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Mai Tatsine

(d. 1980)


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(d. 1980)

Leader of a separatist sect involved in violent disturbances in Kano, Nigeria, in 1980. Especially known for his condemnation of all modern innovations, from bicycles to buttons. Accepted only the Quran as a valid source of religious teaching, but as a prophet, he reserved the right to reinterpret it.

Subjects: Islam.


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