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December 11, 2022

Youth council pushes for Almajiri education bill

Mr Abubakar and others appealed for the passage of Almajiri Education and Out of School Children Bill 2023, which was initiated and sponsored by Balarabe Kakale and 17 other lawmakers.

Almajiri children
November 10, 2022

UNICEF, Kaduna govt begin cash transfer programme for Almajiris 

The Kaduna government with support from UNICEF on Wednesday inaugurated the disbursement of N5,000 monthly cash transfer.

October 27, 2022

Career diplomat Ogbodo launches initiative to reduce number of out of school children

Mr Ogbodo said his initiative is inspired by his personal challenges while struggling to get an education after the death of his father.

Mr Ogbodo
October 19, 2022

Borno to integrate vocational skills in 3,226 almajiri, Qur’anic schools

The Governing Council of Arabic and Tsangaya Education Board is to integrate vocational skills in the 2,775 almajiri schools and 451 Qur’anic schools in Borno.

Almajiri children used to tell the story. [PHOTO CREDIT: The Guardian Nigeria]
September 14, 2022

Katsina spent $21 million on 25,922 almajiri children, 255 Qur’anic schools: Official

“Katsina state has the highest number of out-of-school children of about 1,135,000, which comprises almajirai, nomads, IDPs and vulnerable children.”

Almajiri children used to tell the story. [PHOTO CREDIT: The Guardian Nigeria]
June 23, 2022

Tsangaya president asks FG to create agency for Quranic and Almajri affairs

He also described as sad the situation where the Almajiris were being projected negatively in social media platforms by some individuals.

August 21, 2021

Street begging by almajiri blamed on lack of support to quranic teachers

The stakeholders want the integration of the almajiri system with the conventional educational system.

Almajiri children used to tell the story. [PHOTO CREDIT: The Guardian Nigeria]
May 31, 2021

Almajiri teachers in Kaduna to earn NCE

“The committee will also develop a training and retraining framework of all Almajiri teachers in the state.”

Almajiri children in Islamiya
January 16, 2021

Kaduna to relocate rescued Almajiris to respective states, neighbouring African countries

The children included toddlers, who were unable to properly identify themselves.

Nasir el-rufai