3 edition of Sharia law reports of Nigeria found in the catalog.
Sharia law reports of Nigeria
Includes bibliographical references (v. 1, p. 224-227) and index.
|Statement||compiled and edited by Yahaya Mahmood.|
|Series||Spectrum law series|
|LC Classifications||KTA511 .A58 1993|
|The Physical Object|
|Pagination||v. <1 > ;|
|LC Control Number||94163518|
Boko Haram, an Islamist religious sect and terrorist group, believes that Nigeria is run by non-believers, even when Nigeria had a Muslim president. The group's goal is to establish a fully Islamic state in Nigeria, including the implementation of criminal sharia courts across the country. Sharia law divides offences into two general categories: "hadd" offences, which are serious crimes with set penalties, and "tazir" crimes, where the punishment is left to the discretion of the judge.
Later, on Octo , he declared Zamfara a theocratic state governed under the Sharia law. On January 1, , the Sharia law took effect in . Nigeria as a nation at boiling-edge, political – economic instability as a result of Sharia law, and the perceptiveness of the Christian’s opposition of the imposition of Sharia implications of the general legal operations of Sharia law were examined. Keywords: Sharia law, Muslim, Christian, Imposition, Perceptiveness, Northern File Size: KB.
The compromise, of which I was one of the principal architects, bestowed Constitutional recognition on Sharia, counter-balanced by a like recognition of customary law, but only to the extent of. Sharia, Sharia law or Islamic law is a set of religious principles which form part of the Islamic culture. The Arabic word sharīʿah (Arabic: شريعة ) refers to the revealed law of God and originally meant "way" or "path".. Classical sharia deals with many aspects of public and private life, including religious rituals, family life, business, crimes, and warfare.
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This site is like a library, Use search box in. Genre/Form: Trials, litigation, etc Cases: Additional Physical Format: Online version: Sharia law reports of Nigeria. Ibadan: Spectrum, (OCoLC) In Nigeria, Sharia has been instituted as a main body of civil and criminal law in nine Muslim-majority states, and in some parts of three Muslim-plurality states sincewhen then-Zamfara State governor Ahmad Sani Yerima began the push.
Sharia (/ ʃ ə ˈ r iː ə /, Arabic: شريعة [ʃaˈriːʕah]), Islamic law or Sharia law is a religious law forming part of the Islamic tradition.
It is derived from the religious precepts of Islam, particularly the Quran and the Arabic, the term sharīʿah refers to God's immutable divine law and is contrasted with fiqh, which refers to its human scholarly interpretations.
The relations between sharia and national law in Nigeria have varied widely from time to time and from place to place within the country – which after all was first brought under a single.
Islamic Sharia Law (English Translation) - Kindle edition by Mohamud, Ibriam. Download it once and read it on your Kindle device, PC, phones or tablets. Use features like bookmarks, note taking and highlighting while reading Islamic Sharia Law (English Translation)/5(49).
Sharia Implementation in Northern Nigeria A Sourcebook (Full text) Please click on the arrows in front of the volume titles to see the complete tables of contents for each volume.
By then clicking on the links marked [PDF Format], the indicated parts of the volumes can be accessed in full text. This article provides a general overview of Sharia law to those interested in learning about foreign legal systems in general or Sharia law in particular. Sharia Defined.
In its Islamic context, Sharia may be defined as the totality of God’s commands and exhortations, intended to regulate all aspects of human conduct and guide believers on the path of eternal salvation.
insistence that the current demand for yet another revival of sharia is not a demand for something new. It was there even before Dan Fodio. It is the established opinion of Muslim scholars that Islam had fallen upon hard times in what is now far northern Nigeria. Saleh Maina explained: The adoption of sharia in Zamfara has a precedence in Size: KB.
SHARIA LAW. Shari’a is not a legal system. It is the overall way of life of Islam, as people understand it according to traditional, early interpretations. These early interpretations date from to CE, not long after the Prophet Muhammad(PBUH) died in CE. Shari’a can evolve with Islamic societies to address their needs today.
