Related Rule
Practice Relating to Rule 87
Section D. Persons deprived of their liberty
Nigeria’s Operational Code of Conduct (1967) states: “Soldiers who surrender … are entitled in all circumstances to humane treatment and respect for their person and their honor.” 
Nigeria, Operational Code of Conduct for Nigerian Armed Forces, Federal Military Government of Nigeria, July 1967, § 4(e).
Nigeria’s Military Manual (1994) states: “Enemy prisoners … shall be treated humanely.” 
Nigeria, International Humanitarian Law (IHL), Directorate of Legal Services, Nigerian Army, 1994, p. 39, § 5(j).
Nigeria’s Manual on the Laws of War provides that “prisoners of war must at all times be humanely treated … Prisoners of war must be protected from violence, threats and the curiosity of the public.” 
Nigeria, The Laws of War, by Lt. Col. L. Ode PSC, Nigerian Army, Lagos, undated, § 37.