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Zamfara facts you must know

Here are some vital statistics, facts and figures concerning zamfara state state that may help your knowledge of the state in relation to her status in Nigeria.         ZAMFARA STATE Slogan: Farming is Our Pride Coordinates:  12°10′N 6°15′E Coordinates: 12°10′N 6°15′E  Country Nigeria Date created 1 October 1996 Capital Gusau …

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How does sycophancy affects you?

I learnt quite early in life that it is good to commend somebody if he achieves a rare feat or if he or she attains success in an enterprise or venture. It is for this reason I cherish any system that rewards people for their accomplishments. But what happens when …

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Names of 14 local councils in zamfara

Zamfara State consists of fourteen (14) Local Government Areas. In alphabetical order their names are as follows:: Anka Bakura Birnin Magaji Bukkuyum Bungudu Tsafe Gummi Gusau Kaura Namoda Maradun Maru Shinkafi Talata Mafara Zurmi

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Infantilizing teenagers in nigeria

INFANTILIZING TEENAGERS IN NIGERIA AS UNFIT FOR MARRIAGE: A DOUBLE STANDARD By Musa Usman Abubakar, Ph.D The author of this piece seeks to lend his voice in this debate over what some media houses dubbed ‘endorsement of underage marriage’ by the Nigerian senators. A couple of days ago when the senators …

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Discover zamfara past governors

This table shows the order of the tenure of the different governors that ruled zamfara state from it creation to date. This list includes the names, political party and dates of swearing in and departure of the governors. Name Title Took Office Left Office Party Jibril BalaYakubu Administrator 07 Oct. …

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How zamfara got its name

The early history of zamfara can be traced to this story of a princess called FARA. Fara was a lost but found beautiful princess, a daughter of Sarkin Gobir. She is light in complexion thus the  name was called Fara in huasa language. Fara the daughter of the King was …

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Read about modern Zamfara

Zamfara is one of the 36 states in Nigeria. Its in the north western Nigeria. Its capital is Gusau and its current Governor is Abdul’aziz Abubakar Yari, a member of the All Progressives Congress (APC). Up Until 1996 zamfara area was part of Sokoto State. Zamfara is populated by Hausa …

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