Tag: Penal Code

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Ado AminuApril 29, 2020

#FreeMubarakBala: Archaic laws have no place in our books

Blasphemy laws, like many archaic laws in Nigeria’s spazzing justice system, is a relic of our colonial past. That this ...

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Op-ed EditorFebruary 18, 2017

Cheta Nwanze: Nigeria’s ancient laws in modern times

by Cheta Nwanze “Power tends to corrupt, and absolute power corrupts absolutely.” — John Dalberg-Acton One thing I’ve talked about ...

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AzeezSeptember 8, 2016

Police arrests man who had sex with 9 boys in Kano

The police on Wednesday arraigned a 28-year-old man, Alhassan Musa for allegedly having sex with nine under-age boys. The suspects was ...

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January 10, 2014

‘It was a mistake’: Man caught raping best friend’s wife

by ‘Jola Sotubo A man in Borno has been sentenced to spend 10 years behind prison bars after being convicted ...

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July 6, 2013

Wickedness: Policeman gets death sentence for killing his 12-year-old wife for rituals

by Rachel Ogbu The Supreme Court upheld the death sentence passed on a policeman who choked his 12-year-old wife to ...

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