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© Koninklijke Brill NV, Leiden, 2009 DOI: 10.1163/004325309X12548128581063 Die Welt des Islams 49 (2009) 429-465 Divine Law and Local Custom in Northern Nigerian zinā Trials Gunnar J. Weimann Amsterdam Abstract e introduction of Islamic criminal law in twelve northern states of the Nigerian

In: Die Welt des Islams
Author: Musa Gaiya

and Philosophy of Science , Jos: Unijos Consultancy Limited 1999, 205, 206. CHRISTIANITY IN NORTHERN NIGERIA, 1975-2000 Musa A.B. Gaiya Abstract : This paper discusses growth of Christianity in northern Nigeria since 1975. It shows Christianity has grown in northern Nigeria making it more pluralistic

In: Exchange
Author: Sung Bauta

Talata 1 was born and raised in a village of 1200 people in northern Nigeria. Talata is a widow. As a widow, Talata stands to lose everything. The dowry laws allow her in-laws to assume rights over her property. She can choose to participate in some sort of levirate-marriage that can potentially

In: Mission Studies

State and Ethnicity in Precolonial Northern Nigeria LAMONT DEHAVEN KING ¤ ABSTRACT Despite scholarly assertions to the contrary, the dramatic increase in the scale and intensity of migration in Africa, since the Ž fteenth century, has made the formation of ethnically constitutedstates the

In: Journal of Asian and African Studies

During the last phase of British colonialism in Nigeria (1954-1960), the years of the Federation of Nigeria (1960-1963), and the First Republic (1963-1966), the semiautonomous Northern Nigerian regional government sent more than 80 young men to Arab countries as well as to London’s School of

In: Journal of Religion in Africa
Author: Annie Bunting

© Koninklijke Brill NV, Leiden, 2011 DOI: 10.1163/156920811X578485 Journal of Women of the Middle East and the Islamic World 9 (2011) 152–170 brill.nl/hawwa “Authentic Sharia” as Cause and Cure for Women’s Human Rights Violations in Northern Nigeria Annie Bunting York University, Canada

In: Hawwa

and assess the current state of the manuscript heritage in Nigeria, and to explore how modern technologies could assist in the preservation and conservation of these manuscripts, rendering them more accessible to researchers, scholars and the wider public. Survey of Northern Nigerian Manuscript

In: Journal of Islamic Manuscripts

© Koninklijke Brill NV, Leiden, 2010 DOI: 10.1163/157006610X500865 Journal of Religion in Africa 40 (2010) 192-221 brill.nl/jra An Alternative Vision of Shari ʿ a Application in Northern Nigeria: Ibrahim Salih’s Hadd Offences in the Shari ʿ a * Gunnar J. Weimann Amsterdam School of Cultural

In: Journal of Religion in Africa

© Koninklijke Brill NV, Leiden, 2011 DOI: 10.1163/187846411X566869 brill.nl/jim Journal of Islamic Manuscripts 2 (2011) 1-35 Inks in the Islamic Manuscripts of Northern Nigeria Old Recipes, Modern Analysis and Medicine Michaelle Biddle Collections Conservator and Head of Preservation Services

In: Journal of Islamic Manuscripts

Colonialism and the Economic Demise and Transformation of Northern Nigeria's Slave Fundamental Extractors, from 1903 to the 1920s TYRONE FERDNANCE* ABSTRACT British colonial policies such as military force, anti-slavery legislation, taxes, commodification, and indirect rule all combined to

In: Journal of Asian and African Studies