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Director of Almajiri Child Rights Initiative (ACRI), Mallam Nurudeen Lemu, has said that the Almajiri phenomenon in the country may become Nigeria’s greatest nightmare, if government does not address it.
President Muhammadu Buhari has decried the excruciating poverty in the country, adding that the situation makes him uncomfortable.
President Muhammadu Buhari has frowned at the inability of the Nigerian elites to address the welfare and educational needs of the less-privileged members of the society.
The Kano State Governor, Dr Abdullahi Ganduje, on Tuesday pledged his commitment to addressing the issue of out- of-school children in the state.
The Kebbi State government has expressed readiness to partner with Non-Governmental Organisations (NGOs) to curb the menace of Almajiris in the 21 local government areas of the state.
An organisation, Women 4 Woman, on Monday offered free medical services to 500 destitute people in Kaduna to mark the World Hand Washing Day.
A Cleric and Social Activist, Rev. Ladi Thompson, has appealed to government at all levels to initiate policies that are aimed at tackling the almajiri syndrome in Nigeria.
Emir of Kano, Malam Muhammadu Sanusi II, has expressed concern that several years after Nigeria’s Independence, the country has failed to accord due recognition to the Islamic system of education.
Former governor of Abia State, Dr. Orji Uzor Kalu, said it was insane for anyone to link President Muhammadu Buhari with herdsmen killings in the country.
The Kano State Hisbah Board on Wednesday said it had arrested 92 beggars in Kano metropolis for allegedly contravening the law on street begging.
The First lady of Kebbi state, Hajia Aisha Atiku Bagudu, has said that she is committed to helping the less privileged and the almajiris in the society through her foundation.
Adamawa State Chapter of Muslim Council has raised alarm over the influx of Quranic School Pupils, also known as Almajiris into major towns in the state.
A member of the National Youth Service Corps, Rotarian Ujueze Somtoo, has empowered 35 youths in skills acquisition to make them self-reliant.
A don, Dr Jamila Aliyu-Mohammed, of the Ahmadu Bello University has stressed the need for girl-child education for the benefit and well-being of the society.
Enyimba beat FC Ifeanyi Ubah 3-1 to climb on top of log table in the ongoing Nigeria Professional Football League (NPFL) Super Six on Monday at the Agege Stadium.
Akwa United fades Lobi Stars title hope after a 0-0 goalless draw at in the ongoing Nigeria Professional Football League (NPFL) Super Six on Monday at the Agege Stadium.
Jet-heeled Manchester United-bound winger Daniel James was likened to eight-time Olympic gold medallist sprinter Usain Bolt and Brazil icon Ronaldo by Hungary coach Marco Rossi ahead of Tuesday's Euro 2020 qualifier with Wales.
One in every 10 illegal immigrants who entered Europe between 2015 to 2016 was a Nigerian, the European Union has said.
Landline internet connections were down across Sudan on Monday, a week after mobile online services were cut following a deadly crackdown on protesters.
Fast-rising Nigerian actress and presenter, Dorcas Fapson, trended on social media platforms following the release of her adaptation of Paulette Kelly’s poem, “I Got Flowers Today’’ (1992).
Senator Ajayi Boroffice says he has withdrawn from the race for Deputy Senate President of the 9th National Assembly in deference to President Muhammadu Buhari.
Lawmaker-elect for Darazo/Ganjuwa Federal Constituency of Bauchi State, Mansur Manu Soro, has expressed optimism that Femi Gbajabiamila will emerge the Speaker of the House of Representatives in the ninth National Assembly unopposed.
Corps Marshal, Federal Road Safety Corps (FRSC), Mr Boboye Oyeyemi, has urged motorists to be safety-conscious during the Sallah celebration.
The federal government on Monday inaugurated the members of the governing boards of five professional health regulatory bodies.