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As Zamfara administrator, Yakubu created five Emirates in the state and eleven new District Councils. After handing over to the ... "ZAMFARA STATE". Online Nigeria Daily News. 2/12/2003. Retrieved 2010-05-19. Check date values in: ,date= (help) "OBASANJO HIRES ... Colonel (retired) Jibril Bala Yakubu was the first Administrator of Zamfara State after it was created from part of Sokoto ...
Ekwunife began his career with Ocean Boys F.C. and joined in 2008 to Zamfara United F.C., after one year with Zamfara signed ...
Idris Salisu (April 4, 2010). "Zamfara Workers Threaten Govt". Daily Independent. Retrieved April 30, 2010. ...
Yari wins Zamfara gov poll•Jang floors deputy, Sango, others". Nigerian Tribune. Archived from the original on May 2, 2011. ...
... (born April 1955) was elected Senator for the Zamfara North constituency of Zamfara State, Nigeria at the start ... In November 2005 the Zamfara ANPP suspended Shuaibiu citing anti-party activities and gross violation of the ANPP constitution ... Shuaibiu was governorship candidate of the breakaway Democratic People's Party in Zamfara State in the 2007 elections. Mahmud ... Sanusi Moh'd (29 November 2005). "Zamfara ANPP suspends Sen. Shuaibu". Nigerian Newsday. Retrieved 2010-06-20. MOHAMMED ...
... is a Nigerian politician who was elected Senator for Zamfara Central in Zamfara State, Nigeria in the April ... "Zamfara ANPP guber candidate warns PDP against intimidation". People's Daily. 15 February 2011. Retrieved 2011-05-03. Umar, ... Engineer Kabir Garba Marafa was formerly the Commissioner for Water Resources in Zamfara State. He defected from the People's ... Shehu (6 January 2011). "Nigeria: Zamfara - The Gladiators Are Ready". allAfrica. Retrieved 8 November 2012. ...
"Zamfara PDP As a Clay-Footed Giant". ThisDay. 21 March 2008. Retrieved 23 February 2010. "As Obasanjo Reshuffles Cabinet... ... He was the People's Democratic Party candidate for governorship of Zamfara State in 2003, but lost to the incumbent Ahmad Sani ... Mande failed to be made PDP governorship candidate for Zamfara in the 2007 elections, but was appointed one of the campaign ... Bala Mande hails from Zamfara State. He was appointed Military Administrator of Nasarawa State from 29 May 1999 to 29 May 2007 ...
In addition, when Zamfara State Governor Mahmud Shinkafi defected to the PDP in January 2009, taking the ANPP's state executive ... He was elected Chairman of ANPP Zamfara State in 2003 and later rose to the position of ANPP National Financial Secretary and ... On April 26, 2011, Abdul-aziz Yari Abubakar was elected Governor of Zamfara State on the platform of the All Nigeria Peoples ... Alhaji Abdul'aziz Abubakar Yari (born 1968) is a Nigerian politician who was elected Governor of Zamfara State, Nigeria in the ...
Federal Medical Centre, Gusau, Zamfara State. Federal Medical Centre, Ado Ekiti, Ekiti State Federal Medical Centre, Jalingo, ...
Zamfara State was split from Sokoto. The demand for the creation of newer states in Nigeria tends to emanate from sub-state ...
Its headquarters are in Sarkin Zamfara. It has an area of 41 km² and a population of 194,914 at the 2006 census. The postal ...
As well as the dam, a bridge linking the city to the northern part of Zamfara State was destroyed. Around 700 people were ... The Gusau Dam holds a reservoir on the Sokoto River just upstream from Gusau, capital of Zamfara State in Nigeria. It supplies ... In May 2007 the Zamfara state government said they were giving top priority to ensuring that water was retained in the dam, ... "Zamfara State: Abundant arable land and solid minerals" (PDF). UnitedWorld. May 24, 2007. Retrieved 2009-01-12. BALA ABUBAKAR ( ...
