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Marriage under the sharia and Yoruba custom

Masud A. Taiwo

Marriage under the sharia and Yoruba custom

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Published by Imam & Co-ordinator Najomo Islamic Da"wah Centre (Kugba, Abeokuta) in Abeokuta, Nigeria .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Yoruba (African people) -- Marriage customs and rites,
  • Yoruba (African people) -- Social life and customs,
  • Marriage -- Nigeria,
  • Marriage (Islamic law) -- Nigeria,
  • Weddings -- Nigeria,
  • Islam -- Nigeria

  • Edition Notes

    Statementby Masud A. Taiwo.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsDT515.45.Y67 T25 2001
    The Physical Object
    Pagination38 p. ;
    Number of Pages38
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL23738801M
    LC Control Number2009404176

    Each type of marriage has its merits and demerits. For instance, a marriage under the English law is monogamous which means a man cannot marry more than one wife. A marriage either under Customary or Islamic law, on the other hand, allows a man to marry more than one wife. In fact, under Customary law, a man can marry as many wives as he wants.


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Olufemi Ekundare. Stanford Libraries' official online search tool for books, media, journals, databases, Marriage and divorce under Yoruba customary law.

Responsibility R. Ekundare. Imprint Ile-Ife, Nigeria: University of Ife Press, Marriage (Yoruba law). Divorce (Yoruba law). Bibliographic information.

Publication date Under the Yoruba Native Law and Custom, it was the brothers and sisters (of full blood) of the deceased who were entitled to inherit property (Kasumu and Salacuse ). However, the tendency now is to excise the brothers and sisters and limit the right to inherit property to the children of the ted Reading Time: 12 mins.

A Yorba Tale of Marriage, Magic, Misogyny and Love tiated into the mysteries of Ifa, the Yoruba god of divination, know the secret of mdguzn. According to Timi Laoye (), the late king of Ede, it was in Abeokfita in the early part of the 19th century that the babaldwo herbalists first procured mdgun to enable cuckolded husbandsCreated Date: Z.

Yoruba Weddings: An analysis of Traditional Marriage Rites of the Ogbomosho people. × Close Log In. Log In with Facebook Log In with Google. Sign Up with Apple. Email: Password: Remember me on this computer. or reset password. Enter the email address you signed up. The Myth of Sharia and Child Marriage Abstract In American media, the term "sharia law" is repetitively used as a reason behind practices and actions linked to Islam which would be considered counter to Western morals.

The term "sharia" is first clarified as having many. The marriage certificate was issued under Islamic law and included a dowry (mahr) to wife consisting of one Quran and nineteen pieces of gold in the event of divorce or death.

Inwife-who had limited English language skills and testified that husband threatened to kill her-signed a quitclaim deed transferring her community property. Adeyemi Mecca. He states further on internal proofs of Yorubas early contact with Arabic and Islamic institutions in the literature of Ifa poetry, the theme of which is about Orunmila and al-Qaadī (Yoruba: Alukaadī or Alikaadī), a judge of the Sharia court.

The entire Yoruba culture and especially Yoruba marriage traditions are colorful and bright. The Yoruba people have carried their ancient rites and customs through centuries and even now their weddings are festive and bright and full of ancient practices as many years ago.

38, total views, 1 views today Traditional Marriage Ceremony Customs and Culture in Yorubaland Marriage is seen as an important culture among the Yoruba people. A woman who is single at a marriageable age is seen as a crownless woman.

Husbands are seen as crowns and a single lady is seen as incomplete without her crown. Another Traditional Marriage System In Yoruba Culture. Download Islamic books on marriage including Fiqh Of Love - Marriage In Islam, Fiqh Of Marriage In The Light Of The Qur'an And Sunnah, The Ingredients For A Happy Marriage, Ettiquettes of Marriage, Marriage and What People Say, Polygamy in Islam, Polygamy: Wives Rather Than Girlfriends The Muslim Women and Her Husband.

Yoruba marriage rites consist of itoro (which is now called introduction), idana (engagement) and igbeyawo (wedding). This is how it has been done from olden days till the 90s.

