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Illegal Gold Miners In Dangbala Threaten Security In Edo ...

22/02/2021  Unauthorised mining activities in Dangbala, Akoko Edo Local Government in Edo State continue to peak as non-state groups struggle over the unregulated gold mining sites. Gold Mining groups and elites with vested interests in the Akoko Edo have also increased the competition over access to mining sites. And this has continued to fuel the rising threat within and around the area.

Firm, workers flee site as illegal miners invade Edo ...

16/03/2021  A resident confided in NDV that containers of mining equipment meant for mining activities were brought to the community in the cover of darkness. He also disclosed that several vehicles with Federal Government plate numbers transported people to the community, almost on daily basis, from different parts of the country for mining activities until the resolution to stop mining activities

Firm, workers flee site as illegal miners invade Edo

16/03/2021  •Zonal Mining Officer blames Dagbala youths THERE is tension at Dagbala in Akoko Edo Local Government Area, Edo State, following the invasion of

Nigeria: Influx Of Foreign Miners Causing Tension In Edo ...

25/02/2021  Reacting to the development yesterday, the Chairman of Akoko-Edo LGA, Mr. Don Umoru, said he held a security meeting where it was resolved that all mining activities in the community should be suspended while another meeting with the miners has been scheduled. According to Umoru, “We have just risen from a security council meeting now with the Dagbala community, traditional rulers and ...

Solid mineral investors in Edo task government on ...

08/03/2021  By Ozioruva Aliu. BENIN CITY – INVESTORS in solid minerals in Edo state yesterday called on the Federal Ministry of Mines and Steel Development to urgently halt activities

Investigating the Effect of Dolomite Exploitation on ...

4 Effects of Quarrying Activities on Groundwater Conditions About 80% of Akoko Edo community is underlain by carbonate rocks that are lithologically suitable for domestic and industrial purposes. The site for a quarry should be studied in detail for hydrogeological, economic, geological, and

CHALLENGES OF AN ARTISANAL MINE IN NIGERIA.( A

An Artisanal mine (AM) has long been practiced in Nigeria and around the world. Bolstered by historically high gold prices, a lack of viable alternative livelihoods, and a ready if expensive supply of mercury, there has been a resurgence of ASGM activities in northern Nigeria in recent years. This resurgence, however, has come at a price – namely, devastating lead poisoning of children and others from lead

FREE MONEY: ILLEGAL GOLD MINERS IN EDO STATE

06/07/2020  Illegal gold mined from Dangbala, Akoko Edo Local Government Area in Edo State Investigations revealed that these gold miners in their numbers after obtaining information on the availability of alluvial gold in the area aided by some local chiefs capitalized on regulatory failures and proceeded on a free for all excavation, not minding the environmental impact of their activities.

Illegal Gold Miners In Dangbala Threaten Security In Edo ...

Unauthorised mining activities in Dangbala, Akoko Edo Local Government in Edo State continue to peak as non-state groups struggle over the unregulated gold mining sites. Gold Mining groups and elites with vested interests in the Akoko Edo have also increased the competition over access to mining sites. And this has continued to fuel the rising threat within and around the area. Edo State ...

Nigeria: Influx Of Foreign Miners Causing Tension In Edo ...

25/02/2021  Reacting to the development yesterday, the Chairman of Akoko-Edo LGA, Mr. Don Umoru, said he held a security meeting where it was resolved that all mining activities in the community should be suspended while another meeting with the miners has been scheduled. According to Umoru, “We have just risen from a security council meeting now with the Dagbala community, traditional rulers and ...

Investigating the Effect of Dolomite Exploitation on ...

4 Effects of Quarrying Activities on Groundwater Conditions About 80% of Akoko Edo community is underlain by carbonate rocks that are lithologically suitable for domestic and industrial purposes. The site for a quarry should be studied in detail for hydrogeological, economic, geological, and

Firm, workers flee site as illegal miners invade Edo ...

16/03/2021  •Intruders overwhelm security agents •Zonal Mining Officer blames Dagbala youths THERE is tension at Dagbala in Akoko Edo Local Government Area, Edo State, following the invasion of the sleepy town by over 1,000 miners excavating for gold with suspicious licenses. NDV gathered that intruders without specific details of operational areas have taken over the forests

Solid mineral investors in Edo task government on ...

08/03/2021  BENIN CITY – INVESTORS in solid minerals in Edo state yesterday called on the Federal Ministry of Mines and Steel Development to urgently halt activities of illegal miners in the state and particularly in Dagbala, Akoko-Edo local government area where there is large deposit of gold that has become operational base of illegal miners thereby disrupting the activities of genuine mining license ...

Firm, workers flee site as illegal miners invade Edo ...

16/03/2021  THERE is tension at Dagbala in Akoko Edo Local Government Area, Edo State, following the invasion of the sleepy town by over 1,000 miners excavating for gold with suspicious licenses. NDV gathered that intruders without specific details of operational areas have taken over the forests of Dagbala and neighbouring communities in search of gold and other solid minerals.

