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Why FG banned mining activities in Zamfara

THE Federal government of Nigeria has declared Zamfara a ‘no-fly zone,’  placing a ban on mining activities in the state. Babagana Monguno, national security adviser,...

INVESTIGATION: Osun, Ondo-Southwest states where illegal mining, untapped resources scoop Nigeria’s economy

  As illegal and unrestricted mining of the nation's solid minerals continues unchecked in many parts of the country, it is becoming clearer that it...

Senate calls for regulation of mining operation in states  

THE Nigerian Senate has called for legislative action against illegal mining activities spread across the country by developing a national legal framework. The resolution was...
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INVESTIGATION: Digging for death, untold story of Osun artisanal gold miners (2)

For decades, artisanal gold mining has been a daily activity in Osun State, yet left unregulated despite the severe danger it portends to the...

How illegal mining is wiping out Ghana’s forests

Ghana is facing a serious risk of an environmental catastrophe due to the high level of environmentally unfriendly human activities such as illegal logging, illegal mining, and illegal farming within its forest reserves.

Hours after protest, IGP announces ban on mining in Zamfara State

ACTING Inspector-General of Police, Mohammed Adamu, has announced a ban on mining activities in Zamfara State following reports that it could be the reason...
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2023: Making the wrong choice will destroy Nigeria, Obasanjo warns

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