Tag: Sharia

Ado AminuMay 29, 2021

Gender roles, Sharia in South West, Demolition respectability | Top non-binary tweets we saw from Nigeria last week

The task of documenting the trajectory of conversation on non-binary issues – sexuality, gender, mental and emotional health, faith and ...

Ado AminuFebruary 6, 2021

Religious persecution, Male privilege | Top Non-binary tweets we saw from Nigeria this week

More often than not, the delight of Twitter conversations is in the comebacks original tweets attract. We collated some very ...

Ado AminuFebruary 5, 2021

Shari’ah: A mistake that should never have been allowed

When former Executive Secretary of Nigeria’s Health Insurance Scheme (NHIS), Professor Usman Yusuf revealed while speaking on Arise News’ The ...

Edwin OkoloJanuary 9, 2020

Another day, another arrest of suspected homosexuals by Kano’s hisbah corps

As part of its ‘enforcement’ of Shari’a laws, the Kano state’s para-law enforcement agency, the Hisbah Corps has been instrumental ...

AzeezOctober 8, 2017

Sukuk bonds are from sharia…it must be reversed | CAN insists

The Christian Association of Nigeria (CAN) has said the Federal Government violated the constitution by issuing Sukuk bonds. The General-Secretary ...

ToluJuly 4, 2017

[The Legislative Blog]: This Yobe Senator caught with two women should be flogged in public

“We have enough issues on our hands to begin to discuss a Senator with illicit affairs“, Lagos-based lawyer, Liborous Oshoma ...

Op-ed EditorJanuary 15, 2017

Opinion: Every theological law was purposely designed to be broken

by Nimi Princewill Error-free compliance to the law was certainly never intended for humans! Even in Heaven (the Christians’ famous ...

Oludolapo AdelanaNovember 3, 2016

We are yet to pass Sharia bill – House of Reps

The House of Representatives on Thursday says it has not passed a Bill for the implementation of Sharia law in the ...

Op-Ed EditorMay 31, 2016

Opinion: Dogara and his terrorists are coming with Sharia Law

By Bayo Oluwasanmi If the Senators or House Reps were not sponsoring the world’s most bizarre bills, they’ll be stirring ...

Ada IgboanugoMay 27, 2016

Morning Devotion: What to know about the Sharia Bill, Child Protection Agency & other legislative issues

Joachim MacEbong talks about Legislative issues on Morning Devotion today as well as the #ShariaBill and the establishment of a Child Protection ...

Mazi EmekaMay 26, 2016

This series of tweets helps you understand the troublesome #ShariaBill

Author, lawyer and human rights activist, Ayo Sugunro, in this series of tweets explains the implication of the Sharia bill ...

Kolapo OlapojuDecember 28, 2014

Buhari doesn’t care about you – PDP chieftain tells Christians

by James Sambo   Hon. Ehiozuwa Johnson Agbonayinma, a chieftain of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in Edo State, has ...

Isime EseneDecember 26, 2014

Toks Ero: Buhari vs Jonathan – Now that our choices have been narrowed

by Toks Ero I saw a Buhari that seemed to have no more than a pedestrian grasp of the issues ...

Op-Ed EditorDecember 19, 2014

Akin Osuntokun: Buhari is an Islamic Fundamentalist!

by Akin Osuntokun Calls for ‘Total’ Sharia in Nigeria 2001-08-27 21:32 Lagos – A former military ruler of Nigeria, Muhammadu ...

Isime EseneDecember 14, 2014

Femi Fani-Kayode: Buhari or Jonathan – It’s time to decide

by Femi Fani-Kayode Does he regard Christians as being human beings? Does he accept the fact that Boko Haram are ...

Op-Ed EditorOctober 28, 2014

@MrAyeDee: Why Buhari is not a religious bigot

Aye Dee One of the most popular misconceptions against Muhammadu Buhari is that he is an Islamic fundamentalist. In fact, ...

September 24, 2013

Akin Adesokan: Is Boko Haram now an excuse to murder innocent Nigerians?

by Akin Adesokan Knowing the Nigeria state and its way with nebulous categories and phrases, might the now-standard phrase “suspected ...

July 24, 2013

Opinion: The cradle snatching debate – What are we really fighting for?

by Deoye Falade Senator Yerima simply pointed out that in Islam, once a woman is married, she is automatically of ...

July 22, 2013

Maryam Uwais takes on Sani Yerima: The Senator and constitutional review

by Maryam Uwais It is interesting that Senator Yerima would rather link the weighty and dispassionate subject of citizenship with ...

July 20, 2013

Femi Fani-Kayode: A nation of depraved perverts and paedophiles

by Femi Fani-Kayode …Every single member of the Nigerian Senate that voted with Yerima on that day and that supported his ...

June 29, 2013

“Free women”: Feminist activists bare breasts in protest at Swedish mosque

Three feminist activists from the radical protest group Femen staged a topless protest inside a Stockholm mosque on Saturday before they were ...

December 4, 2012

Another bomb blast injures 3 Shari’a guards in Kano

by Akan Ido A bomb explosion in Kano yesterday injured three paramilitary personnel. The Improvised Explosive Device (IED) was said ...

November 26, 2012

Serious Matter: Housewife sues husband for 10-years of denied bedroom activity

by Isi Esene A housewife today dragged her husband, Isa Mainika, before a Kaduna Sharia Court two in Magajin Gari ...

October 26, 2012

TICKER: Virgin birth? Doctor tells court teen mom standing trial is still a virgin

She was 29 weeks pregnant and still a virgin. That diagnosis from a doctor in Dubai, United Arab Emirates, was ...

September 2, 2012

Give me my wife: Husband drags mother-in-law to court for “withholding” his wife

by Isi Esene There was drama in a Kaduna Sharia Court yesterday when Malam Mohammed Abdullahi dragged his mother-in-law, Habiba Mohammed, ...

August 13, 2012

Freedom: Saudi women get their own city away from men

by Isi Esene Saudi women may soon get an exclusively female city with no form of male interference. This is ...

July 31, 2012

Married couple stoned to death for committing adultery

by Isi Esene A married couple accused of adultery has been stoned to death in the remote Northern Mali city ...

July 30, 2012

Stock Exchange launches Sharia Equity Index today

by Stanley Azuakola The Nigerian Stock Exchange (NSE) has concluded plans to introduce an Islamic Equity Index on the floor ...

May 4, 2012

Boko Haram: Kano policemen ‘arrange’ marriages for widows and divorcées to help build stronger family ties

by Chi Ibe In a bid to restore sanity and peace to the north, Nigerian policemen in Kano have embarked ...

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