Any person who unlawfully and with intent to obstruct the use of a railway or to injure any property upon a railway‐
(1) deals with the railway or with anything whatever upon or near the railway in such a manner as to affect or endanger the free and safe use of the railway; or
(2) shows any light or signal, or in any way deal with any existing light or signal, upon or near the railway; or
(3) by any omission to do any act which it is his duty to do, causes the free and safe use of the railway to be endangered,
is guilty of a felony and is liable to imprisonment for life.
Section 449 of the Criminal Code Act in Nigeria