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Zamfara Gold Mining Disaster

How a Gold Mining Boom is Killing the Children of Nigeria

Mar 01 2012 How a Gold Mining Boom is Killing the Children of Nigeria It is a pattern seen in various parts of the world children being sickened from exposure to lead from mining activities But the scale of the problem in Nigerias goldmining region of Zamfara is unprecedented More than 400 children have died and thousands more have been severely

Zamfara gold deposit belongs to federal government not

Oct 12 2020 4 mins read A twitter user claimed that gold deposits in Zamfara State belong to Zamfara State while Niger Delta oil belongs to Nigeria False All gold deposits across Nigeria belong to the Federal Government Full text A twitter user Terry claimed that Zamfara gold belongs to Zamfara State The claim posted on his handle terry2020 implies double

NigerianCanadian company to start gold export from

Feb 28 2021 The NigerianCanadian company mining gold in Nigerias Osun State looks set to commence the exportation of gold in June this year This is seen as part of the governments effort towards the diversification of Nigerias economy to create employment and earn more foreign exchange in addition to exploiting the countrys potential in the mining sector

Rivers Denies Comment On CBN Zamfara Gold Mining

Oct 15 2020 The Rivers State Government has denied the reports that Governor Nyesom Wike was unhappy with the decision of the Central Bank of Nigeria CBN to buy N5billion worth of gold from Zamfara State Government The report which has been in circulation on social media claimed that Governor Wike lamented that the same privileged attention has not been given to the crude oil from

CBN not buying gold from Zamfara Govt FG The Truth

Nov 13 2020 Zamfara State government through a registered company with a licensed buying centre now buys gold from the artisanal miners at market price This has discouraged artisanal miners in Zamfara State from selling gold ore to bandits the statement said adding that State Governments can buy and sell gold through their licensed corporate bodies

Exclusive Zamfara State Has No License To Mine Gold Says

Feb 23 2021 Abuja Nigeria Minister of Mines and Steel Development Arch Olamelekan Adegbite has dismissed claims that Zamfara State has been granted license to mine the gold deposits in the state He said that no state under the Nigerian law is permitted to get a license to mine any mineral resources in the country The controversy over the mining license

The tragic gold mining affair in Zamfara State Pambazuka

Sep 29 2010 The trenches dug for these mining activities are abandoned after the mining is over They therefore become death traps and easy entry points for devastating gully erosions As was in the case of the communities in Zamfara State many of these mines are contaminated with impurities In this case gold ash was intermingled with deposits of lead

Nigeria gold rush sees 200 children killed in outbreak of

Sep 23 2010 An unprecedented outbreak of lead poisoning linked to a gold rush has killed at least 200 children in northern Nigeria this year with a further 18000 people affected Announcing the figures the UN said it had sent an emergency team to assess the full impact of the acute massive lead poisoning in Zamfara state where seven villages have so far been confirmed as contaminated

Rivers Denies Comment On CBN Zamfara Gold Mining

Oct 15 2020 The Rivers State Government has denied the reports that Governor Nyesom Wike was unhappy with the decision of the Central Bank of Nigeria CBN to buy N5billion worth of gold from Zamfara State Government The report which has been in circulation on social media claimed that Governor Wike lamented that the same privileged attention has not been given to the crude oil from

Gold Mining Activities in Zamfara State 19962016

impact of gold mining in enugu Zamfara mining disaster Still a human rights debacle Vanguard Aug 7 2012 Starting with the Jos tin mines in Plateau State the Enugu coal mines which in presentday Bayelsa State and recently gold mining in Zamfara State The less obvious social impacts of mining are often ignored such as

Zamfara Gold South South Governors To Meet On Monday

Nov 14 2020 Governors of the South South geopolitical zone will on Monday meet in Port Harcourt Rivers State to discuss issues around the mining of gold in Zamfara State A source close to one of the governors told THISDAY that all arrangements for the meeting had been concluded and that Governor Nyesom Wike is excited hosting the crucial meeting

South South governors to meet over gold mining advantage

Nov 14 2020 South South governors to meet over gold mining advantage to Zamfara It has now been confirmed that the six governors of the South south region will meet in Port Harcourt Rivers State on Monday under the umbrella of the Forum of SouthSouth Governors to discuss issues around the mining of gold in Zamfara State

Banditry not Aimed at controlling Zamfara Gold Mining

Mar 11 2021 Zamfara State government has denied stories making the rounds that banditry is aimed at controlling gold and mining sites in the state The state governor Bello Matawalle said his administration has chased away foreigners and illegal miners from all mining sites allowing only those licensed to operate

Zamfara Gold Mining SouthSouth Governors To Meet On

Nov 16 2020 Zamfara Gold Mining SouthSouth Governors To Meet On Monday It has now been confirmed that the six governors of the South south region will meet in Port Harcourt Rivers State on Monday under the umbrella of the Forum of SouthSouth Governors to discuss issues around the mining of gold in Zamfara State

Environmental Effect of Lead Combination of Mining

WHO and multiple partners have positioned that resolving the Zamfara lead poisoning disaster requires coordinated and integrated medical intervention environmental remediation and establishment of safer mining and processing methods 13 Consequently there is the need for long term engagement on the part of leaders and authorities at

How Zamfara gold mining resurrected clamour for resource

Nov 15 2020 But Zamfara State Commissioner for Finance Rabiu Garba while shedding further light on the gold reserve noted that When the ban is lifted and mining activities resume fully we Zamfara State government are hopeful that we will be receiving royalties from miners while the Federal Government will also be giving us something

Nigerias SouthSouth Governors Meet Monday over Gold

Nov 14 2020 Nigerias SouthSouth Governors Meet Monday over Gold Mining in Northern Zamfara State It has now been confirmed that the six governors of Nigerias South south region will meet in Port Harcourt Rivers State Monday under the umbrella of the Forum of SouthSouth Governors to discuss issues around the mining of gold in Zamfara State

Gold Mining Activities in Zamfara State 19962016

impact of gold mining in enugu Zamfara mining disaster Still a human rights debacle Vanguard Aug 7 2012 Starting with the Jos tin mines in Plateau State the Enugu coal mines which in presentday Bayelsa State and recently gold mining in Zamfara State The less obvious social impacts of mining are often ignored such as

South South governors to meet over gold mining advantage

Nov 14 2020 South South governors to meet over gold mining advantage to Zamfara It has now been confirmed that the six governors of the South south region will meet in Port Harcourt Rivers State on Monday under the umbrella of the Forum of SouthSouth Governors to discuss issues around the mining of gold in Zamfara State