Tag: Asylum

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EditorAugust 14, 2017

[The Sexuality Blog] 13 humiliating years after, UK grants Aderonke Apata asylum status

Finally, I’m granted #asylum So grateful to everyone that stood by me The fight 4 #LGBT ppl seeking asylum continueshttps://t.co/RgvdFKU6Ei ...

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AzeezApril 4, 2017

Germany to repatriate 12,000 Nigerians seeking asylum

The German government has started plans to deport 12,000 Nigerians who are seeking assylum in the country. Senior Special Assistant ...

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Kolapo OlapojuAugust 29, 2014

This is how Nigerians suffer while seeking asylum in South Africa (WATCH)

by Jewel Stephen   A video which shows the inclement conditions being faced by Nigerian asylum seekers in South Africa, ...

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January 25, 2014

So true, so false: Did this Nigerian man claim asylum in the US over new anti-gay law? (PICTURED)

by Oke Efagene A young man named Kelechi John Unadike (populalry known as KC), who reportedly works for Asherzs Salon ...

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January 23, 2014

Terrible: Mob stones 2 suspected homosexuals in court

by ‘Jola Sotubo A court of law was the venue of a descent into lawlessness as a mob turned on ...

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January 21, 2014

‘Story story, STORY!!!’: Top 10 reactions to US threat to sanction Nigeria

by Tutu Akinlabi The recent signing into law of a bill criminalizing homosexuality by President Goodluck Jonathan has attracted criticism ...

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January 19, 2014

Canada cancels Jonathan’s state visit over anti-gay law (Report)

by ‘Jola Sotubo The recent law against homosexuals signed by President Goodluck Jonathan has continued to generate criticisms all around ...

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January 18, 2014

WATCH: Gay rights activist, Bisi Alimi speaks to Amanpour on CNN

by ‘Jola Sotubo The controversial law criminalizing homosexuality and all its attendant acts which was recently signed in Nigeria has ...

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January 18, 2014

Gay Nigerian pastor relocates church to the UK

by ‘Jola Sotubo Amid a wave of reprisals recorded against homosexuals in the country following the presidential signing of a ...

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May 27, 2013

Muslim lesbian couple make history as they marry in the UK (PICTURED)

A pair of Pakistani women have made history as the first Muslim lesbian couple to get married in the UK. ...

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April 16, 2013

“I am like a rape victim…” – Bisi Alimi, gay rights activist speaks on (Conversations with Mercy Abang)

On the Conversations series for this week, Abang Mercy Speaks with foremost gay rights activist Bisi Alimi, who calls for ...

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October 3, 2012

TICKER: To be deported: Gay Nigerian who fled to the UK for asylum 8 years ago

UK authorities are insisting on deporting a gay Nigerian asylum seeker, despite him facing a possible death sentence and a ...

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August 20, 2012

Julian Assange calls on Obama to “end the witch-hunt” on whistleblowers

by Isi Esene Julian Assange made his first public appearance on Sunday after taking refuge in the Ecuadorian Embassy about ...

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August 16, 2012

TICKER: Africa’s runaway athletes have begun claiming asylum in London

While Ryan Lochte is getting smashed and letting Swedish long jumpers try on his diamond grille, some Olympic athletes were ...

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April 3, 2012

UN Report: 10,500 Nigerians sought asylum in 2011

by Lekan Olanrewaju According to a new report released by the UN refugee agency, about 10,500 Nigerians last year sought asylum ...

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