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mallam

(ˈmælæm; -əm) or

malam

n
1. (Islam) (in Islamic W Africa) a man learned in Koranic studies
2. (Islam) (in N Nigeria) a title and form of address for a learned or educated man
[C20: from Hausa]
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Prof Christopher Ameyaw-Akumfi, Chairman of the Ghana Infrastructural Fund (GIF), has inspected the Accra Rehabilitation Project at Odawna and Mallam Market, estimated to cost GHS40 million, to provide 2,000 stalls, multi-purpose toilet facilities, creche and storm drain.
'During the raid, a suspected high profile kidnapper terrorising the Kaduna-Abuja highway, one Aminu Mallam alias Baderi, was apprehended at Sabon Gayan.
Senior Special Assistant to the President on Media and Publicity, Mallam Garba Shehu, said Buhari was waiting for the outcome of the investigation by the Defence Headquarters.
Special Grandad From Eilidh Pops xx 23/6/41 To step-dad papa and husband have a great day lots of love from the gang and Liz xxxxx From all the gang and Liz xxxxxxxx COLIN CAMERON Happy Fathers Day Love you loads Nicola xxx ALAN CRAIG Happy Fathers Day Papa Love you - Niamh & Finn xx JAMES ANTHONY MALLAM Aka Don Mallam Have a great Fathers Day Dad.
Even after completion of the contract, the employer is just postponing his exit," Dr Pavithra Mallam, wife of Anil Mallam Balaiah (doctor) told ANI.
The suspected Boko Haram emirs arrested Monday were identified as Lawal Abba, Mallam Gana and Mallam Hisna from the towns of Shatte, Bula Burra and Bulla Jaja, respectively.
Abakar Ahamat, the governor of the Adamawa region, said the owner of the camp, Mallam Danlatti, was detained after the release of the captives on Monday.
Pour ce faire, plusieurs figures de proue du monde de la musique venues notamment de l'Espagne, le Senegal, la Cote d'Ivoire, Les iles Comores, Djibouti, le Congo, la France, ainsi que les differentes varietes musicales representant la scene artistique musicale marocaine, font l'evenement de cette annee.La programmation culturelle et artistique de cette annee sera riche et variee avec des concerts musicaux qui auront lieu en plein desert, notamment Dunes d'El Deserte d'Espagne, Africa united, Sagazic de France, le groupe maroco-espagnol Anda medina, Mallam Zaid de Khamlia/Merzouga, le groupe d'Imodda qui reprennent les chansons de Tinarewens, Inzenzaren avec Abdelhadi Yakkout, et chanteur Mouloud Meskaoui, soulignent les organisateurs dans un communique.
DAREDEVIL Zoe Mallam has become only the second pilot to fly solo aged 14 - on her birthday.
NigeriaOs Federal Government has approved the designation of Emirates and Turkish Airlines to Mallam Aminu Kano International Airport, Kano.
All the women who initiated divorce or those who wanted the divorce pronouncements of their husbands be revoked (Ramatu, for example) went through one or another Mallam for redress.