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16 May 2020
Kano State Governor Abdullahi Umar Ganduje, yesterday, said Almajirai are potential threat to community transmission of Coronavirus because of their vulnerability to communal diseases in the society.
16 May 2020
Notable Kaduna-based Islamic scholar, Sheikh Ahmed Abubakar Mahmud Gumi, has called on the government to provide the necessary support for Almajirai returning to their home states.
15 May 2020
Many of our governors today seem to cherish the idea or thought of building their reputation on creating fear in every part of the body of the governed.
14 May 2020
In the last few weeks, there have been reported cases of ‘mysterious’ deaths of high calibre persons in the highly populous and commercial city of Kano.
12 May 2020
Cross River State Governor Benedict Ayade has sent another set of 120 almajirai, who were trying to enter the state, back to their home states. Security men at the Gakem-Benue border intercepted the almajirai and other passengers, who were loaded in two trucks. Most of the passengers, who were Northerners of various ages, including women…
12 May 2020
Besides effort to contain the spread of COVID-19, there are indications that Northern states embarked on the deportation of almajirai to cut down on anticipated expenses.
11 May 2020
Almajiri is a system of Islamic education practiced in northern Nigeria it is also the name for a young boy who is taught within this system (plural almajirai).
9 May 2020
The Kaduna State Government has attributed the majority of COVID-19 cases in the state to travel history, saying such illegal inter-state travel was widening the spread of the virus in the state
8 May 2020
The Borno state government has said that the Almajirai (street kids) have neither been ‘received nor repatriated’ from the state to their respective parents across the country.
8 May 2020
The Enugu State government yesterday intercepted and turned back nine busloads of almajirai following a failed attempt to sneak them into the state.
8 May 2020
The Presidential Taskforce (PTF) on COVID-19 has called on state governments to prioritise welfare of inmates and security agents at isolation centres to fortify the facilities and check escape.
6 May 2020
The Northern Traditional Leaders Council (NTLC) has called for a direct order from the Federal Government to stop the relocation of almajarai from one state to another

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