Tag "Nigerian police"

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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

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‘No officer has the right to check your mobile phone,’ says Lagos Police PRO, Dolapo Badmus

The thorny issue of the Nigerian Police indiscriminate search of the mobile phones of pedestrians has been a problem for a long time. In spite of the mandate issued last

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A LOOK AT ALL THE WAYS 2016 GAVE US LIFE

The Headies drama between music stars Olamide and Don Jazzy on the very first day of 2016 had to be the sign that we were going to be in for

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THE POLICE I WANT

I find it a bit ironic that on the day I noticed the #ThePoliceIWant hashtag on twitter was the day I got my first experience with the police we have

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K’osidim n’obi (Entry 2)

So this actually happened a few weeks ago. It was one of my lazy evenings; I was trying to sew up a skirt for a friend before burying myself in

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