People have bastardized it all cos they can't speak proper Yoruba and translate the meaning of a lot of things. Sharia is based on "The Koran", and the "Sunnah" (the words and deeds of Mohammed), and according to Sahih al-Bukhari, who is regarded by Muslims as the most reliable early biographer of their prophet, the founder of Islam married one of his wives, 'Aisha, when she was 6, and consummated that marriage when she was 9, as volume 7, book The age of marriage under customary law is governed in the three Eastern States of Nigeria by the Age of Marriage Law Section 3(1) of the Law provides that 'A marriage between or in respect of persons either of whom is under the age of sixteen shall be void'.

Background. Marriage in Nigeria takes place under three legal systems (Center for Reproductive Rights83): Islamic (Maliki school of law), civil (statutory law), and customary (tribaltraditional law) (ibid. ; Danish Immigration Service Jan.68). In general, marriages in the north of the country are under Islamic law, while those in the south are under statutory law (ibid.

By Reporter Nigerian Marriage Traditions, Wedding Customs Culture: Marriage Laws In Nigeria, Types, Beliefs And Practices Traditions are accepted methods of doing things in a certain place by a certain group of people.

It is in every area of life be it marriage, burial child naming ceremony etc. Marriages are one of the [ ]. The Yoruba Tradition Engagement Ceremony.

This is the formal traditional marriage ceremony which is usually followed by a church wedding in the case of a Christian couple or what is loosely known as wedding Fatiha in the case of a Muslim couple.

Suffix to say, this is what is known as the traditional wedding and people are invited to come witness. Marriage is a good thing and it makes a whole lot of difference to be really prepared before embarking on anything that is worthwhile in this life such as traditional marriages.

When I say this, a very important matter comes to my mind and that is the topic under consideration, traditional marriage in Yoruba. Marriage is an essential institution in the Yoruba culture and history.

Yoruba tribe is one of the three major tribes in Nigeria. Their wedding ceremony have always been colorful and very festive. Families and friends are dressed in their brightest and best attires. These are: A. Statutory marriage B.

Customary marriage C. Islamic marriage A. Statutory marriage This is marriage contracted under the Marriage Act11, a federal enactment designed for th The study will cover the whole of Nigeria. The marriage of customary law throughout the study is seen from the point of view of the Yoruba, marrying Igbo, Efik.

marriage under the marriage Act clothes the parties to it with rights and obligations, which are un-known to customary law He submitted further that according to Nigerian law, the decree nisi would dissolve both the former customary and subsequent statutory marriages.

And he concluded that S. (2) (1) M. However, under sharia law a married womans property is her own (Akande ). Marriage practices among the Mbororo of Cameroon downplay the relations between husband and wife. Once a woman becomes pregnant the first time, she returns to her parents household and stays there until the child is weaned, about three years after she gives.

Statutory marriage (marriage according to the federal law on marriage) is monogamous. Customary marriage (marriage according to native law and custom) is polygamous. Islamic marriage (marriage according to Islamic law and the Quran) is polygamous.

All the three (3) forms of marriages are recognized and valid in Nigeria. For a marriage under native law and custom to be valid, there must be on the one side the ceremony of giving of the dowry and on the other side the ceremony of the giving of the bride for a marriage under native law and custom.

Per ABOKI,J. A (Pp.paras. E-F) Quotation from MOTOH v. MOTOH () LPELR(CA). Having the advantage of being exposed to western ideas, Yoruba people integrate modern customs into their traditional marriage ceremonies.

The Yoruba traditional marriage ceremony, though a serious affair, is full of playfulness, rich contemporary Nigerian music, graceful colors, and sumptuous meals.

types of marriage which are; traditional, court and white marriages. White marriage is done in the Churches and Mosques where clergies preside over the affairs. The Court marriage is done under the law of the state.

The traditional marriage is the local form of marriage. This shall be the focus of our discussion in this paper. The concept of marriage is present in almost every society in todays world. Also every religion has the basic concept of marriage in one form or another. So its quite obvious that marriage plays an important part in lying down of a stable and civilized society.

