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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…
19 Nov 2017
Written by Femi Branch, Jungle Justice is a courtroom comedy centred on the trial of Ijimere Ika, who is standing trial for the murder of his friend, Kasali.
17 Oct 2017
Expressing view about how government could nip in the bud the recurring cases of jungle justice, Ufeli said the government must wake up to its responsibilities. He said: “Jungle justice...
10 Sep 2017
Mungo Irohe, a security expert, says at a time like this where mob action is getting increasingly entrenched in the society, there is need for every one to carry identification cards, which he stressed could save one from untimely death via jungle justice.
21 Aug 2017
The use of jungle justice by Nigerians to lynch those who have allegedly committed crimes is a reflection of Nigerians’ temperament hence there is the need for reorientation of the people.
19 Aug 2017
It is only in Nigeria that one can still hear of this absurdity. Simply on suspicion, people raise the alarm and somebody gets killed in the process. Only God knows how many innocent persons might have been killed or injured.
16 Aug 2017
There was pandemonium at Brown Street, Oshodi, as the suspected kidnapper was clubbed to death following the alleged kidnap of three children who were returning from their holiday coaching.
14 Aug 2017
Fatai Owoseni, confirmed the arrest of the suspects. He said that they were arrested at Ile-Zik and Ajala following appeals by the police from the command to them to disperse from the scenes but they refused.
23 Jul 2017
It is true that a society that fails to uphold fairness, justness, fair play, fair-mindedness, equity, equitableness, even-handedness - all connoting the various attributes of justice, will definitely give room for lawlessness.
13 Dec 2016
It is a trite law that no citizen should punish fellow citizen(s) for any reason whatsoever.   The law has made wide provisions to punish anyone that’s found criminally liable.

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