We are in a society,whereby we need to be careful of the words we utter.The words of our mouth can make or mar us. An upper Sharia court in Kano,has sentenced Yahaya Sharif Aminu,who is an Islamic gospel musician and a die-hard follower of the Muslim sect,Tijjaniyya,to death by hanging for blasphemy against the holy prophet Muhammad through his song. In Nigeria,Sharia has been instituted as a main body of civil and criminal law,in 12 muslim majority state since 1999.The then governor of Zamfara state,Ahmad Sani
(Photo Credit: Google.) Another Politician Declares Interest To Succeed Buhari. A former governor of Zamfara State, Senator Ahmad Sani Yerima has rejected the call by the southern governors for the 2023 presidency to be zoned to the south. Yerima, a chieftain of the All Progressives Congress (APC), spoke on the heels of the demand by governors from the southern region after their meeting in Lagos on Monday that the presidency should return to the southern region after President Muhammadu Buhari concludes his tenure in 2023.
The Northern Elders Forum (NEF) has indicated that the northern part of the country may not agree to some of the resolutions made by the southern governors over the issue of zoning. The powerful group from northern part of the country has talked through the spokesperson on behalf of the NEF
Today's Headlines: Buhari Hails Operations Against Igboho, Sani Declares Interest In 2023 Presidency
Buhari Hails Operations Against Igboho President Muhammadu Buhari has commended the collaboration between security agencies on the operations against Nnamdi Kanu and Sunday Igboho. His spokesman, Garba Shehu, said they executed with great synchronization with arrests of individuals who had inflicted pain and hardships on fellow citizens.
Zamfara is a state in the northwest part if Nigeria, it capital is Gusau, the state have a population of over 9 million people.The governor of Zamafara state is Bello Mohammed Matawalle and it's Deputy is Mahdu Aliyu Gusau.
The former Governor of Zamfara State, Senator Ahmad Sani Yerima is known for his landmark development in Zamfara but he is better known in Nigeria as the first Governor to implement sharia law in the country. He introduced sharia law in Zamfara State during his time as the executive Governor of the state on January 27, 2000 which received widespread criticism from many Nigerians but he never bow to pressure and was able to rule the state in accordance with sharia law during his tenure. Born Ahmad Rufai Sani
Meet The Son Of The Ex-Governor Of Zamfara State, Sani Yerima, And His Adorable Wife Zamfara State is a state located in the northwestern part of the nation. It was formerly under Sokoto before it was separated from the state under the military government. The state majorly harbors the Hausa and Fulani. The cultural practices in the land are a full-blown Islamic practice as things about their weddings at done in line with Islamic injunctions which are well known and accepted by the people of the land of Zamfara
The political sojourn of Senator (Dr) Rabiu Musa Kwankwaso is one that could confuse even an astute political scientist considering the fact that he is one of the few politicians to be hit with the most stiffest opposition in his home state, Kano, since he became governor in 1999. The Engineer cum politician first came to national prominence in 1992 when he was elected Deputy Speaker of the Federal House of Representative during the third republic that was later sacked by the General Sani Abacha coup. In 19
The two term Governor of Zamfara State and former Senator representing Zamfara West senatorial district, Senator Ahmad Sani Yerima is known as the advocate of Sharia law in Nigeria and became the first Governor to implement Sharia law in the country but little is known about his grown up son. The former Governor of Zamfara State is blessed with adorable children who are already making him proud and one of them is Abba Ahmad Sani Yerima who simply go by the name, Abba Ahmad. The handsome son of the Sharia advocate
Senator Sani Yerima is one of the noblemen in Zamfara state, and people in the state will always remember him for his goodwill within the state. Image credit : Punch Apart from being among people who were fighting for democracy during the military regime, he is also known to be a political gladiator and leader who has lifted so many people up in the state.
