Almajiri: The plight of Nigerian foot soldiers

Almajiri: The plight of Nigerian foot soldiers

Organisation: (Nigeria)

Publication Date: 04/12/2016


Size of team/newsroom:large


It highlights the agony of children born and raised in Northern Nigeria. It is a war between culture and religion beliefs where children are left to fend themselves at the mercies of Islamic scholars, this however is not limited to exposing the children to terrorism recruitment, begging for alms, robber and sexual abuses. Data was used to illustrate some of the issues they face on a daily basis.

What makes this project innovative? What was its impact?

It is special because it reveals the truth and untold story of these innocent Nigerian children.

Technologies used for this project:

Data, pictures and videos and text.


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