The NATION, Wed. 9th Oct. 2013
The Osun State government’s reclassification of schools has continued to generate mixed reactions.
Christians and Muslims protested on Monday, shutting down some of the schools.
Pastor’s Daughter in Nigeria Allegedly Kidnapped, Forced to Convert to Islam
Sharia court in Niger state backs alleged abduction of 24-year-old woman
By Jeremy Reynalds, Senior Correspondent for ASSIST News Service
A Muslim leader in central Nigeria has reportedly abducted a pastor's daughter and forced her to convert to Islam with the backing of a sharia (Islamic law) court.
Revd. Haruna reports: Although they are painting it as if its political/ethnic clash, but the major problem is religion. Rumor was going round in Ruttu about the Fulani’s launching attack, and as a result of that we held meetings with them on four occasions. And we were assured by the Fulani’s that there will be no crisis.
Olisa Agbakoba SAN has threatened to sue National Assembly and Attorney General of the Federation over absence of Christian/Ecclesiastical Courts in the Constitution. Mr. Agbakoba believes it is a violation of Section 42 1999 Constitution of the Federal Republic of Nigeria which prohibits discrimination on account of religion. See letter below/attached.