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Nigeria becomes a British territory

1861

Boy brothels reported by Michael Davidson in Dakar

1958

Senegal combined with French Sudan

1959

Senegal granted independence as the Mali Federation

1960

Senegal ratified the Convenant making homosexual acts illegal

2/13/1978

More European stance towards homosexuality implemented in Dakar

1980

Senegal joins with The Gambia to create Senegambia

1982

The Gentleman's Alliance held the first national conference for gay rights

1991

Jerry Rawlings presidency

1992 - 2000

The UNHRC outlaws laws against homosexual behavior

1994

Four lesbians raped at gunpoint in Calabar

1994

Cabinet of Nigeria approved the Same Sex Marriage (Prohibition) Act 2006

1/18/2007

Denied in the National Assembly

Five men arrested in Dakar for taking part in a gay wedding

2008

The names/addresses of 12 members of a gay church (Lagos) released to the public

09/12/2008

Nine men arrested for 'indecent conduct and unnatural acts' in Dakar

12/19/2009

Paul Evans Aidoo, ordered the immediate arrest of all homosexuals

2011