States where gold is found in Nigeria Legitng
Other Nigerian states that also have gold resource deposits are, Abuja, Abia, Bauchi, Cross River, Edo, Osun, Niger, Sokoto, Kebbi, Oyo State, Kogi, Zamfara, and Kaduna. The biggest problem in the development of the gold industry is the lack of information on the location of the precious metal.
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It argues that although EIAs have become a standard legal requirement for all oil, gas and mining projects in Nigeria, not much is achieved in terms of managing the impacts of these projects. The ...
Radiological Assessment of Artisanal Gold Mining Sites in
2. Materials and Methods 2.1. Study Area and Its Geology. The study was conducted at Lukku mining site, Minna Niger State. It is located in North-Central part of Nigeria which lies within the coordinates of longitude 6 0 25E and 6 0 45E and latitude 9 0 24N and 9 0 48N Figure 1 and Figure 2 The Minna area comprises of meta-sedimentary and meta-igneous rocks which have undergone ...
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Mercury contamination in artisanal gold mining area of Manyera river, niger state Nigeria
Environmental Impact of Artisanal Gold Mining in Luku
T., Environmental Impact of Artisanal Gold Mining in Luku, Minna, Niger State, North Central Nigeria. Journal of Geosciences and Geomatics, vol. 2, no. 1 2014 28-37. doi 10.12691jgg-2-1-5. 1. Introduction . Mining refers to the process of extraction of mineral deposits from the surface of the earth or from beneath the
Who profits from gold mining in Niger Equal Times
Governance of extractive industries. Niger is one of the poorest countries in the world with a 2013 state budget of US2 billion. The only way that Niger can decrease its dependency on foreign aid which accounts for 40 per cent of its annual budget is through increased mining taxes.