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    Metro Sharia Bill: 9 Things Nigerians Need To Know About The Proposed Bill

    The Sharia Expansion Bill seeking to increase the jurisdiction of the Sharia Court of Appeal of the Federal Capital Territory (FCT) and the Sharia Court of Appeal of a State has passed second reading in the Federal House of Representatives without debate. This Bill was sponsored by Abdullahi...
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    Politics Sharia Bill: Speaker Dogara Reacts

    Yakubu Dogara, the Speaker of the House of Representatives, has reacted to reports of passing Sharia bill secretly without debate. Responding to inquiries on his twitter handle @Speakerdogara Friday evening said, “Bills are always Gazetted before they are scheduled for Second Reading and...
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    Politics Don’t Panic Over Sharia Court Bill –Reps Tell Nigerians

    The House of Representatives doused tension on Friday after a bill to expand the jurisdiction of the Sharia Court of Appeal ignited fears that lawmakers were about to expand Sharia Law to cover the entire country. The constitution amendment bill, which was sponsored by a member from Sokoto...
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    Politics How Speaker Dogara Secretly Passed Sharia Bill To 2nd Reading Without Debate

    The bill to increase the powers and jurisdiction of Sharia Law in Nigeria passed through to the second reading at the lower chambers of the national assembly without a debate. Abdullahi Salame, the lawmaker representing Gwadabawa/Illela federal constituency of Sokoto state, sponsored the bill...