by Tutu Akinlabi
The recent signing into law of a bill criminalizing homosexuality by President Goodluck Jonathan has attracted criticism from all over the world.
Rumours have filtered about plans by the United States of America to place sanctions on Nigeria and reduce aid due to the discriminatory law.
Nigerians have reacted to news of the sanctions via Twitter and here are the top 10 reactions:
A goody bag from book-haram will def shut der mouth. @Fashfabness: Anti-Gay Bill: US Threatens To Sanction Nigeria: The US has threatened to
— ¤¤Anonymous¤ (@__iDaz) January 21, 2014
US threatens to sanction Nigeria #by giving all gays in Nigeria free visa and citizenship
— oghenerume progress (@gresspro) January 21, 2014
— €NIOLA♛™ (@iamenny01) January 21, 2014
i see POTUS got too much time on his hands. US Threatens to sanction Nigeria
— Dough Nuts Pappy C (@West_Mafia) January 21, 2014
Dey can go2 hell,its high time we learn 2fend 4ourselves@lindaikeji: Anti-gay bill: US threatens to sanction Nigeria http://t.co/HOD9QH56oK
— Gabryelle (@gabbyirigs) January 21, 2014