Columns and Opinions across Nigerian Newspapers


[Bamidele Upfront]: Almajirci – Intergenerational Transfer of Poverty and Destruction of Life Chances (I) - Ngomari ward, Maiduguri 1989. I came across Abdulhamid, a demure, intelligent, respectful and very bashful boy, about 13 years old. He was an Almajiri, learning the Qur’an by heart in a corrugated zinc shack tucked away ...