Eunice Atuejide, who founded the National Interest Party and is running for president of Nigeria, said homosexuality isn't a crime and no one should go to jail for being gay, before moderating her language.
This law is not only banning the equal marriage, it also criminalizes homosexual relationships with sentences of up to 14 years in prison.
It seems that two lesbians are married in Nigeria! Great news when you consider that the country criminalizes homosexuality.
Nigeria Senate passed the law criminalizing gay marriage. The next stages are a vote in the House of Representatives then the signature of President Goodluck Jonathan before to be effective.
Lately, we speak about Africa by sharing bad news about Nigeria and Uganda but there are also, fortunately, some good news like this initiative to create a lesbian feminist group in Namibia.
Ugandan president Yoweri Museveni signed the bill which sentences any same-sex relationship by up to life imprisonment into law.
In Nigeria, the football (soccer) female team is very happy and in particular the coach Eucharia Uche because there is no more lesbians in the team.