It is the capital of Zamfara State. The LGA has an area of 3,364 km² and a population of 383,162 at the 2006 census. The postal ...
Two prominent Hausa kingdoms were Gobir and Zamfara. However, warfare between the Hausa states and with other states were ...
Zamfara for long is noted for its blacksmithing. Before the coming of Europeans, Makera Assada was one of the developed areas ... Consequently, the people of Muhammad Andi who were in Zamfara had no choice but to migrate and follow Shehu wherever he was. On ... Muhammad Andi and his brother Ahmad Maigeme, together with their people left Zamfara in order to join Shehu who had migrated to ... Mallam Bello stated that "when the Muhammad Andi and his people left Zamfara they met Shehu Usmanu Danfodiyo when the Jihad was ...
On his way to Zamfara, Shehu met Moyijo at a village called Magabci where they discussed important issues related to Islam and ... Since Sokoto, Kebbi and zamfara are known as Sokoto. by then Yabo, Tambuwal and shagari are all known as Yabo local government ...
She hails from Zurmi Local Government of Zamfara State. She was educated at the Federal Government Girls' College Gusau, ... Zamfara State and Ahmadu Bello University Zaria, Kaduna State graduating with a Bsc. in Business Administration (Actuarial ...
"Lead poison: Saraki seeks quick remediation of Zamfara community". Punch. Archived from the original on 12 January 2013. ... Saraki intervened in the lead poisoning crisis in Zamfara State in 2010[clarification needed], and has supported to the Global ...
"WHO , Nigeria: mass lead poisoning from mining activities, Zamfara State". www.who.int. Retrieved 2016-02-19. Yabe, John; ...
Maru is a Local Government Area in Zamfara State, Nigeria. Its headquarters are in the town of Maru at 12°20′00″N 6°24′00″E ...
Gummi is a Local Government Area in Zamfara State, Nigeria. Its headquarters are in the town of Gummi at12°08′30″N 5°07′30″E ... Gummi was carved out of the former larger Sokoto state, which included the present Zamfara and Kebbi states. Gummi has a long ...
Bakura is a Local Government Area in Zamfara State, Nigeria. Its headquarters are in the town of Bakura at12°42′37″N 5°52′23″E ...
... is a Local Government Area in Zamfara State, Nigeria. Its headquarters are in the town of Maradun12°34′00″N 6°14′40″E ...
Shinkafi is a Local Government Area in Zamfara State, Nigeria. It is also a surname and may refer to: Mahmud Shinkafi, Nigerian ... governor of Zamfara State in 2007 Umaru Shinkafi (1937-2016), Nigerian politician, intelligence chief, and Federal Commissioner ... politician, governor of Zamfara state, Nigeria from 2007 to 2011 Mamuda Aliyu Shinkafi, Nigerian politician, ...
... is a Local Government Area in Zamfara State, Nigeria. Its headquarters are in the town of Zurmi at12°46′00″N 6°47′10″E ...
The Zamfara River is a river in the northern part of Nigeria. Originating in Zamfara State, it runs some 250 kilometres (160 mi ... Some of the most common ones include Gulbi Gindi, Gulbi Zamfara, River Zamfara, and River Gindi. The river is at latitude 12° ... At its highest point the Zamfara River flows through an area that is 188 metres (617 ft) above seal level. There are various ... names for the Zamfara in different regions that it flows through. ...
Zamfara is a state in northwestern Nigeria. Its capital is Gusau and its Governor is Abdulaziz Abubakar Yari, a member of the ... Zamfara Kingdom was established in the 11th century and flourished up to 16th century as a city-state. Its capital has shifted ... Zamfara was the first state in Nigeria to introduce Sharia law during the regime of Ahmad Sani Yerima, the former Governor of ... Zamfara had many centers of commerce and scholarship that attracted many scholars like the Yandoto city. It became part of the ...
