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Almajiri Child Right Initiative (ACRI) said it wants government to initiate policy that will bring an end to prevalent abuse of children under the Almajiri system. The group’s Team Leader, Mohammadu Sabo Keana, disclosed this when he and some members of the group visited Daily Trust office in Abuja…

Abuja – A nongovernmental Organisation, under the aegis of Almajiri Child Right Initiative, has said it is desirous to bring the government of Nigeria to the table to ensure that vulnerable children, popularly known as Almajiris receive the desired attention accruable to other Nigerian of their age. Addressing the media in Abuja, to mark the […]

The National Coordinator, Almajiri Child Rights Initiative, Mr Mohammed Keana, on Tuesday called on the National Assembly to urgently pass the proposed Child Destitution Commission Bill. Keana made the call in an interview with the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) in Abuja to commemorate the Universal Children’s Day . The goal of Universal Children’s Day […]

In recognition of their valuable contributions to the pursuit of peace and justice in Nigeria and Africa, some socially responsible individuals and organisations were conferred with awards by the Negotiation and Conflict Management Group at its 2018 Peace Award and Conference in Lagos recently, Peter Uzoho reports Recently, the Negotiation and Conflict Management Group (NCMG) […]

THE Almajiri Child Right Advocates, on Saturday, called on the Federal Government to immediately set up a multi-stakeholders task team to come up with a unified position on how to address the social, educational, nutritional and security situation of the Almajiri children in the northern part of the country. The group, who also called for […]

The Denmark Ambassador to Nigeria, Torben Gettermann, has expressed concern over the slow implementation of laws affecting vulnerable Almajiri children. In a tweet to commemorate the World Children’s Day, Torben said ‘Almajiri children need our protection and help’. Also, Deputy Secretary General of the United Nations (UN), Amina Mohammed, said every child has the right […]