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Is Euthanasia or mercy killing allowed in Nigeria?

Euthanasia according to Collins English Dictionary is “the act of killing a person painlessly especially to relieve suffering from an incurable disease.” In some jurisdictions/countries, it is permitted because of pains suffered by terminally ill patients. However in Nigeria, it is a crime according to Criminal Code. The following sections 311, 326, 327 and 299 […]