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Can a sharia judge become the chief justice of Nigeria? by senatordave1(m): 2:24pm On Jun 07, 2020
I wonder why the cjn tanko Ibrahim Mohammed is seen as only a specialist in sharia matters.that he studied Islamic law does not mean that he is not versed in other aspects of laws.the constitution has already made provision for the supreme court to have at least one or two judges versed in sharia,civil law,criminal law,maritime,constitutional laws etc.a glance at the profiles of all the judges in the supreme court will reveal that each of them specializes in one area of law or the other.

In the absence of onnoghen,tanko was the most senior so naturally buhari had to appoint him as cjn.I wonder why he is derided and unjustly castigated.

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Re: Can a sharia judge become the chief justice of Nigeria? by ademasta(m): 2:27pm On Jun 07, 2020
undecided
Re: Can a sharia judge become the chief justice of Nigeria? by Aboks(m): 2:35pm On Jun 07, 2020
Wetin concern me

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Re: Can a sharia judge become the chief justice of Nigeria? by seunlayi(m): 2:36pm On Jun 07, 2020
Who cares in this Audio country

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Re: Can a sharia judge become the chief justice of Nigeria? by philiancoop(m): 2:39pm On Jun 07, 2020
Islamic law is based on Sharia law and so he's a Sharia lawyer or judge

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Re: Can a sharia judge become the chief justice of Nigeria? by MetaPhysical: 2:40pm On Jun 07, 2020
senatordave1:
I wonder why the cjn tanko Ibrahim Mohammed is seen as only a specialist in sharia matters.that he studied Islamic law does not mean that he is not versed in other aspects of laws.the constitution has already made provision for the supreme court to have at least one or two judges versed in sharia,civil law,criminal law,maritime,constitutional laws etc.a glance at the profiles of all the judges in the supreme court will reveal that each of them specializes in one area of law or the other.

In the absence of onnoghen,tanko was the most senior so naturally buhari had to appoint him as cjn.I wonder why he is derided and unjustly castigated.

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Sharia court is a native law. Native law is what we now call Customary law. There are Sharia courts and Customary courts.

Has Customary Courts advanced past its local structure as did Sharia, to become a regional practice? No!

Lets not continuously blame North for preserving its culture and maitaining it in parallel with the British legacy.

In South we do opposite. We erase our native customs and default to the British legacy. If anyone oppose we label them illiterates and backward.

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Re: Can a sharia judge become the chief justice of Nigeria? by MadamExcellency: 2:51pm On Jun 07, 2020
MetaPhysical:


Sharia court is a native law. Native law is what we now call Customary law. There are Sharia courts and Customary courts.

Has Customary Courts advanced past its local structure as did Sharia, to become a regional practice? No!

Lets not continuously blame North for preserving its culture and maitaining it in parallel with the British legacy.

In South we do opposite. We erase our native customs and default to the British legacy. If anyone oppose we label them illiterates and backward.

E be like say killing twins and giving widows bath water of their husbands corpses dey hungry you?

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Re: Can a sharia judge become the chief justice of Nigeria? by senatordave1(m): 2:54pm On Jun 07, 2020
philiancoop:
Islamic law is based on Sharia law and so he's a Sharia lawyer or judge

Does that mean he can't be cjn
Re: Can a sharia judge become the chief justice of Nigeria? by abobote: 2:58pm On Jun 07, 2020
The man himself is not helping matter, all his judgements are full of controversy, even the judiciary has lost its respect since he took over

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Re: Can a sharia judge become the chief justice of Nigeria? by philiancoop(m): 2:59pm On Jun 07, 2020
senatordave1:

Does that mean he can't be cjn
He can
Re: Can a sharia judge become the chief justice of Nigeria? by senatordave1(m): 2:59pm On Jun 07, 2020
MetaPhysical:


Sharia court is a native law. Native law is what we now call Customary law. There are Sharia courts and Customary courts.

Has Customary Courts advanced past its local structure as did Sharia, to become a regional practice? No!

Lets not continuously blame North for preserving its culture and maitaining it in parallel with the British legacy.

In South we do opposite. We erase our native customs and default to the British legacy. If anyone oppose we label them illiterates and backward.

Thank you
Re: Can a sharia judge become the chief justice of Nigeria? by senatordave1(m): 3:03pm On Jun 07, 2020
philiancoop:

He can

Why are they criticizing him unjustly
Re: Can a sharia judge become the chief justice of Nigeria? by philiancoop(m): 3:06pm On Jun 07, 2020
senatordave1:

Why are they criticizing him unjustly
Nigeria
Re: Can a sharia judge become the chief justice of Nigeria? by senatordave1(m): 3:09pm On Jun 07, 2020
philiancoop:


Nigeria

Has the judiciary under him faltered or pass any wrong judgment as in supreme court
Re: Can a sharia judge become the chief justice of Nigeria? by philiancoop(m): 3:13pm On Jun 07, 2020
senatordave1:


Has the judiciary under him faltered or pass any wrong judgment as in supreme court
depends on what you call wrong judgment because judgment is a statement of wrong or right
Re: Can a sharia judge become the chief justice of Nigeria? by Ruggedniggaone: 5:16pm On Jun 07, 2020
philiancoop:
Islamic law is based on Sharia law and so he's a Sharia lawyer or judge
stop talking nonsense oga!and ask a lawyer or law student to cure you of your ignorance because as a Sharia law student,you are not only studying Sharia law but also offering criminal law,land law,commercial law,constitutional law,legal system,banking law,jurisprudence and all other law courses.a Sharia law student studied combination of British law (common law/civil law) and Islamic law while a civil law students studied only British law(civil law or common law in some university I.e unilorin)

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Re: Can a sharia judge become the chief justice of Nigeria? by philiancoop(m): 5:42pm On Jun 07, 2020
Ruggedniggaone:
stop talking nonsense oga!and ask a lawyer or law student to cure you of your ignorance because as a Sharia law student,you are not only studying Sharia law but also offering criminal law,land law,commercial law,constitutional law,legal system,banking law,jurisprudence and all other law courses.a Sharia law student studied combination of British law (common law/civil law) and Islamic law while a civil law students studied only British law(civil law or common law in some university I.e unilorin)

hahahahaha... you think say I serious?

