Sharia

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Apr 19th, 2014
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By Olusegun Adeniyi There is this story of a cowboy who had a serious accident with his vehicle in which he was carrying a dog and a horse. Not long after, a police officer who happened to be an animal lover came upon the scene. He saw the horse first and realizing the serious nature […]...
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Jan 23rd, 2014
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BAUCHI, Nigeria – Thousands of angry protesters threw stones into a Sharia court on Wednesday and demanded the conviction and execution of 11 men accused of being members of gay groups, according to news reports. Chaos, lawlessness and anti-gay violence overtook this northern city, as Nigeria’s so-ca...
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Nov 28th, 2013
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The single greatest priority of the United States and other Western governments towards Egypt should be to encourage the drafting of a constitution based on full equality of all citizens. This means the new constitution cannot be based in Sharia law. The US and EU claim to care about human rights and...
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Oct 3rd, 2013
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Many around the world were recently made aware—got a small glimpse—of the Islamic jihad that plagues northern Nigeria, at the hands of Boko Haram, an organization dedicated to eradicating Christianity and enforcing the totality of Sharia law. Last Sunday, September 29, around 1 a.m. Islamic terrorist...
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Sep 26th, 2013
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Fikir Yibeltal Hezbollah’s leader Hassan Nasrallah said yesterday that his group would never acquire chemical weapons on religious ground (Emphasis mine). I don’t think the Holy Quran prescribes which weapon to use when. I could be proved wrong. But I believe that our conventional religious books suc...
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Aug 18th, 2013
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by Najib Mohammed In the West, we are accustomed to hearing politicians lie to serve their interest and fulfill their ego. For example, when two politicians are running for an office and one tells the truth and the other lies by saying  what the public wants to hear, the one who says what the public ...
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Aug 13th, 2013
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What began as dawn prayers at a mosque in northeastern Nigeria ended in a gruesome massacre Sunday as militants brandishing automatic weapons killed 44 worshipers in the country’s troubled Borno state. It’s not clear who’s behind the attack, but many Nigerians will suspect that the ...
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Aug 1st, 2013
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Justine John DYIKUK The theatre of the absurd unfolded recently when the former Governor of Zamfara State and member of the House of Assembly, Senator Ahmed Sani Yerima persuaded the Senate to support underage marriage in Nigeria. Section 29 of the 1979 Constitution which deals with the manner of ren...
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Jul 30th, 2013
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Nigeria’s military says at least 12 people died in multiple blasts that rocked a Christian area in Nigeria’s northern and mainly Muslim Kano city. Military Joint Task Force spokesman Ikedichi Iweya says “a couple” of people were wounded in Monday night’s attack by suspec...
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Jul 29th, 2013
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MINNA—MISS Charity Uzoechina, who still lives in the palace of Etsu Nupe, Alhaji Yahaya Abubakar, after converting to Islam, has finally broken her silence. She called on Nigerians to leave her alone to practice the religion of her choice. In a telephone conversation with Vanguard yesterday, Charity ...