With the focus in recent years on the issue of Sharia in the United States, many myths and half-truths have arisen around the topic. The following are a series of questions and answers about Sharia in the United States, including a look at what exactly Sharia means and encompasses, how much of a real threat Sharia really poses in this country, and who is behind this campaign.
Revised Islaamic Sharia Law for the New Global World Those Rulers, Politicians or other persons having Authority, who don't take any interest on establishing Islaamic Sharia Law, based on Quraan and Authentic Sunnah may actually not be Believers in the view THE CODE OF LAWS IN AN ISLAMIC STATE is the Book of Allah (the Quraan.
This book is the fruit of a three-year research mission in Nigeria (–) followed by three research trips inandduring which the twelve States of the Federation which adopted Sharia in various degrees were covered: Zamfara, Kaduna, Sokoto, Kano, Bauchi, Katsina, Kebbi, Jigawa, Borno, Yobe, Niger and Gombe.
The author's intention is to inform even-handedly, national and international debates about the misunderstandings surrounding the Sharia and common legal systems in Nigeria. Balewa broadly discusses Western and Islamic philosophical backgrounds of law, relationships between law, politics and religion in society, and concepts of secularism and.
There are four branches to Sunni Sharia law. They differ in small matters, but just like the Shia Sharia law they all agree that kafirs are not equal to Muslims under Sharia law. Said another way, all of the differences between Sharia law schools do not affect the law with regards to kafirs.
Jihad is included in every school of law. A compilation of articles, reports and decisions of the Sub Court, Shariah High Courts, Shariah Appeal Courts and Civil Courts is now accessible to all via Shariah Law Reports. Shariah Courts in this country dispense justice independently of the Civil Courts.
Sharia Law for Non-Muslims is a crash course based on practical examples, but an excellent work for those who want to understand how Islamic law works and why it should be vigorously and relentlessly resisted by all Americans as well as by all civilized people.
Sharia (Islamic law) makes a mockery of justice, morality, reason, and sanity/5(). Aside from igniting lethal sectarian violence, the extension of Sharia has spawned continued debate regarding the constitutionality of Sharia implementation in Northern Nigeria.
The adoption of stringent Sharia codes in the North was the culmination of nearly four decades of Muslim pressure for the implementation of the Nigerian law in the. Introduction History of Islam in Nigeria Jihad Islamic Law (sharia) Islam and Politics Islamic Movements, Islamic Reform Selected Web Resources There has been considerable recent media coverage of the implementation of Islamic (sharia) law in the northern states of Nigeria.
In particular, international attention has been drawn to the application of sharia law to criminal. Sharia law is.
More importantly, you will know the basis of Sharia. You will achieve an understanding of Islam that most in the West do not have. Islam will begin to make sense. 1 The Life of Muhammad, A. Guillaume, Oxford University Press,pg. 4 SHARIA LAW FOR NON-MUSLIMSFile Size: 1MB.
Jegede, O. Bibliography of Nigerian Law Reports Lagos: Nigerian Institute of Advanced Legal Studies, Jegede, O. Nigerian Legal Bibliography: a classified list of materials related to Nigerian Law Dobbs Ferry, NY: Published for the.Sharia Law - An Introduction | The issues States that have implemented Sharia Law | The Nigerian Constitution & Sharia Law|.
Sharia Law - An Introduction The Koran is the principal source of Islamic law, the Sharia. It contains the rules by which the Muslim world is governed (or should govern itself) and forms the basis for relations between man and God, between .A good place to start is the Harvard online public catalogue called l books dealing with Islamic law are catalogued under Islamic topics are catalogued with the topic--marriage for example and Islamic find the application of Islamic law in a specific country, search for Islamic Law and a particular country like Harvard, most materials on Author: Stephen Wiles.