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Re: Argument Over Hijab Needless, We Will Address It – NBA President by Sarah20A(f): 6:22pm On Dec 16, 2017
MemphisRaynes:
They better address this matter, because as a full fledge Onye Nmuo, I intend to adorn myself with eagle feathers, vulture skulls and snake bones during my own call to Bar. Any bagger that tries to stop me will witness Amadioha in his most raw form. All na diversity.
lol maybe this will look better on u dat day

Re: Argument Over Hijab Needless, We Will Address It – NBA President by archdon: 6:30pm On Dec 16, 2017
I bet she takes it off when she wanna s*ck prick, why then the show of hypocrisy?
Re: Argument Over Hijab Needless, We Will Address It – NBA President by Sureshegsy(m): 6:35pm On Dec 16, 2017
princeade86:
dnt forget to allow egun, sango, igunnu, obatala and ifa worshiper to wear their costume to any institutions if u allow dis to stand.
Muslim women wear their hijab everywhere do sango egun obatala wear their customs everywhere?? then u shld sit and think.
Re: Argument Over Hijab Needless, We Will Address It – NBA President by TemmyTee82(f): 6:47pm On Dec 16, 2017
diadem10:

Where's your Hijab, alhaja? Yeye.
You need it to sew trouser?
Re: Argument Over Hijab Needless, We Will Address It – NBA President by diadem10: 7:51pm On Dec 16, 2017
TemmyTee82:


You need it to sew trouser?

Only wretched africans wear Hijab. Real africans are proud to display their heritage with colourful gele before God or Allah irrespective of their Religion. For examples, Buhari's daughters!
Re: Argument Over Hijab Needless, We Will Address It – NBA President by muslak: 7:57pm On Dec 16, 2017
IT IS A GREAT THING THAT THE ALMIGHTY SETS ISLAM AS A WAY OF LIFE TO LIVE BY. THE FIRDAUS OF A LADY WAS JUST READY TO LIVE BY THE DICTATES OF HER LORD, ALLAH. WHY ARE THEY DENYING HER?
MAY ALLAH CONTINUE TO PRESERVE US FOR GOODNESS.
TO WAILERS, MAY YOU BE RIGHTLY GUIDED
Re: Argument Over Hijab Needless, We Will Address It – NBA President by basadenet: 8:00pm On Dec 16, 2017
Rules are meant to be obeyed so let leave sentiments..
Re: Argument Over Hijab Needless, We Will Address It – NBA President by beedgreat(m): 8:08pm On Dec 16, 2017
adams123:


my brother, Jalabia and turbarn are not compulsory in Islam but #Hijab is compulsory
if so Muslim female footballer can wear her hijab to world cup. it is very simple if u know your religion do not allow what they do then you leave the job.
Re: Argument Over Hijab Needless, We Will Address It – NBA President by TemmyTee82(f): 8:47pm On Dec 16, 2017
diadem10:


Only wretched africans wear Hijab. Real africans are proud to display their heritage with colourful gele before God or Allah irrespective of their Religion. For examples, Buhari's daughters!

I bet you're currently bedecked in your local attire right this instant. And I really didn't see any gele on Buhari's daughter.

Stop the hatred. Live and let live. The only Muslim dressing I don't know how to stand is the one that involves complete covering of the face. Any other dressing is fine by me.
Re: Argument Over Hijab Needless, We Will Address It – NBA President by TemmyTee82(f): 8:49pm On Dec 16, 2017
beedgreat:
if so Muslim female footballer can wear her hijab to world cup. it is very simple if u know your religion do not allow what they do then you leave the job.

Lol. Footballer in hijab
Re: Argument Over Hijab Needless, We Will Address It – NBA President by diadem10: 10:13pm On Dec 16, 2017
TemmyTee82:


I bet you're currently bedecked in your local attire right this instant. And I really didn't see any gele on Buhari's daughter.

Stop the hatred. Live and let live. The only Muslim dressing I don't know how to stand is the one that involves complete covering of the face. Any other dressing is fine by me.



Zahra put on head gear as well as her older sisters. Even the Emir women who celebrated their one year daughter on the front page put on head gears!

