Philip Ostien

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Madison, WI 53704

United States

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Nigeria's Sharia Penal Codes

SHARIA IMPLEMENTATION IN NORTHERN NIGERIA, 1999-2006 A SOURCEBOOK, Vol. IV, Chapter 4, pp. 3-21, Philip Ostien, ed., Ibadan: Spectrum Books Ltd., 2007, Islamic Law and Law of the Muslim World Paper No. 09-81
Number of pages: 20 Posted: 27 Aug 2009 Last Revised: 23 Nov 2009
Philip Ostien
Independent
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Nigeria, Islamic criminal law, Islamic penal law, sharia, sharia penal codes

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Jonah Jang and the Jasawa: Ethno-Religious Conflict in Jos, Nigeria

Muslim-Christian Relations in Africa, August 2009 (online publication)
Number of pages: 42 Posted: 19 Aug 2009 Last Revised: 01 Sep 2009
Philip Ostien
Independent
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Jos, Nigeria, ethnic conflict, religious conflict, Islam, Muslim-Christian relations, indigenous rights

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The Logical Form of Orders Backed by Threats: The Command Theory of Positive Law Defended

University of Jos Law Journal, Vol. 6, pp. 69-85, 1998
Number of pages: 14 Posted: 22 Aug 2009
Philip Ostien
Independent
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jurisprudence, command theory, orders backed by threats, John Austin, H.L.A. Hart

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Nigeria's Sharia Criminal Procedure Codes

SHARIA IMPLEMENTATION IN NORTHERN NIGERIA 1996-2006 A SOURCEBOOK, Vol. IV, Chapter 5, pp. 171-203, Philip Ostien, ed., Ibadan: Spectrum Books Ltd., 2007
Number of pages: 33 Posted: 26 Aug 2009
Philip Ostien
Independent
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Nigeria, Islamic criminal law, Islamic penal law, sharia, sharia criminal procedure codes

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Nigeria's Sharia Courts

Chapter 2 of Sharia Implementation in Northern Nigeria Twenty Years On: Six Research Reports and an Overview, M. Tabiu, A.R. Mustapha and P. Ostien, eds., Forthcoming
Number of pages: 63 Posted: 22 Apr 2019
Philip Ostien, Ahmed Garba and Musa Abubakar
Independent, Bauchi State University and Bayero University
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Nigeria, Sharia, Sharia Implementation, Sharia Court, Sharia Court of Appeal, Islamic Criminal Law, Islamic Civil Law, Qadi, Alkali

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Sharia and National Law in Nigeria

SHARIA INCORPORATED: A COMPARATIVE OVERVIEW OF THE LEGAL SYSTEMS OF TWELVE MUSLIM COUNTRIES IN PAST AND PRESENT, pp. 553-612, J.M. Otto, ed., Leiden University Press, 2010
Number of pages: 62 Posted: 24 Feb 2011 Last Revised: 07 Mar 2011
Philip Ostien and Albert Dekker
Independent and Leiden University - Van Vollenhoven Institute
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Sharia, sharia courts, Islamic law, Islamic criminal law, Islamic personal law, constitutional law, Nigeria, northern Nigeria

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Sixty Authoritative Islamic Texts in Use in Northern Nigeria

SHARIA IMPLEMENTATION IN NORTHERN NIGERIA,1999-2006: A SOURCEBOOK, Vol. 5, Ch. 6, pp. 108-121, Philip Ostien, ed., Ibadan; Spectrum Books Ltd., 2007
Number of pages: 14 Posted: 30 Oct 2009 Last Revised: 02 Nov 2009
Ahmed S. Garba and Philip Ostien
ABC Attorneys and Independent
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Nigeria, sharia, Islamic law, Islamic texts, fiqh

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Ten Good Things About the Implementation of Shari‘a in Some States of Northern Nigeria

Swedish Missiological Themes Vol. 90, No. 2, pp. 163-174, 2002
Number of pages: 11 Posted: 23 Aug 2009
Philip Ostien
Independent
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Islam, Islamic law, sharia, federalism, democracy, Nigeria

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Northern Nigeria’s Settlement of 1960 and Why it Still Matters Today

SHARIA IMPLEMENTATION IN NORTHERN NIGERIA, 1999-2006: A SOURCEBOOK, Vol. I, pp. 3-10, Philip Ostien, ed., Ibadan: Spectrum Books Ltd., 2007
Number of pages: 8 Posted: 27 Jan 2012
Philip Ostien and Sati Fwatshak
Independent and University of Jos
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Nigeria, independence, Northern Region, Islamic law, Panel of Jurists, Rannat, sharia debates, sharia implementation

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Northern Nigeria’s Settlement of 1960: Who Was Who

SHARIA IMPLEMENTATION IN NORTHERN NIGERIA, 1999-2006: A SOURCEBOOK, Vol. I, pp. 11-26, Philip Ostien, ed., Ibadan: Spectrum Books Ltd., 2007
Number of pages: 16 Posted: 27 Jan 2012
Sati Fwatshak and Philip Ostien
University of Jos and Independent
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Nigeria, independence, Northern Region, leaders, biography, Islamic law, Panel of Jurists, Sharia Court of Appeal

