All Posts Tagged Tag: ‘Goodluck Jonathan’

Nigeria Gay Arrests, Torture and Prison?

On Monday, Nigerian president Goodluck Jonathan signed the Same Sex Marriage Prohibition Act that criminalizes gay marriage, gay organizations and anyone working with or promoting them. This has lead to a mass arrest of dozens of men who are gay or even suspected gay. The bill, which is widely condemned by the international community and U.S. Secretary of State John …

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Nigeria’s Anti-Gay Bill Becomes Law Thanks To President Goodluck Jonathan

On Monday it was announced that Nigeria’s president Goodluck Jonathan signed into law a bill that criminalizes “amorous relationships” between same-sex couples, setting the stage for civil rights movement protests. “Persons who enter into a same-sex marriage contract or civil union commit an offence and are each liable on conviction to a term of up to 14 years in prison,” …

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Nigeria Sacked Ministers But Will Replace

Nigerian President Goodluck Jonathan is making major changes to his cabinet. He won the election two years ago; however, this is the first massive overhaul during his leadership. Ministers in the following areas have been removed from their positions: foreign affairs, education, science and technology, housing and urban development, national planning, and environment. The ministers of state for the departments …

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