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Zamfara Ministry Of Environment And Solid Minerals

gold mining in zamfara state and its effects - echs farmlands mg kg and profile pits mg kg were lower than its extentIllegal mining activities in Zamfara northern Nigeriaand compounds where gold ore are processedZamfara State Ministry of Environment and Solid Minerals...

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 impuriti In this case gold ash was intermingled with deposits of lead...

Death In The Gold Mines Of Bagega What I Witnessed

Feb 12 2013 0183 32 Death In The Gold Mines Of Bagega What I Witnessed For many of our people life really has been a walk on the edge of a ledge People in the quest for...

Ministry of Mines debunks claims over alleged sale of gold

The gold displayed by the Zamfara State government is called dore bars semi-processed gold CBN buys gold that is processed to 9999 purity which is LBMA standard tradable all over the world...

Nigeria Zamfara Ban Puts 300 Mining Firms Out of Business

The federal government decision to ban all mining activities in Zamfara state over the violent attacks by bandits will drive away thousands of artisan workers registered under over 300 mining...

Ministry Of Mines Denies Claims Of CBN Buying Gold From

The statement reads in part The attention of the Ministry of Mines and Steel Development has been drawn to media reports on reactions of individuals and groups to the purported news report about Zamfara State Governor buying gold from artisanal miners in the state and selling same to the Central Bank of Nigeria CBN...

Daily Trust

Apr 29 2019 0183 32 Just like Niger state that is sitting on gold Zamfara is sitting on gold even Kaduna state That is why you are hearing crises in Zamfara and Birnin Gwari in Kaduna state he sa The director said there about 150 mining cooperatives registered in Zamfara alone...

Zamfara gold Matawalle blasts South

The gold displayed by Zamfara State Government is called dore bars semi-processed gold CBN buys gold that is processed to 9999 purity which is LBMA standard tradable all over the world...

Small Scale And Artisanal Mining In Zamfara State

glod mining cooperative in zamfara state -Rock Crusher Selling Agent\/Commodities Agent and Small Scale Gold Mining in Anka Zamfara State North Western provided for the artisanal and small scale mining Read more FG receives machines for safer mining in Zamfara...

Factcheck Zamfara gold deposit belongs to FG not state

Oct 09 2020 0183 32 A Twitter user claimed that gold deposits in Zamfara State belong to Zamfara State while Niger Delta oil belongs to Nigeria Verdict 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 standard in ownership of natural...

Ministry Of Mines Denies Claims Of CBN Buying Gold From

Nov 17 2020 0183 32 This has no doubt discouraged the artisanal miners in the state from selling to bandits Though states through their licensed corporate bodies can buy and sell gold to any interested persons or company it is worthy of note that CBN did not and will not buy gold from Zamfara Government The gold displayed by the Zamfara State government is...

Foreigners trade arms for gold in Zamfara Matawalle laments

Zamfara State governor Bello Matawalle has blamed the surge in small arms and light weapons in the state on illegal mining activiti He said after his meeting with the President Muhammadu Buhari at the statehouse He said gold poachers in the state are paying the locals with arms instead of money...

Gov Matawalle updates Buhari on illegal mining security

On the efforts to make Zamfara the mining hub in the country the governor revealed that the state had embarked on building of gold refinery We now have gold refinery in the state which is...

Gold Mining

Aug 25 2020 0183 32 Yesterday President Muhammadu Buhari received a briefing from Governor Bello Matawalle of Zamfara State on Solid Minerals and Mining Potentials in Zamfara After which the President was presented with some gold bars and precious stones at the State House Abuja...

Ministry Of Mines Denies Claims Of CBN Buying Gold From

Nov 17 2020 0183 32 The gold displayed by the Zamfara State government is called dore bars semi-processed gold CBN buys gold that is processed to 9999 purity which is LBMA standard tradable all over the world The Federal Government encourages state governments to be part of the exploitation of minerals in the country by incorporating a limited...

Zamfara to begin gold refining in 3 Months halts illegal

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...

Foreigners now give arms as payment for gold in Zamfara

Aug 26 2020 0183 32 On the efforts to make Zamfara State the mining hub in the country the governor revealed that the state had embarked on building of a gold refinery Matawalle said We now have gold refinery in the state which is being built in Baka Lori Dam We also have another equipment that is...

Nigeria to resume mining in Zamfara state in Q1

Jan 22 2020 0183 32 Nigeria will lift a ban on mining in Zamfara state by the end of March after the government deployed a surveillance team to stifle illegal activity in the northwestern region the minister of...

Foreigners buying gold with arms in Zamfara Matawalle

Aug 26 2020 0183 32 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...

Foreigners Exchange Arms for Gold in Zamfara Says

Aug 26 2020 0183 32 Zamfara State Governor Alhaji Bello Matawalle yesterday raised the alarm that foreigners come to the state to trade guns with locals for mineral resourc Matawalle while answering questions from State House reporters in Abuja after showing a pack of gold mined from the state to President Muhammadu Buhari canvassed the creation of a platform for...

Zamfara Union cautions members against illegal mining

May 31 2020 0183 32 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...

We Have Blocked The Chain Of Gold For Arms In Zamfara

Zamfara state is blessed with many mineral resources and some people outside the country come in to buy gold and other precious stones and sometimes instead of paying people they pay back with arms...

Dangerous and lucrative

Nov 30 2012 0183 32 The gold rush here in Zamfara State emerged in 2009 after a spike in the price of gold Subsistence farmers that barely survived on 1 or 2 a day could suddenly make 15 or more every day Miners say this money is the difference between just staying alive and having some money for transportation health care and food...

Zamfara FG reacts to Gov s Sale of Gold to CBN

Nov 12 2020 0183 32 Zamfara Gold FG reacts to Sale of Gold to CBN The attention of the Ministry of Mines and Steel Development has been drawn to media reports on reactions of individuals and groups to the purported news report about Zamfara State Governor buying gold from artisanal miners in the state and selling same to the Central Bank of Nigeria CBN...

Nigeria loses N353bn to illegal gold mining in three years

Apr 17 2019 0183 32 The Federal Government had on April 7 suspended mining in Zamfara State as part of efforts to curtail the activities of bandits Zamfara not benefiting from gold mining and form cooperative...