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The tragic gold mining affair in Zamfara State | Pambazuka ...

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.

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Zamfara Govt to Ijaw Youth Leaders: Zamfara gold belongs ...

Oct 13, 2020 · Zamfara State government has denied ownership of gold found in the state over time, this it said to be against several mis information of the public by the elites inside and outside Niger Delta ...

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glod mining cooperative in zamfara state

In Zamfara State, gold mining began in the early 1900s (Nigeria Ministry of Mines and Steel Development 2010a), but ourWe recommend cooperative action among international stakeholders and Nigerian federal, state, and local authorities to eliminate or reduce lead poisoning in this region.

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Zamfara gold: A threat to national stability? – Punch ...

Apr 22, 2019 · The mass lead poisoning from mining activities in Zamfara State in Nigeria, which was discovered in March 2010, continues to affect villagers in three Local Government Areas, namely, Anka ...

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Zamfara mining ban, a double-edged sword, says Yoruba Ronu ...

Mar 03, 2021 · By Robert Egbe. The Yoruba Ronu Leadership Forum on Tuesday described President Muhammadu Buhari’s ban on mining activities in Zamfara State, as a double-edged sword for the Northwest region.

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Zamfara: Union cautions members against illegal mining ...

May 31, 2020 · Members of Zamfara state Gold Buyers and Sellers Cooperative Union have been warned against illegal mining activities in the state. The secretary of the Union, Alhaji Saadu Adamu, gave the warning while briefing journalists in Gusau on their activities Sunday.

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Zamfara Killings: All you need to know [ARTICLE] - Pulse ...

Zamfara is rich in gold. Unfortunately, mining gold in Zamfara is unstructured, largely informal and illegal. Artisans, most of whom are unskilled, are in charge of the extraction, purification ...

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Zamfara State - Wikipedia

Zamfara is a state in northwestern Nigeria.Its capital is Gusau and its current Governor is Bello Matawalle, a member of the People's Democratic Party (PDP). Until 1996, the area was part of Sokoto State.. Zamfara is populated with the Hausa and Fulani peoples. Major groups of people are the Zamfarawa mainly in Anka, Gummi, Bukkuyum and Talata Mafara Local Governments areas.

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The untold story of gold mining in Zamfara state ...

Apr 25, 2019 · Gold mining in Zamfara state has became a source of income not only to some persons in the state but thousands of people from neighbouring states like Sokoto, Kebbi, Katsina and Kaduna. However, findings reveal that gold mining activities kicked-started properly in the state between 2008 and 2010 by some local miners.

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Why FG banned mining activities in Zamfara | The ICIR

Mar 02, 2021 · The crisis facing Zamfara State. Zamfara State is one of the major northern states ravaged by banditry, terrorism and other illegalities. According to Abutu Yaro, state commissioner of police, some communities in the state including Munya, Shiroro, Mariga and the Lapai-Agaie axis had been taken over by bandits.. A few days ago, some bandits operating in the state abducted over 300 ...

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Zamfara Killings: All you need to know [ARTICLE] - Pulse ...

Zamfara is rich in gold. Unfortunately, mining gold in Zamfara is unstructured, largely informal and illegal. Artisans, most of whom are unskilled, are in charge of the extraction, purification ...

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Zamfara: Union cautions members against illegal mining ...

May 31, 2020 · Members of Zamfara state Gold Buyers and Sellers Cooperative Union have been warned against illegal mining activities in the state. The secretary of the Union, Alhaji Saadu Adamu, gave the warning while briefing journalists in Gusau on

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The untold story of gold mining in Zamfara state ...

Apr 25, 2019 · Gold mining in Zamfara state has became a source of income not only to some persons in the state but thousands of people from neighbouring states like Sokoto, Kebbi, Katsina and Kaduna. However, findings reveal that gold mining activities kicked-started properly in the state between 2008 and 2010 by some local miners.

