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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

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About The 2018 Egbeda Police Raid And The Broken Lives Of Nigerian Anti-Gay Law Suspects

This piece was originally published on The Wider Image   The 57 men stumbled out of the back of a dark police truck into the glare of a sunny courtyard

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MORE OF THE WAYS 2019 HAS GIVEN US LIFE

Sequel to ALL THE WAYS 2019 HAS GIVEN US LIFE, we continue with our catalogue of notable events in this soon-to-end year that had us sitting up and transferring our

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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