L’ARTICLE 282 DU CODE PENAL NIGERIEN : ENTRE TORTS ET TRAVERS !
Authors: Chaibou Dan Inna Bachir
The paper deals with the shortcomings of the legislative sanctions provided in the Criminal Code of Nigerfor sexual offences involving underage persons, and for same-sex sexual offences.
The analysis reveals how the legislative intervention in an area closely related to people’s traditional values may interact unsatisfactorily with the community’s traditional rules, producing unreasonable and/or unjust results.
Keywords: Sexual Offences - Same-Sex Sexual Acts - Sex With Underage Persons