Embattled Islamic cleric, Sheikh Abdujabbar Nasiru Kabara, yesterday, challenged the jurisdiction of four Senior Advocates of Nigeria (SANs) to prosecute alleged blasphemous charge against him.
The factional leader of Khadiriyya movement in Nigeria, Sheikh Abduljabbar Sheikh Kabara may be charged for blasphemy under Kano state Penal Code Law 2000 as amended if to defend his self-acclaimed
A Kano upper Sharia court sitting at Kofar Kudu on Friday ordered the remand of controversial Kano cleric, Sheikh Abduljabbar Sheikh
A singer who was arrested last week in Kano State after allegations of blasphemy against Islam has been released on bail. Ahmad Abdul was detained by the police after the censorship board, an arm of the religious institution that governs the majority Muslim state, received several complaints. In a song titled Barhama – gwaska ("Barhama…
And the men that held Jesus mocked him, and smote him. And when they had blindfolded him, they struck him on the face, and asked him, saying, Prophesy, who is it that smote you? And many other things blasphemously spoke...
30 Aug 2020
Sir: I thank the Polish Mission for the invitation to address this virtual launch of the Group of Friends of Victims of Acts of Violence Based on Religion or Belief in New York.
15 Aug 2020
Satisfied with the death sentence passed on Yahaya Aminu Sharif who was convicted of blasphemy by an upper Shari’a Court, the council of Imams in Kano...
29 Jul 2020
A Pakistani man facing charges of blasphemy was shot dead in court on Wednesday as he awaited the start of his hearing, police said. Tahir Ahmad Nasim, 47, was a member of a persecuted sect whose faith has been deemed heretical in Pakistan because they challenge the succession of the Prophet Mohammed. He had been…
14 Jun 2020
Blasphemy is defined as an act or offence of speaking sacrilegiously about God. In other words, it is the act of insulting or showing contempt or lack of reverence to God
30 Apr 2020
Beyond Kaduna State, northern Nigeria, where the supposed 'crime' was committed, there has been an outrage over the arrest of Mubarak Bala, a man who allegedly blasphemed against Islam. Bala, the president of the Humanist Association of Nigeria, was arrested by the police on Wednesday afternoon at his residence in Kaduna State. His arrest, many…
29 Apr 2020
The Kaduna State Police Command on Wednesday confirmed the arrest of Mubarak Bala. Spokesman to Kaduna State police Mohammed Jalige in a phone conversation with our correspondent said, "I can confirm to you that he has been arrested and he is in police custody." "I cannot tell you about where he is (whether Kaduna or…
21 Dec 2019
A Pakistani court on Saturday sentenced a university professor to death for blasphemy under a law that critics say is often used to target minorities and liberal activists.