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Illegal mining: Nigeria loses billions annually to foreigners

“Nigeria loses billions of Naira annually to illegal mining…. about 80 percent of Mining activities in Nigeria are illegally carried out.” Gyang Bere, Jos The Presidential Committee on Special Mines Surveillance Task Force on illegal mining in Nigeria said the country loses billions of naira to foreigners annually due to illegal mining operations in the country. READ […]
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Illegal mining threatening economic diversification 

The Permanent Secretary, Ministry of Mines and Steel Development, Dr. Abdulkadri Muazu, has informed members of the Special Mines Surveillance Taskforce on illegal mining, that President Buhari expressed disgust and concern over illegal mining in the country. Muazu, who said this, yesterday, in Jos at the opening ceremony of a workshop on capacity building for […] …

FG charges ex-gov aspirant, Chinese citizens with illegal mining

FG charges ex-gov aspirant, Chinese citizens with illegal mining

Ade Adesomoju, Abuja The Federal Government has charged a former Bauchi State governorship aspirant on the platform of the defunct Congress for Progressive Change, Alhaji Abdullahi Usman, also known as Dan China, 16 Chinese citizens and nine others with illegal mining of lead and zinc. The defendants, including Usman’s firm, Solid Unit Nigeria Limited, and […] …

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