Hijabs is an arabic culture, not african! If you're saying Allah creates the africans as well, then I see no reason why you can't display your colourful attires before your Allah unless he's an impartial God. I see no reason why you can't commune with him in your language like a typical africa man/woman.
Re: Argument Over Hijab Needless, We Will Address It – NBA President by maasoap(m): 10:16pm On Dec 16, 2017
seguntijan:
http://www.lawyard.ng/justiceforfirdaus-argument-over-hijab-needless-we-will-address-it-nba-president/?utm_campaign=shareaholic&utm_medium=twitter&utm_source=socialnetwork#JusticeForFirdaus:
The NBA President went further to share a picture of his daughter being admitted to the New York Bar while wearing a hijab and declared that the argument over hijab in Nigeria was needless
The argument wasn't needless but the NBA's action was needless.
Re: Argument Over Hijab Needless, We Will Address It – NBA President by maasoap(m): 10:18pm On Dec 16, 2017
diadem10:


Only wretched africans wear Hijab. Real africans are proud to display their heritage with colourful gele before God or Allah irrespective of their Religion. For examples, Buhari's daughters!
Buhari's daughters are not standard for Muslims in Nigeria.
Re: Argument Over Hijab Needless, We Will Address It – NBA President by maasoap(m): 10:20pm On Dec 16, 2017
archdon:
I bet she takes it off when she wanna s*ck prick, why then the show of hypocrisy?
She doesn't do that in the public. Not even a trace of common sense in your reasoning way.
Re: Argument Over Hijab Needless, We Will Address It – NBA President by oladotcom: 10:36pm On Dec 16, 2017
*PROHIBITION OF THE USE OF HIJAB/VEIL IN SOME PUBLIC INSTITUTIONS: WHAT IS THE POSITION OF THE LAW?*
BY
_O. G. CHUKKOL._

One of the challenges Muslim females are facing is the wearing of hijab. Hijab is a veil they use in covering their body. These challenges are found even in public institutions. The proscription of the use of veils is normally done through rules made in those institutions. For example there has been complaint that hijab is not allowed in Nigerian Law School, it happened also in Kwara, Lagos, Osun State etc where students were not allowed to wear hijab to schools.
This article seeks to establish that prohibiting Muslim females from wearing veils in public institutions is unconstitutional. Whether the position is the same in private institutions or not is outside the scope of this article.

To clear a preliminary point, I am a Christian and shall by the grace of God die a Christian. This work is based on my little understanding of the law and love for rule of law. The work is also informed by my agreement with the words of *Martin Luther King Jr.* who once said:

"Injustice anywhere is a threat to justice everywhere. We are caught in an inescapable network of mutuality, tied in a single garment of destiny. Whatever affects one directly, affects all indirectly."

In other words, it is Muslim female facing it today, tomorrow it may be Christians. So, I feel spade should be called a spade.

Let us first examine the basis of the use of hijab by Muslim women. *Chapter 24 verse 30-31 of the Glorious Holy Quran* says:

“... Enjoin believing women to COVER THEIR GAZE and guard their modesty; that they should not display their beauty and ornaments except what (must ordinarily) appear thereof; that THEY SHOULD DRAW THEIR VEILS OVER THEIR BOSOMS AND NOT DISPLAY THEIR BEAUTY except to their husbands, their fathers, their husband’s father, their sons, their husband’s Sons, their brothers or their brother’s Sons or their sisters’ sons or other women, or the slaves whom their right hands possess, ..."

It follows from the verse above that wearing of hijab by Muslim women is a Quranic injunction so a Muslim female is bound to obey it without question.

The next point is whether a Muslim female can capitalize on the provision of Glorious Qur’an to insist that she is entitled to wear Hijab everywhere. The answer is obviously in the affirmative.
*Subsection (1) of section 38 of the constitution of the Federal Republic of Nigeria 1999 (2011 as amended)*, it provides as follows:

"Every person shall be entitled to freedom of thought, conscience and religion...and IN PUBLIC or IN PRIVATE) to MANIFEST AND PROPAGATE his RELIGION or BELIEF in worship, teaching, PRACTICE and
OBSERVANCE"
(emphasis mine)

The constitution is a grundnorm and by section 1(1)&(3) thereof, it is Supreme and binding on all authorities and persons in Nigeria and as well above the ordinary laws of the land. Since the constitution recognizes ones right to manifest ones religion and belief in practice and observance, a Muslim female, being a Nigerian too, has the right to wear her hijab anywhere.

