New PDF release: A History of the Application of Islamic Law in Nigeria

By Yushau Sodiq

ISBN-10: 3319505998

ISBN-13: 9783319505992

ISBN-10: 3319506005

ISBN-13: 9783319506005

This paintings analyzes the heritage of the appliance of Islamic legislations (Shari`ah) in Nigeria. It analyzes how Islamic legislations emerged in Nigeria towards the start of the nineteenth century and remained acceptable until eventually the arriving of the British Colonial regime in Northern Nigeria in 1903. It sheds mild on how the legislations survived colonial rule and keeps till today.

Dr. Yushau Sodiq analyzes revolutionary parts in Islamic legislations during the last centuries. He is going directly to talk about many objections raised via the Nigerian Christians opposed to the applying of Islamic legislation, in addition to how Muslims reply to such feedback. In a global that's frequently saturated with Islamophobia and ignorant misconceptions approximately Islam, this ebook goals to explain and reply to many very important options and concepts inside Islamic non secular culture.

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He selected Muezzin Muhammad Julde as the chief complaint officer (Muhtasib), who overlooked the conduct of the judges to see that they discharged their duties well and that the people involved were treated with fairness and justice. Three types of court were established during Shaykh Uthman’s time: Alkali’s court, Emir’s courts and an appeal court. 38 It is worth noting that Shaykh Uthman, in his work Bayan Wujub al-Hijrah, and Shaykh ’Abdullah Ibn Fodio, in Diya’ al-Hukkam, were concerned about the administration of justice.

MIT Press, 1965). 5. For more information about education in Nigeria, see World Education News and Reviews, “Education in Nigeria” published on July 1, 2013. org on June 12, 2015. Owhonda, John. Nigeria: A Nation of Many Peoples. New Jersey, Parsippany: Dillon Press, 1998. 7. For more information about Nigeria and Yoruba cultures in Nigeria, see Lawal, Nike S, Sadiku, Matthew N. O, Dopamu, Ade. Understanding Yoruba Life and Culture. , 2004. 8.  361. 9.  10. There are many examples of this in the Qur’an.

He was born in Gaza in 150 AH/767 CE, the year when Imam Abu Hanifah died. He was first educated by his mother and received his knowledge in Hijaz before he traveled to Kufa in Syria, and Egypt. From his youth he showed a keen interest in learning. On his visit to Medina he became a student of Imam Malik and accompanied him until he died. He then went to Baghdad in Iraq, where he studied under Muhammad Ibn Hasan al-Shaybani, a student of Imam Abu Hanifah. By so doing, he acquired the knowledge of the scholars of Iraq and Hijaz, weaved them together and established his own school of law.

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