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Zamfara, go for gold – Punch Newspapers

Apr 24, 2019 · The Zamfara State Government should take up the challenge by seizing on the federal offer for licensing; the envisaged creation of 110,000 artisanal jobs and the 250,000 others in the gold

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Zamfara State - Wikipedia

Zamfara is a state in northwestern Nigeria.Its capital is Gusau and its current Governor is Bello Matawalle, a member of the People's Democratic Party (PDP). Until 1996, the area was part of Sokoto State.. Zamfara is populated with the Hausa and Fulani peoples. Major groups of people are the Zamfarawa mainly in Anka, Gummi, Bukkuyum and Talata Mafara Local Governments areas.

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Zamfara to begin gold refining in 3 Months, halts illegal ...

Aug 25, 2020 · A recent federal government report had shown that Nigeria lost over $3b to illegal gold mining, mostly from the state between 2012 and 2018. Nigeria currently boasts of huge gold and other such minerals deposits in Zamfara, Kebbi, Kaduna, Niger and Osun States, with over 500,000 illegal miners operating without license

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Why FG banned mining activities in Zamfara | The ICIR

Mar 02, 2021 · The crisis facing Zamfara State. Zamfara State is one of the major northern states ravaged by banditry, terrorism and other illegalities. According to Abutu Yaro, state commissioner of police, some communities in the state including Munya, Shiroro, Mariga and the Lapai-Agaie axis had been taken over by bandits.. A few days ago, some bandits operating in the state abducted over 300 ...

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Zamfara’s Gold Veins Focus Of Unabated Violence - HumAngle

The unregulated and unsafe artisanal gold mining and processing in Zamfara State have fuelled lead poisoning and contamination crisis in communities. In March 2010, Médecins Sans Frontières (Doctors Without Borders) was alerted to a high number of child fatalities in Zamfara State, where an estimated 400 children died.

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Zamfara: The Gold ‘Armada’, By Dele Agekameh - Premium ...

May 01, 2019 · Artisanal gold mining in Zamfara and other states picked up at a frantic pace, with renewed government interest also reflected in the Nigerian Minerals and Mining Act of 2007. Small players in the international gold trade, like Australian Mines and Savannah Gold, were also on ground to

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Illegal gold mining fuelling banditry in Zamfara - Eedris ...

Apr 08, 2019 · Veteran Nigerian rapper, Eedris Abdulkareem, has reacted to recent killings of residents in Zamfara State by bandits as well as the Federal Government’s suspension of mining activities in the state.

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Nasarawa Communities Fight Bandits, Says Governor Sule ...

Mar 02, 2021 · Nasarawa State Governor, Abdullahi Sule, has said that communities in the state fight bandits who terrorise the people. He stated this during an

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Yoruba group says ban on mining in Zamfara may lead to ...

Mar 03, 2021 · A group, the Yoruba Ronu Leadership Forum has warned that the ban on mining activities in Zamfara State over insecurity concerns by President Muhammadu Buhari may precipitate another security ...

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Niger Delta stakeholders react to gold mining and sale by ...

Nov 14, 2020 · The recent sale of bars made from gold mined in Zamfara for N5b by the Zamfara State government is a flagrant violation of Sections one and two of the Nigerian Mineral and Mining

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Foreigners buying gold with arms in Zamfara, Matawalle ...

Aug 26, 2020 · Foreigners buying gold with arms in Zamfara, Matawalle cries out. NEWS DIGEST – Zamfara State governor, Bello Matawalle, has cried out over the influx of small arms and light weapons into the state, attributing the illegal mining going on in the state. Speaking with State House correspondents on Tuesday, shortly after meeting with President Muhammadu Buhari, the governor

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Zamfara, go for gold – Punch Newspapers

Apr 24, 2019 · The Zamfara State Government should take up the challenge by seizing on the federal offer for licensing; the envisaged creation of 110,000 artisanal jobs and the 250,000 others in the gold

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Zamfara to begin gold refining in 3 Months, halts illegal ...