In the case of *PDP V CPC (2011) 17 NWLR (pt 1277) 485 at 511* ​it was held;

_“The Constitution of Nigeria is the grundnorm, otherwise known as the basic norm from which all the other laws of the society derive their validity. Each legal norm of the Society derives its validity from basic norm. Any other law that is in conflict with the provision of the Constitution must give way or abate”._

Courts have consistently held that, having regards to chapter 24:30-31 of the Holy Quran, a Muslim female has the unfettered right to wear her hijab anywhere.

The Court of Appeal Ilorin Division in the Unreported case of *THE PROVOST, KWARA STATE COLLEGE OF EDUCATION, ILORIN & 2 ORS VS BASHIRAT SALIU & 2 ORS Appeal No CA/IL/49/2006,*
*delivered on the 18th day of June, 2009*, per Hussein Mukhtar, JCA,held at page 15 – 16 of the lead judgement thus:

“The foregoing verses of the Glorious Qur’an and Hadiths have left no room for doubt on the Islamic Injunction on women’s mode of dress, which is clearly in conformity with not only the Respondent’s veiled dress but also the controversial article J of the 3rd Applicants’ dress code. The use of veil by the respondents, therefore qualifies as
a fundamental right under Section 38 (1) of the Constitution”.


The Court of Appeal further held *per Massoud AbdulRahman Oredola, JCA at page 2* of the concurrent judgement;

“The right of the Respondents to wear their Hijab, veil within the School campus and INDEED ANYWHERE else is adequately protected under our laws. Human rights recognizes and protects religious rights. Section 38 of the
1999 Constitution of the Federal Republic of Nigeria guaranteed freedom of religion to all and sundry. Thus things that lawfully constitute OPEN MANIFESTATION, PROPAGATION, WORSHIP, TEACHING, PRACTICE AND OBSERVANCE of
the said religion are equally and by extension similarly guaranteed and protected by the Constitution. Indeed the Hijab, Niqab or Burqa, being part and parcel of Islamic code of dressing and by whatever standard a dignified
or vividly decent one cannot be taken away by any other law other than the Constitution”

Just last year, 2016, Justice Falola of the Osun State High Court restated the law as pronounced in the Court of Appeal decision above while delivering judgement in the case of *Sheikh Oyinwola & Ors V The Governor of Osun state & Ors SUIT NO. HOS/M.17/2013* *delivered on the 3rd of June, 2016*. Bound by the time honoured principle of Judicial Precedent, the court held that the use of Islamically prescribed headcover called
Hijab by the Muslim Female Students in all Primary and Secondary
Schools in Osun State forms part of their fundamental rights to
freedom of religion, conscience and thought as contained in Section
38 of 1999 Constitution of Federal Republic of Nigeria (as amended) and also declared that Article 8.2(v) of the “Guidelines on Administration
and Discipline in Osun State Public Schools“ issued by the Ministry
of Education prohibiting Muslim females from wearing hijab in public schools is not only discriminatory against Muslim female students but also uncalled for, inconsistent with Section 38 of 1999 Constitution of the Federal Republic of Nigeria and a clear violation of the fundamental rights of Muslim female
students in Public Schools in Osun State to freedom of religion and therefore null, void and of no effect whatsoever.

A month after, A specially constituted panel of the Court of Appeal sitting in Lagos on *Thursday, July 21, 2016* unanimously reaffirmed its decision delivered in 2009 at Ilorin, Kwara state Division. It reversed the *judgment of a Lagos State High Court in Ikeja which on October 17, 2014* banned the use of hijab in Lagos State public primary and secondary schools.
The appellate declared in a unanimous judgment on Thursday that the ban was discriminatory against Muslim pupils in the state.
It accordingly reinstated the use of hijab in Lagos schools.


