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The inefficiency of the death penalty for rape in Nigeria

Aladetoyinbo, Muyiwa (2020): The inefficiency of the death penalty for rape in Nigeria.

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Abstract

In Nigeria, the most severe punishment for rape is life imprisonment. Recently there has been pressure on the legislature to approve the death penalty as punishment to curb the menace of rape. The paper evaluates negative implications that the death penalty will have on the crime of rape in Nigeria.

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