Get the Danfasa weather forecast. Access hourly, 10 day and 15 day forecasts along with up to the minute reports and videos for Danfasa, Nigeria from AccuWeather.com
Nigeria has suspended mining in the restive northwestern state of Zamfara, a presidential aide and the police chief said on ... Zamfara is the state worst hit by the uptick of violence that has killed dozens of people since the start of the year. The ... Some 80 percent of mining in Nigeria is carried out on an artisanal basis and gold in Zamfara is routinely smuggled out of the ... ABUJA (Reuters) - Nigeria has suspended mining in the restive northwestern state of Zamfara, a presidential aide and the police ...
Gusau The Zamfara State Government has declared wanted one Alhaji Jamilu Shinkafi who tested positive for coronavirus but ... The Zamfara State Government has declared wanted one Alhaji Jamilu Shinkafi who tested positive for coronavirus but disappeared ... Zamfara declares coronavirus patient wanted. Published May 1, 2020. May 1, 2020. ...
The video on the Zamfara protest has since gone viral, with the intrepid journalist, daughter of Zamfara, Kadaria Ahmed calling ... This daughter of Zamfara, this beautiful daughter of the North West, had fought on behalf of the people of Borno, Benue and ... She told him that the people of Zamfara state voted for him in 2015 and gain in 2019, and they deserve his attention. This our ... Kadaria Ahmed adds that the Governor of Zamfara state is "the most useless Governor in the history of Nigeria". This may be a ...
He warned the Zamfara governor not to embark on destruction of churches, as it would have grave repercussion in other parts of ... Nigeria: Zamfara Government Orders Demolition of All Churches. May 2, 2004. 4:43 pm. By Robert Spencer ... Governor Ahmed Sani of Zamfara State, has ordered the demolition of all churches in the state, as he launched the second phase ... A few days ago I posted a story about Nigerias Zamfara State, saying that "unauthorized" houses of worship would be demolished ...
I was received in Zamfara with joy, love and kindness wherever I went and I was treated as if I was a son of the soil. It ... I love the people of Zamfara as much as I love the people of Plateau, Southern Kaduna and my great in-laws in the Southeast who ... On my 6th day in Zamfara, Matawalle and I went to Sokoto State to meet with our mutual friend and brother Governor Aminu ... A situation where up until Mutawalle came to power in Zamfara, just one year ago, up to 300 to 500 people were being killed ...
Obviously embarrassed by public anger over armed banditry in Zamfara and other states in the North-west, the federal government ... Govt Gives Foreigners 48 Hours to Leave Zamfara Mining Sites * Zamfara - Nigerian Air Force Bombs Bandits Base, Kills ... Zamfara Killings - Perpetrators From Burkina Faso, Chad, Niger, Others - Miners * Senate Raises the Alarm Over Increasing Wave ... Zamfara, Kaduna Killings Politicised - Buhari * Declare State of Emergency On Kidnapping, Banditry, Islamic Clerics Charge ...
1Zamfara State Ministry of Health and Nigeria Field Epidemiology and Laboratory Training Program; 2Nigeria CDC; 3US CDC Country ... Assessment of Blood Lead Levels Among Children Aged ≤5 Years - Zamfara State, Nigeria, June-July 2012. Muhammed Bashir, MD1, ... Although work remains, much has been done to address the problem of lead exposure in Zamfara State. New and safer processing ... The Nigerian and Zamfara State governments, in collaboration with international organizations including CDC, have been working ...
... on Tuesday condemned the persistent attacks on villages by armed bandits in Zamfara, describing the k... ... "We are also appealing to the general public in this state to remain calm as Zamfara and the Federal Governments are doing their ... APC govs condemn Zamfara attacks, condole with Yari. Published November 22, 2016. ... "We were delegated by the Progressive Governors Forum after our meeting in Kano to come to Zamfara today and condole with ...
