Rights of Almajiris will be protected, Programme manager assures
Hajiya Zainab Magaji, the Programme Manager of Bi-Lingual Educational Programme in Nasarawa State says no rights of any Almajiri student will be trampled upon under the watch of the programme in the state.
Dealing with the Almajiri burden
Looking pale and unkempt, they scrambled to the scene, bent down in a cluster, and with bare, dirty hands, began to scoop food off the tarred road. Seemingly delighted at their luck, oblivious of vehicles that sped by and passers-by that watched bewildered, they ate in rush. It was a rare offering for the almajiris.…
MALPAI Foundation sends Almajiris to school
A charity organisation, Mass Almajiri Literacy and Poverty Alleviation Initiative (MALPAI), initiated in 2009 by the wife of Kebbi State Governor, Hajiya Aisha Atiku Bagudu has enrolled over 300 less privileged children, mostly almajiris into schools in Kebbi.
Kaduna technicians to engage 1,000 Almajiris
The Nigerian Automobile Technicians Association (NATA) in its bid to curb idleness among the youths has disclosed plans to take Almajiris off the streets in Kaduna.
Kaduna government to integrate Almajiris into school system
Following the challenges of social menace posed by the Almajiris in Kaduna State, the government has resolved integrate them into the school system to minimize their burden on the society.They are mostly found on major streets and roads begging for alms...
Kano: Poverty, parental neglect responsible for drug crime among Almajiris
Before the demise of his father eight years ago, Ibrahim Ali enjoyed all the basic parental care. As a teenager, Ibrahim attended a private primary school, sheltered within the means of his father, but little did he know that these basic necessities wouldn’t last for long.
Almajiris, IDP children as the new drug couriers
Before now the menace posed by the almajiris to the security, socio-economic and political wellbeing of especially the northern states where the practice is endemic was realized since 1987 in Kano State when Group Captain Mohammed Ndatsu Umaru was the military governor of the state.