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“Love Conquers Hate.” The Part 2 Of Kenny Brandmuse’s Tell-All Interview

This interview continues from HERE. * Tell us about life as an HIV-Positive gay Nigerian. Even though HIV is not a badge of honor for anyone, it’s been listed as

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“I Was Like A Fish Out Of Water.” Kenny Brandmuse Gives Tell-All Interview

So Kenny Brandmuse, the man who broke the internet in 2015 with his coming out, recently sat to an interview with a few media outlets to give a very illuminating

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“You Just Don’t Want To Be Poor And Gay In Nigeria.” – Pa Ikhide

In a Facebook post following the historic decriminalization of gay sex in India, writer Pa Ikhide had this to say. Check on it. * The expectation by many that African

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#EndSARS: Acting President Yemi Osinbajo orders the ‘overhaul’ of notorious anti-robbery unit

Nigeria’s acting president Yemi Osinbajo has ordered the immediate “overhaul” of Nigerian police’s special anti-robbery squad (SARS). Osinbajo’s directive came after months of street and social media protests against the

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Mama Knows Best

So I decided to go to church yesterday. (Don’t ask me what made me want to go). I woke up very early and I was shining my shoe and ironing

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Twitter user shows proof that Nigerians are largely hypocrites

When it comes to religion, Nigerians are very good at upholding the tenets of their different faiths. Nigerians are also very good at cherry-picking through these tenets as they suit

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A Moment Of Silence

Nigeria is failing us as a nation. There have been prayers for this nation, but that is not the answer. God is not the answer. This is on us, on

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PRIDE OF THE ANGRY GAY NIGERIAN

It is the month of Pride and I am angry. I am angry for the gay Nigerian. I am angry for our Pride. I am angry at the injustices we

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Coming To Toronto

He celebrated it, his non-deportation. Five years in Canada, living in the shadows – and finally he can come out in the light. Yet, his friends laugh at him. But

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Benue State’s Same-Sex Marriage Prohibition Bill: Where Are The Priorities?

Benue, a North-Central Nigerian State, has become more prominent in recent times for so many wrong reasons. It is a state with a population of 4,253,641 as of the 2006