Posts Tagged ‘Hijab’

Hijab Crisis: Call UI school principal, Phebean Olowe to order – Muslim parents raise alarm

Parents of Muslim students at the International School, University of Ibadan, under the umbrella of International School Ibadan (ISI) Muslim Parents Forum have called on well-meaning Nigerians to call Principal of the school, Mrs. Phebean Olowe, to order in order to avert crisis in the school. The Muslim parents noted that the need to call […]

Hijab Saga: Court strikes out fundamental human right suit against UI School, Principal, others

Justice Ladiran Akintola of an Oyo State High Court 9 sitting in Ibadan, the state capital, on Tuesday struck out a fundamental human right suit challenging the refusal of the University of Ibadan (UI) International School, to allow female Muslim students wear Hijab on their school uniforms. From.reports, Breaking Times gathered that the suit filed […]

Halima Aden Makes History As The First Model To Wear A Hijab In Sports Illustrated’s Swimsuit Issue!

Muslim supermodel Halima Aden is steadily making her way to the top of the modeling ladder, and she is taking her faith with her! Halima is the first model to appear in Sport’s Illustrated’s swimsuit issue sporting her religious garments! According to CNN, Halima traveled back to her home country of Kenya to shoot for […]

Appeal Court Approves Wearing of Hijab in Lagos Schools

The Court of Ap­peal sitting in La­gos has set aside the judgment of a Lagos High Court banned students in public primary and secondary schools in Lagos State from putting on hijab (Muslims’ heads­carf) with their uniforms. In a unanimous deci­sion the judges headed by Justice A. B. Gumel held that the appeal is meritori­ous […]

BAN ON HIJAB| DG Of NYSC Stands His Ground As Muslim Youths Protest

The Director-General of the NYSC, Brigadier-General Johnson Olawumi, while reacting to a protest staged by a group of Muslim youths under the aegis of Muslim Youths in Da’wah at the headquarters of the National Youth Service Corps in Abuja against the ban on the use of hijab by female Muslim corps members, insisted that female […]

Amir of Muslim Students’ Society of Nigeria Warns Buhari, Says A Ban on Hijab Is an Attack On Islam

The Muslim Students’ Society of Nigeria in Lagos State has warned President Muhammad Buhari not to ban Hijab wearing. This warning was given by Amir of MSSN LSAU, Mallam Saheed Ashafa at the December Islamic Vacation Course holding at Epe, Lagos on Wednesday. Mallam Saheed Ashafa said that such a consideration would ridicule the war against Boko Haram, […]