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Islamic criminal law in Nigeria

Rudolph Peters

Islamic criminal law in Nigeria

by Rudolph Peters

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Published by Spectrum in Ibadan, Nigeria .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Criminal law (Islamic law) -- Nigeria.,
  • Criminal law -- Nigeria.

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references and index.

    StatementRuud Peters, with the assistance of Maarten Barends.
    ContributionsBarends, Maarten.
    The Physical Object
    Paginationviii, 88 p. ;
    Number of Pages88
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL21768322M
    ISBN 10978029421X

    Introduction to Islamic Criminal Justice This manual aims to equip the audience with the necessary tools to confidently challenge the misconceptions surrounding Islamic criminal law. Published On: 01/09/ View Document. About. Author: Shaheen Sardar Ali. Ibrahim Sada. Mamman Lawan. Footer. The Sharīʿah Penal Code Law of Zamfara State of Nigeria 69n53, 71n56, 72nn57,58, The Ottoman Criminal Code (OCC) This book is based on my PhD thesis submitted to the University of Wales, Lampeter, UK in Islamic Criminal Law).

    Sharia, Sharia law or Islamic law is a set of religious principles which form part of the Islamic culture. The Arabic word sharīʿah (Arabic: شريعة ‎) refers to the revealed law of God and originally meant "way" or "path".. Classical sharia deals with many aspects of public and private life, including religious rituals, family life, business, crimes, and warfare. [with Islamic law inclusion] in this 21st century constitutional document. The huge outcry is emitting from non-Muslims who believe that the applications of the Sharia Law criminal codes are in oppositions to the “democratic principles” (Nwabueze, ).

      Why is sharia law in the news? An Islamic court in Nigeria yesterday upheld a sentence of death by stoning for a woman accused of adultery. The case is the latest in . The applicable law in civil criminal proceedings of the Shari’a courts is declared to be the whole corpus of Islamic law, which is defined by sec 7(1)(a) of the Zamfara Law to include the Holy Qur’an, the Hadith and Sunnah of Prophet Muhammed, and other recognised components of Islamic law.


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Genre/Form: Advices (form) Additional Physical Format: Online version: Peters, Rudolph. Islamic criminal law in Nigeria. Ibadan, Nigeria: Spectrum Books, Rudolph Peters' book, first published inis about crimes and their punishments as laid down in Islamic law.

In recent years some of the more fundamentalist regimes, such as those of Iran, Pakistan, Sudan and the northern states of Nigeria have reintroduced Islamic law in place of western criminal. Islamic Criminal Law in Nigeria by Ruud Peters A survey of Sharia criminal law, commissioned by the European Commission, and to provide analysis of the re-islamification of the Northern Nigerian states, based on classical Islamic texts.

A survey of Sharia criminal law, commissioned by the European Commission, and to provide analysis of the re-islamification of the Northern Nigerian states, based on classical Islamic texts. The study clarifies and explains the circumstances and background to these new codes, paying special attention to the Koraic offences of fornication, theft Cited by:   : Islamic Criminal Law in Northern Nigeria: Politics, Religion, Judicial Practice (): Weimann, Gunnar J.: BooksCited by:   Criminal Law of Islam.

New Delhi: Kitab Bhavan, E-mail Citation» A comprehensive, detailed, four-volume analysis of Islamic criminal law in a format that will be recognizable to lawyers and law students. The work also provides a comparison between classical Islamic and modern Egyptian criminal law.

Peters, Rudolph. Lawyers in Nigeria will welcome the publication of this second edition of an established text on the criminal law and criminal procedure in Nigeria.

The work of Professor Okonkwo will be familiar both to practising lawyers and to law teachers and this new revised edition will provide a comprehensive manual and introduction to this important central area of law.

IN ISLAMIC LAW Rudolph Peters’ book is about crimes and their punishments as laid down in Islamic law. In recent years some Islamist regimes, such as those of Iran, Pakistan, Sudan and the northern states of Nigeria, have reintroduced Islamic law in place of Western criminal codes.

