• Nigeria may revisit anti-gay law – Goodluck Jonathan

    Nigeria may revisit anti-gay law – Goodluck Jonathan

    Nigerian Former President Goodluck Jonathan says Nigeria may revisit the anti-gay marriage law which he signed on January 7th 2014. Jonathan said this while speaking at Bloomberg studio today June 6th

    “When it comes to equality, we must all have the same rights as Nigerian citizens. In the light of deepening debates for all Nigerians and other citizens of the world to be treated equally and without discrimination, and with the clear knowledge that the issue of sexual orientation is still […]

  • Gay Marriage: Discuss Anti-Gay Law With Buhari, HRW Tells Obama

    Gay Marriage: Discuss Anti-Gay Law With Buhari, HRW Tells Obama

    The Human Rights Watch has urged the United State’s President, Barack Obama, to discuss Nigeria’s Same Sex Prohibition Act with the visiting President Muhammadu Buhari, with a view to encouraging him to repeal it.

    The law, which was passed during the administration of Dr. Goodluck Jonathan, criminalises public display of affection between same-sex partners and prevents organisations from advocating the rights of lesbians, gays and bisexual people.

    The HRW, in a statement issued in Washington DC and posted on its website on […]