Valentine Benjamin

Valentine Benjamin (@theValentineBen) is a Nigerian travel journalist and photographer who reports on global health, social justice, politics and development in Nigeria and sub-Saharan Africa.

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Q&A with Sr. Cordelia Anikwem, who cares for elders in Nigeria

Nigerian sisters bring inclusive education to children with disabilities

Women break stereotypes to encourage interreligious dialogue in violence-torn Nigeria

Nigerian nuns offer cancer screening so indigent women can live

Nigerian sister helps young women learn new skills to strengthen economic stability

Q & A with Sr. Assumpta Ndidiamaka Okoli, helping Nigerians get health care

For displaced Nigerians fleeing terrorism, sisters offer trauma care, drug treatment

Nigerian nuns raise awareness on rape, violence against women

Nigerian sisters see people 'made in God's image' as they serve patients with leprosy

Nigerian Catholics speak of 'palpable fear' as anti-Christian violence escalates

Q & A with Sr. Bukola Familade on how persecution, insecurity affect the Nigerian church

Q & A with Sr. Dorothy Okoli, transforming lives of women trapped in prostitution

Nigerian nuns whittle away at country's 10.5 million kids out of school

Q & A with Sr. Matilda Inyang, supporting children whose families think they're witches

As mental illness rises in Nigeria, nuns offer treatment, shelter to indigent people in Uyo

To foster inclusiveness, Nigerian nuns mainstream pupils with disabilities

In Nigeria, nun cares for abandoned children labeled as witches

In southern Nigeria, nuns put TB, leprosy patients on road to recovery

Nuns try to fight lure of Europe by offering programs for young Nigerians