• Boko Haram: HIV ravages IDP camp

    Boko Haram: HIV ravages IDP camp

    Human Rights Watch (HRW) has alleged, in a report released yesterday, that 500 women and girls have the Human Immuno-deficiency Virus (HIV) in one Internally Displaced Persons (IDP) camp in the North East.

    The group cited an unnamed medical worker in its report, who alleged that those infected with HIV in one IDP rose from 200 to 500, with more cases unreported, over fear of stigmatisation.

    “A medical health worker in one of the camps, which has 10, 000 residents said the […]

  • Benue ‘Swims’ as Massive Flood Ravages the State (Photos)

    Benue ‘Swims’ as Massive Flood Ravages the State (Photos)

    Flood has ravaged a local community in Makurdi, Benue State after a heavy downpour that has left residents in distress.

    Benue has joined the list of Nigerian states majorly affected by flood; Adamawa, Rivers, Lagos and others

    The pictures were taken of the first reported flood in Makurdi in 2016, which affected many parts of the metropolis on 11 July.

    This environmental disaster has attracted the attention of the Commissioner, Ministry of Water Resources & Environment, Hon. Nike Wende who has visited the […]