Rights group calls UI school hijab crisis ‘religious apartheid’

Rights group calls UI school hijab crisis ‘religious apartheid’

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A human rights group, Muslim Rights Concerns has condemned the ongoing hijab crisis at the International School, University of Ibadan describing it as “religious apartheid”. A press statement signed by the Director of the group, Ishaq Akintola alleged a poor handling of…

UI secondary school management bars hijab wearing students from classes

UI secondary school management bars hijab wearing students from classes

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The management of the International School, University of Ibadan has on Wednesday barred hijab wearing students from classes. This is coming two days after it earlier shut its premises because some Muslim students appeared in school with the Muslim head covering. Eight…

Lagos government approves hijab usage in schools

Lagos government approves hijab usage in schools

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The Lagos State government has finally granted approval for the use of hijab in secondary schools in the state. This is this first time the government is taking an affirmative action on a 2016 court judgement which ruled that hijab usage a…

Hijab in schools: MSSN accuses Ambode of Christianisation agenda

Hijab in schools: MSSN accuses Ambode of Christianisation agenda

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The Muslim Students’ Society of Nigeria (MSSN) has accused the Lagos State Government headed by Governor Akinwunmi Ambode of pursuing a Christianisation agenda in the state in not obeying the Court of Appeal judgment permitting the use of hijab in schools. In…

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