Two teenage boys, Gideon Harrison, 19 and Ifeanyi Ezeorji, 14, have been
arrested by the Lagos State Police Command for having sex with each other in
the Ikotun area of Lagos.
They were arrested on October 23 by the Ikotun Police Division after one of the
neighbours, Toheeb Adekunle who caught them in the act, reported them.
police that Harrison had the habit of sleeping with boys in the area.
Police report say Harrison and Ezeorji had sex with each other through the
anus, an act known as sodomy.
Department, Yaba, but the parents of the younger one claim he is innocent.
Mrs. Chinyere Ezeorji, said that her son is still a virgin.
does not do such things. He is not even mature yet. He takes his bath outside,
some times in the presence of his sisters to tell you that he is young. His
father had died in September this year, and we have yet to bury him. The family
is still grieving him. All I know is that there is no truth in the
On the day of the alleged incident, my son had strolled to the motor park, and
there was a street fight. My son then told me later on that he was simply
watching the fight, and he had been arrested by the police.”
DSP Kenneth Nwosu, said “Yes, they were arrested by the Ikotun Police
Division, and they have been charged to court. In law, this offence is called
sodomy, and it carries with it about seven to 14 years imprisonment if found
guilty, going by an Act of the National Assembly. You know, it is even against
culture and religion. The Christian, Islamic and even the traditional religions
condemn this in its entirety. So, the case has been taken to court.”
A 300 level chemistry undergraduate at the University of Maiduguri,
Salisu Adamu, claims to have been illegally arrested, detained and
experienced an ‘unbearable situation’ for more than three years in the
hands of Nigeria’s military.
Adamu, a native of Biu local government area of Borno state, said
he was taken from his house by the military who told him ‘not to worry,
that it was just questions and answers’.
After spending over three years in detention, he was freed last week,
among 39 indigenes of Borno State and three foreigners who were handed
over to the Borno State government by the military, after finding out
they had no affiliations with Boko Haram.
Adamu says his experience in detention was unbearable and that he was
lucky to be alive, after witnessing the death of many other detainees
like himself. He says his priority after being...
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|Alleged State House Bayelsa|
Nigerian universities?” Apparently it didn’t go down well in some quarters.
Bayelsa state government is denying that the building alleged to be the ‘State
House Bayelsa’ does not exist in the state.