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Shocking! Pregnant Teenagers Held Hostage Until Delivery at “Baby Factory” in Imo State | Watch the Channels TV News Report

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Imo Baby FactoryEvery few months, news reports of a new “baby factory” or baby selling syndicate hits the news headlines in Nigeria. This shocking trend seems to be growing from strength to strength despite the fact that there is a structured process from adoption in most states around Nigeria.

Here is the latest report via Channels TV

The police have discovered that the pseudo motherless babies home located in Umuaka community of Imo State had held pregnant teenage girls hostage until they delivered their babies, with some of them allegedly binging the pregnancy from their homes. One of the victims who spoke to Channels Television revealed that all the occupants of the home were already pregnant before they were taken into the home. The girls were promised between N50,000 to N350,000 for a baby boy and N20,000 to N320,000 for a girl. However, the victims were barred from leaving the premises until their delivery.

Initial reports of the fake orphanage claimed that a young man who was arrested with the girls was employed to get them pregnant.

Watch the Video Report below.

20 Comments

  1. Ochuko

    May 21, 2013 at 10:27 am

    This is Madness!!!!!! God Abeg o

  2. Blackcoffee

    May 21, 2013 at 10:38 am

    That is Naija for you oh………………….

  3. Dearie

    May 21, 2013 at 11:04 am

    This country is a mess!

  4. Bleed blue

    May 21, 2013 at 11:16 am

    A crying shame. Thank goodness this was exposed. Hopefully the state government will really rehabilitate these girls.

  5. salsera

    May 21, 2013 at 11:42 am

    So glad this has been EXPOSED – cos most of the buyers are told they are pregnant through the use of herbs but scans wont show a foetus until the madames say delivery time is ready.
    By the way this happens in other countries too just a different method, a good example is when couples travel to foreign countries to adopt children, some of those kids were stolen or some other deception involved. Heard of how a hospital in canada had to put extra security measures because of cases where babies were stolen from wards.

  6. lahips

    May 21, 2013 at 11:42 am

    i am at work and can’t watch the video, so till i see that then i can make my comment cause i am wondering if they found themselves there voluntarily or by force.

  7. Mama

    May 21, 2013 at 12:11 pm

    The matter should be addressed and official process of adoption should be firmed up.
    If these girls were thrown out of their homes because they became pregnant, then there should be a process where they can safely have their babies unanimously and given help to go back to school.
    Much as I’m against selling babies, I still believe abortion is far worse and giving the babies to parents who genuinely want them is not such a bad thing.

  8. Rachel enabulele

    May 21, 2013 at 1:14 pm

    Na wa

  9. pynk

    May 21, 2013 at 2:19 pm

    Nigeria where do we go from here?

  10. new bride

    May 21, 2013 at 2:53 pm

    Proper sex education is very necessary, some of those teenage girls won’t have gotten pregnant in the first place, talk less of being sent away from home, if they had proper sex education.

  11. oma31

    May 21, 2013 at 3:18 pm

    Imo pple!!!! smh………. all other Imolites or whatever can attempt to chew my head but you all are the most wicked and self centered Nigerians….. very long hiss

  12. Hurperyermie

    May 21, 2013 at 3:37 pm

    i support you new bride i blame the parents, and the girls themselves if they dont have anyone to train them properly can’t they do something reasonable for themselves than this and am so sure they will pay for it dearly in the nearest future

  13. Randy Mac

    May 21, 2013 at 3:53 pm

    What is all this, can’t we think, this is totally wrong

  14. Sugabelly

    May 21, 2013 at 4:04 pm

    Another reason why we need safe, legal abortion services in Nigeria.

    • laolu

      May 21, 2013 at 5:22 pm

      So the solution to not being kidnapped is to kill your baby?

    • Bunmi

      May 21, 2013 at 8:07 pm

      Did you really ask that question? smh

    • bidibang

      May 23, 2013 at 7:28 am

      so Bunmi, you support abortion? wow that is crazy!! abortion is never the answer! soo many good and great men have come out worse situations. so please abortion clinics are not needed.

  15. NNENNE

    May 22, 2013 at 1:15 am

    This is the picture. Madam one thousand gather pregnant teenagers form far and wide, who got pregnant and have no means of supporting themselves. She promises them monetary reward in exchange for their babies after delivery. She pays them when they deliver??? Then take their babies and sell them to people looking to adopt babies for much more money?? The girls walk away with their money to start a new life.

    Cry the beloved country!!!!!!!!!

  16. Sarah Adebayo

    May 22, 2013 at 1:44 am

    We Nigerians we have a very very bad reputation! people don’t trust us, they fear us and it bleeds my heart especially in the US and UK! and yet we are such hard working, smart and rich country! but we always use our smartness to do EVIL things, lying and stealing! let us change! we should have ruling in Africa! ouur soil is fertile, we have oil and we are hard workers

  17. ike cosmas

    August 23, 2013 at 2:13 pm

    This is stinking

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