Almajiri Children Are Suffering – Buhari’s Minister Tells Northern Governors

The Minister of Women Affairs, Mrs. Pauline Tallen says Almajiri children are being subjected to inhumane conditions. Tallen lamented that the Almajiris were transported to their states of origins in trucks used in conveying cargo. Speaking during the flag of the 2020 National Children’s Day celebration, themed: “Promoting Girl-Child Education for Sustainable Development’’, in Abuja, …

Zamfara Govt. Receives 45 “Almajiri” Pupils Deported From Kaduna State

The Zamfara Government on Monday received 45 Islamic education pupils (Almajirai) comprising 28 females and 17 males, deported from Zaria, Kaduna State. The state Commissioner for Women, Children and Social Development, Hajiya Zainab Lawal, received the Almajirai from Kaduna State Government officials on behalf of Zamfara government at Gusau Hajj Camp on Monday. Lawal said …

Kano State Government Set to deport Another Batch of 2,000 Almajirai

Kano State Government is set to deport at least 2,000 Almajirai boys who underwent isolation in three quarantine centres in the state. The Kano State Commissioner for Education and Chairman Almajiri Repatriation Committee, Alhaji Sanusi Kiru, disclosed this on Sunday, May 17, when he led a delegation of women in Da’awah and some civil society …

BREAKING NEWS: 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 state. Aminu Tsanyawa, Commissioner for Health in the state, made this known on Thursday in Kano. While commissioning the training for rapid response team saddled with the task of managing the children at quarantine …

Activist narrates his encounter with an Almajiri boy he found sleeping on the street in Borno

An activist has shared photos of an Almajiri boy he found sleeping on a street in Borno as he narrated his encounter with the boy. Shuaib Izge said he woke the boy from sleep to ask what was wrong with him and he was saddened by the boy’s response. He said the boy told him …

30 Almajiris Hidden Inside Pepper Truck Arrested In Ogun State

No less than 30 Almajiris hidden in a truck carrying pepper to an unknown destination were arrested by security operatives in Ogun State. The Iveco truck, which was meant to carry only goods, was intercepted at Joju area of Sango in the Ado-Odo/Ota Local Government Area of Ogun State by operatives of Traffic Compliance and …