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NIGERIA

Male to Male relationships: Not Legal
Punishments for male to male relationships: Death
Female to Female Relationships: Legal only in some areas
Marriage and Substitutes for Marriage: No law

Your Views

Are you LGBTI? We want to hear from you! Help us inform other users of the site with your views on this country. Below is a random question about this country. If it is relevant to you please answer it.

Are you out in NIGERIA about your HIV/AIDS status?

The majority of people visiting this site have said Yes

Yes (100%) Yes, but not at work (0 %) Yes, only to my friends (0 %) Yes, but only to my family (0 %) Yes, but only to my friends and family (0 %) No (0 %)

The Your Stories section is all about you! Please take a minute to tell visitors of the ILGA website about what LGBTI life is like in reality. Please submit your personal story and share your experience!

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Readers Experiences

This is what people are saying about life for LGBTI people in NIGERIA...
(user currently living in NIGERIA) posted for gay readers on 17/03/2013
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Am black single gay young man here in Nigeria and i want to use this opportunity to share my life story with you all and see if there is any assistance anyone can lender to me either than been this way i am since is not normal been single and lonely which i find too hard to believe in my life and also the community where i am living it.

I was born on Feb.14th 1983 from Family of (3boys,3girls) am the 3rd son and i grew up from eastern part of Nigeria as i am from Anambra state and throughout my life time i have been living a lonely life though inside me i knew exactly what i am and whom i am and i can say that i started meeting people when i enter secondary school though is not easy for me but still am the Shy type who does not speak much and what am trying to explain to you people out there is that am single and seriously searching for true a man for true love with anyone who need someone for life partner as am alone, single and based on the nature of Discrimination here in Nigeria and the Law filed by the Government i think is not wise for one to continue staying here and passing through this and i do not need to stay lonely all my life as am no getting younger anymore. I seriously need a man in my life , one who will be to me as friend and partner a man whom i can share my life with and live happily ever after with either than been lonely and single here all my life please if anyone have any suggestion please i am begging and i am serious please need a partner in my life . my email is larrycage1@yahoo.ca
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(user currently living in NIGERIA) posted for gay readers on 17/03/2013
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Am black single gay young man here in Nigeria and i want to use this opportunity to share my life story with you all and see if there is any assistance anyone can lender to me either than been this way i am since is not normal been single and lonely which i find too hard to believe in my life and also the community where i am living it.

I was born on Feb.14th 1983 from Family of (3boys,3girls) am the 3rd son and i grew up from eastern part of Nigeria as i am from Anambra state and throughout my life time i have been living a lonely life though inside me i knew exactly what i am and whom i am and i can say that i started meeting people when i enter secondary school though is not easy for me but still am the Shy type who does not speak much and what am trying to explain to you people out there is that am single and seriously searching for true a man for true love with anyone who need someone for life partner as am alone, single and based on the nature of Discrimination here in Nigeria and the Law filed by the Government i think is not wise for one to continue staying here and passing through this and i do not need to stay lonely all my life as am no getting younger anymore. I seriously need a man in my life , one who will be to me as friend and partner a man whom i can share my life with and live happily ever after with either than been lonely and single here all my life please if anyone have any suggestion please i am begging and i am serious please need a partner in my life . my email is larrycage1@yahoo.ca
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