Youths protest in Kano, burn sharia court over blasphemy


KANO, (Reuters) – Hundreds of youths ran through the streets of the northern Nigerian city of Kano shouting “Allahu Akbar” (God is greatest) on Friday to protest against a Muslim cleric accused of blasphemy, and set fire to a sharia court, police said.
The young men took to the streets around 10 a.m. (0900 GMT) to demonstrate against Abdul Nyass, from the Tijani Muslim sect, who was due to appear in the Islamic court accused of comparing the leader of his group to the prophet Muhammad.
Part of the court was set on fire after a bonfire started by protesters caught hold …Read More

Source:: PM Newspaper