Updated October 22, In late July, Femi and his friends were among 40 gay men and boys, some as young as 13, who were arrested at a gay nightspot in a hotel in the back blocks of Nigeria's economic capital, Lagos. They were charged with engaging in "gay activities" by allowing other men "to have carnal knowledge of themselves against the order of nature".
At 17, I attempted suicide and I had severe mental health issues. I just wanted to save myself. The issue of gender inequality has also been part of my advocacy.
Alimi was raised in Lagos, where he attended primary and secondary school. He was the third in a family of five children from his mother, and sixth from a family of ten children from his father. He later changed his name to Adebisi Alimi.
The officers scrolled through the photos on his mobile phone and mocked the hand gestures he used when he spoke. They also threatened to ring his father to tell him his son was gay. It was a life-turning point… Something inside of me broke.
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As he often refused to reveal his date of birth in interviews, his age remained unknown until when he celebrated his sixtieth birthday, however, in his usual enigmatic character, he announced his 63rd birthday on 19 Junemaking his age a contentious one. He had set out to become a priest,  but left seminary school after a year. In his late teens he moved to America where he attended college, graduating with a degree in Communications.
Court don order Nigeria police to release on bail di 57 gay suspects police bin arrest on Sunday according to wetin lawyers to some of di suspects tell BBC Pidgin on Tuesday night. Elder broda of one of di boys wey Nigeria Police arrest on Sunday for Lagos ontop accuse say dem be homosexuals, say im broda no be gay. Police bin arrest 57 boys for Lagos, south-west Nigeria say dem be gay and one of dem na 23 years old Wole. Im broda Ojo Oladele say im younger broda Wole na 'social media influencer' wey bin tell am say e dey go party on Saturday night before dem arrest am.
In Nigeria, same sex relationships are illegal. Nonetheless, the situation deteriorated inwhen a new law against gay marriages lead to a multiplication of detentions and hate crimes. Under the new laws, gangs of thugs have been authorized to hunt homosexuals down and beat them, rob them, blackmail them, and in the worst cases, even kill them.