- a state of Nigeria, in the NW. Capital: Gusau. Pop: 3 259 846 (2006). Area: 39 762 sq km (15 352 sq miles)
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To people in Zamfara state, grinding gold ore is like growing opium poppies to an Afghan farmer.
The U.N. office for humanitarian response recently released $2 million in emergency funds for WHO and Unicef to use in Zamfara.