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Illegal gold mining rips Nigeria off forex revenueNigeria
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Feb 05 2021 0183 32 Zamfara State in North West Nigeria is also well known for illegal gold mining which prompted the Federal Government to freeze operations there in April 2019...

Nigeria Amotekun Arrests 15 Illegal Gold Miners in Ondo
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Operatives of the Ondo State Security Network Agency better known as Amotekun have arrested no fewer than 15 persons for illegally mining gold in Owo Local Government Area of the state...

Amotekun Security Network apprehend 15 illegal gold miners
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Amotekun Security Network apprehend 15 illegal gold miners in Ondo Charles Nwoke Akure Nigeria February 8 2021 Officials of the Ondo Security Network Agency generally identified as Amotekun Corps have apprehended about 15 persons for illegal mining of gold in the Owo Local Government Area Council of the state...

500 000 Nigerians involved in artisanal small scale mining
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The Department of Artisanal and Small Scale Mining of the Federal Ministry of Mines and Steel Development has said that over 500 000 Nigerians were directly involved in Small Scale Mining...

Of artisanal gold miners and artisanal crude refiners
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The Nigeria Navy attests to this when it said in May 2020 at a press conference to mark its 64th anniversary that it destroyed a total number of 2 287 illegal refineries in the Niger Delta...

Gold Miners Face Dangerous Life In Nigeria s Bandit Country
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Gold Miners Face Dangerous Life In Nigeria s Bandit Country By Emmanuel Akinwotu 01/21/20 AT 10 13 PM From dawn before the sun starts to sear the earth Biltamnu Sani is already hard at work...

Gunmen kill 30 gold miners in northern Nigeria police
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Nov 08 2016 0183 32 Gunmen have killed more than 30 gold miners in a remote area of northern Nigeria police said on Tuesday The attackers raided a camp of artisan miners late on Monday in the Maru area in the northwestern state of Zamfara police spokesman Muhammed Shehu sa In March gunmen attacked a camp in the same state killing one miner in what a police official described as possible...

Gold miners face dangerous life in Nigeria s bandit country
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Jan 21 2020 0183 32 From dawn before the sun starts to sear the earth Biltamnu Sani is already hard at work pounding away at the dusty soil in his perilous quest for gold The mineral-rich earth of Zamfara State northwest Nigeria has provided generations of families with the means to make ends meet Never easy it is a work that today is fraught with danger from the armed groups that rove the region and...

Nigeria British Firm Begins Gold Mining in Nigeria
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The Paimasa Project is located in central Nigeria approximately 115km north-northwest of the capital city Abuja A British firm Panthera Resources Plc has announced that its associated company...

Nigeria to link small scale gold miners to markets
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Jun 30 2020 0183 32 Nigeria to link small scale gold miners to markets June 30 2020 Ayoni M Agbabiaka Business 0 The Minister of Mines and Steel Development Olamilekan Adegbite says the federal government is creating a gold ecosystem that will minimise the high rate of illegal gold mining in the country as well as link small scale miners to markets...

Nigeria With Police Support Illegal Gold Mining Thrives
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Akad a community in Ilesha Ilesha West LGA is another location for Chinese gold miners in Osun State On October 6 this reporter embarked on a similar journey of fact-finding the activities of...

Gold Miners Face Dangerous Life In Nigeria s bandit Country
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Gold Miners Face Dangerous Life In Nigeria s bandit Country Sumaira FH 1 year ago Wed 22nd January 2020 08 30 AM Anka Nigeria UrduPoint / Pakistan Point News - 22nd Jan 2020 From dawn before the sun starts to sear the earth Biltamnu Sani is already hard at work pounding away at the dusty soil in his perilous quest for gold...

Gunmen kill 30 gold miners in northern Nigeria police
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Nov 08 2016 0183 32 BAUCHI Nigeria Reuters - Gunmen have killed more than 30 gold miners in a remote area of northern Nigeria police said on Tuesday The attackers raided a...

Amotekun and illegal miners
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Feb 17 2021 0183 32 We find the cooperation between Amotekun and the Nigeria Police on arrest of illegal gold miners in Owo commendable Similarly we commend the governor of Osun for his quick intervention by...

Gold miners face dangerous life in Nigeria s bandit
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Gold miners face dangerous life in Nigeria s bandit country Issued on 22/01/2020 - 04 13 4 min Advertising Read more Anka Nigeria AFP From dawn before the sun starts to sear the earth...

