Tag: Jungle justice

Op-ed EditorNovember 24, 2017

Cheta Nwanze: Why Nigerians are beginning to provide their own brand of justice

“You talk about vengeance. Is vengeance going to bring your son back to you or my boy to me? I ...

EditorOctober 6, 2017

[The Injustice Blog] Connecting the dots of mob actions and mental disorders

According to Wikipedia, “A mental disorder, also called a mental illness or psychiatric disorder, is a behavioural or mental pattern ...

EditorOctober 6, 2017

[The Injustice Blog] Can two wrongs lead to a greater good?

On Thursday, October 5, 2017, it was reported that a Police Inspector with the Adamawa State Command was killed along ...

Omoleye OmoruyiAugust 31, 2017

Police arrests 5 for lynching suspected ritualists

The Nigerian police, Lagos command Thursday, said five persons have been arrested for allegedly lynching two suspected ritualists in Mushin. ...

Omoleye OmoruyiAugust 15, 2017

Bill on hate speech, jungle justice will be given priority – Saraki

Senate President Bukola Saraki, in a statement issued by his Special Adviser on Media and Publicity, Mr Yusuph Olaniyonu, has ...

Omoleye OmoruyiAugust 11, 2017

Police arrest students who killed colleague over alleged homosexual acts

The Nigerian Police, Jigawa Command, has arrested suspects who allegedly dealt blows on their colleague in Yankwashi Local Government Area, ...

Op-ed EditorJuly 14, 2017

Fiction: Ayoh was killed for no reason at all

by Chris Okafor Ayoh is speaking. At least he feels he is, but no one is really listening even though ...

Op-ed EditorMay 23, 2017

Opinion: What if we restructure Nigeria’s angry mob?

by Chima Christian “How long have you being doing it?” “Is this your first time?” “Is this a mistake?” “Is ...

Op-ed EditorJanuary 11, 2017

Omoigui Osasogie: Jungle Justice [NEXT]

by Omoigui Osasogie Jungle Justice is the concept and act of disregarding the rule of law and taking matters into ...

Isime EseneJanuary 5, 2017

The Sexuality Blog: He who Nigerians will kill they first strip naked

It’s been a few months now since the infamous story of the robber who was lynched in Orile broke. There ...

Op-ed EditorDecember 12, 2016

Simon Kolawole: Rethinking the definition of waste

by Simon Kolawole The middle-aged man sprinted in my direction, seized my suitcase and began towing me to his cab. ...

Oludolapo AdelanaNovember 29, 2016

2 men burnt to death for stealing motorcycle in Imo

In another case of jungle justice two young have been set ablaze for allegedly stealing a brand new motorcycle from ...

Op-ed EditorNovember 21, 2016

Opinion: It’s time to outlaw ‘jungle justice’ in Nigeria

by Tony Ogunlowo For as long as one can remember there has always been ‘jungle justice’ in Nigeria. All it takes ...

Op-ed EditorNovember 19, 2016

Opinion: Our collective definition of justice in Nigeria

by Rahaman Abiola Toheeb There is something sinister about the way we think and about our collective definition and understanding of ...

Isime EseneNovember 18, 2016

The lynched boy is not 7-years old, but does it matter? + more on The Slab with Isime

Tolu Omoyeni, Emeka Nwankwo, and Biodun Laaro join Isime Esene on The Slab and this week it’s about the 7-year old ...

Op-ed EditorNovember 18, 2016

Opinion: The MOB in all of us

by Ugochukwu Nnamdi Ukamba There is nothing as dangerous as a mob –of any sort! We have, at some point ...

Op-ed EditorNovember 17, 2016

The Thread: “If I was there, I’d have bought the petrol myself…” | These tweets by @Harri_Obi examines why lynching happens

Yesterday, this photo below circulated on social media, calling the attention of people to a seven year old boy who had ...

Op-ed EditorNovember 16, 2016

Pius Adesanmi: Nigeria is the only place on earth with a mnemonic statute of limitation on murder

by Pius Adesanmi So the accused killers of Mrs Bridget Agbanime were declared innocent and freed and it hardly made ...

ToluOctober 6, 2016

The anti-jungle justice bill needs to be passed – it’s way overdue

Yesterday at the Senate, the anti-jungle justice bill passed second reading. The bill titled “Bill for an Act for the prohibition ...

AzeezOctober 5, 2016

The Late 5: These are the stories that drove conversation today

These are the top five stories that drove the conversation today. ECOWAS court adjourns Nnamdi Kanu’s case against FG The ...

Oludolapo AdelanaOctober 5, 2016

3 young men burnt alive by irate youth for kidnapping new born baby in Imo

In a clear case of jungle justice, irate youths in Ezelu Okwe community in Onuimo Local Government Area of Imo state ...

Op-Ed EditorJune 11, 2016

Opinion: How to get away with murder

By Nana Aisha Salaudeen Nigeria has an illegitimate culture of dispensing ‘justice’ on ‘blundering’ individuals – jungle/mob justice. There are ...

Op-Ed EditorMarch 14, 2016

Opinion: Jungle justice and public lynching in Nigeria

It is appalling how unbothered we all are despite the countless mob lynching that occur in our country. The seeming ...

YEditorOctober 30, 2014

Remembering the Aluu 4 exactly two years after

by Adedayo Ademuwagun This month made it exactly two years since four young men were viciously murdered in Aluu, a ...

February 14, 2014

‘They watched them burn to ashes’: Mob sets 2 robbers on fire in Benue

by Adeola Balogun Two unfortunate robbers who were nabbed by a mob of angry youths have been burned to death ...

February 13, 2014

Jungle justice: Mob burns native doctor to death for seducing married woman

by ‘Jola Sotubo A native doctor in Delta was yesterday beaten black and blue and then burnt to death by ...

May 5, 2013

Man burnt to death in Ebonyi; Seun Kuti, others react [TWEETS]

by Rachel Ogbu As the police begins investigation to ascertain and arrest all those who participated in the killing of ...

December 13, 2012

Tragedy in Ogun: Truck crushes 8 secondary school students

No fewer than 17 persons lost their lives in separate road crashes across Ogun State on Wednesday. At Itori, in ...

November 10, 2012

Frank Ugo: The incredible ALUU 4 (30 Days, 30 Voices)

Granted, there’s nothing that brings out the beast in man than finding out that he had been robbed or his ...

October 24, 2012

#SleevesUp Nigeria: Nigerians say “Never Again” to mob justice

by Rachel Ogbu The bloody Friday incident that occurred on October 5, 2012, in which four students of the University ...

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