Tag Archives: Zamfara

I Didn’t Divert N300m From Zamfara To Enugu–Chukwu

Bayo Akinloye Former Minister of Health, Prof. Onyebuchi Chukwu, has denied the allegation by the All Progressives Congress’ (APC) senator representing Zamfara Central, Senator Kabiru Marafa, that Chukwu diverted the N300 million meant for medical equipment in Zamfara State to Enugu State, describing it as a blatant lie. Recall that Senator Marafa had at plenary, on Tuesday, accused the former …

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Maternal Mortality: PLAN International Calls For More Action on Nutrition

More than 545,000 expectant mothers and adolescent girls in Kebbi and Sokoto States have accessed the Iron Folic Acid Supplement to prevent high rising maternal mortality in the north western states.  In a project tagged Boosting Iron Folic Acid Supplementation for Pregnant Women in Northern Nigeria, PLAN International, since 2016 has worked with different stakeholders and community influencers in the …

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INEC registers 16,000 voters in Zamfara

The Independent National Electoral Commission says it has so far registered about 16,000 new voters in Zamfara in the ongoing nationwide Continuous Voter Registration. INEC Commissioner in charge of Sokoto, Kebbi and Zamfara, Hajiya Amina Zakari made this known in Gusau on Friday during a tour of the zone. Zakari said that the voters were captured between April 27 and …

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Meningitis: Yari’s claims not Islamically correct- Sanusi

Dayo Emmanuel Former governor of the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) and Emir of Kano, Muhammadu Sanusi has disagreed with the position of Zamfara State governor on the recent health challenge in the north western state. Zamfara State governor Abdulaziz Yari on Tuesday said that the meningitis outbreak in his state and others was God’s punishment for people’s’ sins. But …

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