HIJAB CRISIS : AMF appeals for calm, warns trouble makers

Abuja Muslim Forum AMF, the umbrella body for Muslim organizations in the Federal Capital Territory, Abuja has condemned the violent protests that engulfed the Kwara state capital by some Christian stakeholders in Ilorin, Kwara against the use of hijab by female Muslim students in public schools originally established by Christian Missions in the State. AMF in a statement jointly signed by its Ameer, Ustadh Luqman J. Ahmad and Secretary, Alhaji Saheed Olakunle Sanusi,noted that with the take-over of the old Mission schools by the then General Yakubu Gowon-led Government in…

Hijab : Group decries disobedience to rule of law in Kwara

A Civil Society Group, Network for Democracy and Development, NDD has decried the non-peaceful protest and disobedience to rule of law against the use of Hijab in public schools in Kwara State. This is contained n a statement by the NDD’s National Coordinator, Tajudeen Alabede and Director of Public Affairs, Dr Abdul-Wasi Moshood. The group noted that the violent protest ran against the spirit of obedience to constituted authority and more worrisome was the lack of regard for the rule of law, especially the provisions of fundamental human rights​ which…

HIJAB CRISIS : Christian Group urges Kwara Governor to emulate Yahaya Bello 

The Founder of the Nigeria Christian Youths Political Platform (NICHYPP), GP. Mathew James Avabee (Mr Spreading) has advised the Kwara state Governor, AbdulRahaman AbdulRasaq to be as religious tolerant as the Kogi state Governor, Yahaya Bello who the group leader said believed in the reality of the fact that a geographical entity can only strive in religious and ethnic tolerance, respect and peaceful coexistence. James Avabee also admonished Governor AbdulRazaq to set aside his religious preference in handling the affairs of the State as he was elected as the Governor…

HIJAB: Call UI ISI Principal To Order – Parents Forum  

The International School Ibadan (ISI) Muslim Parents Forum has called on well meaning Nigerians to call Mrs Phebean Olowe, the Principal of ISI to order as she was out to precipitate crisis in the school with her high handedness and religious fanatism taken too far. Muslim Parents Forum in a statement signed by its Chairman, Abdur-Rahman Balogun said “Following our tactical withdrawal from the ISI Hijab matter from the State High Court in Ibadan on June 25, 2019, the Principal through her agents had embarked on harrasment intimidation and molestation of…