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Nigerian School Attack: Islamic Extremists To Blame

According to the Nigerian military, Islamic extremists from the Boko Haram group in north-eastern Nigeria are suspected to have attacked a boarding school in Yobe, Nigeria. The brutal assault is alleged to have occurred in the early morning hours on Tuesday. The Government College boarding school in Bodi Yodi is said to be the site of the attack. Teachers at …

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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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