zamfara state minerals

Oil Belongs to Nigeria, Not Niger Delta, Obasanjo Tells ...

2021-12-29 · He added that he, along with Clark, stood on the same logic with respect to the "criminal" mining of gold deposits in Zamfara State or any other state in Nigeria. Taking on the elder statesman based on the 1963 Constitution, Obasanjo noted that nowhere in that constitution was it said or implied that minerals located in any part of Nigeria ...

Illegal mining should give way to vibrant industry

2021-12-27 · This has once again brought to the fore the unorganised state of mineral resources mining in the country and the attendant problems associated with it. As the Zamfara nightmare has shown, illegal ...

Bandits kill district head, 82, four others in Zamfara ...

2021-12-30 · Bandits have killed five persons, including 82-year-old Head of Gada District, Alhaji Umar Allah, in Bungudu Local Council, Zamfara State. The bandits, who burnt down the palace, also abducted ...

(PDF) Appraisal of Geochemical Composition of the Mined ...

Appraisal of Geochemical Composition of the Mined Rock Materials Used For Small Scale Gold Extraction in Some Communities of Zamfara State, Nigeria February 2016 …

Barite as an industrial mineral in Nigeria: occurrence ...

2021-6-1 · Barite in Zamfara State Vein deposits in Zamfara State are as a result of epigenetic hydrothermal fluids that leached barium from adjacent rocks and precipitated it in the vein. The properties of this deposits show great variation in depth and width from a few centimetres to several meters (0.6m–2m) and length to about 100 m.

Mineral Deposit Found In Zamfara State

2022-1-3 · Mineral Deposit Found In Zamfara State - Gov. Shinkafi by shadrach77: 1:13am On Mar 11, 2010. Governor Mamuda Aliyu Shinkafi of Zamfara State has said that it is wrong to see the North as a parasite because the region produces no oil. He disclosed his state will soon start enjoying the 13 percent revenue derivation like oil-producing states in ...

Zamfara and Nigeria at crossroads

2020-10-13 · It is in similar context the Governor of Zamfara State,Mr Bello Matawalle, according to the Minister of Solid Minerals, Mr Olalekan Adegbite, identified solid minerals that should be a ...

Zamfara Gold Mining: Niger Delta seeks amendment of ...

 · Zamfara State is blessed with many mineral resources and some people outside the country come to buy gold and other precious stones and sometimes, instead of paying people, they pay back with arms; I did some investigations. "So, the state government will be buying some of these minerals, so that we can block that chain.

Insecurity: "Foreigners buying gold with arms from illegal ...

2020-8-26 · The Governor of Zamfara State, Bello Matawalle, has revealed how illegal mining is fuelling insecurity in the state. He said that foreigners were coming into the state to buy gold and other minerals from local illegal miners and paying with arms. Matawalle, who raised the alarm after a closed door meeting with President Muhammadu Buhari at the ...

FG to Matawalle: We own the gold deposits in Zamfara ...

2020-10-10 · FG to Matawalle: We own the gold deposits in Zamfara. The federal government has cautioned the Zamfara state government over making impressions of owning gold deposits in the state. Olamilekan ...

Zamfara govt designs action plan for artisanal miners ...

2021-12-8 · Zamfara govt designs action plan for artisanal miners. Zamfara State government said it has taken some stringent measures to address the multiple health issues associated with lead poisoning in ...

Nigeria plans to stop ''$9 billion annual loss'' through ...

2021-11-27 · Zamfara State is known for notorious illegal mining operations which were believed to be fueling insecurity in the state and its environs. This made the President place a ban on mining activities ...

700 Children die of lead poisoning in eight Zamfara ...

2021-12-10 · Medicines Sans Frontiers and Zamfara State Government says they are committed to averting the recurrence of the ugly Incident in Zamfara. Africa experiences annual economic losses estimated at $137.7 billion due to lead poisoning. Artisanal mining is however a poverty-driven activity that will persist as long as gold mining is profitable

FG and states'' involvement in the mining sector ...

