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Zamfara: Residents rue continuous closure of 75 girls’ secondary schools

Tongues have started wagging over the continued closure of 75 secondary schools in Zamfara State. This is more worrisome, especially with the UNICEF raising an alarm over the number of out of school children, especially girls, in the State. Speaking with journalists in Gusau, the State capital, an academic, Alhaji Mansur Jibo said that the […]

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Banditry: 75 secondary schools yet to be reopened in Zamfara – Ministry

The government of Zamfara State has announced that 75 secondary schools have not been reopened in the State due to insecurity. This was disclosed by the permanent secretary of the Ministry of Education, Alhaji Kabiru Attahi, during a two-day State-level meeting to domesticate National Policy on Gender in Education (NPGE) in the State. The occasion […]

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Banditry kingpin in Zamfara, Bello Turji, embraces peace – Deputy Governor

Banditry kingpin in Zamfara, Bello Turji, has repented and embraced peace overtures by the state government. Zamfara’s deputy governor, Hassan Nasiha made the declaration in Gusau on Sunday. He said Mr Bello’s repentance had resulted in peace in Birnin Magaji, Shinkafi and Zurmi local government areas of Zamfara. The deputy governor spoke at the opening […]

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