"It became so bad that when I met the former president in March 2014, I had to complain bitterly and asked him if Zamfara was no ... Zamfara State Governor Abdulaziz Yari has said between 2009 and 2018, about 2,500 people were killed while 25,000 cows were ... "I have no doubt that the good people of Zamfara can testify to the drastic reduction in the activities of cattle rustlers and ... Zamfara had experienced the worse-case of banditry committed by criminal elements, who rustled cattle and ransacked settlements ...
The Zamfara Police Command yesterday confirmed the killing of 34 persons by bandits in an attack on Tungar Kafau and Gidan Wawa ... Nigeria: Zamfara Earmarks 300 Hectares for Ruga Settlements(Premium Times). *Kenya: Traders Protests Over Delays At Taveta One- ... The Zamfara Police Command yesterday confirmed the killing of 34 persons by bandits in an attack on Tungar Kafau and Gidan Wawa ... In Zamfara State years of unrest have claimed thousands of lives and driven whole communities into destitution. ...
Notes from the Field: Outbreak of Acute Lead Poisoning Among Children Aged ,5 Years --- Zamfara, Nigeria, 2010. ... and international organizations to investigate reports of death from lead poisoning in at least six villages in Zamfara, ...
... On March 27, 2020. 11:37 amIn Newsby Urowayino ... Home » News » Supreme Court dismisses APC application to set-aside judgement in Zamfara ... said the application that was filed by a faction of the APC led by the immediate past Governor of Zamfara State, Ahldulaziz ... that won various positions in Zamfara State in the 2019 general elections. ...
President Muhammadu Buhari has arrived in Gusau, Zamfara State, in continuation of his visit to states affected by herdsmen ...
2019-Criminal groups and extreme violence in Zamfara state, northwestern Nigeria, have caused tens of thousands of people to ... It is also the rainy season in Zamfara, which causes a peak in malaria cases. Because the hospital is running at full capacity ... The few functional hospitals to the north, in Zamfara state, are overwhelmed by the number of patients and the lack of basic ... With farms abandoned, a nutrition crisis looms large in Zamfara. In the town of Anka, where many of the displaced have gathered ...
The Police Command in Zamfara State said on Wednesday that it had arrested five suspected kidnappers and cattle rustlers and ... Police nab suspected kidnappers, cattle rustlers in Zamfara State. 17th January 2018 ...
Bello Matawalle of the PDP and the people of Zamfara, even as he assured the people that peace would return to the state in no ... Supreme Court sacks Zamfara gov-elect, awards N10m cost against APC(Opens in a new browser tab) ... With ruling on Zamfara, the opposition PDP will have 15 states when new governors are inaugurated on May 29. ... Bello Mohammed Matawalle, on his return as the governor-elect of Zamfara and the victory of other PDP candidates in the state. ...
Special Task Force on cattle rustling has arrested 22 suspected cattle rustlers and recovered over 300 cattle in Zamfara State ...
Zamfara PDP Hails Buhari Over Successes Against Banditry, Others In Zamfara / Onyekachi Okoro Is Dead: Arochukwu LGA Chairman ... Re: Ibrahim Mallaha Gusau Is Dead: Zamfara PDP Chairman Dies by valuedammy(m): 1:51pm On Oct 12. RIP sir, we all gonna die one ... Re: Ibrahim Mallaha Gusau Is Dead: Zamfara PDP Chairman Dies by dan761(m): 1:52pm On Oct 12. Rest on .Its an inevitable end of ... Re: Ibrahim Mallaha Gusau Is Dead: Zamfara PDP Chairman Dies by Omezif(m): 2:10pm On Oct 12. That is life, when one finished in ...
... ... 2004)‎. Zamfara state CDTI project, Nigeria: fifth year sustainability evaluation report, November - December, 2004. African ...
Related to Fact Sheet: Pro-ACTs Key Results in Zamfara State. Health Areas *HIV & AIDS ... This fact sheet shows the projects results in Zamfara State from October 2013 to July 2016. ...
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... within which the mining occurs.This paper is aimed at characterizing Barite from Bukkuyum local government area of Zamfara ... Environmental and health hazards associated with exploration of barite from Bukkuyum (Zamfara State), Nigeria. Abubakar G. ...
