• Meningitis: Gov Yari Decries Poor Drug Administration In Zamfara

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    As the scourge of Cerebro Spinal Meningitis continues to claim lives in Zamfara State, Governor Abdulaziz Yari has decried the poor hygiene condition of treatment centres and poor administration of drugs in the  state. Governor Yari ,who inspected some of the treatment centres in company of the federal health officers expressed  disappointment with the committee…

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  • Gunmen Abduct 40 Female Farmers In Zamfara

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    No fewer than 40 women of various age groups were yesterday kidnapped by gunmen in some communities inMaru local government area of Zamfara State. LEADERSHIP gathered that the women, numbering about fifty, were threshing grains in a large farm in Matankari village under Dansadau emirate. An eyewitness, who spoke to LEADERSHIP  by telephone, said the…

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  • Zamfara Councillor Kidnapped

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    Armed bandits suspected to be kidnappers have once again made away with another victim in Zamfara, Hon. Yahuza Ibrahin Wuya, a serving councillor of Anka local council area of the state. LEADERSHIP was reliably informed that Yahuza was kidnapped from his residence of Wuya village of the local government around 2: 30pm last Tuesday. The…

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  • ‘Zamfara Loses $500m To Illegal Mining Annually’

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    The governor of Zamfara state, Abdulaziz Yari Abubakar has raised the alarm that the state experiences an annual loss of over five hundred million US Dollars ($500m) to improper mining business. Speaking during a special paper presentation by scholars held at the JB Yakubu Secretariat, Gusau to mark the 20th anniversary of the state, the…

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  • The Sorry Sights Of Nigeria’s Tourism Landmarks

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    In this piece, Abba Kabara (Gusau), Achor Abimaje (Jos), Abdullahi Olesin (Ilorin) and Emmanuel Mgbeahuruike (Owerri) writes on the neglect of the tourism sector by states. In spite of the enormous potential of tourism to serve as both sources of employment and revenue earner for the states and the nation at large, some state governments…

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  • Zamfara, UK-based NGO Train 3,700 Teachers

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    Zamfara State Universal Basic Education Board(ZSUBEB) in collaboration with UK based organisation, Universal Learning Solution, has trained 3,700 teachers on new method of teaching English language, with emphasis on reading and writing for primary school pupils of 1, 2 and 3 classes. The director of social mobilisation who is also a  representative of the Universal…

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  • PMB’s Liberation Mission To Zamfara Farmers

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    Four about four years now, the people of Zamfara State go to their farms in fear as death in the hands of rampaging cattle rustlers in the state stalk them from every corner in their farms. With the recent establishment of a military formation in the state, charged by the president to rout the blood-thirsty…

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  • Zamfara Speaker, Others Arrested Over Plot To Impeach Governor

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    There is currently heightened tension in Gusau, Zamfara State capital, over the whereabouts of the Speaker of the State House of Assembly, Hon. Sanusi Garba Rikiji, and other principal officers, who were reportedly arrested by security operatives in Abuja, yesterday. According to feelers from the state, the lawmakers had been plotting to impeach Governor Abdulaziz…

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