Treachery: National Betrayal Under Nigerian Law
Treachery: National Betrayal Under Nigerian Law

By Arome Abu

Treachery: National Betrayal Under Nigerian Law
If Nigeria is involved in any war, it is an offence for any person to give assistance to the naval, military or air operations of the enemy of such war.

This offence is known as “Treachery”.

PENALTY

Death.

See Section 49A of the Criminal Code Act.

CAVEAT: Note that this information is provided for general enlightenment purposes and is not intended to be any form of legal advice.


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