Home / Library / Books / Book: Islamic Law and Practice Procedure in Nigerian Courts

Book: Islamic Law and Practice Procedure in Nigerian Courts

The subject of the book is copiously elucidated for the first time with verity of dictas from the reported cases from superior courts in Nigeria.

Islamic Law and Practice Procedure in Nigerian Courts is about the rules of practice, procedure and evidence in trials of civil and criminal cases before Area Courts, Sharia Courts, Upper Area Courts, Upper Sharia Courts, Sharia Courts of Appeal, Court of Appeal and indeed Supreme Court of Nigeria in matters concerning application of Islamic law and practice. The subject of the book is copiously elucidated for the first time with verity of dictas from the reported cases from superior courts in Nigeria. It is of nineteen chapters with a number of parts and paragraphs to make for easy application. The book is designed to ensure quick dispensation of justice without sacrificing the need for fair hearing. A must for judges, advocates and students of Islamic law and practice.

About the Author

Adamu Abubakar, attended the famous S.A.S Kano, Institute. of Amin. ABU Zaria. Bayero University Kano and was called to the Nigerian Bar in 1984. Appointed Notary Public of Nigeria in 1997. Between 1978-79 worked as a Registrar with Niger State Judiciary. Served as Senior Special Legal Adviser to the Jigawa State Governor in 2000- 2007 and currently in active practice in Kano. Among his publications are; “The Nigerian Legilature and Impeachment Process” and “Guide to the Practice of Interpleader Proceedings“.

Table of Contents

Chapter One: Rules of Procedure

Chapter Two: Judicial Positions and Powers

Chapter Three: Processes of the Court

Chapter Four: Settlement Out of Court

Chapter Five: Statement of Claim

Part III

Distinguishing between plaintiff and defendant

Criminal complaint

Chapter six: Trial Procedure

Chapter Seven: Conflicting Claims of Title

Chapter Eight: Admission/Confession “Iqrar”

Chapter Nine: Evidence

Chapter Ten: Characteristics of Judicial Proof

Chapter Eleven: The Witnesses

Chapter Twelve: Documentary Evidence

Chapter Thirteen: Hearsay Evidence

Chapter Fourteen: Oath

Chapter Fifteen: Prescription and Entitlement

Chapter Sixteen: Partition of Hereditament

Chapter seventeen: “Izar” Pre Judgment Plea

Chapter Eighteen: Judgment

Chapter Nineteen: Appeal

Bibliographic Information

Title: Islamic Law and Practice Procedure in Nigerian Courts

Author: Adamu Abubakar

Publisher: Malthouse Press

Language: English

Length: 232 pages

ISBN: 9789789584444

Pub. Date: 1st May 2017

Related Post

Check Also

Book: Islamic Laws of Expiation: According to the Rulings of Grand Ayatollah Sayyid Ali al-Sistani

What are the rulings of His Eminence, Grand Ayatollah Sayyid Ali al-Sistani, concerning the most important Islamic laws of expiation, such as for breaking a fast during the month of Ramadan, breaking an oath, and more...

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *

Google Analytics Alternative