Zamfara


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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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Governor Mohammad Bello Matawalle of Zamfara state has flagged off the construction of three Ruga Settlements in the state as part of efforts to end the incessant killings in the state.
The panel also ordered the Zamfara resident electoral commissioner (REC) to produce results sheets of all the polling units in the state for the PDP.
This study therefore seeks to find out level of awareness, accessibility and utilization of climate change information in Zamfara State.
Summary: TEHRAN (FNA)- At least 17 people were shot dead in the latest attack on villages in Northern Nigeria's Zamfara state over the weekend, according to witnesses and police.
Daji's murder in March has had consequences in an already deeply troubled Zamfara State, where years of building unrest have claimed thousands of lives and driven whole communities into destitution.
This year alone in the state of Zamfara, hundreds have died in mass murders and more than 21,000 people have been forced from their homes.
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.
ABUJA (CyHAN)- Nigerian officials say that at least 20 people have been killed after an attack occurred on a village in the countries northern state of Zamfara.
When the youngsters in Nigeria's state of Zamfara didn't respond to antibiotics or other conventional treatments, the puzzled Medecins Sans Frontieres (MSF) team sent blood samples from the children to Europe for analysis.
Investigators at the National Agency for the Prohibition of Traffic in Persons (NAPTIP) last May questioned Yerima, ex-governor of Muslim-dominated Zamfara State in the northwest, about his marriage.
Zamfara State at the weekend disclosed its readiness to build a 200,000 barrels per day capacity refinery.
The victims were from several remote villages in the northern state of Zamfara.