Mubarak Bala: Death Threats, Blasphemy and Police Investigation in Kano

*The situation escalated fast, the last escalation for Bala happened in 2014 when he formally renounced Islam and became an ex-Muslim and an atheist. Dr. Leo Igwe has been working hard to provide reportage and acquire international support through the relevant networks in the international freethought community with many hearing … Continue reading

Mubarak Bala Arrested for Blasphemy in Kaduna

*Mubarak Bala has participated in over half of a dozen conversations as part of an educational series for Canadian Atheist. However, I was informed of a criminal complaint about Facebook posts and blog posts yesterday against him. Within 24 hours, this is the update from Dr. Leo Igwe. Both are … Continue reading

Interview with Abdulrahman Aliyu on Nigerian Humanism Now

By Scott Douglas Jacobsen Abdulrahman Aliyu is a Nigerian Humanist and Freethinker involved in the community and movement in Nigeria. Here we talk about Nigerian humanism now. Scott Douglas Jacobsen: Nigeria is the most populous country in Africa. It is one of the most populated nations on earth. Its politics impact … Continue reading

Ask Mubarak 7 – Et Tu? Two: How Bad Could Things Get?

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. Humanists in Nigeria and some other African states have some of the toughest sensibilities built on real hardship unseen by … Continue reading

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

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