Illegal Mining

How Chinese are financing terrorists to illegally access mineral resources in Nigeria – Report

A BRITISH national newspaper, The Times, has reported that Chinese nationals in the mining sector are financing terrorist groups...

Kogi govt bans illegal mining operations as two die in site collapse

THE Kogi State Government has banned illegal mining operations in the state. The directive issued through the state's Ministry of...
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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...

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...
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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...

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...
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