Nigeria

BAOBAB for Women’s Human Rights's Strategy Team for Violence against Women was inaugurated on 18 July 2007 to deliberate on all forms of violence against women and strategize on the best approaches to consolidate BAOBAB’s work on curbing this menace.
Archbishop Akinola of Nigeria, the world's most powerful Anglican leader, tells Religion Correspondent Ruth Gledhill that his conservatism is the true faith and that evangelism can combat Islamic terrorism.
Editorial: Secondary school staff member murdered by students for accidentally throwing out a copy of the Qur'an.
Nigerian Islamic police have demolished four theatres in the north-western state of Kano in a campaign to stamp out anti-social and immoral behaviour.
In areas such as Kano it is corruption, not religion, fuelling Muslim extremism.
The women were assaulted by police as they protested to reclaim the mandate of a female political candidate.
New lemon-yellow motorised rickshaws for women, bearing the slogan 'Be Pious', are vying for pole position in Nigeria's Muslim-dominated north.
The Presidential candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Alhaji Umar Musa Yar’adua is now confronted with his past and the role he played in the sentencing of Amina Lawal Kurami to death by stoning by a Sharia Court in 2002.
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