(1) A society includes any combination of ten or more persons whether the society be known by any name or not.
[L.N. 258 of 1959. 1967 No. 27.]
(2) A society is an unlawful society‐
(i) if formed for any of the following purposes‐
(a) levying war or encouraging or assisting any person to levy war on the Government or the inhabitants of any part of Nigeria; or
(b) killing or injuring or encouraging the killing or injuring of any person; or
(c) destroying or injuring or encouraging the destruction or injuring of any property; or
(d) subverting or promoting the subversion of the Government or of its officials; or
(e) committing or inciting to acts of violence or intimidation; or
(f) interfering with, or resisting, or encouraging interference with or resistance to the administration of the law; or
(g) disturbing or encouraging the disturbance of peace and order in any part of Nigeria; or
(ii) if declared by an order of the President to be a society dangerous to the good government of Nigeria or of any part thereof.
Section 62 of the Criminal Code Act in Nigeria