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Singapore court upholds law that criminalizes sex between men

A pre-colonial law which ciriminalizes sex between men was upheld by a Singaporean high court on Monday March 30.    The law which does not apply to lesbians was challenged by activists emboldened after India’s decision to scrap similar legislation in 2018.   Two lawyers who represented three men: Johnson Ong Ming, a disc …

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5 Coronavirus patients discharged in Lagos after testing negative

The Lagos state government has discharged five Coronavirus patients after they tested negative to the virus. The patients were treated at the Infectious Disease Hospital in Yaba.    The state governor, Babajide Sanwo-Olu announced the cheering news on Twitter this evening.  He wrote I am excited to announce some positive news ahead …

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Suspend payment for water, electricity for two months- House of Reps member Shehu Koko tells President Buhari

A member of the House of Representatives, Shehu Koko, has appealed to President Buhari to order the suspension of payment of electricity and water bills for ordinary Nigerians for two months as part of pallitives for the nation tackles the Coronavirus pandemic.   Koko who represents Maiyama/Koko/Besse Federal Constituency (APC) Kebbi State made the appeal …

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