This was after the abolition of Islamic criminal law in the. Africa Nigeria's blasphemy cases in focus. Two young men have landed on the wrong side of Islamic law via social media. Singer Yahaya Aminu Sharif is facing the noose and atheist Mubarak Bala is. Free Islamic Books On Shariah (Islamic Law) Ad-Dala'il Fi Hukm Muwalat Ahl Al-Ishrak A comprehensive text on issues related to alliance with non-Muslims in the.

Islamic Criminal Law in Northern Nigeria: Politics, Religion, Judicial Practice Weimann, Gunnar J. In andtwelve northern states of the Federal Republic of Nigeria introduced Islamic criminal law as one of a number of measures aiming at "reintroducing the shari'a.". Sharia (/ ʃ ə ˈ r iː ə /, Arabic: شريعة ‎ [ʃaˈriːʕah]) Islamic law is a religious law forming part of the Islamic tradition.

It is derived from the religious precepts of Islam, particularly the Quran and the Arabic, the term sharīʿah refers to God's immutable divine law and is contrasted with fiqh, which refers to its human scholarly interpretations.

A Sharia court in northern sy of Open Doors The situation Nigeria’s National Assembly is considering a change to the country’s constitution that would expand the scope of jurisdiction of the country’s Islamic Sharia courts of appeal.

Currently, the constitution limits those appellate courts to matters concerning family law. [ ]. PETERS, Rudolph, with the assistance of Maarten Barends, Islamic criminal law in Nigeria, Ibadan: Spectrum Books ; Oxford, UK: Europe and USA distributor, African Books Collective,viii, 88 p., ISBN: X; Notes: Updated version of the report of a study conducted on behalf of the European Commission by Peters with title: The.

The essay begins with a brief history of the law of criminal procedure in the northern states of Nigeria, from the colonial period up to / Particular attention is paid to criminal procedure in the Muslim courts in the colonial period, the sources in the fiqh on which it was based, and the problems it raised as Independence approached.

Nigeria. Since the s, several northern states of Nigeria have enacted sharia-based criminal laws, including provisions for Qisas. These codes have been applied in the Sharia Courts of Nigeria to Muslims. Many have been sentenced to retaliation under the Qisas principle, as well as to other punishments such as hudud and tazir.

fate of Islamic criminal law in the sharia states, and gives some reason to think that sharia implementation has on the whole been a positive development for Nigeria. Criminal Law in Nigeria (, Spectrum Books Ltd) at ; M Tabi'u "Islamic law in Nigeria: A historical perspective on some basic issues" () 19 Journal of Islamic and Comparative Law 31; AM Yakubu et al (eds) Understanding Shari'a in Nigeria ( Islamic criminal law in northern Nigeria: politics, religion, judicial practice Weimann, G.J.

Link to publication Citation for published version (APA): Weimann, G. Islamic criminal law in northern Nigeria: politics, religion, judicial practice. Amsterdam: Vossiuspers. Chapter One was published as “Judicial Practice in Islamic Criminal Law in Nigeria—A tentative overview,” Islamic Law and Society, (), Chapter Two was published as “Divine Law and Local Custom in Northern Nigerian zinā Trials,” Die Welt des Islams, ().

Islamic Criminal Law and Constitutionalism in Nigeria: Any Lessons from Turkey? Ikenga K. E. Oraegbunam 1 Senior Lecturer, Department of International Law & Jurisprudence Faculty of Law, Nnamdi Azikiwe University, P.M.B.Awka, Anambra State, Nigeria E ."Rudolph Peters' book is about crimes and their punishments as laid down in Islamic law.

In recent years some Islamist regimes, such as those of Iran, Pakistan, Sudan and the northern states of Nigeria have reintroduced Islamic law in place of Western criminal codes. This was after the abolition of Islamic criminal law in the nineteenth and twentieth s: 1.1.

Northern Nigeria should have a uniform penal code law and a criminal procedure code, thus displacing Moslem law and other customary laws. The codes were to be drafted with necessary caution and care so as not to offend the basic tenets of Islamic law and at the same time must be of such quality.