Nigeria is around In the north where Islamic Sharia law is implemented, gays and lesbians can legallWhat the Koran says about homosexuality
Some advocates of Shari'a have complained about the absence of a specialized Shari'a court of appeal at the federal level, arguing that the judges of the Federal Court of Appeal and Supreme Court are not well-versed in Shari'a;some also fear, perhaps, that these institutions are too close to the federal government, and therefore likely to be opposed to Shari'a.
In , another religious disturbance occurred at the Federal College in Sokoto. They have stated their resolve to keep Shari'a intact, regardless of the outcome of the debates. The police caught him and beat him so severely that when they took him to the prison, the prison authorities refused to admit him, and he was taken to hospital.
An Islamic court in Nigeria yesterday upheld a sentence of death by stoning for a woman accused of adultery. Altine Mohammed witnessed the grand kadi's messenger talking to a policeman from the Criminal Investigation Department at the magistrates' court.
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Omolewa, M. Of all assertions against Sharia, none is more baffling than the much talked about allegation that Sharia was yet another way of undermining democracy in Nigeria. Any male person who, whether in public or private, commits any act of gross indecency with another male person, or procures another male person to commit any act of gross indecency with him, or attempts to procure the commission of any such act by any male person with himself or with another male person, whether in public or private, is guilty of a felony and is liable to imprisonment for three years.
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