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Nigerian police arrest 42 gay men at HIV awareness event - Washington Blade

Police in Nigeria's Lagos State on July 29, 2017, arrested 42 gay men who were attending an HIV awareness event at a local hotel. (Photo by Darwinek via Wikimedia). Nigerian police on Saturday arrested 42 gay men at a hotel in Lagos State. Police ...and more »

42 gay men rounded up and arrested after being 'caught in the act' - Metro

Gay men have been arrested en-masse in the largest city of Nigeria for performing 'homosexual acts'. The 42 men, in Lagos, will be forced to appear in court today for their alleged crimes. Knifeman jumped into coffee stall to forced bikini barista into ...and more »

Mass Nigerian arrests for 'homosexual acts' in Lagos State - BBC News

More than 40 men have been arrested in Nigeria over the weekend for performing homosexual acts, police say. They are due to appear in court later. Nigerian newspaper Punch reports that the police raided a hotel in Lagos State on Saturday afternoon and ...and more »

Mass arrest of 40 gay men in Nigeria may harm HIV fight: activist - Reuters

ABUJA (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - The mass arrest of more than 40 Nigerian men suspected by police of performing homosexual acts at a party in Lagos could hinder efforts to stem the spread of HIV in the country, a leading gay rights activist said on ...and more »

42 arrested in Nigeria for 'homosexual acts' - PinkNews

Following a police raid in Lagos state at a hotel on Saturday, it is believed that 42 men were arrested. . The men, who are accused of homosexuality, are due to appear in court today. Gay in nigeria. Where is it illegal to be gay? A look at all the ...and more »

42 Men Charged With Homosexual Conduct In Nigerian Hotel Raid - NewNowNext

Authorities raided Victoria Hotel in Owode Onirin on Saturday, cordoning off the hotel while their investigation continues. The suspects “are in custody of the Lagos State Task Force and will be charged to court soon,” according to a police ...and more »

Nigerian Police Arrest 42 Gay Men for Seeking HIV Testing and Counseling - Advocate.com

Dozens of gay and bisexual men have been arrested in Nigeria for attending an HIV awareness event. Police in Lagos State raided the Vincent Hotel Saturday around 3:30 p.m., reports Punch magazine, detaining at least 42 people. A local who identified as ...and more »

40 gay Nigerians arrested for homosexual acts 'were just raising awareness on HIV' says activist - International Business Times UK

Homosexuality is illegal in Nigeria, where those found 'guilty' face up to 14 years in prison. Ludovica Iaccino. By Ludovica Iaccino. Updated July 31, 2017 16:09 BST. Video. Related Videos. More videos. 02:07. Play. Mute. 0:00. /. 0:00. Loaded: 0 ...and more »

Mass arrest of 40 gay men in Nigeria - The Voice Online

MORE THAN 40 men have been arrested in Nigeria over the weekend for performing homosexual acts, BBC Africa reports. Nigerian newspaper Punch reports that the police raided a hotel in Lagos State on Saturday afternoon and says the hotel was cordoned off ...and more »

At least 41 gay men arrested in Nigeria - News24

Lagos - At least 41 men suspected of harbouring homosexuality acts were arrested at a hotel in Nigeria over the weekend, a report says. According to Fellow Press, the suspects were rounded up on Saturday at Weigh Bridge hotel in Owode Onirin area of ...and more »