Tag "Nigerian Police"

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THE POLICE IS NOT YOUR FRIEND, ESPECIALLY WHEN YOU’RE GAY

When you read this story, you will want to say many things about what I should or should not have done. You will recognise my startling naivete and be vexed

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“They Arrested Me Because ‘All Male Models Are Gay’.” – Nigerian Model narrates his ordeal with the Nigerian Police

The fascination with gay people is real when it comes to the Nigerian Police. All you have to do is look like you fit any of the thousand gay stereotypes,

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“We Don’t Teach People. We Dress Them.” Payporte Claps Back At Bobrisky Troll | There Is Much Ado about Bobrisky

Payporte, the sponsor of the second season of Big Brother Naija, was on Instagram a couple of days ago promoting its business using the face of the infamous Bobrisky. And

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“If you are homosexually inclined, Nigeria is not a place for you.” Police PRO, Dolapo Badmus warns

The Lagos Police Public Relations Officer, Dolapo Badmus, who goes by the social media handle @opetodolapo, clearly felt it was her civic duty to remind the Nigerian LGBT community of

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Kito Alert: The Police Are On Gay Twitter

A KDian reached out to me with the following message: “Good morning PP. “Please I have good reason to believe that there may be new accounts on gay twitter operated

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Kito Alert: The Nigerian Police Is On the Prowl

A KDian sent me screenshots of the following conversation that took place in his Facebook inbox. Check it out. It would seem that the police who arrested the young men

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The Piece About How The Police Framed The 57 ‘Gay Suspects’ Rounded Up At Egbeda For Homosexual Acts

The birthday cake sits in the cooling freezer, white and large and almost royal. A week since 57 gay suspects were rounded up at Kelly Ann Hotel, Egbeda, the cake

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“We Have Allowed Our Shame And Fear To Create A Monster.” Bisi Alimi condemns the Nigerian LGBT culture of enabling the corrupt police

In the following Facebook post, Bisi Alimi had this to say about the gay culture of paying bribes to a corrupt police force to get out of arrests. He says:

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The Shocking Story of Betrayal and Police Brutality

A few days ago, a member of the Nigerian Police, Aliyu Giwa, via his twitter account, gave a narration of police brutality and betrayal you never saw coming. Check out

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“When Everybody Is Fighting Everybody, There’s No Progress.” Ifeanyi Orazulike in an interview with Kito Diaries

As you all know, the Bisi Alimi Foundation was in Lagos in February to launch “Not Dancing to Their Music”, a report on the impact of homophobia, biphobia and transphobia