Saturday, November 17, 2018

Tag "Almajiri"

    Ribadu: Almajiri system is a violation of human rights

Ribadu: Almajiri system is a violation of human rights

Nuhu Ribadu, former chairman of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC), says the people of northern Nigeria are the most backward in the world.Ribadu said this on Wednesday while speaking at the launch of "Sect and social disorder" and "Quaranic Schools in Northern Nigeria", books edited by Abdul Rafau Mustapha and Hannah Hoechner.The event organised by Premium Times Books took [...]

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    Yakasai: Jonathan’s Almajiri schools abandoned — that’s why we have more problems in the north

Yakasai: Jonathan’s Almajiri schools abandoned — that’s why we have more problems in the north

Tanko Yakasai, an elder statesman, says there are more problems in the north because the administration of President Muhammadu Buhari is not maintaining and funding the Almajiri schools built by ex-president Goodluck Jonathan.In an interview with PUNCH, Yakasai lamented that the current administration is not taking measures to address these problems."There are some universities established by the Goodluck Jonathan administration. [...]

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    MURIC to northern govs: Curb Almajiri if you want Boko Haram to become history

MURIC to northern govs: Curb Almajiri if you want Boko Haram to become history

The Muslim Rights Concern (MURIC) has asked northern governors to put checks on the Almajiri system if they want Boko Haram insurgency and "gangsterism" to become history in the region.In a statement by Ishaq Akintola, director of the group, MURIC described the system as "escapist, retrogressive, counter-productive and inhuman".Akintola estimated the number of Almajiri chidren to be over 10 million, [...]

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    Sanusi: Until we implement Sharia in marriages, problem of almajiri will persist

Sanusi: Until we implement Sharia in marriages, problem of almajiri will persist

Muhammad Sanusi II, emir of Kano, says the problem of poverty and almajiri in the north is as a result of the neglect of the Sharia law.Sanusi was quoted to have said this while responding to an article written by Bala Mohammad on Daily Trust.The article was entitled ‘Memo to Sultan's commiittee on Almajiri (V).’Sanusi said it is high time Nigeria [...]

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    Buhari to establish 6 new varsities

Buhari to establish 6 new varsities

The government of President Muhammadu Buhari is working toward establishing six new universities of science and technology, Adamu Adamu, minister of education, has said.The minister disclosed this at a forum in Abuja on Tuesday, saying they would be located in the six geo-political zones.Adamu said the future of the world depended on science and technology.“This government has already decided to [...]

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