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introduction to the history of the Islamic states of Northern Nigeria

Sidney John Hogben

introduction to the history of the Islamic states of Northern Nigeria

by Sidney John Hogben

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Published by Oxford University Press in Ibadan .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Nigeria,
  • Nigeria.
    • Subjects:
    • Muslims -- Nigeria.,
    • Nigeria -- History.

    • Edition Notes

      Other titlesIslamic states of Northern Nigeria.
      Statement[by] S. J. Hogben. Based on "The emirates of Northern Nigeria", by S. J. Hogben and A. H. M. Kirk-Greene.
      ContributionsHogben, Sidney John, 1898-
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsDT515.65 .H63
      The Physical Object
      Paginationxvi, 351 p.
      Number of Pages351
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL5690832M
      LC Control Number70017620

        Overviews and Sub-National Studies. The two most comprehensive English-language overviews of Islam in Nigeria are Clarke and Linden and Paden , both of which stress dynamics of continuity and change in postcolonial Arabophone Nigerian Muslim scholar Adam al-Ilūrī (b. –d. ) gives deeper historical background in his Islam fi Nayjiriya, which has . in Sects and Social Disorder: Muslim Identities and Conflict in Northern Nigeria, ed­ ited by Abdul Raufu Mustapha, –98 (Suffolk: James Currey, ); in a way, the present book tries to localize Mustapha’s approach and to more deeply investigate his.

      Profiles of New Islamic Schools in Northern Nigeria, The Maghreb Review, Vol. 28, Nos. Umar, M.S., Islam and Colonialism: Intellectual Responses of Muslims of Northern Nigeria to British Colonial Rule, Leiden, Netherlands, Koninklijke Brill NV. United States Agency for International Development, USAID, a. tribe, race, or language--all of which became subservient to the universal brotherhood and sisterhood of Islam. Key Words: Islamic History, Islamic Civilization, Islam,The Spread of Islam. 1. Introduction From the oasis cities of Makkah and Madinah in the Arabian desert, the message of Islam went forth with electrifying speed.

      The present article examines this claim and also engages the historical development of Islam in Southeast Nigeria—beginning in northern Igboland—using oral, archival, and written sources. The history of the Islamic faith on the continent of Africa spans fourteen centuries. For the first time in a single volume, The History of Islam in Africa presents a detailed historic mapping of the cultural, political, geographic, and religious past of this significant presence on a continent-wide scale.


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Introduction to the History of the Islamic States of Northern NigeriaAuthors: S.J. Hogben, - Greene. In the s the situation in Nigeria was very difficult, and in search of ways of its normalization, the vast majority of the population of the Northern States of Nigeria has initiated the introduction of Sharia in the Northern States.

InSharia law was introduced in one of the Nigerian States for the first time. Innegative light was brought to Sharia in northern Nigeria when Amina Lawal, a single mother in Katsina State, was accused of adultery and sentenced to death by stoning by a state Sharia court for conceiving a child out of wedlock; the father was released without conviction for lack of evidence.

Lawal's conviction provoked outrage both in southern Nigeria and the West, with many. All the states remained independent until they were conquered by a prominent Islamic scholar, Usman dan Fodio, in a Holy Jihad (war) between andwhich created the Sokoto Caliphate.

It was later abolished when the British defeated the caliphate in and named the area Northern Nigeria. We cannot talk about the history of Islamic education in Nigeria without first knowing when and how Islam came into Nigeria. It is on record that Islam as a religion became prevalent in Nigeria in the 9 th century during the reign of Mai Idris Alooma, who ruled the Borno empire till This also coincided with the time Islamic education began in the country especially in the northern part.

The s and s were times of political and religious turmoil in Nigeria, characterized by governmental upheaval, and aggressive confrontations between the Sufi brotherhoods and the Izala movement. In Islamic Reform and Political Change in Northern Nigeria, Roman Loimeier explores the intermeshing of religion in the struggle for political influence and preservation of the interests of.

History of Religions in Nigeria: Facts About Christianity, Islam and Traditional Religions in Nigeria. This article brings you the history of religion in we’ll be looking at some interesting facts about Christianity, Islam and traditional religions in Nigeria. Nigeria, the most populous black nation in the world, is divided along, not only cultural lines, but also along religion.

History. Nigeria had first contact with Muslim traders as far back as the 9th century in northeastern regions such as Kanem and Bornu; however, Islam took a foothold in Nigeria in the 11th century through trade, migration and through wayfarers along trade routes.

This introduction was important because Arabic is regarded as the language of. The Sharia/ Muslim law on the other hand is equally a part of the customary law. This law is the same as the Islamic law, which predominates in the northern part of Nigeria and it had been in use since This aspect of the customary law has its foundation in the Islamic religion.

Islamic education spread further from the Borno Empire to other parts of Nigeria in the years that followed. By the 16 th century, many of the cities in northern Nigeria were already practicing Islam and the Islamic education system was already established in them.

Islamic system of education later moved to the middle Beltan part of Nigeria. Haram in Northern Nigeria, while Danjibo () attempts a comparative evaluation of the Maitatsine and Boko Haram crises in Northern Nigeria as manifestations of Islamic fundamentalism and sectarian violence in Nigeria.

This study therefore builds on earlier works already done in the field of Boko Haram insurgency in Nigeria.

Books shelved as nigerian-history: Why We Struck: The Story Of The First Nigerian Coup by Adewale Ademoyega, Oil, Politics and Violence: Nigeria's Milita. Introduction. Boko Haram is a top-tier threat to Africa’s most populous country. An insurgency led by the Islamist group has claimed tens of thousands of lives and displaced millions more in.

is a platform for academics to share research papers. A history of Islam in West Africa cannot be complete without a mention, however brief, of the Jakhanke Islamic Movement which arose in the 12th century under the charismatic scholar Alhajj Salim Suwareh who helped to spread Islam in the present day countries of Mali, Guinea, Senegal and The Gambia, the most Islamized countries in West Africa today.

muslim educational reform in south western nigeria. adebayo rafiu ibrahim. introduction the south-western nigeria is predominantly occupied by the yoruba speaking people and it cuts across. Nigeria - Nigeria - History: Evidence of human occupation in Nigeria dates back thousands of years.

The oldest fossil remains found by archaeologists in the southwestern area of Iwo Eleru, near Akure, have been dated to about bce. There are isolated collections of ancient tools and artifacts of different periods of the Stone Age, but the oldest recognizable evidence of an organized.

Inthe growing opposition to the Settlement of manifested itself in an active effort to impose Sharia law in the northern states. Nigeria adopted a. Nigeria is a country located in West Africa with a coast on the Gulf of Guinea and the Atlantic Ocean.

Neighboring countries include Benin, Cameroon, Chad, and Niger. The geography ranges from southern coastal swamps to tropical forests, woodlands, grasslands, and semi-desert in the north.Nigeria’s Muslim population continues to grow.

Estimates suggest million Nigerians identify as Muslim (roughly 50% of the total population), of which the majority are probably Sunni (60 million), though this is not a unified identity and includes a wide variety of different viewpoints.

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." Immediately after its adoption, defendants were sentenced to death by stoning or to amputation of the hand.