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Nigeria is still a very dangerous place to be different

Nigeria is moving far too slowly in terms of accommodating different genders and sexualities, sacrificing happiness, liberties and lives.

BOOK REVIEW: Understanding Sharia Islamic law in a globalised world

This book is a must read for those seeking to understand an important worldview that no longer remains hidden in the sands of the desert

Mass arrests of Nigerian ‘gay’ men

Numerous men suspected of being homosexual were arrested and have not yet had a court hearing.

FNB shakes up sharia division

After a probe into claims of conflicts of interest and misappropriation of funds, FNB's Islamic Finance subdivision is set for serious restructuring.

Barrister calls for wider literacy of Sharia law

Barrister Sadakat Kadri has called for the UK to be more Sharia-literate, while arguing Islamic law can be compatible with human rights legislation.

Rich Egyptians weigh emigration as Islamists surge

Egypt's fashionable and rich elite fear a victory for the Muslim Brotherhood and hardline Salafis in the first phase of parliamentary elections.

Sharia must be preserved

The draft Muslim Marriages Bill has caused waves in the Muslim community and support for the legal process has not been unqualified.

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