Death penatly in Nigeria

The death penalty exists by law in Nigeria and is both sentenced and carried out.

3 people have been executed in 2016 in Nigeria. In the same year 527 death penalties were sentenced.

A total of at least 7 executed death sentences is estimated for the past 10 years. With these amounts Nigeria takes place on rank 31 of the world.

Death penatly by country

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Executions 2007 - 2016

Death sentences 2007 - 2016