(1) Any individual who gives any information which he knows or believes to be false to any person employed in the public service with the intention of causing such person‐
(a) to do or omit to do anything which such person ought not to do or ought not to omit to do if the true facts concerning the information given were known to such person; or
(b) to exercise or use his lawful powers as a person employed in the public service to the injury or annoyance of any other person,
is guilty of an offence and liable to imprisonment for one year.
(2) A prosecution for an offence under this section of this Code shall not be instituted‐
(a) without the consent of a superior police officer; or
(b) where in any division an administrative officer has been duly appointed to have charge of the police therein under the provisions of subsection (1) of section 7 of the Police Act,
without the consent of that administrative officer.
Section 125A of the Criminal Code Act in Nigeria