✕ CLOSE Online Special City News Entrepreneurship Environment Factcheck Everything Woman Home Front Islamic Forum Life Xtra Property Travel & Leisure Viewpoint Vox Pop Women In Business Art and Ideas Bookshelf Labour Law Letters
Click Here To Listen To Trust Radio Live
SPONSOR AD

Benue records 7 sexual abuses in IDP camps

At least seven cases of sexual abuse have been reported within one month in two Internally Displaced Persons (IDPs) camps in Benue State. Our correspondent…

At least seven cases of sexual abuse have been reported within one month in two Internally Displaced Persons (IDPs) camps in Benue State.

Our correspondent reports that a reported case of child marriage was also recorded in one out of the many IDP camps in the state.

Why 2023 census should be suspended – Benue gov’t

Presidency to youths: You can relocate abroad for better opportunities

The cases were brought to the fore on Thursday by Sexual Offences Awareness and Response (SOAR) Initiative during a one-day meeting of the Benue State Child’s Right Implementation Committee (SCRIC) chaired by the state Ministry of Women Affairs.

SOAR’s Chibuxor Njoku, disclosed a reported case of child marriage in Gbajimba IDP camp one in Guma Local Government Area where a case of minors rape were also reported.

Join Daily Trust WhatsApp Community For Quick Access To News and Happenings Around You.

UPDATE: Nigerians in Nigeria and those in diaspora can now be paid in US Dollars. Premium domains can earn you as much as $17,000 (₦27 million).


Click here to start earning.