Criticism of Marriage in Sharia Law. Islam lays great emphasis on marriage. custom of marriage by which, in order to st art a family, a woman was accorded the legal status of father towards t he children of a wife who had b een impregnated by a co ncubine.

This custo m. (outside wedlock meaning that the parents are not validly married to one another whether custom, Islamic Law or Statute).

At common-law, an illegitimate child was considered a filius nullis (incapable of inheriting property from his parents). However, under Section 10 of Nigerias Legitimacy Act, an illegitimate child can inherit from his mother. 21 Jul. The Yoruba Traditional Wedding Ceremony, also known as the Yoruba Engagement ceremony, or Igbeyawo in Yoruba, usually takes place days, weeks or even months before the white wedding ceremony.

Some families choose to hold both weddings on the same day. The brides family is typically responsible for covering the ceremony costs, but. Islamic Law Marriage of Nigeria. Although marriage under Islamic law possesses most of the features of customary law marriage already discussed, it is necessary to consider, that system separately.

The principal requirements of valid Islamic law marriage are: Two types of consent are involved here-consent of the parties and parental consent. The Sharia Muslim law on the other hand is equally a part of the customary law. This law is the same as the Islamic law, which predominates in the northern part of Nigeria and it had been in use since This aspect of the customary law has its foundation in the Islamic religion.

Facts About the Independent Sharia Panel. The Independent Sharia Panel,ISP, of Lagos State was established in to which Muslims are invited to submit their civil disputes for adjudication under Islamic law.

It was the closest alternative after attempts to sponsor bills creating Sharia Courts failed- not once -but three times. J In a progressive move, the Sharia Board of Pakistan has issued a fatwa, or a decree, giving transgender people marriage, inheritance, and funeral rights under Islamic law.

It is permissible for a transgender person with male indications on his body to marry a transgender person with female indications on her body," the decree.

The Yoruba tribe is one of the here significant tribes in Nigeria (Falola, Akinyemi, ). Their wedding ceremony typically is filled with color and highly meticulous. Purpose statement Due to significant exposure to western culture, most Yoruba individuals integrate modern customs into their traditional marriage ceremonies.

Sources of law customary law. A pattern of behaviour accepted and expected conduct in a community. Obligatory on those within its scope. Customary law: Custom, if followed from one generation to another, in the course of time it acquired the character of. Customary law is connected to distinct ethnic or cultural groups when the legal system in such diversified society operates a plurality of laws.

[4] Islamic law, on the other hand, is a product of Islamic thought, a system of law in which legal rules, ethics, religion, rituals and politics are closely intertwined. [5] In contrast to customary law, which is unwritten but additionally regarded.

Research support is also available. Email us through lawnigeria and info or text ] CUSTOMARY LAW: Native Law and Custom Proof of Marriage -Yoruba native law and custom Acknowledgement of child born out of wedlock by father married under Marriage Ordinance Whether competent in case of children.

Customary law is the law that captures the norms, traditions and rules of behaviour of the people. It is the law propelled by the worldview, beliefs, philosophies and value system of the people. In traditional societies, customary laws were largely unchallenged save by compelling innovations that re-channeled aspects of the practices of the people and subsequently altered its traditions.

Tabbasum said that the ruling was not in accordance with the Sindh Child Marriage Restraint Act passed in which outlawed marriages of girls under 18 years, in .Also when couples marry under native law and custom and go for church blessing, it is a native law and custom marriage.

In SETSE V. SETSE2, it was held that a church blessing of a marriage did not constitute a marriage under the Act. () ENLR 96 See also AKPARANTA VS. AKPARANTA ()2 ECLSR MARTINS VS. ADENUGBA ()18 NLR The Japanese had a custom of levirate marriage called aniyome ni naosu (兄嫁に直す) during the Meiji period.

Africa Somalia. In Somalia, levirate marriage is practiced and is called Dumaal, and provisions are made under Somali customary law or Xeer with regard to bride price (yarad).

The widow is usually given a choice in the matter.