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President Robert Mugabe says people like Takunda Amina are “worse than dogs and pigs” – so daily life as a gay man in Zimbabwe was never going to be easy.
A Magistrates’ Court in Minna on Wednesday, remanded a cobbler, Tahiru Abdullahi, 55, in prison for allegedly engaging in homosexuality.
Benue State University on Wednesday matriculated 6,400 students, warning the new entrants not to fall below the institution’s minimum standards.
A Nepali transgender woman and a man registered their marriage, a first in the country, the couple said Saturday, despite an absence of laws legalising same-sex or transgender unions.
The Access to Health and Rights Development Initiative has demanded the release of the 40 people charged for alleged homosexual activity by the Lagos State government.
The Yoruba Youth Socio-cultural Association (YYSA) has commended the Nigerian Police in their efforts to reduce homosexuality to the barest minimum in the country.
The Lagos State Government on Thursday arraigned 28 adults and 12 minors before a Lagos Magistrate Court for allegedly engaging in homosexuality contrary to the laws of the land.
The All Progressives Congress (APC) in Enugu State has called for an additional state in the South East zone to check current agitation in the zone.
Mr. Ali Janga on Monday took over as the new Commissioner of Police in Kogi State.
The Chairman of the Presidential Advisory Committee Against Corruption (PACAC), Prof. Itse Sagay (SAN), on Monday backed the military’s declaration of the Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB) as a “terrorist organisation”.
The Academic Staff Union of Universities, ASUU, has accepted the proposal of government but asked to be given until Tuesday for words on ending their strike.
The Chief of Army Staff, Lt. General Tukur Buratai, on Monday evening stated that the Defence Headquarters did not declare the Indigenous People of Biafra, IPOB, a terrorist organization in the country.
National Deputy Chairman, All Progressives Congress (APC), and former governor of Ekiti State, Segun Oni, has dismissed claims that he was imposed on the people of the state in 2007 by former President, Olusegun Obasanjo.
The Israel-Africa summit scheduled for late October in Lome, Togo's capital, has been postponed indefinitely due to rising unrest in the country, according to a spokesperson for the Israeli foreign ministry.
North Korea bitterly denounced new sanctions on its economy as “vicious, unethical and inhumane” and warned the measures would only accelerate progress on its nuclear weapons programme, state media reported Monday.
Ebonyi state governor, David Umahi, has disclosed that he was ready to probe the 8 years administration of his predecessor, Martin Elechi.
A medical practitioner, Dr Sale Abba, has stressed the need for proactive measures to check the spate of persistent cholera outbreak in Borno.