• Appeal Court reinstates use of hijab in Lagos schools

    Appeal Court reinstates use of hijab in Lagos schools

    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.

    During […]