• Zamfara, go for gold Punch Newss

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

  • The tragic gold mining affair in Zamfara State Pambazuka

    ‘The tragedy in Zamfara State is not only a resource curse but a wakeup call,’ writes Uche Igwe. Illegal minerals mining in Nigeria's Zamfara State sheds light on the problems posed by extractive industries in developing countries. While the revenue potential is huge, federal oversight has been weak and international support is ambiguous.

  • Zamfara Banditry: Mineral Resource Control Or Partisan

    Sep 23, 2020· This is a wake-up call for the federal and state governments to together to exploit, process and commercialise legally, the mineral deposits in Zamfara State and curb associated insecurity, instead of allowing economic vandals, masquerading as politicians, to once again turn the State into a

  • Zamfara State Wikipedia

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    In 2009, gold mining became a greater source of income in Zamfara State as worldwide gold ps 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 children with severe lead poisoning.

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  • Zamfara Gold As Commonwealth, By Zailani Bappa Premium

    Sep 01, 2020· In Zamfara state, Governor Bello Mohammed has met a rather uncoordinated mining sector. The wealth discovered was like a mystery to many. his bi-lateral talks with business groups led by their Government officials was how to employ modern technology in the mining sector of the state. The method employed today is crude, less result oriented

  • WHO Nigeria: mass lead poisoning from mining activities

    Nov 11, 2011· Nigeria: mass lead poisoning from mining activities, Zamfara State Update 1. 11 November 2011 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 (LGAs): Anka, Bukkuyum and Maru. While the full scale of the problem is still not fully determined, a survey carried

  • Jaji: Negotiation with bandits in Zamfara motivated by

    Sep 29, 2020· Why is is that illegal mining is still going on in Zamfara State despite the directive by the President. We are all aware that President Buhari banned all illegal mining activities in Zamfara and some other states due to insecurity in the areas. But I don’t know why in some places in Zamfara State, mining is still going on.

  • Nigeria suspends mining in Zamfara state after banditry

    Apr 07, 2019· Nigeria has suspended mining in the restive northwestern state of Zamfara, a presidential aide and the pol chief said on Sunday, amid

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

    Apr 08, 2019· 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

  • Zamfara fields of gold and blood Daily Trust

    In Zamfara State, the once bubbling gold mines have now become shadows of their former selves following series of deadly assaults on the sites by armed bandits He said the mining fields

  • Jaji: Negotiation with bandits in Zamfara motivated by

    Sep 29, 2020· Why is is that illegal mining is still going on in Zamfara State despite the directive by the President. We are all aware that President Buhari banned all illegal mining activities in Zamfara and some other states due to insecurity in the areas. But I don’t know why in some places in Zamfara State, mining is still going on.

  • Zamfara Gold As Commonwealth, By Zailani Bappa Premium

    Sep 01, 2020· In Zamfara state, Governor Bello Mohammed has met a rather uncoordinated mining sector. The wealth discovered was like a mystery to many. his bi-lateral talks with business groups led by their Government officials was how to employ modern technology in the mining sector of the state. The method employed today is crude, less result oriented

  • Zamfara govt begins own gold reserve [ARTICLE] Pulse Nigeria

    2 天前· Zamfara government says it has started its gold reserve to reduce dependence on federal allocations. there was a federal government ban on mining activities in the country, the state

  • Illegal Mining: Pol arrest Chinese citizens in Zamfara

    Apr 27, 2020· The Zamfara State Pol Command has said it arrested two Chinese nationals for alleged illegal mining at Kwali village in Bukkuyum Local Government Area of the state.

  • 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

  • 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.

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

    Zamfara State said it has acquired equipment for gold mining that will turn the state into a hub of gold business in Nigeria within the next three months. Already, a state of the art gold refinery equipment has been mounted in Baka Lori Dam, with more refining facilities coming before the end of 2020, on

  • Zamfara State Wikipedia

    In 2009, gold mining became a greater source of income in Zamfara State as worldwide gold ps 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

  • WHO Nigeria: mass lead poisoning from mining activities

    Nigeria: mass lead poisoning from mining activities, Zamfara State. 7 July 2010 A major outbreak of lead poisoning in children has been occurring in Zamfara State, Nigeria since at least March 2010, related to the processing of lead-rich ore for the extraction of gold. During March-April the Zamfara State Ministry of Health was informed by Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF) of an increasing

  • Hours after protest, IGP announces ban on mining in

    ACTING Inspector-General of Pol, Mohammed Adamu, has announced a ban on mining activities in Zamfara State following reports that it could be the reason for increased insecurity in the state. Adamu made this known while speaking to journalists after a security meeting at the Aso Rock Presidential Villa, Abuja, on Sunday.

  • Zamfara LG sole administrator accused of illegal seizure

    Aug 28, 2020· A Zamfara State lnsed miner, Shamsuddeen Sani Dahiru, has accused Talata Mafara Sole Administrator, Alhaji Abubakar Musa, of illegally taking over his registered mining site in Sauna village in the state. Briefing journalists in Gusau, the Zamfara State capital, Shamsuddeen, said he legitimately obtained a certificate from the Mining Cadastre

  • Zamfara Violence: Nigerian govt bans mining activities in

    The Federal Government of Nigeria has announced a total ban on mining activities in Zamfara State and its environs. The decision is part of fresh measures to restore peace to the state bedevilled

  • 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.

  • Why the ban on gold mining will not solve the Zamfara

    Apr 10, 2019· Over the weekend, the Nigerian government announced a ban on mining in Zamfara state as a result of the heightened spate of killings by bandits. This followed a public pressure campaign urging the government to act. Security has utterly collapsed in Zamfara: Just this week, the Zamfara Governor Abdulaziz Yari disclosed that bandits have killed