  • The Zamfara River is a river in the northern part of Nigeria. (wikipedia.org)
  • Zamfara is a state in northwestern Nigeria. (wikipedia.org)
  • As in all major towns in Nigeria, all the major towns in Zamfara have a large population of other peoples from different parts of Nigeria. (wikipedia.org)
  • Zamfara was the first state in Nigeria to introduce Sharia law during the regime of Ahmad Sani Yerima, the former Governor of the state. (wikipedia.org)
  • ABUJA (Reuters) - Nigeria has suspended mining in the restive northwestern state of Zamfara, a presidential aide and the police chief said on Sunday, amid concerns that illegal miners were connected to a surge in banditry. (reuters.com)
  • Some 80 percent of mining in Nigeria is carried out on an artisanal basis and gold in Zamfara is routinely smuggled out of the country illegally to neighboring Niger and Togo. (reuters.com)
  • Whilst there I learnt about the massive gold and diamond reserves and mines in the top soil of the state, which once the ban on mining is lifted and after proper development and extraction, will eventually propel Zamfara to be the richest and most prosperous state in Nigeria. (sunnewsonline.com)
  • Since 2010, Nigerian state and federal governments and the international community have been responding to an outbreak of lead poisoning caused by the processing of lead-containing gold ore in Zamfara State, Nigeria, that resulted in the deaths of approximately 400 children aged ≤5 years ( 1 ). (cdc.gov)
  • On May 8, 2010, the Nigerian Federal Ministry of Health assembled federal, state, and international organizations to investigate reports of death from lead poisoning in at least six villages in Zamfara, Nigeria. (cdc.gov)
  • NEW YORK, October 21, 2019- Criminal groups and extreme violence in Zamfara state, northwestern Nigeria , have caused tens of thousands of people to flee their villages, leading to malnutrition and exacerbating other health needs in an already impoverished region, the international medical humanitarian organization Doctors Without Borders/Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF) said today. (doctorswithoutborders.org)
  • The Inspector General of Police's (IGP) Special Task Force on cattle rustling has arrested 22 suspected cattle rustlers and recovered over 300 cattle in Zamfara State, North west Nigeria. (channelstv.com)
  • The Nigeria Medical Association (NMA), Gusau Chapter has decried the outbreak of epidemic diseases, especially cholera in Zamfara State. (naijaheadlines.com)
  • This study was conducted among 200 poultry farmers in the state with the use of questionnaire to assess the level of biosecurity and constraints among rural poultry farmers in six Local Government Areas of Zamfara State, Nigeria. (animalvetsci.org)
  • Abdurrahman Hassan Jibril, Muhammad Bashir Bello, Sanusi Muhammad Bello, Yusuf Saheed, Fatima Muhammad Balla, Biosecurity Measures and Constraints Among Rural Poultry Farmers in Zamfara State, Nigeria, Animal and Veterinary Sciences . (animalvetsci.org)
  • In a paper presented at the Advocates Forum on "The Implication of Zamfara Penal Code on the Nigerian Legal System," Dr. Ayesha Imam, President of the group, said after a critical analysis, BAOBAB discovered a lot of irregularities in the way Bariya Magazu was convicted, thereby prompting the group to intervene on her behalf and set a precedent especially on the rights of women and girls under Muslim laws in Nigeria. (corpun.com)
  • HRW's Jane Cohen told Channel 4 News time is running out for children in Zamfara: "By not releasing the promised funding for environmental clean up immediately, the government of Nigeria is sentencing more children to senseless death and permanent disability. (channel4.com)
  • Kaura Namoda , town, Zamfara state, northern Nigeria , on the Gagere River (a tributary of the Rima). (britannica.com)
  • Many deaths are being recorded and Remediated Soils of Uncontrolled Mining Site which necessitated an immediate remediation of the at Dareta Village, Zamfara, Nigeria. (who.int)
  • Il en de même de l'extrême Nord du Nigeria notamment l'extrême nord des Etats du Borno, Yobé, Jigawa, Katsina, Zamfara et Sokoto. (fao.org)
