Entry #2751: Homosexual activity in Nigeria

Original entry by Ausyk Ausyk ()

RegionNigeria
IssueHomosexual activity
StatusMale illegal, female legal
Start DateJun 1, 1916
End DateSep 16, 2018
Description10-14 years in prison. Not enforced. decriminalization proposed by one presidential candidate.
Sourceshttps://www.washingtonpost.com/news/worldviews/wp/2016/06/13/here-are-the-10-countries-where-homosexuality-may-be-punished-by-death-2/?utm_term=.0ba526120f56 https://ilga.org/downloads/2017/ILGA_WorldMap_ENGLISH_Overview_2017.pdf https://www.pinknews.co.uk/2018/08/27/gay-sex-nigeria-police-arrest-57-men/ https://www.pinknews.co.uk/2018/08/28/nigeria-legalise-homosexuality-president-candidate-donald-duke/


36 Revisions

36. Revision #12997 ( by Ausyk)
Field New Value (Current) Old Value
End Date2018-09-162018-08-16
Note10-14 years in prison. Not enforced. decriminalization proposed by one presidential candidate.10-14 years in prison. decriminalization proposed by one presidential candidate.
35. Revision #12573 ( by Ausyk)
Field New Value Old Value
Note10-14 years in prison. decriminalization proposed by one presidential candidate.10-14 years in prison. decriminalization proposed.
34. Revision #12526 ( by Ausyk)
Field New Value Old Value
Note10-14 years in prison. decriminalization proposed.10-14 years in prison.
Sourceshttps://www.washingtonpost.com/news/worldviews/wp/2016/06/13/here-are-the-10-countries-where-homosexuality-may-be-punished-by-death-2/?utm_term=.0ba526120f56 https://ilga.org/downloads/2017/ILGA_WorldMap_ENGLISH_Overview_2017.pdf https://www.pinknews.co.uk/2018/08/27/gay-sex-nigeria-police-arrest-57-men/ https://www.pinknews.co.uk/2018/08/28/nigeria-legalise-homosexuality-president-candidate-donald-duke/https://www.washingtonpost.com/news/worldviews/wp/2016/06/13/here-are-the-10-countries-where-homosexuality-may-be-punished-by-death-2/?utm_term=.0ba526120f56 https://ilga.org/downloads/2017/ILGA_WorldMap_ENGLISH_Overview_2017.pdf https://www.pinknews.co.uk/2018/08/27/gay-sex-nigeria-police-arrest-57-men/
33. Revision #12474 ( by Ausyk)
Field New Value Old Value
Sourceshttps://www.washingtonpost.com/news/worldviews/wp/2016/06/13/here-are-the-10-countries-where-homosexuality-may-be-punished-by-death-2/?utm_term=.0ba526120f56 https://ilga.org/downloads/2017/ILGA_WorldMap_ENGLISH_Overview_2017.pdf https://www.pinknews.co.uk/2018/08/27/gay-sex-nigeria-police-arrest-57-men/https://www.washingtonpost.com/news/worldviews/wp/2016/06/13/here-are-the-10-countries-where-homosexuality-may-be-punished-by-death-2/?utm_term=.0ba526120f56 https://ilga.org/downloads/2017/ILGA_WorldMap_ENGLISH_Overview_2017.pdf
32. Revision #12473 ( by Ausyk)
Field New Value Old Value
ValueMale illegal, female legal
31. Revision #12121 ( by Ausyk)
Field New Value Old Value
ValueMale illegal, female legal
30. Revision #12028 ( by Ausyk)
Field New Value Old Value
End Date2018-08-162018-08-01
Note10-14 years in prison. 10-14 years in prison. Not enforced. In one area it is legal
29. Revision #11298 ( by Ausyk)
Field New Value Old Value
End Date2018-08-012018-07-28
28. Revision #11110 ( by Ausyk)
Field New Value Old Value
End Date2018-07-282018-07-20
27. Revision #10745 ( by Ausyk)
Field New Value Old Value
End Date2018-07-202018-07-18
Note10-14 years in prison. Not enforced. In one area it is legal8-14 years in prison. Not enforced. In one area it is legal
26. Revision #10490 ( by Ausyk)
Field New Value Old Value
End Date2018-07-182018-07-12
25. Revision #10026 ( by Ausyk)
Field New Value Old Value
End Date2018-07-122018-07-05
Note8-14 years in prison. Not enforced. In one area it is legalUp to 14 years in prison under federal law. Not enforced. In one area it is legal
24. Revision #9629 ( by Ausyk)
Field New Value Old Value
End Date2018-07-052018-06-24
23. Revision #9325 ( by Ausyk)
Field New Value Old Value
End Date2018-06-242018-06-20
NoteUp to 14 years in prison under federal law. Not enforced. In one area it is legalUp to 14 years in prison under federal law. In one area it is legal
22. Revision #9055 ( by Ausyk)
Field New Value Old Value
End Date2018-06-202018-06-07
NoteUp to 14 years in prison under federal law. In one area it is legalUp to 14 years in prison under federal law. Not enforced. In one area it is legal
21. Revision #8328 ( by Ausyk)
Field New Value Old Value
End Date2018-06-072018-06-06
NoteUp to 14 years in prison under federal law. Not enforced. In one area it is legalUp to 14 years in prison under federal law. Not enforced.
