Ask Leo 1 – Humanism in Africa

By Scott Douglas Jacobsen Dr. Leo Igwe is the founder of the Nigerian Humanist Movement and former Western and Southern African representative of the International Humanist and Ethical Union, now Humanists International. He is among the most prominent African non-religious people from the African continent. When he speaks, many people listen … Continue reading

Ask Mubarak 4 – Nigeria’s Christian and Islamic Leaders

By Scott Douglas Jacobsen Mubarak Bala is the President of the Humanist Association of Nigeria. We will be conducting this educational series to learn more about humanism and secularism within Nigeria. Here we talk about Nigerian Christian and Islamic leaders. Scott Douglas Jacobsen: The context for social work and political engagement can … Continue reading

Ask Mubarak 3 – Better Than a Candle: Humanism as a Light in the Ethical Night

By Scott Douglas Jacobsen Mubarak Bala is the President of the Humanist Association of Nigeria. We will be conducting this educational series to learn more about humanism and secularism within Nigeria. Here we talk about Nigerian freethought and freedom of expression. Scott Douglas Jacobsen: Humanism seems to wring the supernaturalism out of … Continue reading

Foraging Nightclubs: Next Level in Sharia Policing in Abuja?

By Leo Igwe As I have earlier noted, raiding Caramelo nightclub was not about law enforcement. It was not a move to rectify an illegal use of a property or to combat noise pollution or traffic challenge in the city. The Federal Capital Development Authority (FCDA) used these reasons to mask … Continue reading

Ask Mubarak 2 – This is Nigeria: Freedom of Expression for the Secular

By Scott Douglas Jacobsen Mubarak Bala is the President of the Humanist Association of Nigeria. We will be conducting this educational series to learn more about humanism and secularism within Nigeria. Here we talk about Nigerian freethought and freedom of expression. Scott Douglas Jacobsen: In a song by Falz, inspired by … Continue reading

Ask Mubarak 1 – My Nigeria: Communal Organizing Amongst the More Difficult Circumstances

By Scott Douglas Jacobsen Mubarak Bala is the President of the Humanist Association of Nigeria. We will be conducting this educational series to learn more about humanism and secularism within Nigeria. Here we talk about humanism in Nigeria. Scott Douglas Jacobsen: Looking into the humanist community compared to the traditional fundamentalist … Continue reading

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