Compare LGBT Rights in Nigeria

Equality Index ?
5 / 100
Legal Index ?
2 / 100
Public Opinion Index ?
9 / 100
Homosexual activityIllegal (death penalty as punishment)
Since 1916
Same-sex marriageBanned
Since 2014
Censorship of LGBT issuesImprisonment as punishment
Right to change legal genderIllegal
Gender-affirming careRestricted
Since 1992
Legal recognition of non-binary genderNot legally recognized
LGBT discriminationNo protections
Since 1999
LGBT employment discriminationNo protections
Since 1999
LGBT housing discriminationNo protections
Since 1999
Same-sex adoptionSingle only
Intersex infant surgeryNot banned
Serving openly in militaryIllegal
Blood donations by MSMsAmbiguous
Conversion therapyNot banned
Equal age of consentN/A
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