Katsina to borrow N48 billion for 2023 budget funding

Katsina State Government will source more than N48 billion foreign and domestic loans to fund its 2023 budget. Permanent Secretary in the state’s Ministry of Budget and Economic Planning, Abdullahi Abubakar, …

Popular Jos motor park gutted by fire

The NTA Park, a popular motor park in Jos, has been gutted by fire. Mr Matthew Edogbonya, the Public Relations Officer (PRO) of the Federal Fire Service in Plateau, was unavailable …

2023: ‘Peter Obi not worth 10 kobo’ – Governor Sule

Governor Abdullahi Sule of Nasarawa State has dismissed online ratings that put Peter Obi, the presidential candidate of the Labour Party ahead of Bola Ahmed Tinubu of the All Progressives Congress …

64 almajirai cured of COVID-19 in Niger

Niger State government, on Wednesday, announced that 64 almajirai, who tested positive for COVID-19 in the state, have recovered fully and reunited with their families. The state Commissioner for Health and …

Senate wants Almajiri education integrated into formal system

The Senate on Tuesday urged the Ministry of Education to intensify its sensitization and engagement of traditional and religious scholars on the plight of Almajiris, and the need to enroll them …

Gombe to award certs to almajirai for memorising Qur’an

Gombe State Government has expressed its readiness to partner with the National Board for Arabic and Islamic Studies (NBAIS) on certification of almajirai by issuing them certificates from the board once …

Ganduje Abolishes Almajiri System In Kano

Kano State Governor, Abdullahi Umar Ganduje, has finally abolished Almajiri system for life in the state. Ganduje, who was briefing the media on the state of the COVID-19 in Kano on …

218 Kaduna Almajiri children free from COVID-19 and restored to full dignity and hope

Hope smiles on 218 Alamajarai who were repatriated to Kaduna from other parts of the Country as the State Governor, Nasir El-Rufai, on Monday assured them of free and compulsory primary …

COVID-19: Gombe Deports 700 Almajiris To Their States Of Origin

The Gombe State Government has sent 700 almajiri children in the city to their states of origin across the 19 Northern states of Nigeria. The state’s Commissioner for Education, Dr Habu …

Kaduna Records First COVID-19 Death, Awaits Test Results For More Almajiri Children From Kano

Kaduna state has recorded its first death from COVID-19 pandemic out of the 35 cases recorded in the state so far. The state’s Commissioner for Health, Dr Amina Baloni, said in …