Resources

This page serves as a warehouse for materials and documents on laws and policies, reports on national, regional and international human rights issues related to Nigeria. We hope that the resources on this page will be used and built upon by individuals, educational institutions, researchers, program designers and implementers, governmental agencies and organizations working on SOGI issues. Help us to grow this resource by sending in your contribution to info@whereloveisacrime.org

2015 Report on Human Rights Violation

This is the 2015 Report on Human Rights Violation Based on Real or Perceived Sexual Orientation and Gender Identity in Nigeria.

NHRC journal on SSMPA

This is the Nigeria National Human Rights Commission Journal which looks at the SSMPA law signed in 2014.

Lagos Same Sex Marriage Prohibition Law

This is a same sex marriage prohibition law signed in Lagos state in May 2007.

Perception of Nigerians on LGB rights 2015

This is poll report highlights the perception of Nigerians on LGB rights and the level of acceptance within the Nigeria society.

2011 Same Sex Marriage (Prohibition) Bill

This contains sections that criminalize marriage and affairs of same sex loving persons and those who support same sex activities in Nigeria. This bill was re-introduced in 2011 by the Nigerian Senate.

2008 Same Gender Marriage (Prohibition) Bill

This contains sections that criminalize marriage and affairs of same sex loving persons and those who support or assist same sex activities in Nigeria, this bill was reintroduced in 2008 for it to be passed into law, by the house of assembly

2006 Same Sex Marriage (Prohibition) Bill

This contains sections that criminalize marriage and affairs of same sex loving persons and those who support or assist same sex activities in Nigeria, this bill was introduced in 2006.

1999 Constitution of the Federal Republic of Nigeria (As amended)

This is the amended Nigerian constitution which contain rule and regulation that governs Nigeria

Nigerian Constitution 1960

This is the Nigerian constitution as at 1960, the highest law governing the affairs and everyday lives of Nigerians, this law has since been amended.

Criminal Code Act of Nigeria 1990

This contain types of criminal offences and prescription of punishment for these criminal offences committed across Nigeria.

High Court of Lagos State (Civil Procedure) Rules 2012

These are set of court rules which govern and regulate the affairs and dispensation of justice of High courts in Nigeria.

ACHPR Nigeria Shadow Report 2015

This is a joint report submitted to the African Commission on Human and People’s Rights by CSOs working on sexual minorities rights in Africa.

ACHPR Nigeria Shadow Report 2011

This is a report submitted by CSO working on Sexual minorities rights in Africa. The report is a documentation of human rights violation situation of sexual minorities in Nigeria as at 2011.

African Charter on Human and People's Rights (banjul_charter)

This is a regional document conferring rights and privileges within the African Region. This document contains rights that are to be recognized by Member states of African Region.

SOGI Based Violence Resolution 2014

This Resolution; Protection against Violence and other Human Rights Violations against Persons on the basis of their real or imputed Sexual Orientation or Gender Identity was passed at the 55th ordinary session of the African Commission on Human and People Rights in May 2014.

SOGI Based Violence Resolution

This document was submitted by the Civil Society coalition in Africa working on Human Rights to the Africa Commission on Human and People Rights in November 2013.

Universal Periodic Review - Joint CSO report

This is a report submitted by CSO working on Sexual Minorities in Nigeria at the 2013 UPR review.