Amotekun arrest 15 illegal gold miners in Ondo GCFRNG
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Feb 08 2021 0183 32 Men of the Ondo State Security Network known as the Amotekun Corps have arrested 15 persons suspected to be mining gold illegally inside the Owo forest reserv The suspects were operating in 50 locations inside the forest when they were apprehended Names of the suspects were given as Shuaibu Yahaya Habbi Usman Kabiru Waheed Mohammed...

British firm begins gold mining in Nigeria
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Jan 04 2021 0183 32 It explained that the Paimasa Project is located in central Nigeria approximately 115km north-northwest of the capital city Abuja A programme of...

Amotekun arrests 15 illegal gold miners in Ondo
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Feb 08 2021 0183 32 February 8 2021 Amotekun arrests 15 illegal gold miners in Ondo News February 8 2021 DSS arrests releases SSANU NASU officials over ongoing strike News...

Artisanal gold miners in Nigeria seek government help
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Apr 01 2018 0183 32 Artisanal gold miners in the Niger state of Nigeria are asking the Muhammadu Buhari government to help them operate under conditions that allow them to...

Amotekun Arrests 15 Illegal Gold Miners In Ondo News
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Men of the Ondo State Security Network known as the Amotekun Corps have arrested 15 persons suspected to be mining gold illegally inside the Owo forest reserv The suspects were operating in 50 locations inside the forest when they were nabbed Names of the suspects were given as Shuaibu Yahaya Habbi Usman Kabiru Waheed Mohammed...

Nigerian Gold Miners Seek the Right to Mine Voice of
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Oct 18 2012 0183 32 Nigerian Gold Miners Seek the Right to Mine ZAMFARA STATE NIGERIA - There is literally gold in the ground under and around many villages in Zamfara State in northern Nigeria...

Gold Mining in Nigeria
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Gold mining in Nigeria can be traced back to 1913 but the search for this precious metal experienced a decline in early 1930 Gold Mining in Nigeria Overview Prospects Eventually gold mining resumed in the 1960s but rapid development did not happen and it...

Gunmen Kill 30 Gold Miners In Northern Nigeria Police
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Gunmen have killed more than 30 gold miners in a remote area of northern Nigeria police said on Tuesday The attackers raided a camp of artisan miners late on Monday in the Maru area in the northwestern state of Zamfara police spokesman Muhammed Shehu sa The gunmen stole nothing he said adding that the motive...

Nigeria Govt Mulls Special Courts For Illegal Gold Miners
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May 12 2020 0183 32 Nigeria Govt mulls special courts for illegal gold miners By ojootaru on May 12 2020 Following large quantities of gold being smuggled to the United Arab Emirates UAE the Federal Government is contemplating setting up special courts that would try cases bordering on illegal mining activities in Nigeria...

Amotekun nabs 15 gold miners in Ondo
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Men of the Ondo State Security Network known as the Amotekun Corps have arrested 15 persons suspected to be mining gold illegally inside the Owo forest reserv The suspects were operating in 50 locations inside the forest when they were nabbed They are Shuaibu Yahaya Habbi Usman Kabiru Waheed Mohammed Nurudeen Mohammed Sulaman Ali Mustapha Ismaila Wahab Musa Zeehed...

Investigation How illegal gold miners milk FCT of
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Jan 30 2021 0183 32 Mercury is a chemical used by artisanal and small-scale gold miners The WHO noted that artisanal and small-scale gold mining is the main source of the largest release of mercury emissions around the world WHO had listed 12 states in Nigeria as high-risk places where gold mining could trigger health crisis...

Gold Miners Archives The Guardian Nigeria News
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The Latest news in Nigeria and world news The Guardian Nigeria Newspaper brings you the latest headlines opinions political news business reports and international news...

How Chinese prospectors exploit local miners to cash in on
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May 17 2020 0183 32 Nigeria reportedly lost about N353bn in gold smuggled out of the country and sold in the international market between 2016 and 2018 according to Nigerian Extractive Industries Transparency...

Amotekun nabs 15 illegal gold miners 5 robbers in Ondo
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Feb 09 2021 0183 32 THE Ondo State Security Agency Network codenamed Amotekun Corps yesterday disclosed that it had arrested 15 suspected gold miners for...

Amotekun nabs 15 gold miners in Ondo
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Feb 09 2021 0183 32 The Nation By Osagie Otabor Men of the Ondo State Security Network known as the Amotekun Corps have arrested 15 persons suspected to be mining gold illegally...

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