NACOMYO demands establishment of Shari’a Court of Appeal in Lagos
The National Council of Muslim Youth Organisations (NACOMYO) has called for the establishment of Shari’a Court Appeal in Lagos State.
PFN warns against introduction of Sharia in SouthWest
The Pentecostal Fellowship of Nigeria (PFN), yesterday, warned against the subterranean moves by some groups to introduce Sharia law in SouthWest of the country
Sharia Council’s toxic prescription on Lekwot
The Southern Kaduna crisis has lasted almost forever to make welcome any solution to end killings. But a request the other day by the Supreme Council for Sharia in Nigeria (SCSN) for a revisit of the 1992 crisis and execution of General Zamani Lekwot (rtd) is most curious and unfortunate. Taking the life of Lekwot,…
Shari’a commander, village head quizzed for allegedly selling baby
The National Agency for the Prohibition of Trafficking in Persons (NAPTIP), yesterday, confirmed investigating the commander of Kano Hisbah Board
Two Indonesian Women Whipped For Advertising Sex Online
Aceh, at the tip of Sumatra, is the only region in Muslim-majority Indonesia to impose Islamic sharia law, which allows flogging for a range of offences including prostitution, gambling, adultery, drinking alcohol, and gay sex. The punishment was handed down Monday in Langsa city where dozens gathered to watch the pair get lashed, despite bans…
‘Section 10 of the 1999 Constitution creates controversies’
Ms Ummahani Amin, Managing Partner of Metropolitan Law Firm, in this interview with Assistant Editor, Law and Foreign Affairs, JOSEPH ONYEKWERE, spoke on the Administration of Criminal Justice Act (ACJA), insecurity and Child Rights’ Act. She also talked about Islamic personal law, finance, and sharia.
Zamfara State: Education, insecurity and development
The massacres, kidnappings and insecurity in Zamfara State have been underreported until some concerned citizens of the state came out recently...
The power of choice!
The last few days have been awash with bad news about the five Nigerians reportedly awaiting execution in the United Arab Emirates-UAE.