Monday, 29th November 2021
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16 May
The Hijab crisis in Kwara State is only a metaphor for much wider and deeper concerns. It has to do with the status of the “missionary schools” vis-a-vis the government and the place of Islam in those schools.
30 Mar
There is the unpardonable attempt by Hijab activists in Kwara State and in the Government of Governor Abdulrahman Abdulrazaq to disrupt the peace of Ilorin, capital of Kwara State.
25 Mar
Ilorin, the capital of Kwara State, is a Yoruba city. It is now in the throes of a self-inflicted crisis caused by the hijab, the head covering favoured by Muslim laity for their women folks. It is also loved by some Christians, especially the Catholics. It originated from the Middle-East where women are subjected to…
24 Mar
Kwara State Governor, AbdulRahman AbdulRazaq, and the police command have warned against further attacks on schools and places of worship under the guise of agitation...
21 Mar
The Federal Government has refrained from making a statement on the controversy over the use of hijab in some schools in Kwara State.
19 Mar
Ironically, there are some Muslim brothers who treat their wives as their personal estates. They remind you of the Jahiliyyah period in Arabia.
19 Mar
The Kwara State government has made clarification on ownership of schools and the question of hijab in the state, saying publicly-owned schools will continue to adhere to government...
7 Mar
The Cherubim and Seraphim Movement Church Worldwide in Kwara on Sunday rejected the use of Hijab by female students at the Cherubim and Seraphim College, llorin, ordered by the State Government.
7 Mar
There may be a commotion, tomorrow, in about 10 Christian secondary schools in Ilorin, the Kwara State capital, if the imbroglio surrounding the use of veil (hijab) by Muslim female students
4 Mar
While a great many Nigerians are trying to clear their eyes on awakening from a nightmarish dream about events in their country, the school palaver in Kwara is adding its own twist
27 Feb
The Kwara State Government has announced the usage of veil for Muslim females in Christian-established, but state government grant-aided secondary schools in the state.
19 Feb
Kwara on Friday directed an immediate, but temporary closure of some grant-aided schools in Ilorin pending the resolution of a Hijab controversy in the schools.


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The Federal Government says it would make its final decision on the proposed new hazard allowance for health workers next week.
1 hour ago
Operatives of the Lagos Command of Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) have arrested 60 suspected internet fraudsters during an award ceremony at Conference Hotel in Abeokuta, Ogun.
2 hours ago
The American dictionary of reference Merriam-Webster on Monday revealed "vaccine" to be its word of the year for 2021, reflecting both the hopes and deep divisions sparked by vaccination as the world wrestled with year two of the Covid-19 pandemic. "The word vaccine was about much more than medicine in 2021," the dictionary -- which…
2 hours ago
By Dr Jonathan Awori Addis Ababa (Ethiopia), 29th November 2021 -/African Media Agency (AMA)/- I remember my first COVID-19 patient. She was 16 and I was called to see her after she had been admitted to hospital. Alone in her hospital room, she looked scared. Though I tried to hide it, I was too. I…
2 hours ago
By Murielle E. Addis Ababa (Ethiopia), 29th November 2021 -/African Media Agency (AMA)/- I am Murielle. Former beauty queen. Executive. Mother of three. If there is one thing that characterises me at first sight, it is elegance. I’m always dressed to the nines, perched on high heels. I am the kind of woman you meet…