executions in the world:

In 2021

0

2000 to present

0

legend:

  • Abolitionist
  • retentionist
  • De facto abolitionist
  • Moratorium on executions
  • Abolitionist for ordinary crimes
  • Committed to abolishing the death penalty

NIGERIA

 
government: federal presidential republic
state of civil and political rights: Partly free
constitution: 1999 new constitution adopted
legal system: based on English common law, Islamic law (in 12 northern states) and tribal law
legislative system: bicameral National Assembly consists of the Senate and the House of Representatives
judicial system: Supreme Court (judges appointed by the Provisional Ruling Council), and Federal Court of Appeal (judges are appointed by the federal government on the advice of the Advisory Judicial Committee)
religion: Muslim 50%, Christian 40%, indigenous beliefs 10%
death row: 2745 (Nigeria Correctional Service, 18/12/2019)
year of last executions: 0-0-0
death sentences: 7
executions: 0
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