2021-12-27 · With the resources under FG''s control, the only thing state governments contend with is the effect of the exploration activities on their environment in the form of pollution air, water and land, environmental degradation, and health hazard. A few years ago, lead poisoning ravaged many communities in Zamfara State.

Foreigners buy gold with arms in Zamfara — Governor …

2020-8-26 · Zamfara state is blessed with many minerals 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. I did some investigations. So, the state government will be buying some of these minerals so that we can block that chain.

PHOTOS: Matawalle presents Zamfara''s gold specimens to ...

2020-8-25 · Zamfara State governor, Bello Matawalle, on Monday, presented to President Muhammadu Buhari some specimens of gold and other precious minerals mined from solid mineral deposits in the state. The President''s Special Adviser on Media and Publicity, Femi Adesina, posted the development on his Facebook page Tuesday.

Nigeria plans to stop ''$9 billion annual loss'' through ...

2021-8-20 · Zamfara State Minerals Resources. Mineral resources found in Zamfara include: Coal; Gold; State with Highest Mineral Resources in Nigeria. Plateau is the state in Nigeria that has the most mineral deposits followed by …

Illegal mining drives Nigeria''s rural banditry and local ...

Over 5 000 people have been killed in Zamfara State in the past five years. This year alone, soldiers killed 13 bandits in Zamfara and Kebbi states during a clash on 22 February, bandits killed four soldiers in Zamfara State on 22 April, and police arrested two Chinese nationals for illegal mining in Zamfara on 27 April.

Mineral Resources: Facts You Should Know About Zamfara ...

2022-1-1 · He said the mining industry in Zamfara State had been active since 1933 and was a major producer of gold, silver and other minerals. "In almost 14 local government areas, there are such minerals in the state but the areas with highest minerals are in Bukkuyum, Anka, Kauran Namoda, Tsafe, Maru, Kadauri and Kwali." said Dr Isa.

Zamfara gold deposit belongs to federal government, not …

2020-10-12 · 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 […]

FG to Matawalle: We own the gold deposits in Zamfara ...

2020-10-10 · FG to Matawalle: We own the gold deposits in Zamfara. The federal government has cautioned the Zamfara state government over making …

Zamfara Banditry: Mineral Resource Control Or Partisan ...

2020-9-23 · For communities in Zamfara State that host huge, largely unexplored deposits of gold and other minerals, the absence of a structured system of governance for mineral exploitation in these communities and unregulated …

Foreigners Exchange Gold With Arms In Zamfara

2020-8-26 · Zamfara state is blessed with many minerals 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. I did some …

How illegal mining is driving local conflicts in Nigeria ...

The mining of large untapped mineral deposits in the area, especially gold which has strategic importance and economic value, is at the root of community violence. The government''s ban of artisanal gold mining in Zamfara State and across the region, and the deployment of soldiers to enforce the ban since April 2019, have yielded few results.

Zamfara assembly urges FG to lift ban on solid mineral ...

2021-11-10 · The Zamfara State House of Assembly has called on the Federal Government to lift the ban on solid mineral resources following a legal framework for direct foreign investment especially on solid ...

Zamfara Vows To Support Matawalle In Fight Against ...

2021-12-12 · A map of Zamfara in northwest Nigeria ... to completely end all acts of banditry in the state. ... state which has a vast deposit of various solid minerals to …

Obasanjo, Clark revive resource control war amid ...

2021-12-29 · Clark had, in his letter to Obasanjo, observed that the former president was silent on the issue of gold mining in Zamfara State, where the state government appeared to be engaged in commercial exploitation of the mineral, unlike the situation with oil and gas which were harnessed by the Nigerian government for the benefit of the entire country.

Environmental Effect of Lead Contamination on Mining ...

2020-9-3 · Zamfara State Ministry of Environment and Solid Minerals (ZMoE) with technical assistance from the Blacksmith Institute (BI) of New York and TerraGraphics Environmental Engineering (TG) have helped to secure clean environments in the seven contaminated villages and 430 compounds which commenced from June, 2010 to March, 2011 [11]. The remediation