A photo of Nigerian social media personality and trans woman, Bobrisky, holding a board with her charge details.

Bobrisky, Nigerian internet personality and trans woman is arrested for alleged naira mutilation.

Photo from Nigeria’s Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC).

Bobrisky’s Prison Sentence: A Ploy for Queer Erasure?

Nigeria recently convicted a social media personality and transgender woman for “naira mutilation.” OkayAfrica speaks to some lawyers and feminist activists to understand the reason for this harsh sentence and if something else might be afoot.