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Zamfara

(ˌzæmˈfarə)
n
(Placename) a state of Nigeria, in the NW. Capital: Gusau. Pop: 3 259 846 (2006). Area: 39 762 sq km (15 352 sq miles)
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The executive secretary further said that Nigeria had 161 universities with only Zamfara state not having any.
To our knowledge, the burden of childhood renal diseases in Gusau, Zamfara State, North-Western Nigeria, has not been investigated.
Lead contamination from artisanal gold mining in Zamfara State has been associated with severe human mortalities.
A 2010 study interviewed religious leaders in Zamfara State.
f) In Zamfara State, rural communities have complained of Fulani herdsmen committing murder, gang-rapes, destruction of property, and massive thefts of livestock while security services do nothing.
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) and the World Health Organization (WHO) dispatched medical and environmental investigators to collaborate with the Zamfara State and the Nigerian Federal Ministries of Health (ZMOH, FMOH) in assessing the epidemic (CDC 2010; WHO 2011).
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So, when I began to read about the gold rush in Zamfara state in northwestern Nigeria (page 30), I assumed that I had read it all before.
The then governor of Zamfara state, Sani Yerima, had declared sharia law in the state, which heightened tension in the country.
The lead poisoning crisis in northwest Zamfara state that first came to light in 2010 was "the worst outbreak ever recorded," MSF said, with an official death toll saying 400 children were killed across the state.
It is bordered to the South by Kaduna State, to the North by Niger Republic, to the West by Zamfara State and to the East by Jigawa and Kano States.
Shortly after the historic transition to democratic regime in 1999, the first news that brought Nigerian politics to the limelight again was the over-flogged Sharia issue following Ahmed Yarima's introduction of the Sharia Islamic legal system in Zamfara state in October 1999.