  • En revanche, au Bénin (plus particulièrement la partie septentrionale) ainsi qu'au Nigeria (en particulier le Nord-Centre) et la zone Méridionale du Tchad l'issue de la campagne a été assez bonne avec une production céréalière satisfaisante. (fao.org)
  • Lead poisoning in Zamfara, Nigeria was causing children to die in unprecedented numbers. (cdc.gov)
  • Originating in Zamfara State, it runs some 250 kilometres (160 mi) west into Kebbi State where it joins with the Sokoto River some 50 kilometres (31 mi) southwest of Birnin Kebbi. (wikipedia.org)
  • The people of Zamfara have over the years struggled for autonomy, it was not until 1996 that the then military administration of the Late General Sani Abacha detached the Zamfara State from Sokoto State. (wikipedia.org)
  • With the creation of states during the Gowon Administration, Zamfara Kingdom became part of the then North West state and later the Sokoto State. (wikipedia.org)
  • The Prevention and Organizational Systems - AIDS Care and Treatment (Pro-ACT) project is a seven-year project (2009-2016) funded by USAID and implemented by MSH in five Nigerian states: Niger, Kwara, Kebbi, Sokoto, and Zamfara. (msh.org)
  • Group on Vaccine Provision (ICG) to vaccinate seven wards, four wards and one ward in Zamfara, Katsina and Sokoto States respectively. (who.int)
  • The Organization also provided technical support EOC/NCDC and EOCs of states (Sokoto, Zamfara, Yobe and Katsina), mainly on the 3-pillar strategy (surveillance, case management and vaccination). (who.int)
  • WHO supported NCDC to deploy 10 teams of healthcare workers to Zamfara and Sokoto states over a period of 3 weeks as well as training of clinicians on case detection and management. (who.int)
  • They are: Anka Bakura Birnin Magaji/Kiyaw Bukkuyum Bungudu Tsafe Gummi Gusau Kaura Namoda Maradun Maru Shinkafi Talata Mafara Zurmi Zamfara State is mainly populated by Hausa and Fulani people, with some members of Gwari, Kamuku, Kambari, Dukawa, Bussawa and Zabarma ethnic communities. (wikipedia.org)
  • President Muhammadu Buhari has arrived in Gusau, Zamfara State, in continuation of his visit to states affected by herdsmen crisis. (sunnewsonline.com)
  • Chairman of the Peoples Democratic Party(PDP) in Zamfara Alhaji Ibrahim Mallaha Gusau is dead. (nairaland.com)
  • Zamfara State Zakkat and Endowment Board has distributed N4 million to the needy in Gusau as part of efforts to reduce poverty among people of the state. (premiumtimesng.com)
  • In the last few weeks joint operations between security agencies have been launched focusing on the northwestern states of Zamfara, Kaduna and Katsina, as well as the western states of Kogi, and Niger. (reuters.com)
  • Banditry has plagued the northwest for years, particularly around Zamfara state and neighboring Kaduna state, although the recent spate of kidnappings and killings in the northwest has put the region in the public eye. (reuters.com)
  • On Wednesday, national police chief Ibrahim Idris ordered the deployment of 200 combat policemen to Zamfara and neighbouring Kaduna state, which is suffering similar problems. (alternativeafrica.com)
  • The assault appeared to be the work of a violent gang blamed for several mass casualty attacks in the region in recent months as they raid rural villages in Zamfara and neighboring Kaduna state. (yahoo.com)
  • ABUJA--The Supreme Court, on Friday, declined to set-aside its judgement that sacked all candidates of the All Progressives Congress, APC, that won various positions in Zamfara State in the 2019 general elections. (vanguardngr.com)
  • Conversely, the ruling All Progressives Congress, APC, which had 23 governors before the 2019 polls now has 21, which may further go down to 19 depending on what happens on the Osun and Zamfara suits. (vanguardngr.com)
  • Reactive vaccination with in-country stock of C containing polysaccharide and conjugate vaccines were conducted in 3 wards in Zamfara State and 1 ward in Jigawa State. (who.int)
  • Its capital has shifted with the fortunes of the kingdom from place to place like Dutsi and Birnin Zamfara. (wikipedia.org)
