Crime and Insecurity: Most Important Problem In Zamfara State - NBS 2017 Report


Monday, July 30, 2018 / 02:07PM / NBS / Proshare Research

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Recent developments in Zamfara State has highlighted the value, relevance and place of data, especially the National Bureau of Statistics (NBS) data released in the country.

This was a problem foretold, documented and made public for all stakeholders – government, its agencies and the public. It would appear that the news cycle below could have been prevented or mitigated if closer attention were given to data analysis and usage.

News Cycle on Zamfara State

1.       JUST IN: 35 killed, 40 abducted in fresh attacks in Zamfara NAIJA.NG

2.      Killings: Buhari sends 1,000 security personnel to Zamfara | TheCable 16hrs ago

3.      Gunmen kidnap 15 in Zamfara as Buhari deploys massive troops 6 hrs ago

4.      Zamfara killings: Nigerians task Buhari to declare state of emergency ... 4hrs ago

5.      Killings: Zamfara Speaker urges FG to provide sustainable security ... 2 days ago

6.      Calls To Stop Killings In Zamfara Dominate Twitter • Channels Television 21 hrs ago

7.      Killings: Buhari orders military operation for Zamfara, Kaduna ... Jun 30, 2018

8.     Zamfara killings more than that of Plateau, Benue - Buhari - Daily Post ... Jun 27, 2018

9.      PressReader - THISDAY: 2018-06-23 - Deconstructing Gov Yari's ... Jun 23, 2018

10.  President Buhari orders IGP to end killings in Zamfara Nov 21, 2017

11.   President Buhari orders transfer of police personnel in Zamfara ... Jun 25, 2018

12.  Zamfara brutal killings | TheCable Feb 19, 2018

13.  Zamfara killings: 200 armed bandits stormed my emirate, Emir told IGP

Data from the NBS National Corruption Survey for 2017 published in August 2017 reflected that Crime and Insecurity was the most important issue affecting Nigeria with 38.3% recorded by Zamfara State. Other important issues mentioned include healthcare, unemployment, infrastructure and corruption to make the top five list.

This data has gone ahead to validate and buttress the security challenge being experienced in the state recently.

Other States with crime and insecurity as part of the top five most important issues affecting them are Kaduna (20.3%), Sokoto (11.9%), Rivers (17.5%), Plateau (8%), Lagos (4.1%), Kebbi (10.7%), Katsina (14.7%), Jigawa (14.7%), Imo (8.3%), Gombe (8.2%), Enugu (14%), Delta (6.6%), Borno (17.2%), Benue (12.6%), Bayelsa (12.9%), Akwa Ibom (4.3%) and Adamawa (18.2%)

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