(1) Any person who‐
(a) utters any counterfeit current nickel coin, knowing it to be counterfeit; or
(b) has in his possession three or more pieces of counterfeit current nickel coin, knowing them to be counterfeit, and with intent to utter any of them,
is guilty of a misdemeanour and is liable to imprisonment for one year.
A person found committing the offence may be arrested without warrant.
(2) Where a person has ten or more counterfeit coins in his possession, the court may presume an intent to utter unless he proves the contrary.
Section 155 of the Criminal Code Act in Nigeria