  • In the first half of the 18th century, its then capital Birnin Zamfara, was destroyed by the Gobir Kingdom and a new capital was established in Anka by the second half of the 19th century. (wikipedia.org)
  • Originally a small settlement of Maguzawas (an animistic Hausa people), it was ruled by the kings of Zamfara, one of the banza bakwai ("the seven illegitimate states" of the Hausa people), whose capital was moved from Birnin Zamfara (43 mi [69 km] north-northwest) to Kiyawa (20 mi east-southeast) c. 1756. (britannica.com)
  • Ahmed Sani, governor of Zamfara State, charged that Nigerian press coverage of the issue showed that local journalists were a "force of destruction" bent on "pitting citizens against one another. (cpj.org)
  • To create systematic samples for village-level and family-level surveys, a total of 112 villages initially were selected from among the 14 local government areas in Zamfara State, proportionate to the population of the areas, using ambient population distribution software ( 5 ). (cdc.gov)
  • In a bid to improve routine immunisation coverage among people of Zamfara State, particularly under-served communities, the state government has awarded contract worth over N8 billion to connect about 172 villages to the national grid to improve on the potency of vaccines before being administered to beneficiaries. (nigerianpilot.com)
  • The victims were from several remote villages in the northern state of Zamfara. (bbc.co.uk)
  • Zamfara state Information Commissioner Ibrahim Birnin Magaji said Sunday that the attacks focused on the villages of Akuzo, Makera and Usu in the rural region. (yahoo.com)
  • In June, gunmen killed at least 27 people in Zamfara state in attacks on villages preparing for a local market day. (yahoo.com)
  • This daughter of Zamfara, this beautiful daughter of the North West, had fought on behalf of the people of Borno, Benue and Plateau and the missing girls of Chibok and Dapchi. (thisdaylive.com)
  • LGA of Zamfara, located at latitude 12°0630N and from the lead which is already detected as major longitude 5°5600E, with coverage area of 2,746 km² hazard for human health. (who.int)
  • Abuja - Obviously embarrassed by public anger over armed banditry in Zamfara and other states in the North-west, the federal government yesterday ordered all foreigners engaged in mining in the affected states to quit within 48 hours. (allafrica.com)
  • A protest march on Saturday in the Nigerian capital Abuja demanded Buhari end the violence, particularly in Zamfara. (business-standard.com)
  • The overwhelming majority of the people of Zamfara State are warm, humble and kind-hearted and I urge every Nigerian to visit the state to see it for themselves. (sunnewsonline.com)
  • During June-July 2012, the Zamfara State Ministry of Health, Nigerian Field Epidemiology and Laboratory Training Program, and CDC collaborated to conduct a representative, cross-sectional, population-based, multistage stratified cluster design survey to estimate the geometric mean (GM) BLLs of children living in Zamfara State aged ≤5 years. (cdc.gov)
  • The Nigerian Air Force sent special forces to Zamfara last month to help drive out the marauding gangs. (alternativeafrica.com)
  • In 2012 the Nigerian government pledged around $4m to complete the clean-up of Zamfara state and put safer mining practises into effect - charities say that funding has been withheld and time is running out. (channel4.com)
  • Earlier, the permanent secretary of the state ministry of health Dr. Lawal Bungudu said the implementation of routine immunisation services through the state basket funds has recorded a positive impact to the lives of people of Zamfara State, pointing out that prior to its emergence in 2009, the state routine immunisation coverage was below 20 per cent. (nigerianpilot.com)
  • Background: The Ministry of Health in Zamfara State organised a cataract outreach program with the aim of operating 700 patients in 14 local government areas of the state. (who.int)
  • Zamfara had many centers of commerce and scholarship that attracted many scholars like the Yandoto city. (wikipedia.org)