This writer is not unaware that section 38 of the constitution (right to religion) is not absolute. The right is subject to section 45 of the constitution which gives government the right to disregard citizen's right to religion in the interest of defence, public safety,
public order, public morality or public health; or for the purpose of protecting the rights and freedom of other persons. For instance during the Bokoharam insurgency in the North East, government was right when it temporarily banned the use hijab because then some suicide bombers hid bombs therein.

Another example is the fact that every person has the right on religious ground (say Jehovah Witness sect refusal of blood transfusion) not to submit to treatment recommended by a doctor even if the refusal of treatment can lead to the death of the patient. However for the purpose of public interest, and relying on the authority of the Supreme Court decision in *M.D.P.D.T. v. Okonkwo (2001) 6 NWLR (Pt.710)*, such right would be held in abeyance if the disease, like Ebola and the like, is contagious.

In the light of what has so far been stated and in the absence of any exceptional circumstance as the ones mentioned above, every Muslim female has the unfettered right to wear her hijab anywhere. Prohibition of wearing of hijab in some public institutions is unconstitutional. The institutions concerned are hereby advised to reverse those rules.

*O. G. Chukkol is a student, Faculty of Law, ABU, Zaria.*
Re: Argument Over Hijab Needless, We Will Address It – NBA President by adekhingz(m): 1:47pm On Dec 19, 2017
princeade86:
dnt forget to allow egun, sango, igunnu, obatala and ifa worshiper to wear their costume to any institutions if u allow dis to stand.


Goan sidan jor

Re: Argument Over Hijab Needless, We Will Address It – NBA President by adekhingz(m): 1:52pm On Dec 19, 2017
OkpekeBeauty:
Jihad has many forms. This is one of them. Christians vote in a Muslim party(with a known jihadist as flag bearer), Muslim party fills all key positions with leaders sympathetic to their cause and agenda. Those leaders gradually change the law of the land to be receptive to islamic indoctrination finally sharia is introduced. While all these are going on Christians are fighting each other about tithe, ear ring, weavon, make up etc. One day their children wake up to the moon and star added to their flag, currency with Arabic symbols and name changed to Islamic Republic of Nigeria.
"For the people of this world are more shrewd in dealing with their own kind than are the people of the light." Luke 16:8 NIV

Gods people truly perish for lack of knowledge

Their intention is to extinguish Allah's Light with their mouths:
But Allah will complete (the revelation of) His light,
Even though the Unbelievers may detest (it.)
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surah 61:8
Re: Argument Over Hijab Needless, We Will Address It – NBA President by LaudateII: 3:06pm On Dec 19, 2017
oladotcom:
*PROHIBITION OF THE USE OF HIJAB/VEIL IN SOME PUBLIC INSTITUTIONS: WHAT IS THE POSITION OF THE LAW?*
BY
_O. G. CHUKKOL._

One of the challenges Muslim females are facing is the wearing of hijab. Hijab is a veil they use in covering their body. These challenges are found even in public institutions. The proscription of the use of veils is normally done through rules made in those institutions. For example there has been complaint that hijab is not allowed in Nigerian Law School, it happened also in Kwara, Lagos, Osun State etc where students were not allowed to wear hijab to schools.

This article seeks to establish that prohibiting Muslim females from wearing veils in public institutions is unconstitutional. Whether the position is the same in private institutions or not is outside the scope of this article.

To clear a preliminary point, I am a Christian and shall by the grace of God die a Christian. This work is based on my little understanding of the law and love for rule of law. The work is also informed by my agreement with the words of *Martin Luther King Jr.* who once said:

"Injustice anywhere is a threat to justice everywhere. We are caught in an inescapable network of mutuality, tied in a single garment of destiny. Whatever affects one directly, affects all indirectly."

In other words, it is Muslim female facing it today, tomorrow it may be Christians. So, I feel spade should be called a spade.

