Merchants of Death Sentence. Femi Oluwasanmi, Ibafo, Ogun State

written by Femi Oluwasanmi The recent death sentence delivered by the Upper Sharia court in respect of a 22 years old man who allegedly used derogatory statement against Prophet Mohammed in Kano State, does not only shows the level at which religious activisim has corroded objectivity in Nigeria but also raises questions on the place of Justice in the country’s Justice system. A Presiding Judge of Kano Upper Shari’a Court, Khadi Aliyu Kani, had in his judgement on 10th August, 2020, sentenced Yahaya Sheriff-Aminu, to death by hanging for blaspheming…

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