It has been an interesting year for us at The Rustin Times. We launched our website this year and the feedback we have gotten has been amazing. We have had over 10,000 page views since our launch in July and we owe it all to your support. While we understand that there has been inconsistencies… Read More Owode Arrest, MI Abaga, Johannesburg Pride. Here are the stories that made headlines in 2017
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Get updated on the #OwodeArrest here. The 42 alleged gay men arrested by the Police on Saturday were arraigned on a one count charge before a Lagos Magistrate Court today. According to the criminal charge, the defendants were said to have “On or about 29th July, 2017, at Vintage Hotel, No. 999 Ikorodu Road/Toyin Close,… Read More #OwodeArrest: Court Orders Defendants To Undergo Sexual Rehabilitation, Monitoring
In the past few years since the passing of the Same Sex Marriage Prohibition Act 2013, a wave of violence entrenched in absolute ignorance and oppression has been unleashed on the gay community. However, things are worse now. In the past few days, there have been stories of abuses in Nigeria. First, a video was… Read More Jide Macaulay: A response to the wave of homophobia in Nigeria #OwodeArrest
Following Saturday’s arrest of 70 persons on suspicions that they had taken part in illegal homosexual activities at Owode Onirin, Lagos state, The Rustin Times has confirmed that the 42 of the arrested men are still under police custody. According to sources who spoke to The Rustin Times on the condition of anonymity, the arrested… Read More #OwodeArrest: 42 alleged gay men are still in police custody. Court arraignment still under probability
Reports surfaced online in the early hours of Sunday, July 30, that 42 persons were arrested in the early hours of Saturday at Owode, Lagos state, on the allegations that they were gay. According to The Sunday Punch, an eyewitness said the “suspects” were engaging in homosexual acts. While The Rustin Times can confirm the… Read More #OwodeArrest: How 70 alleged gay men were arrested in Lagos