By Jonathan Higbee. The situation in Nigeria for its gay citizens continues to deteriorate. In early February, shortly after the African nation officially criminalized homosexuality, a suspected gay couple was forced to have sex in front of an angry mob. But late last week and over the weekend the violent mob rule intensified. In Abuja, Nigeria's capital, a mob of more than 50 people forced 14 suspected gay men to march through the streets naked last week. Once in the Gishiri neighborhood, the mob beat the men with nail-studded clubs, whips, iron bars and anything else that could be weaponized. Police joined the mob in beating the men, with one man nearly dying from the injuries he sustained. Some had broken furniture. They said they wanted to kill. They were moving around from one person's house to another.
Chat with us in Facebook Messenger. Find out what's happening in the world as it unfolds. Kenyan gay and lesbian organizations demonstrate Nigeria's anti-gay law outside the Nigerian High Commission in Nairobi on February 7, The men, who say they are innocent of the charges, appeared in court on Thursday. They are among the group of 57 men arrested by the police in a raid on a hotel in Lagos in Xeenarh Mohammed, executive director of The Initiative for Equal Rights TIERS in Lagos, the nongovernmental organization representing the defendants, said they were at a birthday party when police invaded the establishment and rounded up guests. A man that was looking to book a room at the hotel was also arrested. Each one of them has a unique story to tell about that day," Mohammed told CNN. Opinion: Nigeria is a cold-blooded country for gay men -- I have the scars to prove it.
There are a few native tribes in Nigeria that have successfully resisted influence from the Western world. Despite being in the 21st century, these rural communities have managed to preserve their culture and continue to practice nudity. Meet the naked tribes of Nigeria:.
Mormons are very particular about dressing. And once you are done with those, ask about social issues and where she stands. Do you and your girlfriend have any kind of plan for how you're going to manage your relationship while you're both in residency. Good luck to you and your family with the rest of fellowship.