Muslim students have constitutional right to use hijab, says sultan
The Sultan of Sokoto and President-General, Supreme Council for Islamic Affairs, Alhaji Sa’ad Abubakar, has enjoined Muslims across the country to always demand their rights within the ambit of the law.
School suspends one student for wearing hijab
The management of the International School, University of Ibadan has suspended a female student, Miss Ikhlass Badru who allegedly flouted the school rules and regulations by wearing a hijab on her school uniform.
‘My hijab is my identity’– Nihmatallah Akashat
Nihmatallah Akashat is a Lawyer, Wife, Mom and one of the beautiful faces on the popular daytime show “Your View”. The graduate of Law from the Lagos State University; stands out daily with her Hijab on our screen, reflecting the beauty of inclusion and showing us that the hijab is not a hindrance in any way to women fulfilling their God-given purpose.
Al- Mu’minaat tasks government on security of life, property
Al- Mu’minaat (The Believing Women) Organisation has urged the Federal Government to beef up security across the country and create an enabling environment for citizens in order to bring out the best in them.
The wearing of hijab is beyond religion
The word hijab is pre-Islamic, from the Arabic root H-J-B, which means to screen, to separate, to hide from sight, to make invisible. In the modern Arabic language...
Still on hijab-for-school controversy
Recurrent controversy and litigation over use of hijab in place of school uniforms has become part of needless issues in our quest for nation building. There should be elite consensus on the issue as soon as possible. While the nation is still smarting from the University of Ibadan International School’s crisis on the same issue,…
Lagos Muslims preach inclusive governance, better service delivery
Concerned about good governance inspired by the fear of God, the Muslim community of Lagos State has tasked the political class to pursue policies that are not...
The hijab controversy in International School, Ibadan
‘Kindness has no church. Peace has no religion. Compassion has no temple, and love has no borders.” Sir: The recent scenes in the International School Ibadan, where parents campaigned for their wards to wear Hijab to school as a right is bemusing. It reminded me of the scenes in Osun State some years ago when…
UI International School shut over hijab wearing
The religious crisis over the wearing of hijab by female Muslim students of the University of Ibadan International Secondary School (ISI) has forced its management to close down the school indefinitely. Some Muslim parents were said to have staged a protest, which the management feared might lead to free for all. The closure was sequel…
UI International School shut down over Hijab
The University of Ibadan International School has been shut down indefinitely, the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports.
Crisis over wearing of hijab deepens in UI school
The crisis over the wearing of hijab by female Muslim students of the University of Ibadan International School (ISI) worsened yesterday as the Muslim Parents Forum insisted on enforcing the dress code in deference to the decision of the school’s management.
Religious crisis looms in Ibadan varsity community over wearing of hijab
Unless some drastic actions are taken to stop some religious fanatics, the University of Ibadan (UI) community is in for serious crisis. A Muslim group was reportedly distributing hijab to female students of International School Ibadan (ISI) yesterday by 7am and asked them to wear it to the assembly ground. Consequently, the management of the…