Category: Annals of Hijaabis

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ISI HIJAB CRISIS: JUDGE ADVISES OUT-OF-COURT SETTLEMENT

Justice Laniran Akintola of the Oyo State High Court in Ibadan, Oyo on Friday advised parties in the ban of Hijab wearing legal tussle to seek out-of-court settlement. Some female Muslim students of International School, Ibadan (ISI) had protested the institution’s ban on the wearing of Hijab over their school uniforms within the school premises.…
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January 12, 2019 0

HATE FOR HIJAB By Sanni Kay. Yusuf

  The Hijaabi – in her NYSC apparel – was seen shedding tears as she made steps out of the VP’s office. Some members of staff of the school who could not hold back their curiosity walked up to her in empathy. “Salaamu ‘alaykum”, they greeted looking at her pitifully. “Wa alayum salaam”, greeting returned…
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November 24, 2018 0

UI HIJAB BAN IS AN INVITATION TO CHAOS

  The principal of the University of Ibadan International School (UIIS), Mrs. Phebean Olowe recently banned the use of hijab by female Muslim students of the school. The ban provoked Muslim parents who protested at the gates of the school yesterday, Monday 12th November, 2018. In its characteristic intervention, the Muslim Rights Concern (MURIC) described…
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November 13, 2018 0

ANNALS OF HIJABIS ON KNOWISLAM.COM.NG Episode 11

  A Muslim Right activist with one other was charged for obstructing the police from performing lawful duty. I am the counsel to the two defendants and we were waiting for the court to sit when the first defendant whispered to my hear that the court orderly is preventing the wife of one of them…
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November 1, 2018 0

ANNALS OF HIJABIS ON KNOWISLAM.COM.NG Episode 10

  It was on Monday, 16th of April, 2018 when my Uncle and I went to NABTEB office to collect my long awaited original NABTEB certificate. As usual, I was dressed in my full hijab (Hijab+Niqab+Socks+Hand gloves). On reaching there, my Uncle happened to know the Secretary of the board and they greeted and embraced…
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October 6, 2018 0

ANNALS OF HIJABIS on knowislam.com.ng Episode 9

Don’t force your kids to wear the hijab. Let them not wear it because they are scared of you. Let them wear it because they’ve seen the beauty in it. Let them wear it for Allah. Had my parents forced me to wear the hijab, I would have taken it off a long time ago.…
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September 29, 2018 0

ANNALS OF HIJABIS on knowislam.com.ng Episode 8

As much as there are haters of the hijab, there are those who love it. The more the call to ban the hijab grows, the more people also wake up to embrace the hijab and the more there are those who go against its ban. Just few days into the month of August 2018, a…
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September 21, 2018 0

ANNALS OF HIJABIS on knowislam.com.ng Episode 7

… The problem started during the second week I resumed school. I lived in the school hostel and in my  block, we were just two Muslims, the rest were Christians. Every morning, their worship and praise songs won’t let us rest. I tried to caution them, but no one listened. So, I decided to ignore…
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September 20, 2018 0

MUSLIM GIRLS FROM ISOLO SENIOR SECONDARY SCHOOL SUSPENDED FOR WEARING HIJAB

MUSLIM GIRLS FROM ISOLO SENIOR SECONDARY SCHOOL SUSPENDED FOR WEARING HIJAB No fewer than 5 girls including the Assistant Head girl were given letter of suspension for wearing Hijab in school. The new principal Mrs JO Sadare made it clear that she would not permit the Hijab to be worn in the school, despite the…
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September 19, 2018 0

ANNALS OF HIJABIS on Knowislam.com.ng Episode 6

It’s not long since I started to work in an inpatient unit at a hospital. I finished my duty for the day and it was time to head home. So, I made my way down one of the corridors when a woman came out of her room , saw me walking towards her direction and…
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September 15, 2018 0