Category: My Hijab/Niqob Chronicles

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WHD’19…BREAKING STEREOTYPES, SHATTERING BOUNDARIES By Bushrah Olagunju

Several ages ago, this apparel was the modest form of dressing many knew, it came to be accepted naturally as it didn’t defy basic Human rights neither did it trample upon the safety of others. It came to be known with the Muslim female as a recognised way of life for a set of people.…
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February 2, 2019 0

TELL THE WORLD ABOUT HIJAB By Olatunde Azeezah (PenTalks)

  Tell the world about Hijab Let them know that in each dark robe Lies white thread that stitches our flaws, Scantifying our heart. Tell your friends about Hijab Let them know our brain’s fragrance is of intelligence, It never reeks of vacuouness. We cover our head not brain! Let the non-Muslims know That hijab…
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February 1, 2019 0

MEDIA’S MISREPRESENTATION OF ISLAM AND THE HIJAB! By Lawal Afeez Arishekola

  Media’s Misrepresentation of Islam and the Hijab!      … Everything in our society can create the development of innumerable viewpoints with respect to a subject that we find in the present society. One of abundant point is Islam and the Hijab. Numerous inquiries and speculations are habitually framed in the psyches of copious…
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January 20, 2019 0

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

Know Your Rights – Bashir Lucas Samson Lukman

  In our world today, oppression and victimization of Muslims is no longer strange. We hear and read these stories every week. If one’s Niqab is not yanked off, another’s Hijab might be pulled, the one in beards is called an extremist and the one who has the courage to say, “Allahu Akbar”, a fanatic.…
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August 20, 2018 0

HIJAB/NIQAB CHRONICLES on knowislam.com.ng Episode 2

An Australian niqabi woman shared a video telling how she reacted to hate with love and good character after a woman insulted her in a mall while she was shopping. “… Whilst I was shopping, this lady actually asked me to get out that ‘how could you ever be allowed in this place with this…
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August 10, 2018 0

HIJAB/NIQAB CHRONICLES on Knowislam.com.ng  Episode 1

I entered the lab with my lab coat on as usual, walked straight to my work spot and sat down waiting for the practical  to begin. “Alhaja! Come here.” I walked pass her to my table when I entered and I saw her  look that said “what the heck is this?” I went to her.…
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August 8, 2018 0