Homosexual acts are illegal in the country and can attract a sentence of up to 14 years in jail.
The Police in Zaria yesterday arraigned 53 persons before a Magistrate Court sitting at Chediya Road for organising a same-sex marriage in a hotel in the ancient city. According to their defense lawyer, the suspects were detained for more than 24 hours, in violation of Nigerian law.
The rainbow flag, a symbol of the lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender community.
In 2014, former Nigerian President Goodluck Jonathan introduced the Same Sex Marriage Prohibition Act, which outlawed LGBT+ organisations, gay clubs, and public displays of affection between same-sex couples.
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