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Nigeria: Man dragged to the gallows will now be executed by firing squad

Headline Title:  Nigeria: Man dragged to the gallows will now be executed by firing squad 25 June 2013 A death row prisoner in Nigeria is due to be executed by firing squad later this week after prison authorities dragged him to the gallows where they hanged four other men on Monday night, Amnesty International has learned. They were the first known executions in the country since 2006.Benin Prison authorities in Edo state had planned to hang the man along with the four others, but halted his execution after they realized his death sentence, imposed by a military tribunal, required…

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