  • The ex-Vice President congratulated the new governor-elect Hon. Bello Matawalle of the PDP and the people of Zamfara, even as he assured the people that peace would return to the state in no distant time. (vanguardngr.com)
  • Similarly, Bayelsa state governor and newly-elected chairman of the PDP Governors' Forum, Seriake Dickson also congratulated former federal lawmaker, Dr. Bello Mohammed Matawalle, on his return as the governor-elect of Zamfara and the victory of other PDP candidates in the state. (vanguardngr.com)
  • Rural communities in Zamfara have been under siege for several years from cattle rustlers and kidnapping gangs, who have raided herding communities, killing, looting and burning homes. (alternativeafrica.com)
  • Zamfara is the state worst hit by the uptick of violence that has killed dozens of people since the start of the year. (reuters.com)
  • On behalf of progressive governors, I want to use this opportunity to condole with the families of those who lost their lives in the attacks and the entire people of Zamfara state over the loss of our bothers and sisters, and we pray Almighty Allah to forgive them. (punchng.com)
  • Officially 163 people have already died in Zamfara state -- 111 of them children. (cnn.com)
  • At least 20 people were killed in an attack on a village in the mostly Muslim state of Zamfara. (smh.com.au)
  • The exercise is being conducted by the National Primary Health Care Development Agency, NPHCDA, in collaboration with the NCDC in support to the Zamfara State Government as part of the on-going response and control activities to curtail the outbreak in the State. (chiomaumeha.com)
  • Zamfara had experienced the worse-case of banditry committed by criminal elements, who rustled cattle and ransacked settlements until the deployment of troops by government, which last year launched Operation Whirl Stroke 2, curtailed their activities. (thisdaylive.com)
  • Consequently, he disagreed with the CJN and three other Justices on the panel and declared the consequential order of the Supreme Court that handed PDP victory in Zamfara State, a nullity. (vanguardngr.com)
  • According to a paper presented by Women Advocates Research and Documentation Centre (WARDC), research shows that the convict was only 13 years old, contrary to the claim of the Zamfara State government that she was 17 years old. (corpun.com)
  • The 2010 outbreak of lead poisoning in Zamfara State caused by unsafe processing of lead-containing gold ore resulted in severe neurologic illness and death in children. (cdc.gov)
  • The Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF), an International Non-Governmental Organisation (NGO), says no fewer than 150 children affected with lead poisoning in Zamfara are still undergoing treatment. (org.in)
  • Nigeria's gold-mining state of Zamfara is already in the throes of the world's deadliest lead poisoning epidemic. (channel4.com)
  • Children in Zamfara cannot wait for another year for life saving medical treatment or to have their homes cleaned of lead contamination. (channel4.com)
  • 2018b) and Zamfara lead poisoning is the worst and most recent potential ecological risk index (Hakanson, 1980). (who.int)
  • No fewer than 300 public primary schools in Zamfara State are being manned by one single teacher each, the Executive Chairman of the board, Hon. Murtala Adamu Jangebe, has revealed. (cityvoiceng.com)
  • Zamfara State consists of fourteen (14) Local Government Areas. (wikipedia.org)
  • We owe our colleague and compatriot, Kadaria Ahmed a debt of gratitude for leading a group of Zamfara stakeholders to bring to local and international attention the mayhem and chaos going on in her home state of Zamfara State, which resulted in the killing of innocent Nigerians, the disruption of mining activities and the reign of what can best be described as sheer madness. (thisdaylive.com)
  • Meanwhile, the vaccination exercise in Zamfara State witnessed massive turnout in the target Local Government Areas. (chiomaumeha.com)
  • The aide to the governor was speaking during a one-day review meeting on Zamfara routine immunisation basket fund with 14 local government council chairmen of the state. (nigerianpilot.com)