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HIJAB: ISI PARENTS SUE PRINCIPAL, SCHOOL MANAGEMENT

The International School, University of Ibadan girls barred from entering their school for wearing hijab on Thursday, 15th November, 2018     Parents of some female Muslim students of International School, Ibadan (ISI) have sued its authority for disallowing their children from wearing Hijab on their school uniforms. According to the News Agency of Nigeria…
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December 3, 2018 0

HIJAB HAS TRULY COME TO STAY IN LAGOS SCHOOLS By Sanni Kay. Yusuf

  I was approached in anger. The complainer was sad. It was conspicuously written in his physiognomy. His voice trembled like some quake of the earth. He boiled. “What’s the matter”? I quizzed. “Why would a principal and the teachers disallow female muslim students the use of Hijab after they had been enfranchized by government?…
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December 1, 2018 0

LEAVE US WITH ISLAM IF THIS IS THE TOLERANCE ATHEISTS HAVE BEEN PREACHING By Lan Rey Hassan

  November 22 2018, Independent.co.uk reports: “A Chinese city has ordered members of a Muslim minority group to turn themselves in to authorities if they observe practices such as abstention from alcohol.” “Hami city government in the far-western Xinjiang region said people “poisoned by extremism, terrorism and separatism” would be treated leniently if they surrendered within…
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November 26, 2018 0

JUSTICE IS CLOSE TO RIGHTEOUSNESS; A REJOINDER TO DR. OLUFUNKE ADEGOKE (DEPARTMENT OF SOCIOLOGY, UNIVERSITY OF IBADAN) By Dr. Ayobami Raheem

In contributing to the ongoing narrative about Hijab controversy that is rocking International School, University of Ibadan, Ibadan (ISI), one Dr Olufunke Adegoke of Department of Sociology, University of Ibadan threw caution and logic into the wind and stirred up hornet’s nest with her technically deficient, highly provocative and unscholastic submission. And one wonders how…
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November 25, 2018 0

THE FUTURE OF THE ISLAMIC UMMAH IS SAFE AND FINE By Shehu Abdus-Salam Aladodo

  Few weeks ago, the National Youth Service Corps (NYSC) after our 21days Orientation at the NYSC Temporary Orientation Camp, Amada, Gombe State, Nigeria served all Corp members with their posting letters on the day of departure, and I got posted to a Private Secondary School therein. I reported to my place of primary assignment…
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November 24, 2018 0

IRISH SINGER SINEAD O’CONNOR CONVERTS TO ISLAM, CHANGES NAME TO SHUHADA DAVITT

Outspoken Irish singer Sinead O’Connor has announced she has converted to Islam and changed her name to Shuhada.   Having adopted the name Magda Davitt last year, the 51-year-old is now called Shuhada Davitt. She also changed her Twitter avatar to a black-and-white image of the Nike Swoosh logo and the slogan, “Wear a hijab.…
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October 27, 2018 0

BUILDING BRIDGES TOUR (THE GAMBIA 2018) With Mufti Ismail Menk

BUILDING BRIDGES TOUR THE GAMBIA 2018 Topic : “RESPECTING DIFFERENCES” Speaker: Mufti Ismail Menk Date : 3rd November, 2018 Venue: Independence Stadium Bakau, Gambia. Gate Opens: 11am PROUDLY BROUGHT TO YOU by Amal Foundation and others! 3,037 total views, 0 views today

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October 25, 2018 0

HUMAN LIFE IS SACRED; ISLAM SAYS NO TO MASSACRE By Lan Rey Hassan

  I met him at Agege, Lagos, many months ago. He was supposed to be the guide on the coaster bus departing for Kaduna that night, but in Nigeria, there are only conductors. I arrived at Agege a few minutes past 7 pm; an hour later than the fixed time for the bus’ departure -hoping…
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October 24, 2018 0

DEATH OF KHASHOGGI AND ISLAM By Sanni Kay. Yusuf

  The veteran journalist – Jamal Muhammad Khashoggi – walked into the Saudi consulate in Turkey. Days later, it was officially confirmed that the America-trained pen pusher had given up the ghost, although that was after accusations upon speculations. How was he downed? Strangulated? Beheaded? Dismembered? Slaughtered? None can say for sure except experts in…
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October 23, 2018 0

Of Islam and Fundamentalism By Bashir Lucas Samson Lukman

Fundamentalist? A brother called those who opposed his idea of going to the Masjid and participating in Masquerade festivals fundamentalists. What does it mean to be a fundamentalist? Today, when people accuse someone of being a fundamentalist, they either mean an extremist or own who takes religion seriously. Anyone conscious Muslim should be proud if…
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