The Lagos Division of the Court of Appeal has 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.
The special panel of the Court of Appeal set up to hear the case had on May 27 reserved its judgement on the matter.
Few months after his suspension, the Imo State Governor, Rochas Okorocha, has lifted the suspension placed on the monarch of Mbaise, Eze Desmond Oguguo.
This was disclosed in a statement signed by the governor’s Chief Press Secretary, Mr. Sam Onwuemeodo, noting that the decision was based on the governor’s personal recognition of the monarch.
The governor had accused the monarch, among others, of engaging in activities not acceptable to the state government.
According to the statement the pardon offered during a meeting with […]