Nigeria is a very large country in West Africa with a population exceeding 200 million people. Nigeria is almost evenly divided among the majority Christian population of the South and the Muslim majority population of the North. Religion is a very religious country with religion playing a vital role in the lives of Nigerians. Muslims troop in large masses to Mosque on Friday for the Jumat prayer and Christians have large turnout at Churches on Sunday for the Church service. However, Nigeria face constantly
Opinion: Is Sharia Law Greater Than Nigeria Law As Sharia Court Insist To Kill A Man Guilty Of Blasphemy?. Yahaya Sharif I have been thinking for the whole day as I read an article about a certain Islamic musician(Yahaya Sharif) who was guilty of blasphemy against prophet Muhammed at Kano a state situated in the northern parts of Nigeria. This made me begin to reminisce similar happenings that had occurred in Nigeria mostly in connection with the final verdict of the sharia law which was mostly adopted in the
As the country prepares for the next general elections in 2023, some political gladiators have continued to exert their weight as they plan to take over the number one office in the country, the office of the president. One of such persons is the former governor of Zamfara state and the first governor to initiate sharia law in the country, Senator Ahmad Sani Yerima.
The Zamfara State House of Assembly yesterday arose to save the people of that state from further impoverishment by their past governors. With a bill which reading and passing were accelerated for obvious exigency reasons, the lawmakers repealed a previous irresponsible law which handed millions from state coffers to former governors, their deputies, former speakers and former deputy speakers as pensions. Days before the important reversal of the law, a former governor of the state, Abdulaziz Yari, had in a
It happened just yesterday that a Sharia court in Nigeria sentenced a singer to death by hanging for blasphemy. The Sharia court in the state of Kano on Monday said it had found a 22-year-old musician, Yahaya Aminu Sharif, guilty of using derogatory expressions against the Prophet in one of his songs and sentenced him to death by hanging.Sharif had reportedly circulated the song on WhatsApp in March, prompting angry demonstrators to burn down his family house. See what Nigerians are saying. However before leaving,
Today's Headlines: Yerima Declares Interest In 2023 Presidency, Buhari Tells Army To Change Strategy
Sani Yerima declares interest in 2023 presidency Following the recent statement released by the Southern governors that the presidency should be zoned to the South, former Zamfara State governor, Ahmad Sani Yerima has rejected the position of the Southern governors, declared his support to contest in the 2023 presidential election.
When the issue of sharia law in Zamfara is being mentioned, Senator Ahmad Sani Yerima will always be mentioned as the first Governor in the northern Nigeria to implement Sharia law in the country and governed Zamfara State with it. Yerima as he is fondly called was able to introduce sharia law during his administration as the executive Governor of Zamfara. Yerima who was born Ahmad Rufai Sani Yerima on July 22, 1960 in Anka town, Zamfara State, was elected as the executive Governor of Zamfara State and was
The Catholic Bishops Conference of Nigeria (CBCN), has warned Nigeria is not the Islamic Republic, and demand that the National Assembly removes Sharia Islamic Law from the 1999 Constitution. It will not be the first time several Christian denominations in the country have argued about the issue of removing Islamic sharia law from the country's constitution.
The Constitution of the Federal Republic of Nigeria, 1999 as amended is silent about minimum age at first marriage, however in a bid to domesticate the provisions of the United Nations Convention on the Rights of the Child, in year 2003 the Nigerian parliament passed into law the Child Rights Act which stipulated the minimum age at first marriage at 18 years of age with reprimands prescribed for defaulting guardians who give out children below 18 years in marriage. It is a general agreement that legal pr
Sharia has been established as a main body of civil and criminal law in nine Muslim-majority states, and in some parts of three Muslim-predominant states .This has been in existence since 1999, when the Zamfara State governor Ahmad Sani Yerima began the push for the institution of Sharia at the state level of government. States where this laws were established and practiced. There are twelve out of thirty-six states in Nigeria where this law have been eatsblished and practiced. These twelve states have Sun