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Sharia court

2 Aug
About a week ago, the National Industrial Court, sitting in Abuja, directed the federal government of Nigeria to increase the salaries of all judicial officers in the country.
16 May
A teenager, Halima Yunusa, on Monday dragged her father before a Sharia Court sitting in Magajin Gari, Kaduna State for allegedly refusing to get her married to her lover, Bashir Yusuf
15 May
Humanists are outraged by the gruesome murder of a female college student in Sokoto, in northern Nigeria. Such a horrific act is a sordid reminder of the threat of Islamic extremism in Nigeria.
17 Sep 2021
A 30-year-old businessman Umar Aliyu on Friday dragged Ms Fatima Aliyu, a commercial sex worker, before a Sharia Court in Magajin Gari, Kaduna for allegedly stealing
3 Sep 2021
Kano State Upper Shari’a Court Khadi, Ibrahim Yola, has ordered medical evaluation on the controversial Islamic scholar, Abduljabbar Kabara, to determine his mental and hearing health.
24 Dec 2020
A Kano-based musician, Rarara, is currently being investigated by the police and may face prosecution for featuring a married woman in one of his recent music video production. According to Sahara Reporters, a Shariah Court in Kano ordered the Police to probe Rarara for featuring a 20-year-old married woman, Maryam Muhammad, in one of his…
18 Sep 2020
United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF) has condemned the sentencing of 13-year-old Omar Farouq to 10 years for blasphemy by the Kano State Sharia Court.
9 Sep 2020
The Nigerian Bar Association (NBA) has pledged to monitor the appeal filed by Yahaya Sharif-Aminu, who was sentenced to death for blasphemy by an upper Sharia Court in Kano State.
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...
12 Aug 2020
Pro-democracy and human rights group, Concerned Nigerians, has condemned the death sentence on 22-year-old musician, Yahaya Sharif-Aminu...
13 Nov 2016
For more than 30 years, sharia courts enforcing Islamic law have been operating quietly across Britain. But two official inquiries have put them in the spotlight ...


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