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Kaduna 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. Hajiya Hafsat Baba,...

COVID-19: Group urges governors to stop persecution of Almajiri

The Jam’iyyatu Ansariddeen Attijjaniyya (JAA) has urged state governors who are evacuating almajirai to their states of origin to stop what...

Kaduna to jail parents who enrol children into Almajiri – El-Rufai

Governor Nasiru El-Rufa’i of Kaduna State has warned that parents who enrol their children into the Almajiri education system stand the risk...

BREAKING: Kano State quarantines 2000 Almajiri kids over COVID-19

The Kano Government has placed 2000 children under the almajiri system in quarantine to stop the spread of COVID-19 in the...

‘You have betrayed Almajiris after using them to get power’ – PDP tells Buhari, APC

The Peoples Democratic Party has accused President Muhammadu Buhari and the All Progressives Congress of betraying Almajirai and Nigeria’s poor and vulnerable...

Scrapping Almajiri system won’t solve problem, Kano Senator tells Northern Governors

The abolition of the almajiri system by Northern Governors Forum is not a good decision, the Senator representing Kano South, Kabiru...

Almajirai’s expedition to the South

By Lasisi Olagunju COVID-19 may be composing a requiem for Nigeria. Or do you sincerely think the country would...

Ayade orders another 120 Almajiris back to destination

Cross River Governor, Prof Ben Ayade at the weekend ordered another set of 120 Almajiri’s who tried to sneak into the...

Ondo FRSC intercepts 13 Almajirai inside truck during curfew

The Federal Road Safety Corps, Ondo State Command, has intercepted a truck conveying 13 male youths, along the Ilesa-Akure Expressway at...

Police intercept 200 Lagos-bound almajiris from Katsina state

The police in Kwara State have intercepted at least 200 almajiri children from Katsina State, who were headed to Lagos.

Almajiri system has to end because it has not worked for Northern Nigeria — El Rufai

Governor Nasir el-Rufai of Kaduna State has restated the commitment of Northern governors to ending the Almajiri system, which he reckons had...

We are treating 65 Almajiri children, two Policemen – Kaduna Govt

The Kaduna State government has confirmed that it is treating 72 COVID-19 patients in the state. A statement by...

COVID-19: Nasarawa Govt evacuates 788 ‘Almajiris’ to home states

The Nasarawa State Government on Sunday evacuated 788 Quranic education pupils (Almajiri) to their states of origin to guard against further spread...

Kaduna government intercepts truck-load of Almajiri boys from Minna

Kaduna State Government has intercepted a truck-load of Almajiri at the Abuja-Kaduna expressway tollgate. The State Government, in a...

COVID-19: Benue to return 40 Almajiris to states of origin

The Benue Government says it has concluded plans to return to their respective states, 40 Quranic education pupils, popularly known as “Almajiri”,...

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FEC approves resumption of FCT N1trn land swap initiative launched by Jonathan

some amendments were made to the original form of the initiative by establishing a legal framework to protect all parties.

You must end insurgency, banditry, others — Reps tell new Army Chief

Let me assure you that the Joint Committees on Defence and Army will be thorough, transparent and sincere in the conduct of this screening. We owe this to Nigerians as their representatives. Consequently, we seek your cooperation as we embark on this constitutional legislative process”.

Breaking: Nigeria’s inflation rate slows to 17.93% in May

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