A Photo Album of a Gold Mining Area in Zamfara State, Nigeria. Kindle edition by Gregg Lyell. Download it once and read it on your Kindle device, PC, phones or tablets. Use features like bookmarks, note taking and highlighting while reading A Photo Album of a Gold Mining Area in Zamfara State, Nigeria..Learn About Zamfara State, Nigeria People, Local,,Zamfara State is a state in northwestern Nigeria and its capital is Gusau. Until 1996 the state was part of Sokoto State. The state was the first in Nigeria to introduce Sharia law. Zamfara is bounded by Sokoto State on the North, Niger and Kaduna States on the South, Kebbi State on the West, and Katsina State on the East.Zamfara State Wikipedia,Zamfara State is mainly populated by Hausa and Fulani people, with some members of Gwari, Kamuku, Kambari, Dukawa, Bussawa and Zabarma ethnic communities. Others include the Igbo, Yoruba, Kanuri, Nupe and Tiv. The state capital is an important commercial center with a heterogeneous population of people from all over Nigeria.