Any person who‐
(1) publicly offers a reward for the return of any property which has been stolen or lost, and in the offer makes use of any words purporting that no question will be asked, or that the person producing such property will not be seized or molested; or
(2) publicly offers to return to any person who may have bought or advanced money by way of loan upon any stolen or lost property the money so paid or advanced, or any other sum of money or reward for the return of such property; or
(3) prints or publishes any such offer,
is guilty of a simple offence and is liable to a fine of one hundred naira.
Section 129 of the Criminal Code Act in Nigeria