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The Eze Igbo of Zamfara, Chief Egbuna Obijiaku, on Saturday commended Gov. Bello Matawalle for tackling the security challenges in the state.

Zamfara government calls for three days fasting over ‘Qur’an desecration’

Gov. Bello Matawalle of Zamfara has called on Muslims to undertake three days fasting and offer special prayers to seek Allah’s punishment on those behind the desecration of the Holy Qur’an in the state.

Kaduna firm trains 3,000 ‘Almajiri’ on furniture making

A furniture firm, Classic Entrance, Kaduna, on Saturday commenced the training of 3,000 Quranic education pupils, popularly known as `Almajiri’, in furniture making, to empower them with skills to be self-reliant.
Three hundred persons chained together in Rigasa, Igabi Local Government Area of Kaduna State have been rescued by police officers.

Mothers of freed children protest against police, defend Kaduna slave school

Some parents of the freed 300 male children allegedly chained, tortured and sexually abused at an Islamic school or rehabilitation centre in Kaduna have kicked against the police for putting their children in protective custody.
President Muhammadu Buhari in his goodwill message to the Esogban by the Senior Special Assistant on Media and Publicity, Mallam Garba Shehu, joined members of Edebiri family, friends and well-wishes in celebrating an important and respected son of Bini Kingdom’s rich culture and heritage.

President Buhari urged to address Almajiri problem in North

The National Association of Nigerian Students (NANS) has urged President Muhammadu Buhari to intervene and find a solution to the vagrancy arising from the Almajiri system of Islamic education in northern Nigerian cities.

Federal government intensifies efforts on integration of Qur’anic education into UBE programme

The Federal Government has reiterated commitment to integrate the Qur’anic and Tsangaya education into the Universal Basic Education (UBE) programme in the country.
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UNICEF GEP3’ll bring additional 1m girls to school by 2020

The United Nations Children Fund (UNICEF) says the Girls Education Project in six participating states will bring an additional one million girls to school by 2020.

Almajiri: Governor Ganduje constitutes committee to reform system of education

Governor Abdullahi Ganduje of Kano state has constituted a technical committee to remodel the Almajiri system of education in the state as a way of arresting the menace of of children roaming the streets and begging.
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President Buhari: States must do more to end ‘almajiri’ system

President Muhammadu Buhari on Tuesday said the responsibility for the education of ‘almajiri’ kids rests on the shoulders of state governments.
Alhaji Munir Sanusi, the chief of staff to the Emir of Kano, has confirmed the receipt of the query issued to Emir Muhammad Sanusi II by the Kano state government.

Sheik Dahiru Bauchi calls for more intervention in Emir Sanusi, Governor Ganduje feud

The Bauchi based Islamic Scholar, Sheik Dahiru Usman Bauchi, has called on prominent individuals, groups and other stakeholders to speak and intervene in the feud between the Emir of Kano, Muhammad Sanusi II and Governor Abdullahi Umar Ganduje.
President Muhammadu Buhari

President Buhari: I know the weight of responsibility I carry

President Muhammadu Buhari Tuesday in Abuja said he will not let Nigerians down in providing effective and result-oriented leadership that safeguards and ensures a better life for citizens, assuring that he is conscious of the weight of responsibility on his shoulders.

Katsina Police command confirms release of abducted cleric, others

The Police in Katsina State have confirmed the release of the Kano-based cleric, Sheikh Ahmad Suleiman, and five other persons abducted in Katsina State 12 days ago.

Police confirm release of abducted cleric, others in Katsina

The Police in Katsina State have confirmed the release of the Kano-based cleric, Sheikh Ahmad Suleiman and five other persons, abducted in Katsina State 12 days ago.

Famous Kano Qur’anic reciter regains freedom from kidnappers’ den

The famous Kano Qur’anic reciter, Sheikh Ahmad Sulaiman, has been released by his kidnappers.

Bauchi government releases N20 million for Quranic recitation competition

Bauchi State Government has released N20 million for the conduct of the 2018 State’s Annual Qur’Anic Recitation competition.

Foundation pledges support for children in Quoranic education

Nurul Yaqeen Islamic Foundation, a centre for Quranic recitation, on Sunday pledged to provide solution and assist muslims’ children in recitation of glorious Qur’an at their tender age.

Federal government urged to tackle almajiri problem

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.

Police: Car bomb kills six in central Mogadishu

Authorities on Sunday said six people were killed when a suicide car bomb struck a local government office in central Mogadishu on Sunday, destroying the building and a Quranic school opposite.

Emir Sanusi: Northern Muslims still under colonisation

The Emir of Kano, Muhammad Sanusi II, says 60 years after independence, Northern Muslims are still under colonisation.

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