Migrating all-through: A personal experience
Since the beginning of this series of presentations, organized by the Centre of Excellence in Migration and Global Studies (CEMGS), the Vice-Chancellor of the National Open University of Nigeria (NOUN), Professor Abdalla =Mba Adamu, has been trying to educate us on the correct understanding of terms such as “mallam” and “almajiri” which he defines as…
Birthday: Northern governors salute Sultan of Sokoto at 64
The Northern Governors Forum has commended the Sultan of Sokoto, Alhaji Muhammad Sa’ad Abubakar III, for the peace initiatives and efforts to address illiteracy in Nigeria’s Northern region.
Senate panel warns of imminent collapse of education system
Vice Chairman of the Senate Committee on Basic and Secondary Education, Akon Eyakenyi, has warned of imminent total collapse of the nation’s education system if the country did not devise a strategy for schools to resume.
Kaduna State Government evacuates 35,000 Almajiri children, receives more than 1,000 –Commissioner
The Kaduna State Government has evacuated 35,000 Almajiri children to 17 states and some neighbouring countries.
El-Rufai threatens to sack absentee doctors, jail parents of almajiri pupils
Kaduna State Governor Nasir el-Rufai has warned striking health workers in the state against industrial action, adding that any worker who fails to report
Jigawa records 51 new coronavirus cases
The Jigawa Government says it has recorded 51 new coronavirus cases in the state. The state Commissioner for Health, Dr Abba Zakari, who is also the Chairman of the state COVID 19 Task Force
Reps intervene in almajiri evacuation, Speaker deplores neglect of government property
The House of Representatives has charged governors of northern states to immediately stop the evacuation of almajirai from their states. Adopting a motion by Aishatu Jibril Dukku at plenary presided by Speaker, Femi Gbajabiamila,
COVID-19: A Panacea To End Almajiri Child ‘Street Begging’ In Northern Nigeria
Right from the beginning of this year, the world has faced the worst adversity in the twenty-first century, the new respiratory disease from Wuhan China named novel coronavirus or COVID-19. This virus has claimed the lives of many people and spread across the globe has been listed as a global health emergency and pandemic in February…
Kano accuses northern governors of politicking with COVID-19, almajiri
Kano State Government has cautioned Northern governors against playing politics with the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) and future of almajiri children in the region.