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An Opportunity Missed by Nigeria’s Christians: The 1976-78 Sharia Debate Revisited

MUSLIM-CHRISTIAN ENCOUNTERS IN AFRICA, Benjamin F. Soares, ed., pp. 221-255, Leiden and Boston: Brill, 2006
Number of pages: 35 Posted: 31 Aug 2009
Philip Ostien
Independent
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Nigeria, Islamic law, sharia, sharia implementation, Muslim-Christian relations

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Changes in the Law in the Sharia States Aimed at Suppressing Social Vices

SHARIA IMPLEMENTATION IN NORTHERN NIGERIA 1996-2006: A SOURCEBOOK, Vol. 3, pp. 9-75, Philip Ostien, ed., Spectrum Books Ltd., 2007, Islamic Law and Law of the Muslim World Paper No. 09-80
Number of pages: 68 Posted: 24 Aug 2009 Last Revised: 23 Nov 2009
Philip Ostien and M. J. Umaru
Independent and Usmanu Danfodiyo University
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Nigeria, sharia implementation, Islamic law, corruption, liquor, sexual immoralities, gambling, media

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Comparative Perspectives on Shari‘ah in Nigeria

Comparative Perspectives on Shari‘ah in Nigeria. Ibadan: Spectrum Books Limited, 2005
Number of pages: 446 Posted: 10 Dec 2019 Last Revised: 11 Dec 2019
Philip Ostien, Jamila M. Nasir and Franz Kogelmann
Independent, Faculty of Law, University of Jos and Institute of African Studies, University of Bayreuth
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shari‘ah, sharia, Nigeria, Islamic law, religion and state, state religion, law and religion, freedom of religion, religion in the public sphere

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The Independent Sharia Panel of Lagos State

Emory International Law Review, Vol. 25, No. 2, p. 921, 2011
Number of pages: 24 Posted: 18 Dec 2011
Abdul-Fatah Kola Makinde and Philip Ostien
Obafemi Awolowo University and Independent
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The Law of Separation of Religion and State in the United States: A Model for Nigeria?

RELIGION IN THE UNITED STATES OF AMERICA, pp. 14-32, Shamsudeen O. Amali, ed., Hope Publications Ltd., 2002
Number of pages: 13 Posted: 20 Aug 2009 Last Revised: 01 Sep 2009
Philip Ostien and Jerome D. Gamaliel
Independent and Faculty of Law
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church and state, religion and state, establishment clause, state religion, Nigeria

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A Survey of the Muslims of Nigeria's North Central Geo-Political Zone

Nigeria Research Network (NRN), Oxford Department of International Development, NRN Working Paper No. 1 (2012)
Number of pages: 57 Posted: 26 Feb 2018
Philip Ostien
Independent
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Nigeria, Muslims, North Central States, Percentages, Diversity, Tolerance, Religiosity, Religious Freedom, Education, Islam in Government, CBOs, NGOs

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A Study of the Compensation of Nigerian Judges Since Independence

Current Issues in Development, Vol. 2, No. 2, pp. 1-21, July-December 1998
Number of pages: 22 Posted: 22 Aug 2009
Philip Ostien
Independent
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Nigeria, judges, compensation of judges, judicial pay

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A Study of the Court Systems of Northern Nigeria with a Proposal for the Creation of Lower Sharia Courts in Some Northern States

Research Report No. 1/99, Centre for Development Studies, University of Jos, 1999, ISBN: 978-2827-14-2
Number of pages: 101 Posted: 31 May 2019
Philip Ostien
Independent
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Nigeria, Northern Nigeria, Courts, Native Court, Area Court, Sharia Court of Appeal, Sharia, Islamic Law, Customary Law

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Percentages by Religion of the 1952 and 1963 Populations of Nigeria's Present 36 States

Ostien, P., “Percentages By Religion of the 1952 and 1963 Populations of Nigeria’s Present 36 States,” Oxford: Nigeria Research Network (NRN), Oxford Department of International Development, NRN Background Paper No. 1, (2012)
Number of pages: 14 Posted: 27 Feb 2018
Philip Ostien
Independent
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Nigeria, religion, religious affiliation, percentages, census, 1952, 1963

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Legal Pluralism in Colonial Lagos: The 1894 Petition of the Lagos Muslims to Their British Colonial Masters

Die Welt des Islams 52 (2012) 51-68
Number of pages: 18 Posted: 16 Sep 2014 Last Revised: 22 Jan 2018
Abdul-Fatah Kola Makinde and Philip Ostien
Obafemi Awolowo University and Independent
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Legal pluralism, colonial Nigeria, Sharia Courts, British colonial policy

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The Muslim Majority in Northern Nigeria: Sects and Trends

A.R. Mustapha and D. Ehrhardt, eds., Creed and Grievance: Muslim-Christian Relations & Conflict Resolution in Northern Nigeria, Martlesham: James Currey, 2018, pp. 37-82.
Posted: 28 May 2019
Philip Ostien
Independent

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Nigeria, northern Nigeria, Muslims, sects