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22 May
Greek philosophers Plato and Socrates, long ago, discussed the ideal state and its governance. Plato asked his brother, Adeimantus, who would make the best leader for a sea voyage: a random passenger, an educated person, or an experienced captain. The captain was clearly the preferred choice. Socrates then expanded this idea to the management of…
9 May
The practice of lynching suspected offenders by angry mob, also known as jungle justice, is as old as the advent of communities during dark ages, when in the state of nature, life was short, nasty and brutish.
12 Apr
Ondo State government has cautioned members of the public to desist from taking laws into their hands by applying jungle justice on people suspected of committing crimes or carrying out vengeance against fellow beings
28 Jun 2022
Since the gruesome murder of Deborah Samuel Yakubu, the rising spate of jungle justice in the country has taken an alarming dimension suggestive of imminent anarchy if not urgently addressed.
17 Jun 2022
Despite the outcry over the lynching of Deborah, a female student of Shehu Shagari College of Education, Sokoto by fellow students and the killing of a 38-year-old sound engineer
9 Jun 2022
The gruesome murder of Deborah Samuel, a Christian and student of Shehu Shagari College of Education in Sokoto by a mob of Islamic extremists on 12th May is one of the most atrocious incidents
16 May 2022
Police in Lagos State had arrested four persons who allegedly carried out jungle justice on one David Imoh, 38, at Lekki Phase One area of the state.
27 Mar 2022
“Saved by the bell,” best describes how Williams Tadule, a dispatch rider escaped untimely death in the hands of a Lagos mob over allegations of child theft.
21 Mar 2022
The Police Command in Oyo State, has rescued two suspects, who allegedly attempted to kidnap a 9-year-old girl, from being lynched.
25 Dec 2019
An angry mob has lynched and killed a suspected thief for stealing from a girl and raping her on Christmas Day in Calabar, Cross River State. The incident, witnesses said happened on Ekong Etta Street by Okoro Agbor Street around 2 am on Christmas Day. An eyewitness said the suspected thief was chased by the…
7 Nov 2018
A mob has allegedly killed two boys for stealing an iPhone device and a laptop in Benin, Edo state. The victims whose names were yet to be revealed were murdered by persons who could not verify the allegations against them. Although the state police command are yet to react to the incident, some eye witnesses…
22 Apr 2018
The incidence of jungle justice occasioned by lack of faith in the security agencies takes the centre stage this week, as television drama series, Professor Johnbull, airs at 8.30 p.m. on Tuesday on DSTV Channel 251, NTA Network and NTA International. Entitled Jungle Justice, the episode will also be beamed on Sunday on DSTV Africa…


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