A History of the Application of Islamic Law in Nigeria by Yushau Sodiq PDF

By Yushau Sodiq

This paintings analyzes the historical past of the applying of Islamic legislation (Shari`ah) in Nigeria. It analyzes how Islamic legislation 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 legislation survived colonial rule and keeps till today.

Dr. Yushau Sodiq analyzes innovative components in Islamic legislations during the last centuries. He is going directly to speak about many objections raised through the Nigerian Christians opposed to the appliance of Islamic legislations, in addition to how Muslims reply to such feedback. In an international that's frequently saturated with Islamophobia and ignorant misconceptions approximately Islam, this ebook goals to explain and reply to many vital options and concepts inside of Islamic spiritual tradition. 

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