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Nigeria progresses harsh anti-gay law

Fri 31 May 2013 In: International News

Goodluck Jonathan Nigeria’s House of Representatives has passed a bill banning same-sex marriage and outlawing anyone from forming organisations supporting gay rights. It’s now likely to go to President Goodluck Jonathan for him to sign into law. Whether he will approve it remains unclear, and both the United States and the United Kingdom raised concerns over a measure that could put foreign funding for AIDS and HIV outreach programmes in jeopardy, the Guardian reports. Read more here    

Credit: Daily News staff

First published: Friday, 31st May 2013 - 9:21am

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