Of the 10.5 million kids out of school in Nigeria, about 9.5 million are Almajiris.* 1.8m of them are in Borno, the base of the Boko Haram terrorist group while 1.2m reside in Kano. Kano has experienced bloody terrorist attacks that claimed over 200 people since 2012.
*Source- Daily Times 15 Aug., 2014 www.dailytimes.com.ng/article/105m-out-school-children-dangerous-nigeria-%e2%80%93-unicef#.VANzu3NwbqD
* Vanguard 7 July 2016 http://www.vanguardngr.com/2016/07/school-children-nigeria-among-10-countries-globally-says-education-international/