(1) Subject to the provisions of this Chapter, any person who, whether for gain or not, distributes or projects any article deemed to be obscene for the purposes of this Chapter, commits an offence punishable on conviction by a fine not exceeding four hundred naira or by imprisonment for a term not exceeding three years or by both.
[1961 No. 51.]
(2) A person shall not be convicted of an offence against this section of this Code if he proves that he had not examined the article in respect of which he is charged and had no reasonable cause to suspect that it was such that his publication of it would make him liable to be convicted of an offence against this section of this Code.
(3) In any proceedings against a person under this section of this Code, the question whether an article is obscene shall be determined without regard to any publication by another person unless it could reasonably have been expected that the publication by the other person would follow from publication by the person charged.
(4) No prosecution for an offence against this section of this Code shall be commenced more than two years after the commission of the offence.
Section 233D of the Criminal Code Act in Nigeria