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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

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

ISRAEL KILLS SEVEN PALESTINIANS IN COVERT GAZA RAID

Bodies of Palestinians who were killed on Sunday were brought to a hospital in Khan Younis [Abed Zagout/Anadolu Agency]     Israeli forces killed seven Palestinians in the Gaza Strip in a clandestine raid targeting a Hamas commander and air attacks that provided cover for the commandos to escape back into Israel by car. The Israeli incursion…
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November 13, 2018 0

UK CALLS FOR END TO YEMEN WAR, KHASHOGGI JUSTICE

UK calls for end to Yemen war, Khashoggi justice Visiting Saudi Arabia on Monday, British Foreign Secretary Jeremy Hunt urges Riyadh to halt the bloody war in Yemen. Millions of people in Yemen are facing famine as the three-year war drags on [Khaled Abdullah/Reuters] UK Foreign Secretary Jeremy Hunt visits Saudi Arabia and the United Arab Emirates…
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November 13, 2018 0

THE PUNCH, THIS DAY AND EL-RUFAI’S “MUSLIM” RUNNING MATE CONTROVERSY By Rasheed Abubakar

When Samuel Ortom, the Christian Governor of Benue State named another brother-in-Christ, Benson Abounu as his running mate for the 2019 gubernatorial election, there was no uproar from Nigerians over their religion (Christianity). The headline of Punch, October 17, 2018 was lenient with the embattled Governor, whose supporters had likened to Jesus Christ for accepting…
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November 6, 2018 0

PAKISTANI POLITICAL AND RELIGIOUS LEADER SAMI-UL-HAQ KILLED

  The octogenarian, who was known for his Afghan Taliban support, was found dead at his residence in city of Rawalpindi. A divisive figure, Haq, centre, served in Pakistan’s upper house of parliament for multiple terms [File: Faisal Mahmood/Reuters] A Pakistani political and religious leader has been killed by unknown attackers at his residence in…
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November 2, 2018 0