Let us first examine the basis of the use of hijab by Muslim women. *Chapter 24 verse 30-31 of the Glorious Holy Quran* says:

“... Enjoin believing women to COVER THEIR GAZE and guard their modesty; that they should not display their beauty and ornaments except what (must ordinarily) appear thereof; that THEY SHOULD DRAW THEIR VEILS OVER THEIR BOSOMS AND NOT DISPLAY THEIR BEAUTY except to their husbands, their fathers, their husband’s father, their sons, their husband’s Sons, their brothers or their brother’s Sons or their sisters’ sons or other women, or the slaves whom their right hands possess, ..."

Hit follows from the verse above that wearing of hijab by Muslim women is a Quranic injunction so a Muslim female is bound to obey it without question. ......*

The word 'hijab' cannot be found anywhere, inside the Koran. And the gown lawyers wear, is big enough to be drawn over the bosom. The hijab, in case you have not noticed, is draped across or over the head and neck, and not across the bosom. So what kind of excuse is this?
Re: Argument Over Hijab Needless, We Will Address It – NBA President by Nobody: 4:06pm On Dec 19, 2017
maasoap:

Buhari's daughters are not standard for Muslims in Nigeria.

So it's you that is a standard muslim. Idiot
Re: Argument Over Hijab Needless, We Will Address It – NBA President by Nobody: 4:08pm On Dec 19, 2017
maasoap:

Buhari's daughters are not standard for Muslims in Nigeria.

What have you achieved in life as a standard muslim. Who the hell are you to judge someone as a standard muslim or not? The argument remains valid that she is just been stupid. Who the hell is she?. Even her forefathers and ancestors sticked with the rules, so what the hell is wrong with her thinking faculty.

Re: Argument Over Hijab Needless, We Will Address It – NBA President by maasoap(m): 2:36pm On Dec 20, 2017
hostine316:


What have you achieved in life as a standard muslim. Who the hell are you to judge someone as a standard muslim or not? The argument remains valid that she is just been stupid. Who the hell is she?. Even her forefathers and ancestors sticked with the rules, so what the hell is wrong with her thinking faculty.
Standard in Islam is not about one or two Muslims' achievements in life. Face of Islamic standard is in the Holy Quran and Hadiths.
Re: Argument Over Hijab Needless, We Will Address It – NBA President by maasoap(m): 2:39pm On Dec 20, 2017
hostine316:


So it's you that is a standard muslim. Idiot
You lack proper upbringing so, I guess your are idiots as well.
Re: Argument Over Hijab Needless, We Will Address It – NBA President by betatalknaija: 2:41pm On Dec 20, 2017
Islamic Council demands immediate call to bar of Firdaus Amosa, the lady who was turned back from the ceremony for wearing a Hijab

http://www.betatalk.com.ng/2017/12/islamic-council-demands-immediate-call-to-bar-of-firdaus-amosa-the-lady-who-was-turned-back-from-the-ceremony-for-wearing-a-hijab/
Re: Argument Over Hijab Needless, We Will Address It – NBA President by betatalknaija: 2:43pm On Dec 20, 2017
Just In: Islamic Council demands immediate call to bar of Firdaus Amosa, the lady who was turned back from the ceremony for wearing a Hijab

http://www.betatalk.com.ng/2017/12/islamic-council-demands-immediate-call-to-bar-of-firdaus-amosa-the-lady-who-was-turned-back-from-the-ceremony-for-wearing-a-hijab/
Re: Argument Over Hijab Needless, We Will Address It – NBA President by LaudateII: 3:41am On Feb 04, 2018
betatalknaija:
Just In: Islamic Council demands immediate call to bar of Firdaus Amosa, the lady who was turned back from the ceremony for wearing a Hijab

http://www.betatalk.com.ng/2017/12/islamic-council-demands-immediate-call-to-bar-of-firdaus-amosa-the-lady-who-was-turned-back-from-the-ceremony-for-wearing-a-hijab/
Tell them to stop demanding wubbish. Muslims are being killed by Fulani herdsmen and their ilk everyday in the Middle Belt, and the Islamic Council has not addressed the issue. They have not proposed a single solution to address the crisis. Is one misguided girl's hijab, more important than the lives being lost in Benue?

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