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  • Lead Poisoning Investigation in Northern Nigeria One
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    Aug 07 2012 0183 32 Zamfara mining disaster Still a human rights debacle On August 7 2012 4 00 pm In Sweet Crude by vanguard Kindly Share This Story gold mining in Zamfara...

  • Illegal gold mining rips Nigeria off forex revenueNigeria
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    Mar 04 2021 0183 32 Zamfara State in North West Nigeria is also well known for illegal gold mining which prompted the Federal Government to freeze operations there in April 2019...

  • FLASHBACK When EFCC busted syndicate of illegal gold
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    The gold rush in Zamfara reportedly started in 2009 after a spike in the price of gold Farmers who barely survived on 1 or 2 a day were suddenly making 15 or more every day...

  • The untold story of gold mining in Zamfara state
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    Apr 25 2019 0183 32 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...

  • Zamfara gold controversy and echoes of resource control
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    Oct 26 2020 0183 32 Considering the Zamfara gold misadventure as a breach of the 1999 Constitution as amended and other extant laws a lawyer Mr Joseph Onu Silas had petitioned the CBN seeking cancelation of the...

  • Bandits Kill 22 At Zamfara Gold Mine
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    Nairaland Forum / Nairaland / General / Politics / Bandits Kill 22 At Zamfara Gold Mine 11940 Views Bandits Kill JF London JTF Commander In Zamfara Disturbing Photos / Zamfara Gold Mining South-South Governors To Meet On Monday / Zamfara Gold I Never Said FG Should Hands Off Rivers Oil -...

  • Lead Poisoning Crisis in Zamfara State Northern Nigeria
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    May 08 2012 0183 32 Zamfara state contains many areas with significant concentrations of heavy metals in the soil and rocks There has been gold mining in Zamfara state northern Nigeria for decades but until recently it was not widespread or profitable Since 2009 the price of gold has appreciated substantially from around US 800 per ounce to US 1653 May 2012...

  • Factcheck Zamfara gold deposit belongs to FG not state
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    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...

  • Banditry Buhari Bans Gold Mining In Zamfara Declares
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    By Abiola Olawale President Muhammadu Buhari has placed a ban on the mining of Gold and other precious metals in...

  • Why FG banned mining activities in Zamfara The ICIR
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    Mar 02 2021 0183 32 The crisis facing Zamfara State Zamfara State is one of the major northern states ravaged by banditry terrorism and other illegaliti 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...

  • Zamfara Killings All you need to know ARTICLE
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    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...

  • Nigeria Zamfara Ban Puts 300 Mining Firms Out of Business
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    Corroborating this the director of Artisanal and Small-Scale Mining Department Ministry of Mines and Steel Development Mr Ojeka O Patrick said the amount of gold gotten from Zamfara is much...

  • Illegal Gold Mining in Zamfara
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    Jun 17 2019 0183 32 The Advocate Episode 23 Uche digs up an issue that some would clearly like buried Zamfara Gold mining and undeclared proceeds -----...

  • President Buhari declares Zamfara No Fly
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    Mar 02 2021 0183 32 419 Koons to avoid the Nigerian Airforce from bombing the terrorists in Zamfara as per agreement with Sheik Gumi and the ban on gold mining to fool the Niger Delta militants from disrupting the oil flow to the NORTH just like the parasites Fulani cut...

  • Niger Delta stakeholders react to gold mining and sale by
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    Nov 14 2020 0183 32 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...

  • Zamfara State
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    Zamfara is a state in northwestern NigeriaIts 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 peopl Major groups of people are the Zamfarawa mainly in Anka Gummi Bukkuyum and Talata Mafara Local Governments areas...

  • Nigeria suspends mining in Zamfara state after banditry
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    Nigeria has suspended mining in the restive northwestern state of Zamfara a presidential aide and the police chief said on Sunday amid concerns that illegal miners were connected to a surge in...

  • Insecurity Foreigners buying gold with arms from illegal
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    Aug 26 2020 0183 32 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...

  • Zamfara Govt to Ijaw Youth Leaders Zamfara gold belongs
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    Oct 13 2020 0183 32 Zamfara Govt to Ijaw Youth Leaders Zamfara gold belongs to FG not state govt On October 13 2020 9 28 am In News by Urowayino Jeremiah Kindly Share This Story...

  • Hours after protest IGP announces ban on mining in
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    Illegal gold mining could be responsible for the violence in Zamfara We need your support to produce excellent journalism at all tim ACTING Inspector-General of Police 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...

  • Nigeria How Illegal Mining Is Driving Local Conflicts in
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    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 Illegal mining...

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

  • Yoruba group says ban on mining in Zamfara may lead to
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    Mar 03 2021 0183 32 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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