Nigerian press agog with protests against LGBT, cashless policy

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09/19/2019

The renewed pursuit of cashless policy by the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) and the protest by youths against lesbians, gays, and transgender are some of the leading stories in the Nigerian press on Thursday. The Daily Trust reported that the National Youth Council of Nigeria (NYCN) on Wednesday protested against activities of Lesbians, Gay, Bisexual and Transgender (LGBT), describing them as immoral and not of Nigeria’s culture. The Vice President, North Central NYCN, Akoshile Mukhtar called on parents to monitor and guide their wards and ensure that they inculcate in them good morals and values.

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