Ogbeni, na Sharia lawyer be the degree jo... Maths major go say him study English and history because na general studies
Re: Can a sharia judge become the chief justice of Nigeria? by senatordave1(m): 7:04pm On Jun 07, 2020
philiancoop:


hahahahaha... you think say I serious?

Ogbeni, na Sharia lawyer be the degree jo... Maths major go say him study English and history because na general studies
He is correct jare.that he majored in sharia doesn't mean all he knows is sharia.before specializing in Islamic law,he would have offered several other law courses. He doesn't even study only Islamic law in isolation.
Re: Can a sharia judge become the chief justice of Nigeria? by Kweensavvy(f): 8:28pm On Jun 07, 2020
Sharia law is only recognized in the northern part of Nigeria; that's their jurisdiction and it's not even the entire north.

Nigeria as a whole does not recognize sharia law.
Re: Can a sharia judge become the chief justice of Nigeria? by LabDNA: 9:07pm On Jun 07, 2020
You already have one as CJN.
Re: Can a sharia judge become the chief justice of Nigeria? by senatordave1(m): 10:19pm On Jun 07, 2020
Kweensavvy:
Sharia law is only recognized in the northern part of Nigeria; that's their jurisdiction and it's not even the entire north.

Nigeria as a whole does not recognize sharia law.
But our constitution recognises it
Re: Can a sharia judge become the chief justice of Nigeria? by senatordave1(m): 10:19pm On Jun 07, 2020
LabDNA:
You already have one as CJN.

And he is criticized at every point
Re: Can a sharia judge become the chief justice of Nigeria? by LabDNA: 10:26pm On Jun 07, 2020
senatordave1:


And he is criticized at every point

Was he supposed to be pampered for manipulating court judgements and foisting a clear election loser (who is very much aware that he lost) on the good people of Imo state?

I'm expecting your usual gibberish as an APC ultra-zombie. I'm sure you won't disappoint.
Re: Can a sharia judge become the chief justice of Nigeria? by Kweensavvy(f): 10:29pm On Jun 07, 2020
senatordave1:

But our constitution recognises it

Yes but it's under religious/customary laws.

But where these laws contradicts the provisions of the constitution, they become null and void as the constitution supercedes all.

"(3) If any other law is inconsistent with the provisions of this Constitution, this Constitution shall prevail, and that other law shall to the extent of the inconsistency be void."
Re: Can a sharia judge become the chief justice of Nigeria? by Kweensavvy(f): 10:33pm On Jun 07, 2020
senatordave1:

But our constitution recognises it

The constitution is clear about what should count as law that is legaly binding on all within its territory: Nigeria.

It recognises other 'side laws' but will not tolerate a challenge.

A sharia judge is wired for sharia laws; something that is different from constitutional provisions of the land.
Re: Can a sharia judge become the chief justice of Nigeria? by senatordave1(m): 10:34pm On Jun 07, 2020
Kweensavvy:


Yes but it's under religious/customary laws.

But where these laws contradicts the provisions of the constitution, they become null and void as the constitution supercedes all.

"(3) If any other law is inconsistent with the provisions of this Constitution, this Constitution shall prevail, and that other law shall to the extent of the inconsistency be void."

The constitution in the subsection that concerns supreme court allows a sharia judge to be in the bench

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Re: Can a sharia judge become the chief justice of Nigeria? by Kweensavvy(f): 10:35pm On Jun 07, 2020
senatordave1:


The constitution in the subsection that concerns supreme court allows a sharia judge to be in the bench

Kindly quote the subsection, I'd like to see it to be clear.
Re: Can a sharia judge become the chief justice of Nigeria? by senatordave1(m): 10:35pm On Jun 07, 2020
Kweensavvy:


The constitution is clear about what should count as law that is legaly binding on all within its territory: Nigeria.

It recognises other 'side laws' but will not tolerate a challenge.

A sharia judge is wired for sharia laws; something that is different from constitutional provisions of the land.

He is not a sharia judge per se but majored in Islamic law which is allowed by the constitution.it doesn't mean all he knows is just Islamic law
Re: Can a sharia judge become the chief justice of Nigeria? by senatordave1(m): 10:52pm On Jun 07, 2020
Kweensavvy:


Kindly quote the subsection, I'd like to see it to be clear.

Section 275 clearly and unambiguously provided for the creation of sharia court of appeal. again, judges from here can be appointed straight to the appeal court.I think I have rubbished you here
Re: Can a sharia judge become the chief justice of Nigeria? by Kweensavvy(f): 11:21pm On Jun 07, 2020
senatordave1:


Section 275 clearly and unambiguously provided for the creation of sharia court of appeal. again, judges from here can be appointed straight to the appeal court.I think I have rubbished you here

Nairaland blood.

Okay I heard you, waka pass.

Stay blessed
Re: Can a sharia judge become the chief justice of Nigeria? by senatordave1(m): 12:02pm On Jun 08, 2020
Kweensavvy:


Nairaland blood.

Okay I heard you, waka pass.

Stay blessed

Hmmm

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