A lawyer defending the accused men said they were gathering to celebrate a birthday party, not an illegal same-sex wedding ceremony.
The men are charged with conspiracy, unlawful assembly, and belonging to an unlawful society.
Nigeria has a new president from a new party. There are mixed signals, though, about what that will mean for LGBT Nigerians.
Rep. Frank Pallone Jr. didn't care for fellow N.J. congressman Chris Smith saying gay rights are not human rights.
After failing to win a seat at the table inside the summit, HRC and Human Rights First are sizing up the potential impact on the lives of LGBTs from the historic U.S.-Africa Leaders Summit.
President Goodluck Jonathan reportedly told activist Michael Ighodaro that opponents of the law could challenge it in court.
Apata Aderonke Adejumoke, who has been in the U.K. for 10 years, faces prison or death if deported to Nigeria.