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10 Kwara colleges shut over Hijab reopen today

Kwara State Government has announced that the 10 schools involved in a recent hijab controversy in the state should reopen for the third term session on Monday, 12 April.

Crimes committed under the hijab

Females in public places adorning hijab-veil are now a cause of palpable fear and apprehension, instead of being symbols of reverence

Kwara Hijab controversy: Church of Nigeria speaks [Full statement]

The Church of Nigeria (Anglican Communion), Ecclesiastical Province of Kwara, has called for a peaceful resolution of the Hijab controversy rocking the state.

Hijab, Islamic assertiveness and female Muslim identity in Kwara schools

Farooq Kperogi presented an imbalanced take on the hijab crisis and growing Islamic assertiveness in schools in Kwara state.

Hijab in Kwara: Bad news doesn’t get better with time

Bad news doesn’t get better with time is an expression from the famous Black American five star General Colin Powell’s book It Worked For Me.

Hijab: Police restore normalcy in Ilorin, sue for peace

Kwara Police Command has restored peace and order after violence erupted on Wednesday in some of the Mission grant-aided schools over the use of Hijab by Muslim female students.

Hijab: Schools defy Gov. Abdulrazaq, violence at Baptist Surulere

Violence erupted between Christians and Muslims at Surulere Baptist Secondary Ilorin today, as officials turned back Hijab-wearing students.

Hijab: Kwara shuts 10 missionary schools indefinitely

The Kwara Government has announced that the 10 grant-aided missionary schools will remain shut down over the Hijab (religious veil) controversies would remain closed until further notice.

Association to end Hijab phobia

The Federation of Muslim Women Associations in Nigeria (FOMWAN) has solicited for collaboration with interfaith platforms to end unfair criticisms of the Muslim Women’s headcover, the Hijab.

Hijab: Student society urges Sanwo-Olu to end harassment

The Muslim Students' Society of Nigeria (MSSN), Lagos State Area Unit has asked Governor Babajide Sanwo-Olu to stop hijab harassment and religious discrimination in schools.

Buhari urged to address religious discrimination

The Muslim Students’ Society of Nigeria (MSSN), Lagos State Area Unit, has called on both THE Federal and state governments to address the religious discrimination experienced by its members in Nigeria.

World Hijab Day: Groups decry discrimination against women in hijab

A coalition of Islamic Group has decried continued discrimination against women in hijab, saying that prejudice against women in veil is not only unconstitutional but also inimical to the development of the country.

Modest Fashion: How to rock the Hijab

The 'Hijab' is a piece of clothing used to cover some parts of the body, usually the head and neck region. It is globally considered Islamic apparel, worn by the female Muslim to protect her modesty from unrelated males.

Saudi women drop Abaya, Hijab

Some rebel women have started to shun the obligatory abaya when they leave the house in a bold push for social liberties by young Saudis.

Hijab: Ex VP’s wife defends users’ fundamental human rights

The wife of former Vice President, Amina Namadi Sambo, on Sunday, said the harassment and intimidation of Muslim women wearing hijab, violated their fundamental human rights.

Hijab harassment: MSSN threatens to shutdown Lagos

The Muslim Students' Society of Nigeria (MSSN), Lagos State Area Unit has threatened to mobilise millions of its members to shutdown Lagos State if harassment of students wearing hijab persists.

Hijab: Sambo’s wife decries harassment of Muslim women

Wife of former Vice President, Hajiya Amina Namadi Sambo, has decried the harassment of Muslim women wearing hijab in parts of the country, saying the action negates the women’s right to freedom of religion.

Photos: Adesua Etomi rocks Hijab

Nollywood actress, Adesua Etomi shared photos of herself on set rocking hijab for the movie titled “Up North”.

UI International School shut down over Hijab crisis

The International School of the University of Ibadan has been shut down indefinitely, following controversy over wearing of Hijab by Muslim students.

UI International School rejects use of Hijab

The Board of Governors of the International School University of Ibadan, headed by the UI Deputy Vice Chancellor, Professor Adeyinka Aderinto, on Wednesday rose from its meeting with a resolution that the dress code of the school be maintained and can never be compromised.

Hijab: UI-owned school insists on retaining dress code

The International School Ibadan (ISI) says it will continue to maintain the dress code of the 55-year-old institution.

Lagos approves use of hijab in schools

The Lagos State Government has approved the use of hijab in public secondary schools in the state.

Hijab controversy: MSSN petitions Ambode, insists LASG must issue circular to avoid chaos

The Muslim Students’ Society of Nigeria, Lagos State Area Unit has asked Governor Akinwunmi Ambode to protect the rule of law by adhering to the Court of Appeal ruling on hijab usage in Lagos State.

MURIC hails Law School for calling Amasa to bar in hijab

Prof. Ishaq Akintola has commended the Nigerian Law School, the body of Benchers and the Council of Legal Education for calling Firdaus Amasa to bar with her hijab on.

Video: Helen Paul Comes For Hijab Critics

Popular Nigerian comedienne Helen Paul has schooled those criticizing her for wearing a hijab.

Hijab controversy: Muslim Organisations tell NASS to hold public hearing

A coalition of Muslim Organisations in Nigeria on Tuesday called on the National Assembly to hold a public hearing on the Hijab controversy between...

World Hijab Day: Women decry discrimination over hijab

A coalition of Women Groups, Hijab Rights Advocacy Initiative, on Wednesday decried the continued discrimination of women in Hijab, saying that their constitutional...

Hijab: Obey court order, Muslims warn Lagos schools

Following the resumption of Lagos schools on Monday, the Lagos State Area Unit of the Muslim Students’ Society of Nigeria (MSSN), issued a warning...

Osun Hijab “Crisis”: Religion, Education and the Future

By David Dimas Education is historically considered a great equalizer in the Nigerian society, capable of lifting the less advantaged children and improving their chances...

Osun Hijab crisis: Cleric calls for caution

A cleric, Pastor Dotun Ajileye, on Wednesday, advised religious leaders in Osun to exercise restraint with their utterances over the court ruling on Hijab...

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