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Boosting Nigeria’s GDP With Gemstones

The second edition of the African Gems and Jewellery Exhibition and Seminar (AGJES)  held in Abuja recently, attracting participants from across Africa. ABAH ADAH writes. It is a dependable fact today that Nigeria is...

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Curbing illegal mining activities in Nigeria

The Federal Government’s plans to diversify the economy through solid minerals may not be realised if illegal mining across the country is not curbed. It is also disturbing that 80 percent of mining activities...

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Mining in Nigeria still an un-tapped lodestar

THE recent seizure of about N1.12 billion worth of gold about to be smuggled abroad grabbed media headlines. The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, in intercepting the illegal gold shipment that was being smuggled...

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Historical Background of the Nigeria Solid Mineral Sector

Organised mining activities in Nigeria started with the commissioning in 1903 and 1904 of the mineral surveys of the Southern and Northern Protectorates by the then British Secretary of State for the colonies. Modern mining of tin ore...