Entry #507: Homosexual activity in Nigeria

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RegionNigeria
IssueHomosexual activity
StatusMale illegal, female uncertain
Start DateJun 1, 1916
End Datenow
DescriptionArticle 217 punishes male homosexuality for up to 3 years in prison. Although female is not directly stated, article 214 (regarding unnatural carnal knowledge) can apply.
Sourceshttp://www.nigeria-law.org/Criminal%20Code%20Act-PartIII-IV.htm#Chapter 21
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