2020 Common Entrance: Zamfara moves from least application state to No 14

The Federal Ministry of Education has commended Zamfara for moving from the state with the least registered students to number 14 in the 2020 common entrance examination into Federal Government Colleges. As students write the 2020 common entrance examination across the country, the ministry commended the significant improvement by Zamfara during the monitoring of the…

Zamfara and Nigeria at crossroads

By Yinka Odumakin The great political philosopher and polemicist ,Leon Trotsky, once talked of a professor of spring who was teaching the subject in a classroom for years. He came out one day and was face-to-face with spring, but he denied it, saying it must be some disorder in nature. So, it is with Nigeria…

Zamfara APC in crises over Marafa loyalists’ expulsion

The All Progressives Congress Party, Zamfara chapter faces fresh crises following the expulsion of 128 party members loyal to Senator Kabiru Marafa. READ ALSO: Zamfara APC holds special prayer sessions Daily Times understands that a seven-man disciplinary committee set up by former Governor Abdul’aziz Yari’s faction of the party in the state had, on Thursday,…

Nigeria @60: APC youths laud Buhari, military for ‘defeating Boko Haram’

Ahead of Nigeria’s 60th independence anniversary, the All Progressives Congress (APC) National Youth Solidarity Vanguard (NYSV) has saluted President Muhammadu Buhari and the military for putting an end to Boko haram activities.  The APC youths, in a statement through its Publicity Secretary, Comrade Abdulmuminu Kabir, on Wednesday said President Buhari has kept his promise of securing the…

Zamfara govt denies preventing 3 girls from sitting for SSCE

Zamfara Commissioner of Education Dr Ibrahim Abdullahi on Thursday, denied that the government had prevented three final year students of Government Girls Arabic Secondary School, Gusau from sitting for their final year examination. The Commissioner made the denial following widespread condemnation of the action, which residents said was an attempt to truncate the future of…

Zamfara people lament escalation of foodstuff prices

Tudun Wada market, Zamfara State By  Ifeanyichukwu Nwannah – Gusau The rate at which prices of foodstuffs continue to escalate in the country is now attracting serious attention, while also noting that the federal government has failed to establish a well-coordinated price control agency to regulate prices of foodstuffs in the country. An intensive investigation…