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Zamfara Assembly Partner NGO Reform Of Almajiri

Sani muhammad Sani Zamfara State House of Assembly has assured its readiness in creating a conducive atmosphere and legal framework for proper reintegration of Almajiri reform initiative with the Western education in the state.  The House will also ensure speedy

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Revisiting The COVID-19 Deportation Of Almajiri And The Conscience Of A Nation

Tyolumun Kinga-Upaa About mid-April 2020, some of the northern governors announced the planned deportation of Almajiris back to their states of origin as a way of managing their coronavirus crisis. Despite the outcry and demand from a rights group, Muslim

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Gov Ganduje Bans Almajiri System Of Education In Kano

Kano Governor Abdullahi Ganduje on Wednesday formerly announced abolishment of traditional Almajiri system of education in the state. He insisted that all Almajirai repatriated to Kano from other states will be enrolled into conventional education system. According to THE NATION

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Enugu Govt Intercepts Nine Buses Relocating Almajiris From North

The Enugu State government on Thursday intercepted and turned back nine busloads of almajiri children following a failed attempt to sneak them into the state. Dislodged from the North, as governors in the region moved urgently to contain the COVID-19

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COVID-19: Nasarawa Govt Dispatches 788 “Almajiri” To States Of Origin

The Nasarawa State Government on Sunday evacuated 788  Quranic education pupils (Almajiri) to their states of origin to guard against further spread of the novel coronavirus (COVID-19). Speaking at the flag off of the exercise in Lafia, Gov. Abdullahi Sule said

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COVID-19: Kano Deports Over 400 Almajiris To Katsina

By Raji Rahman with agency Kano State Government deported no fewer than 400 Almajiris who hailed from Katsina State following the surge in cases of Coronavirus (COVID-19) in the state. The Almajiris were received on Wednesday at the Katsina/Kano border

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Reps To Debate On Reforms Of Almajiri System

A House of Representatives Member, Dr Balarabe Kakale (PDP-Sokoto), says the House has set March 12 to debate on the reforms in the Almajiri system of education in the country. Kakale, who represent Bodinga/Dange-Shuni/Tureta Federal Constituency in Sokoto state, stated

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North Takes Bold Step Against Almajiris

As Buhari, UBEC chide Northern Govs Ulamas call it anti-Islamic BY ABDULGAFAR ISA, LAFIA, AND IBRAHIM ISMAIL With the outcry recently, from one of Nigeria’s most vocal traditional ruler, the Emir of Kano, Lamido Sanusi Lamido, that the northern elite

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Muslim Women Call For Restructuring Of Almajiri School System

Urge FG, States to address challenges threatening communities, gives hopes  By Idibia Gabriel, Kaduna  Federal and states government have been called upon to intensify efforts in addressing challenges threatening the country’s communities, and rekindle the hope of the populace. They

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Almajiri system not Islamic – Masari

Governor Aminu Bello Masari of Katsina State has lamented the socio-economic challenges posed by the Almajiri children, even as he described the system of education prevalent in northern Nigeria as un-Islamic. Almajiris, referred to as street urchins, are found in

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