Posts Tagged ‘Jungle Justice’

JUNGLE JUSTICE: What Electoral Act says about ballot box snatching, violence

by Ikokwu Ikembaon February 18, 2019
President Muhammadu Buhari courted controversy on Monday afternoon when he threatened that anyone engaged in ballot box snatching or other forms of electoral violence would do so “at the expense of his own life.” The President said at the caucus meeting of the All Progressives Congress that he had given security agencies the order to […]

It’s Time to Outlaw ‘Jungle Justice’ in Nigeria

by Breaking Timeson November 20, 2016
  Tony Ogunlowo  For as long as one can remember there has always been ‘jungle justice’ in Nigeria. All it takes is for somebody to shout ‘ole’ (thief) and anybody seen running away – the suspect or not – is apprehended, subject to a kangaroo court before being beaten mercilessly to a pulp – or […]