religious extremism in northern Nigeria

Human rights abuse and religious extremism in northern Nigeria

Human rights abuse and religious extremism in northern Nigeria

By Kingsley Alumona IN October 1999, the governor of Zamfara State instituted Sharia Law, mainly out of his selfish quest for political power. Later on, eleven northern states, with majority of Muslim population, followed suit. For more than twenty years now, Sharia institutions and officers have almost become a law unto themselves, to the extent […]