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House of Reps postpones hearing on law school hijab saga indefinitely

The House of Representatives Joint Committee on Justice and Judiciary yesterday postponed its public hearing on the hijab controversy between the Nigerian Law School and a law school graduate, Miss Firdaus Amasa.

Nigerian law school’s position on hijab unlawful – MULAN

The Muslim Lawyers’ Association of Nigeria has described as unlawful the recent refusal by the Nigerian Law School to allow Firdaus Amasa entrance into the venue of the ‘Call to Bar’ ceremony recently in Abuja because she put on hijab.

We should argue principles, not hijab

The president of the Nigerian Bar Association, Abubakar Mahmoud, who waded into the debate by tweeting a picture of his daughter who was called to bar in New York wearing pants and with her hijab on called the debate “needless.”

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