Goodluck Jonathan is one of the former president northerners will always remember for his positive contribution to the country. Image credit : france24.com Apart from being the first incumbent President in Nigerian history to concede defeat in an election, he created some projects that are still beneficial to people in the north even after he left office in 2015
Nigeria is one of the African countries that has muslims with knowledge on islam, especially people from the Northern part of the country. People from different places usually come to some northern states like kano, Jigawa, Bauchi, Sokoto, Kebbi, Katsina and Zamfara State to seek for Islamic knowledge.
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Government Sends 7,564 Almajiri Children Packing In Kastina State The Katsina State Government has commenced repatriation of Almajiri students of Qura’ni schools to their respective states.The Committee Chairman on Identification and Collation of Qur’anic Schools Data, Mr Adamu-Karadua, made this known while handing over some Almajiri students from Kaduna State back to Kaduna Government at Funtua LGA of Katsina State on Wednesday.
Former Nigerian President Goodluck Jonathan is regarded as one of Nigeria's most capable leaders. There are many good things Goodluck Jonathan did for Northerners during his tenure. Image Source: Twitter Below are the 6 things he did 1: Almajiri schools were built. When Goodluck Jonathan realized the degree of illiteracy in the North, he devised a plan to build schools in order to reduce street begging by incorporating basic primary education into the almajiri system.
Image credit : Premium Times The word “Almajiri” is derived from the Arabic “Al muhajirun”,. It means a child who migrates from his home to a popular teacher to acquire Islamic knowledge. As an age-old tradition, these kids are popularly called ‘Almajiri’ – children from poor homes usually sent to Islamic boarding schools.
Almajiri according to Wikipedia is a system of Islamic education practiced in northern Nigeria and it is also the name for a young boy who is taught within this system, the system is called Almajiranci, the male gender seeking Islam knowledge is called the Almajiri. Some pictures of inspiring moment as this young almajiri child celebrates Nigeria's independence with amazing outfit.
"The Almajiris Have Won The Battle" - Adamu Garba II Says As Kaduna Moves To Reform Almajiri Schools
Popular Nigerian entrepreneur and former presidential candidate, Adamu Garba II took to his social media to celebrate a victory for the "Almajiris" after the Kaduna State Government reveals its plans to reform "Almajiris" schools in the State. The State government inaugurated a committee that will help in developing a curriculum for the certification of Almajiri school teachers in the state, according to the "Daily Nigerian".
The Katsina State government has reportedly began illegal repatriation of Almajiri Children street beggars.Pictures of Almajiri Children being illegal Repatriated, has been generating different reactions on the internet since today.According to a recent report that was made by Sahara reporters, they took to their Twitter page and shared pictures of how Almajiri children are being Repatriated by Kastina state government.
A young Almajiri Boy from Kebbi state has impressed hundreds of people after he abandoned street begging to start weaving bags for sale. The young boy named Mikailu Shehu Usman used to beg on the streets for several years in order to feed himself. With time, he realised that begging on the streets and motor parks will not sustain him.
Three Suspects have been arrested by the police operatives of Tudun-Wada Division in Niger state for alleged Conspiracy and Kidnapping. The Suspects, Danjuma Mohammed, a 22 year old male; Mohammed Yasin, a 20 year old male and Mohammed Usman, a 25 year old male were arrested after the Tudun-Wada divisional police were notified that a 9 year old boy, was suspected to have been abducted by unknown people from his school premises along Shiroro road in Niger state.
The Sultan Sokoto Muhammad Sa’ad Abubakar has said Islam is against the Amajiri system, purportedly an Islamic educational system. Almajiris Speaking on Saturday during the closing ceremony of a 2-day validation workshop for the modernisation of the Almajiri- Nizamiyya Education system in Sokoto state, he also said the Islamic religion is also against begging.
The government of Katsina State has continued to carryout out on its promise to reduce the out-of-school children that roam the streets begging.The project will ensure that child beggars known as Almajiri are deported back to their hometowns and enrolled into schools.According to a report by Sahara Reporters, a group of Almajiri kids have been repatriated back to their states of origin.
The city of Abuja ought to be a modern city but certain aberrations has made it fall short of such a title. With the pace of development and alignment with the Abuja master plan under Mallam Nasir El rufai as FCT minister, we thought Abuja would be in the class of Paris, London or Toronto.
A young Nigerian man from Gombe state who happens to be a staunch supporter of the Gombe state emir has provided meals to 'Almajiri children' in the state in honour of seven years anniversary of the emir. The young man provided the young children with food boxes which was distributed to each child.
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Nwaoboshi on power rotation, an outcry too loud — Norbert Chiazor Social media and mainstream press have been deluged with a video in circulation titled “SEN. NWAOBOSHI ON POWER ROTATION: I ‘M VERY DISAPPOINTED IN GOV. OKOWA”. In the video interview, by an online medium, NOLS TV, Senator Peter Nwaoboshi, angry-laden was gushing that Governor Ifeanyi Arthur Okowa is averse to power rotation in the state and was bent on unilaterally choosing who to succeed him as governor in 2023.
President Muhammadu Buhari's administration spends N1.5 billion every month on school food in Kano State, according to Kano State Governor Abdullahi Ganduje. On Tuesday, Ganduje revealed the figure while hosting the technical committee for the National Home Grown School Feeding Program (NHGSF). Kano, he claimed, has Nigeria's biggest population as well as the highest number of public schools.
Sokoto State Governor, Aminu Tambuwal has affirmed that his administration will not ban the Almajiri education system. There were speculations that the governor plans to ban the Almajiri system in the state but speaking on Saturday, at the closing ceremony of a two-day workshop for the adaptation of the Indonesian Pondok system into the Almajiri-Islamiyya educational system, Tambuwal gave his assurances.
KANO State Governor Abdullahi Ganduje has blamed the flow of Almajiri children into the state on the careless attitude of some of his colleagues northern state governors, according to a statement released on Monday. At the Government House in Kano, during festivities to honor Democracy Day, Ganduje had a press conference in which he shared his thoughts on the subject.
Homeless Almajiri were reportedly spotted sleeping on the street of Lagos state. New video currently going viral on the internet, showed the moment homeless Almajiri were seen sleeping on the street of Lagos state. According to a recent report that was made by GIDITRAFFIC, they took to their Twitter page and shared video of Almajiri Children who were sleeping on the street of Lagos state.
The Governor of Kano State, Alhaji Umar Abdullahi Ganduje made it clear recently, that the reason why Almajiri menace can't be eradicated is that the Northern Government are not serious on Legislation, hence the influx of Almajiri in Northern States. The Kano Governor asserted that lack of concerted legislation made the evacuation of Almajiri impossible in the Northern States.