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Gold smugglers should be sentenced to death, says minister

    Gold smugglers should be sentenced to death, says minister

Uche Ogah, minister of state for mines and steel development, has advocated the death penalty for persons convicted of gold smuggling in Nigeria. Ogah spoke on Tuesday at an investigative

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QUEST FOR GOLD: How $500m unpaid tax can transform neglected communities

    QUEST FOR GOLD: How $500m unpaid tax can transform neglected communities

Tons of gold is smuggled out of Nigeria to meet the high demands of the thriving market in the United Arab Emirates (UAE) with no remittances to the federal government,

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FG to Matawalle: We own the gold deposits in Zamfara

    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 Adegbite, minister of mines and steel development, who issued the

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QUEST FOR GOLD: Inside Nigeria’s lucrative industry turning farmlands to death traps

    QUEST FOR GOLD: Inside Nigeria’s lucrative industry turning farmlands to death traps

Johnson Afolabi, an 83-year-old farmer, is used to the sound of chirping birds and cock crows announcing daybreak at Obalayan village, a small agrarian community in Ife east local government

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Matawalle: Some foreigners trading arms with gold

  Matawalle: Some foreigners trading arms with gold

Bello Matawalle, governor of Zamfara, says some foreigners are exchanging arms for gold in the state. Zamfara is one of

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Minister: Gold is the most smuggled mineral out of Nigeria

  Minister: Gold is the most smuggled mineral out of Nigeria

Olamilekan Adegbite, minister of mines and steel development, says gold is the most smuggled mineral out of Nigeria. Speaking on

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Will Nigeria be able to float the Naira?

  Will Nigeria be able to float the Naira?

The stabilizing economic conditions in Egypt almost three years after allowing its currency to float serves as a clear reminder

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FLASHBACK: When EFCC busted syndicate of illegal gold miners in Zamfara

  FLASHBACK: When EFCC busted syndicate of illegal gold miners in Zamfara

On Sunday, the federal government suspended mining activities in Zamfara state and ordered foreigners within mining sites to vacate the

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Nigeria Open: China win gold in U-21 men, women’s final

  Nigeria Open: China win gold in U-21 men, women’s final

Chinese representatives are leading the gold-hail at the 2018 Nigerian Open. Guo Yan and Wang Shaobo on Saturday won gold

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Nigeria signs currency swap deal with China, NFP in focus

  Nigeria signs currency swap deal with China, NFP in focus

Sentiment towards the Nigerian economy was elevated on Friday, after the nation finally signed a bilateral currency swap agreement with

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