Sourceshttps://www.washingtonpost.com/news/worldviews/wp/2016/06/13/here-are-the-10-countries-where-homosexuality-may-be-punished-by-death-2/?utm_term=.0ba526120f56 https://ilga.org/downloads/2017/ILGA_WorldMap_ENGLISH_Overview_2017.pdfhttps://www.washingtonpost.com/news/worldviews/wp/2016/06/13/here-are-the-10-countries-where-homosexuality-may-be-punished-by-death-2/?utm_term=.0ba526120f56
20. Revision #8291 ( by Ausyk)
Field New Value Old Value
End Date2018-06-062018-06-02
NoteUp to 14 years in prison under federal law. Not enforced. Up to 14 years in prison under federal law. Not enforced. Death penalty in northern Nigeria.
19. Revision #8064 ( by Ausyk)
Field New Value Old Value
End Date2018-06-022018-04-27
NoteUp to 14 years in prison under federal law. Not enforced. Death penalty in northern Nigeria.Up to 14 years in prison under federal law. Death penalty in northern Nigeria.
18. Revision #7673 ( by Ausyk)
Field New Value Old Value
End Date2018-04-272018-03-16
NoteUp to 14 years in prison under federal law. Death penalty in northern Nigeria.Up to 14 years in prison under federal law. Not enforced. Death penalty in northern Nigeria.
17. Revision #6798 ( by Ausyk)
Field New Value Old Value
End Date2018-03-162018-02-25
NoteUp to 14 years in prison under federal law. Not enforced. Death penalty in northern Nigeria.Up to 14 years in prison under federal law. Not enforced.
Sourceshttps://www.washingtonpost.com/news/worldviews/wp/2016/06/13/here-are-the-10-countries-where-homosexuality-may-be-punished-by-death-2/?utm_term=.0ba526120f56https://lgbt-rights-hrw.silk.co/
16. Revision #6062 ( by Ausyk)
Field New Value Old Value
End Date2018-02-252018-02-04
15. Revision #5704 ( by Ausyk)
Field New Value Old Value
End Date2018-02-042017-10-13
NoteUp to 14 years in prison under federal law. Not enforced.Up to 14 years in prison under federal law.
14. Revision #4273 ( by Ausyk)
Field New Value Old Value
NoteUp to 14 years in prison under federal law. Up to 14 years in prison under federal law. Not enforced.
13. Revision #4272 ( by Ausyk)
Field New Value Old Value
ValueMale illegal, female legalIllegal (imprisonment as punishment)
NoteUp to 14 years in prison under federal law. Not enforced.Up to 14 years in prison under federal law.
12. Revision #4221 ( by Ausyk)
Field New Value Old Value
End Date2017-10-132017-09-20
11. Revision #3528 ( by Ausyk)
Field New Value Old Value
End Date2017-09-202017-09-10
NoteUp to 14 years in prison under federal law. Up to 14 years in prison under federal law. death Penalty in northern tribal areas.
10. Revision #3314 ( by Ausyk)
Field New Value Old Value
9. Revision #3313 ( by Ausyk)
Field New Value Old Value
End Date2017-09-102017-08-10
NoteUp to 14 years in prison under federal law. death Penalty in northern tribal areas.Up to 14 years in prison under federal law.
8. Revision #2760 ( by Ausyk)
Field New Value Old Value
NoteUp to 14 years in prison under federal law.Up to 14 years in prison; death penalty under sharia law. it falls under mixed sentences. only death penalty in the northern part of Nigeria.
7. Revision #2627 ( by Ausyk)
Field New Value Old Value
End Date2017-08-102017-03-19
6. Revision #2559 ( by Ausyk)
Field New Value Old Value
ValueIllegal (imprisonment as punishment)Illegal (death penalty as punishment)
End Date2017-03-192017-02-12
5. Revision #2423 ( by Ausyk)
Field New Value Old Value
NoteUp to 14 years in prison; death penalty under sharia law. it falls under mixed sentences. only death penalty in the northern part of Nigeria.Up to 14 years in prison; death penalty under sharia law. it falls under mixed sentences.
4. Revision #2424 ( by Ausyk)
Field New Value Old Value
NoteUp to 14 years in prison; death penalty under sharia law. it falls under mixed sentences.Up to 14 years in prison; death penalty under sharia law. it falls under mixed sentences. only death penalty in the northern part of Nigeria.
3. Revision #2190 ( by Ausyk)
Field New Value Old Value
ValueIllegal (death penalty as punishment)Legal
End Date2017-02-122016-07-29
NoteUp to 14 years in prison; death penalty under sharia law. it falls under mixed sentences. only death penalty in the northern part of Nigeria.Only there is no protection for them.
Sourceshttps://lgbt-rights-hrw.silk.co/https://www.loc.gov/law/help/criminal-laws-on-homosexuality/african-nations-laws.php
2. Revision #811 ( by Ausyk)
Field New Value Old Value
Start Date1916-06-012011-06-01
1. Revision #810 ( by Ausyk)
Field New Value Old Value (Original)
Start Date2011-06-010000-01-01