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FCT to train 1000 Almajiri children on skills acquisition

THE Federal Capital Territory Administration (FCTA) is set to engage at least 1000 street children popularly known as Almajiris in various skills acquisition programmes. This...

We will not accept the ban on Almajiri by northern governors- Dahiru Bauchi

DAHIRU Usman Bauchi, a Northern Islamic scholar and leader of Almajiri in Nigeria has stated that the proposed ban on Almajiri by the Northern...

We have three categories of Almajiri in Kano, only one of them belongs to us – Ganduje

ABDULLAHI Ganduje, Governor of Kano State on Tuesday says the state government has discovered three categories of students in the state who are learning...
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Send your children to Almajiri schools and go to jail, El-Rufai warns parents

NASIR El-Rufai, Governor of Kaduna State  has warned that parents who enroll their children into the Almajiri system of education in the state risk...

Kwara police intercept, return home 200 “Almajiri” youths

THE  Kwara State Police Command on Saturday intercepted and returned 200 suspected Almajiri youths traveling to the state. According to a press statement signed by...

COVID-19: Include Almajiri children in your response plan, Forum urges FG

A group of  six Civil Society Oragnisations (CSOs) under the auspices of Advocates for Dan Almajiri has called for the inclusion of Almajiri children...
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Buhari says Nigeria’s elite has failed by not providing better education for young people

PRESIDENT Muhammadu Buhari says Nigeria’s elite have failed by not providing better education for the young people. Buhari said this when he hosted Vice President...

REVEALED: Shekau, Boko Haram’s leader, left home as an almajiri and never returned

ABUBAKAR Shekau, leader of the Boko Haram group, left home to become an almajiri in Maiduguri, where he met Mohammed Yusuf and became radicalised. This...

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FG declares Monday public holiday to mark Maolud Nabiyy

THE Federal Government has declared Monday, 10 October 2022 as public holiday to mark this year’s Eid-ul-Mawlid Celebration in...

Trevor Noah is leaving The Daily Show – how did he fare?

By Allaina Kilby, Swansea University Africa’s most famous funnyman and TV star, the South African stand-up comedian and author Trevor...

[INVESTIGATION] Despite Over N800 Million investments, Primary Health Services in Anambra Still in terrible state

By Lawrence Nwimo Antonia Okafor, an auxiliary health worker, can barely contain her frustration at the Umueze-Anam Primary Health Centre,...

ICIR’s reports win top two PWC awards

TWO reports by the International Centre for Investigative Reporting (TheICIR) have won the seventh edition of the PwC Nigeria's...

Tinubu returns from UK

THE presidential candidate of the All Progressives Congress, Bola Tinubu, has returned to the country after weeks in the...
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