Category: Annals of Hijaabis

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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

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