Any person who‐
(1) wilfully removes, defaces or injures any survey mark or boundary mark which shall have been made or erected by or under the direction of any government department or in the course of or for the purposes of a government survey; or
(2) being under an obligation to maintain in repair any boundary mark made or erected as aforesaid, neglects or refuses to repair the same; or
(3) wilfully removes, defaces or injures any mark erected by an intending applicant for any lease, licence or right under the Minerals and Mining Act,
is guilty of a simple offence and is liable to imprisonment for three months or to a fine of forty naira, and may further be ordered by the court to pay the cost of repairing or replacing the survey mark or boundary mark and of making any survey rendered necessary by the offender's act or neglect.
Section 458 of the Criminal Code Act in Nigeria