National Amir of The Companion, an association of Muslim men in business and the professions, Engr. Kamil Olalekan made the call Saturday in his welcome address at the group’s 2022 Zakat distribution ceremony, held in Ikeja, Lagos.
Omirhobo appeared at the Federal High Court in Lagos Wednesday morning in the full wig, gown, bip, black trousers and shoes.
In a split decision of five to two Friday, a seven-member panel of the apex court affirmed the July 21, 2016 judgment of the Court of Appeal, Lagos, which set aside the October 17, 2014 judgment by Justice Grace Onyeabo of the High Court of Lagos State, which upheld the hiab restriction.
She noted that she only wears the hijab to cover her backside which is a threat to men who desire to make heaven
The Oyo State Government stated its position in a statement issued on Saturday on the hijab controversy by AbdAzeez.
Four people were reportedly injured and are receiving treatment following alleged attack by hoodlums and security agents.
The suit was instituted by 11 female Muslim Students of University of Ibadan International School Ibadan (ISI) over use of Hijab.
A Muslim organisation, Ta’awunu Human Rights Initiative, has petitioned the Minister of Education, Malam Adamu Adamu over alleged harassment of…
In the video seen by The Eagle Online on Friday, the preacher was seen conducting a deliverance for her members.
The Sultan, who is also the President-General of the Nigerian Supreme Council for Islamic Affairs, stated this in Birnin Kebbi on Tuesday at the North West Zonal Public Hearing on the Constitution Review organised by the House of Representatives for stakeholders from Sokoto, Kebbi and Zamfara States.
MURIC’s request was made by its Director, Prof. Ishaq Akintola, on Wednesday in a statement.
A statement from Kemi Adeosun, Permanent Secretary, Ministry of Education and Human Capital Development, on Sunday said the decision was to bring students in the schools to meet up for the period when their schools were shut
The Muslim rights advocacy group was reacting to CAN’s latest statement in which it said Muslim female soldiers were free to wear hijab on military uniform if that would deflect bullets
As much as this sounds very petty, very insignificant and at best diversionary, the instigator, from all intent and purposes, is the government, led by AbdulRahman AbduRazaq, the governor. The question people ask is: what is the motive in this policy from AbdulRazaq as he deliberately pollutes the peace of a people who had worn their religious identities inside their souls, rather than on their lapels, for ages?
He said they should look for hijab-wearing schools their children can attend.
They urged the State Government to return to negotiating table with them.
The News Agency of Nigeria reports that a welder was seen cutting the chains and locks of the gates of the noncompliant schools in Ilorin.
The News Agency of Nigeria reports that all the schools remained under locked with presence of security men around
The reversal of government’s decision came just as one of the affected founders of the schools, the Cherubim and Seraphim (C&S) Church, ended a seven-day prayer session also on Monday.
The Nigerian Islamic human rights organization told the Kwara State Government to be assertive and to “possess your possession”