Aug 25, 2020 · A recent federal government report had shown that Nigeria lost over $3b to illegal gold mining, mostly from the state between 2012 and 2018. Nigeria currently boasts of huge gold and other such minerals deposits in Zamfara, Kebbi, Kaduna, Niger and Osun States, with over 500,000 illegal miners operating without license

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Zamfara gold controversy and echoes of resource control ...

Oct 26, 2020 · After a lull, the clamour for resource control is again resonating in the oil-rich Niger Delta region, following Zamfara State Government’s establishment of a gold reserve beginning with 31 ...

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Zamfara: The Gold ‘Armada’, By Dele Agekameh - Premium ...

May 01, 2019 · Artisanal gold mining in Zamfara and other states picked up at a frantic pace, with renewed government interest also reflected in the Nigerian Minerals and Mining Act of 2007. Small players in the international gold trade, like Australian Mines and Savannah Gold, were also on ground to

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Zamfara establishes its first gold reserve | Nairametrics

Oct 07, 2020 · Zamfara State Government has established the first of its kind gold reserve in Nigeria, starting with 31 kg of processed gold, that will be deposited in a bank. The Governor of Zamfara state, Bello Matawalle disclosed that the gold was entirely mined and refined by local artisanal miners in the state.

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Zamfara Gold: South South governors to meet on Monday ...

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...

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Zamfara State - Wikipedia

In 2009, gold mining became a greater source of income in Zamfara State as worldwide gold prices rose dramatically. High concentrations of lead in the ore from which gold was being extracted led to a lead poisoning epidemic in the state , requiring national and international intervention to remediate affected areas and provide medical care to ...

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Foreigners buying gold with arms in Zamfara, Matawalle ...

Aug 26, 2020 · Foreigners buying gold with arms in Zamfara, Matawalle cries out. NEWS DIGEST – Zamfara State governor, Bello Matawalle, has cried out over the influx of small arms and light weapons into the state, attributing the illegal mining going on in the state. Speaking with State House correspondents on Tuesday, shortly after meeting with President Muhammadu Buhari, the governor

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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 present-day Bayelsa State, and recently, gold mining in Zamfara State, The less obvious social impacts of mining are often ignored, such as

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Nasarawa Communities Fight Bandits, Says Governor Sule ...

Mar 02, 2021 · Nasarawa State Governor, Abdullahi Sule, has said that communities in the state fight bandits who terrorise the people. He stated this during an

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Zamfara’s gold, stimulus for resource control | The ...

Nov 10, 2020 · The controversy surrounding the alleged sale of N5 billion worth of gold to the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) by the Zamfara State government is an issue of urgent national importance.

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Foreigners buying gold with arms in Zamfara, Matawalle ...

Aug 26, 2020 · Zamfara State governor, Bello Matawalle, has cried out over the influx of small arms and light weapons into the state, attributing the illegal mining going on in the state. Speaking with State House correspondents on Tuesday, shortly after meeting with President Muhammadu Buhari, the governor alleged that foreign gold poachers are now buying ...

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How An Appointee Of Zamfara State Governor Is Engaged In ...

Sep 22, 2020 · He has deployed an excavator and dozens of labourers to the site and presently they are mining gold there. Let me reiterate that since April 2019, the Federal Government has banned mining activities in the state. So by mining, Abubakar Mainaira has violated the orders of the Federal Government and he is illegally mining our resources on my site.

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Another tragedy as bandits shoot 22 dead at Zamfara gold mine

Feb 26, 2021 · The policemen were killed while resting at the location, In another report, troops of 82 Division Nigerian Army arrested 20 people suspected to be members of the Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB) following the presence of the military in Orlu town, Imo state. Members of the group who were made up of 16 men and 4 women have all been handed over to the Nigerian Police Force by the army.

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