Tuesday, September 25, 2018

Tag "mines"

    UNDERCOVER: In Ebonyi, orphans and little kids are mining in the pits of death

UNDERCOVER: In Ebonyi, orphans and little kids are mining in the pits of death

Story HighlightsMining is a family business in some poor communities in Ebonyi Encouraged by their low rates, artisanal miners often engage child miners to work during school hours Some of the children working in Ebonyi mines and granite sites are orphans Ebonyi solid minerals ministry is handicapped, can't effectively curb child mining Children working at the stone crushing sites [...]

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    Sokoto to get $6m from World Bank to ‘open up mining sector’

Sokoto to get $6m from World Bank to ‘open up mining sector’

The Sokoto state government said on Friday that it had concluded arrangements with the World Bank to access $6 million to support mining activities in the state.NAN reports that the commissioner for solid minerals and natural resources development made the disclosure at a news briefing in Sokoto.The briefing was organised by the state ministry of information as part of activities [...]

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    Diversion of explosives: Fayemi recalls mines officers

Diversion of explosives: Fayemi recalls mines officers

Kayode Fayemi, minister of solid minerals development, has ordered the immediate recall of all federal mines officers in the 36 states of the federation and the federal capital territory (FCT).Fayemi said the development became necessary as part of measures to strengthen the institutional capacity of the ministry to cooperate with the security agencies in ensuring the security of lives and [...]

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