A Critical Review of Nigeria’s Same Sex Marriage (Prohibition) Act

Anthony N. Nwazuoke, Chinedu Akam Igwe


The Same Sex Marriage (Prohibition) Act (hereinafter referred to as ‘Same Sex Act’) has generated pungent controversy within Nigeria and between Nigeria and the West. Some people have called for the imposition of economic sanctions on Nigeria. The Same Sex Act criminalizes any marriage or civil union between homosexuals. This work questions the constitutionality of the Act and recommends its immediate repeal.

Keywords: Constitution, Criminal, Nigeria, Prohibition, Same, Sex.

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