3 edition of Shari"ah under western democracy in contemporary Nigeria found in the catalog.
Shari"ah under western democracy in contemporary Nigeria
Hakeem B. Harunah
Includes bibliographical references (p. 100-105) and index.
|Statement||by Hakeem B. Harunah.|
|LC Classifications||KTA469.5 .H37 2002|
|The Physical Object|
|Pagination||x, 108 p. :|
|Number of Pages||108|
Whatever else the rise of Islamist political ideologies might portend, the global Muslim community has largely concluded that state-sponsored sharia and democracy are compatible endeavors. Sharia, Democracy, and the Politics of Public Reasoning. In taking mass Muslim support for both sharia and democracy seriously, this book proposes to. Muslims Talking Politics: Framing Islam, Democracy, and Law in Northern Brandon Kendhammer. Chicago: University of Chicago Press, Pp. (paper). ISBN: KEYWORDS: Islam, Christianity, Northern Nigeria, democracy, sharia law Until the second half of the twentieth century, the role of religion in Africa was profoundly.
Better known under the nickname Boko Haram (‘Western education is sacrilege’), the ‘Sunni Community for the Propagation of the Prophet’s Teachings and Jihad’ (Jama’atu Ahlis-Sunnah Lidda’awati Wal Jihad) emerged as a sect in the Borno region of north-east Nigeria, bordering Niger, Chad and Cameroon.² In March , one of the. Christian elders rally Nigerians to defend democracy By Our Correspondent The National Christian Elders Forum, NCEF has stated that the current crisis in Nigeria is one between sharia and democracy. Addressing a press conference on the causes and solutions to conflicts in Nigeria in Abuja, Friday, the group urged all Nigerians of goodwill to [ ].
From the oil-polluted swamps of the Niger Delta in the south, to the sharia-governed Muslim states in the arid north, Nigeria's regions and many ethnicities often have little in . Homosexual intercourse is illegal under sharia law, though the prescribed penalties differ from one school of jurisprudence to another. For example, only a few Muslim-majority countries impose the death penalty for acts perceived as sodomy and homosexual activities: Iran,  Nigeria,  Saudi Arabia,  and Somalia. .
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When democracy was introduced to Nigeria inone third of its federal states declared that they would be governed by sharia, or Islamic law.
In Democratization and Islamic Law. When democracy was introduced to Nigeria inone third of its federal states declared that they would be governed by sharia, or Islamic law. In Democratization and Islamic Law, Johannes Harnischfeger argues that such a break with secular constitutional traditions in a multi-religious country can have disastrous consequences.
The efforts by Cited by: The book focuses on the campaign which followed Nigeria’s return to democracy in and led to the rapid adoption of the Sharia by northern States in the midst of the ills of democracy ‘Nigeria’s style’: ‘rigged elections, falsified census figures, crushed opposition’ (p.
Shariah under western democracy in contemporary Nigeria book. Sharia, Family, and Democracy in Nigeria and Beyond - a larger project, which ran from to examine how Western democracies with Muslim minorities plural norms and forms of marriage and family, particularly under Sharia.€ The constitutional.
INTRODUCTION This part of the book aims at a brief examination of the development and application of Sharia in Northern Nigeria from the 19th century to the colonial period, the impediments to its application, and the issues in Sharia debate from /78 to It finally aims at looking at the need for a contemporary reformulation of the Sharia.
Understanding Sharia: Islamic Law in a Globalised World () Raficq S. Abdullah and Mohamed M. Keshavjee. Post 9/11, Sharia or Islamic law has peppered global discourses like never before in.
The heroism of a critical section of the Nigerian press under Nigeria’s military regimes in the s and s is hardly in doubt. Shariah and the Press in Nigeria: Islam versus Western Christian Civilization. Kano: Hudahuda Press.
“Media Accountability and Democracy in Nigeria,” African Studies Review, Vol. 47, No. 3, December. Sharia Law In Nigeria: Can A Selective Imposition Of Islamic Law Work In The Nation. Gilbert Enyidah-Okey Ordu, Ph.D1 Abstract Originally, the radical Islamic movement in the Northern Nigeria was thought to be as a result of their poor socioeconomic infrastructures, poor governance, and the hatred for Nigeria’s interest in the Western lifestyles.
Democracy and Nigeria are like Siamese twins; though conjoined, they are uncomfortable and under intense pressure that could result in all forms of hurt, even death. Although, democracy may not be strange to an overwhelming percentage of Nigerians; what may be strange to them is the brand of democracy that invests, first and foremost, in.
Because Sharia is based on principles of Islam, it is incompatible with democracy. Free speech critical of Islam or Mohammed would be either prohibited or considered in a. concepts of political Islam, Sharia and democracy, the paper proceeds by identifying the inconsistency and ambiguity in the Constitution of Nigeria which, made the Sharia issue more problematic among the Christians and their Muslim counterparts.
The paper prefers. Sharīʿah - Sharīʿah - Development of different schools of law: Different regions within the Islamic empire developed divergent regional legal traditions, which were reproduced in study circles, or ḥalqah (so named because the teacher was, as a rule, seated on a dais or cushion with the pupils gathered in a semicircle before him).
The most active study circles were found in the Hejaz (a. The truth is Sharia ideology is incompatible with Democracy.
A multi-cultural, multi-religion and multi-ethnic country like Nigeria requires Democracy not Sharia. The Peace Accord between the Federal Government and Boko Haram brokered by Canon Stephen Davis was never signed by the Federal Government after Boko Haram leaders signed in July Pluralism is a main feature of Nigeria as a country.
There is ethnic pluralism. 1 The pre-colonial Nigeria comprised of over nation states embracing over ethnic and linguistic groups. 2 These ethnic groups spread across the three main geographical units in the country, namely, the north, the west, and the east.
The north was dominated by the Hausa. Boko Haram Sharia Reasoning and Democratic Vision in Pluralist IN TE RN AT IO NA L ST U DI ES INTE RDIS CIPL INARY POL ITICA L.
Given the differences between elite and mass visions of sharia under democracy in. tion or the rejection of Western democratic ideol ogy, and the contemporary conflict in northeast Nigeria. Banking or banking activity that complies with sharia (Islamic law)—known as Islamic banking and finance, or shariah-compliant finance —has its own products, services and contracts that differ from conventional banking.
Some of these include Mudharabah (profit sharing), Wadiah (safekeeping), Musharakah (joint venture), Murabahah (cost plus finance), Ijar (), Hawala (an.
The simultaneous return to democracy and adoption of sharia in northern Nigeria beginning in is one of the most consequential examples of this phenomenon, yet one that remains poorly understood.
Kendhammer’s pathbreaking work makes a huge contribution in helping to fill this : Brandon Kendhammer. sharia law: coming to a western nation near you.
by cinnamon stillwell the islamist push for the adoption & implementation of islamic law in western societies: western academic apologists for militant islam ignoring or covering up the injustices of sharia law & focusing on repackaging it in ways that will appeal to western sensibilities -- middle east studies professors at american.
The antithesis of secular Western democracy, it would follow an all-embracing Sharia law. Maududi called the system he outlined a "theo-democracy", which he argued would be different from a theocracy as the term is understood in the Christian West, because it would be run by the entire Muslim community (pious Muslims who followed sharia.
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 secularity. Nigeria announces new cases of COVID, total infections democracy and the rule of law.
we plan to launch and/or in our modern western society, state-organised legal sys-tems normally draw a distinctive line that separates religion and the law. conversely, there are a number of islamic re- foundations of contemporary .