Tag "Nigerian Police"

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THE CASE OF THE EGBEDA 57: What We Know About This State-Sponsored Homophobia

The Egbeda 57 was a case that held the nation’s attention for two years. It started with a regular birthday party held in Kelly Ann Hotel in Egbeda, Lagos, in

Our Stories 5 Comments

LOVE CANNOT AFFORD TO BE BLIND (The Pain And The Police)

I would first of all like to appreciate the wave of empathy that came my way from this community following the sharing of the story of my ordeal in the

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Nigeria Should #EndSARS For EVERYONE

It is important to remember that the possession of laptops, dreadlocks and iPhones are not the only reasons SARS harasses Nigerians. That the same lens they use to brutalize Nigerians

The Happenings 3 Comments

#EndSARS: Federal Government bans rogue Nigerian Police Unit amid Police Bill row

Nigeria’s Inspector General of Police has banned the notorious police unit known as the Special Anti Robbery Squad (SARS) from carrying out stop-and-search duties and setting up roadblocks amid growing

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“I Will Shoot You Here And Nothing Will Happen.” Jude Idada’s Story Of The Nigerian Police Brutality

They stopped me. These men, dressed in black T-shirts, some with jackets on, some wearing face caps. And all of them wearing different shades of jeans, boots, and running shoes.

The Happenings 4 Comments

An Interpretation Of The New Police Bill That Basically Screws Every Nigerian

Have you heard about the Nigeria Police Force Establishment bill aka The ‘It Is Now Legal For the Police To Violate Your Human Rights’ bill? Well, since the Nigerian LGBT

Kito Stories 16 Comments

A THOUSAND CURSES ON THE MEN IN UNIFORM

Stories of police brutality and harassment aren’t new; in fact, they’ve become sewn into the fabric of every Nigerian citizen’s experience as a Nigerian. For LGBTQ Nigerians, these experiences are

Kito Stories 3 Comments

“Stay Off Grindr!” LGBT Advocate Uchenna Samuel Noble Urges The Gay Community | A Kito Alert On A New Mode Of Operation

The LGBT advocate, Uchenna Samuel Noble, who in May narrated his ordeal in the hands of the corrupt, homophobic police force in Asaba, took to Twitter on Sunday to vent

The Happenings 11 Comments

How An Unlawful Arrest Led To Uchenna Samuel Noble Breaking The Silence

EDITOR’S WORD: When I learned of what happened to the Delta-based human rights activist, Uchenna Samuel Noble, and we talked about the story getting shared on Kito Diaries, he said

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The Gay Community In Benin Is Getting Victimized By The Police During A Period When We Should All Be More Concerned With Saving Humanity

The reports have been coming in with scanty details, and I wanted a clearer picture before I can make a post about it. It would seem that for a few