Same-sex couples fear new Nigerian law - Newsday

BBC World Service Radio on January 02, 2013 07:42

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Homosexuality is illegal in Nigeria but now legislators are debating a bill that would go further and sentence couples in same-sex relationships to 14 years in jail. Activists say its consequences could also affect health service providers.The bill has already been approved by the country's highest chamber, and will now be debated in the lower chamber. The BBC's Tomi Oladipo spoke to members of the gay community in Lagos about the bill.

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