Nigerian Pastor Tries To Walk On Water Like Jesus, Then Drowns In Front Of His Congregation

Walking on water is not easy.  Not too many people have the ability.  Let’s see, there’s Jesus, and well, that’s about it.  Unfortunately for one pastor on the West Coast of Africa, his attempt to become the second man to make this impossible feat a reality cost him his life. Pastor Franck Kabele, 35, told his […]

With Apologies to My Gay Friends

Dear Gay Friend So Recently Traumatised By An Insensitive Law Opening Lines Permit me a couple of indulgences before I proceed. First, I use the term “gay” generically, mindful of the fact that this term is reserved specifically for that classifications of sexuality known as male homosexuality. However, throughout the course of this writing, allow me to […]

Gay Equality in Nigeria

Why You Should Be Worried About Nigeria’s Anti-gay Laws

Before You Proceed Two guiding premises underlie this article. The first is this: this article does not support or reject homosexuality as a sexual orientation. The purpose of this article is not to plead the cause of homosexuality as a lifestyle—there are many who have done that, and this is no place to rehash the […]

Religious Fanatics Blamed for Nigeria’s Draconian Anti-Gay Bill

NIGERIA has passed a bill that bans gay marriage, outlaws organisations supporting gay rights and sets prison terms of up to 14 years for offenders. Principal architects of this draconian and fundamentally stupid piece of legislation are religious fanatics, foremost among them being the ghastly Anglican Archbishop Peter Akinola. As far back as 2006, human rights campaigner […]