Decriminalisation of Euthanasia/Physician Assisted Suicide in Some European Countries: Its Position in Nigeria.
Introdution Nigeria, like any other countries, views suicide and/or aiding suicide as a criminal offence; and neither euthanasia nor physician assisted suicide is a justifiable homicide regardless of all the arguments for or against the practice overtime. Yet, it remains broadly an uncompromised concept. Having said this, this writer is of the view that adopting same here in Nigeria would rather be tantamount to building castle in the air. And, therefore, I would have said otherwise if perhaps euthanasian or physician assisted suicide is holistically matter of law and non repugnant to religions, cultures and moral objections altogether. How do I mean? In Afrel, an afrelist believes that killing oneself is _taboo_ and in many African societies, the corpse of anyone who committed suicide is not buried within the inhabited part of the community but in some evil forest. In Islam, *Qur’an 4:29* Allah says, _“...do not kill yourself as God has been to you very merciful.”_ In Christianity,