ahmed salisu garba

Job Title

legal researcher


Bauchi State University, Gadau Nigeria



Area of Expertise

  • Conflict
  • Gender and constitutions
  • Diversity
  • Customary governance/legal pluralism
  • Human rights
  • Judicial system design
  • Minority issues
  • Participation
  • Power sharing (horizontal/vertical)
  • Religion
  • Security sector



Garba, A. S, 2016, Nigeria’s State-Religion Relation and its legal implications to Freedom of Religion, in Pieter Coertzen, M. Christian Green and Len Hansen,(ed) Religious Freedom and Religious Pluralism in Africa: Prospects and Limitations (Sun Media, South Africa; Stellenbosch, 2016), pages 157-175


Garba, A. S, 2014, Religious Preaching Boards in Northern Nigeria, in Annual Review of Islam in Africa, Issue No: 12/2, 2013-2014, Published by the Centre For Contemporary Islam, University of Cape town, South Africa), pages 19-24

Abdurrahman L.A and Garba A.S. 2012, A Critique of the Commission of Inquiry Document of Northern Nigeria and A Proposed Paradigm Shift For Peace on the Plateau, In: Prof. Isaac Lar and Dr. Reuben Embu., (eds) Creative & Critical Writing For Peace Building in Nigeria: The Jos Paradigm (Akin Press & Services Nig, Ibadan, 2012), pages 225-237.

Garba, A.S, 2015, Government Regulation of Freedom of Religion in a Democratic Society: Islamic Preaching Board Laws and Boko Haram in Nigeria, presented at International Conference on Boko Haram on the theme “Boko Haram and International Law: Mapping the Legal Terrain for Responding to Insurgencies and Armed Conflict in Africa” organized by the Faculty of Law of the University of Johannesburg in South Africa 25th – 26th February, 2015 [Paper passed peer review and I have been communicated and will soon be published by Springer publishers in a special volume of the University’s African Journal on International Law) [ official communication is available]

Garba, A.S. , Striking a balance between Freedom pf Religion and State’s Regulatory Power in Modern Systems: State Regulation of Preaching in Nigeria under Scrutiny published in  “no. 2 Quaderni di diritto e politica ecclesiatica”.






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