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Illegal Mining

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,...

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...

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...


Banditry: Things are falling apart, the centre is not holding

By: Prof. Usman YUSUF A large swath of Northern Nigeria is now at the mercy of marauding bandits. From Adamawa...

Nigerians seek lasting solutions to education crisis at NAS event

CONCERNED Nigerians across the country meeting on Saturday in Abuja, the Federal Capital Territory, have again sought quick, but...

Buhari tasks universities of agriculture to reduce Nigeria’s dependence on food imports

NIGERIA'S President Muhammadu Buhari has urged universities of agriculture to reduce Nigeria's dependence on imported foods and raw materials. Minister...

How State House Perm Sec allegedly pocketed $2.2m basketball sponsorship deal

ON March  14, 2017, the Permanent Secretary (PS) in charge of President Muhammadu Buhari’s State House, Tijjani Umar, allegedly...

FG ready to crush banditry, Malami boasts as court declares bandits as terrorists

ATTORNEY-GENERAL of the Federation and Minister of Justice Abubakar Malami has said the declaration of bandit groups as terrorist...
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