Almajirai Relocation: Human Right Commission raises concern, Calls For Program of Action

The National Human Rights Commission has called for the development and implementation of a program of action by Northern States governments to permanently address the challenges posed by the Almajiri system to children and the larger society. In an Advisory Opinion issued in Abuja and signed by the Executive Secretary of the Commission, Mr Tony Ojukwu, the Commission noted that the “Almajirai children are exposed to increased vulnerabilities and risks, including death, trafficking, kidnapping, drug use and addiction, recruitment into terrorism, violent crimes, sexual and other forms of assault and…

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Resident Doctors Give FG 14-Day Ultimatum Over Non-Implementation Of Agreements

The Nigeria Association of Resident Doctors (NARD), has given the Federal Government a 14-day ultimatum to implement all agreements it entered with it or risk what it described as total and indefinite industrial action. NARD gave the ultimatum at the end of its 2020 Ordinary General Meeting (OGM) with the theme: “Health Inequalities and Social Determinants of Health in Nigeria,” in Bauchi, on Saturday. Reading the communique of the group, the NARD National President, Dr. Sokomba Aliyu, regretted the poor working condition of his members in all states of the…

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