, as to whether you become a grandparent, or great-grandparent.

  • Anonymous

    @14 Anon,

    If there are fertility suppressants in food (see Codex Alimentarius for a good place to insert some), it certainly isn’t showing up in the statistics which suggest that Africa will be the one continent where population grown -does not- level off after 2060 with numbers on the order of 2.7 billion and spiraling ever higher by 2100 (14.2 billion, world wide).

    Nor do they show up in the Indian Sub Continent, where a landmass with roughly twice the area of Texas will have 3 billion souls living in it.

    Why create such a huge population to begin with and then bring it here to wreck and replace our own, balanced, one (economic stresses being far more responsible for white lowered fertility than synthetic growth hormones) if the ultimate goal is to ‘save humanity’ by removing the highest growth segments of _THIRD WORLD_ cultures?

    Zero Pop Growth is a myth that was foisted onto whites in the 1970s to convince our females to become liberated with one or fewer children.

    It has never been a goal of the transnational globalists and were it to become so today, it would take nuclear war or runaway contagion to make a dent in the kinds of reproductive patterns now active throughout the ‘developing’ world.

    Developing what, dare I ask?

  • Ben

    @Eric

    “All cultures are equal. White people do things like this all the time. We’re no better than them. We need to bring these people here to diversify white bread towns. —Liberal”

    Ah…Where do you live Eric?

    Do you live in Nigeria? If not, why not move there?

  • Soprano Fan

    Talk about a “black market” for babies!

  • Anonymous

    Anonymous 14- you must be kidding, and I’m thinking less of Amren for even posting that comment.

    GMO produce has very real and very serious implications, as far as destroying nutritious strands. This is a very real issue, as far as the future of agriculture.

    However, GMO plants cannot make humans sterile. These are very simple facts of biology. I think you should go look up some very simple biology texts- it is very basic that this sort of crossover is not possible.