Group cautions northern governors over proliferation of almajiri
A charitable organisation, Al-Ummah Development Foundation, has warned governors in all the 19 northern states, to take action on the proliferation of Almajiri children in the region.
Politicians versus people
Whenever the history of the eventual collapse of this country is written, Nigeria’s commercial/mercenary politicians will surely take a lion share of the blame.
Most “Almajiri” not Nigerians, Ganduje says
Most Quranic education school pupils, popularly referred to as “Almajiri”, who roam the streets in the northern part of the country, are not Nigerians, Kano State Governor Abdullahi Ganduje
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…
Virus spurs crackdown on controversial Nigeria Koran schools
Two dozen boys read verses of the Koran aloud on the dilapidated veranda of one of the thousands of informal Islamic schools studying northern Nigeria's biggest city Kano.
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.
Almajiri: NHRC seeks action from northern leaders
Following the impact of Covid-19, the National Human Rights Commission (NHRC) has called for the development and implementation of a programme of action by Northern States
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