Killings: We ‘ll lose the North, if – ACF warns

August 19, 2020 AbdulRaheem Aodu 0

Arewa Consultative Forum (ACF) has decried the spate of killings in the North, while warning Northern leaders to join hands to save the region, if they don’t want to lose it.The Forum said the Northerners are faced with tough living punctuated by killings day and night. Newly elected ACF Chairman, Chief Audu Ogbeh, who raised the alarm in Kaduna on Wednesday, charged Read More

Covid-19: We’ll soon begin another evacuation of almajiris – Commissioner

June 19, 2020 Bashir Mohammed 0

The Kano state government has disclosed that it “will soon” begin to evacuate almajiris under the second phase to states of their origin as part of the on-going measures being taken to curtail the spread of the coronavirus pandemic. The Commissioner for Education and chairman, Almajiri Repatriation Committee, Sanusi Kiru, disclosed this in an interview with newsmen in Kano Friday. Read More

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Children’s Day: Rights of almajirai amidst Covid-19

June 12, 2020 ENE OSANG 0

This year’s 2020 Children’s Day was a marked without the usual fanfare because of the Coronavirus (Covid-19) pandemic that is raving most countries of the world. However, the day was another opportunity to reflect on the plight of the Nigerian child; especially the almajiri’s who have largely been affected by the pandemic. In this report by ENE OSANG, social rights Read More

Covid-19: NHRC urges action programme on almajirai kids

May 29, 2020 Binta Shama 0

The National Human Rights Commission (NHRC) has called for the development and implementation of a programme of action by the northern states’ governments to “permanently address the challenges posed by the Almajiri system to children and the larger society.” It made the call in relation to the repatriation of Almajiri kids to their states of origin across the country. A Read More

Gov. Inuwa marks Children’s Day with 153 discharged Almajirai

May 28, 2020 Auwal Ahmad 0

Governor Muhammadu Inuwa Yahaya on Wednesday visited the quarantine centre at Amada to mark the 2020 children’s Day celebration with the 153 Almajirai who were being prepared to be reunited with their families. Also, additional 153 Almajirai children who tested negative to coronavirus after the two weeks mandatory quarantine period at were discharge and cleared to go home. Addressing the Read More