Posts Tagged ‘Sharia Law’

CAN calls for CJN’s removal over comment on Sharia law

The President of Christian Association of Nigeria (CAN), Rev. Samson Ayokunle, has called for the removal of the Chief Justice of Nigeria, Justice Tanko Muhammed, over his alleged religious bias. Ayokunle made the call in his reaction to the CJN’s call for the integration of Sharia law in the country’s penal code through a constitutional […]

Nigerians arrested for ‘eating during Ramadan fast’

The Islamic Sharia police in northern Nigeria’s Kano state briefly detained 80 people accused of eating in public, rather than fasting from dawn to sunset as Muslims are required to do during their holy month of Ramadan. The Sharia police, known as Hisbah, say the people were arrested at different times across the city of […]

Amir of Muslim Students’ Society of Nigeria Warns Buhari, Says A Ban on Hijab Is an Attack On Islam

The Muslim Students’ Society of Nigeria in Lagos State has warned President Muhammad Buhari not to ban Hijab wearing. This warning was given by Amir of MSSN LSAU, Mallam Saheed Ashafa at the December Islamic Vacation Course holding at Epe, Lagos on Wednesday. Mallam Saheed Ashafa said that such a consideration would ridicule the war against Boko Haram, […]