FREE MONEY: ILLEGAL GOLD MINERS IN EDO STATE

06/07/2020  As these prices climbed, illegal activities, especially on gold mining, have been rapidly expanding into previously untapped parts of the country. Dangbala in Akoko Edo Local government Area in Edo State is now at the frontline of this shift, as unscrupulous elements seeking to evade authorities are capitalizing on Its remote location and heavy forest cover as a strong protection. Illegal gold ...

Firm, workers flee site as illegal miners invade Edo ...

16/03/2021  Firm, workers flee site as illegal miners invade Edo community 5 min read. 52 mins ago •Intruders overwhelm security agents •Zonal Mining Officer blames Dagbala youths. THERE is tension at Dagbala in Akoko Edo Local Government Area, Edo State, following the invasion of the sleepy town by over 1,000 miners excavating for gold with suspicious licenses. NDV gathered that intruders without ...

Akoko - Wikipedia

Akoko are a large Yoruba cultural sub-group in the Northeastern part of Yorubaland, the area spans from Ondo state to Edo state in southwest Nigeria. Akoko land takes a large percentage of the local governments in Ondo state. Out of the present 18 Local Government Councils it takes four, Akoko North-East, Akoko North-West, Akoko South-East and Akoko South-West, as well as the Akoko Edo LGA

OPINIONS – Nigerian Observer

Unauthorised mining activities in Dangbala, Akoko Edo Local Government in Edo State continue to peak as non-state groups struggle over the unregulated gold mining sites. Gold Mining groups and elites with Read More » West Africa Pirates and Need for NATO Intervention. February 2, 2021 LATEST NEWS, OPINIONS 1. There is need for North Atlantic Treaty Organization and some governments, at ...

Illegal Gold Miners In Dangbala Threaten Security In Edo ...

There is tension in Dangbala as various groups compete for the illegal mining of gold deposit in Akoko Edo. Unauthorised mining activities in Dangbala, Akoko Edo Local Government in Edo State continue to peak as non-state groups struggle over the unregulated gold mining sites. Gold Mining groups and elites with vested interests in the Akoko Edo have also increased the competition over access to mining

ILLEGAL GOLD MINERS IN EDO STATE THISDAYLIVE

23/02/2021  Unauthorised mining activities in Dangbala, Akoko Edo Local Government in Edo State continue to peak as non-state groups struggle over the unregulated gold mining

Nigeria: Influx Of Foreign Miners Causing Tension In Edo ...

25/02/2021  Reacting to the development yesterday, the Chairman of Akoko-Edo LGA, Mr. Don Umoru, said he held a security meeting where it was resolved that all mining activities in the community should be suspended while another meeting with the miners has been scheduled.

Solid mineral investors seek government intervention to ...

Investors and registered miners in solid minerals have expressed their displeasure over the emergence and continual disruptive activities of illegal miners in Edo State, particularly in Dagbala, Akoko-Edo local government area, a community noted for its abundant gold deposit among other solid minerals.

Environmental Geochemistry of Igarra Marble Mining ...

The study area falls under Igarra town with an area coverage of about 3000 km 2, and Ekpeshi, a village along the Igarra—Auchi Road in Akoko Edo Local Government, Edo State, where most of the mines and marble milling plants are located. The region has a warm tropical climate with little or no variation depending on the amount of rainfall. The average temperature is between 24˚C and 28˚C [6] .

Akoko - Wikipedia

Akoko are a large Yoruba cultural sub-group in the Northeastern part of Yorubaland, the area spans from Ondo state to Edo state in southwest Nigeria. Akoko land takes a large percentage of the local governments in Ondo state. Out of the present 18 Local Government Councils it takes four, Akoko North-East, Akoko North-West, Akoko South-East and Akoko South-West, as well as the Akoko Edo LGA of Edo State. The Adekunle Ajasin University, a state owned university, is located in Akungba-Akoko

OPINIONS – Nigerian Observer

February 22, 2021 LATEST NEWS, OPINIONS 1. There is tension in Dangbala as various groups compete for the illegal mining of gold deposit in Akoko Edo. Unauthorised mining activities in Dangbala, Akoko Edo Local Government in Edo State continue to peak as non-state groups struggle over the unregulated gold mining sites.

Illegal Gold Miners In Edo State Plunder State Wealth In ...

As these prices climbed, illegal activities, especially on gold mining, have been rapidly expanding into previously untapped parts of the country. Dangbala in Akoko Edo Local government Area in Edo State is now at the frontline of this shift, as unscrupulous elements seeking to evade authorities are capitalizing on Its remote location and heavy forest cover as a strong protection. Illegal gold ...

Senate presents bill on School of Mines and Geological ...

Senate presents bill on School of Mines and Geological Studies Akoko Edo. NOW PLAYING. Moment Nigerian Senate passed N13.5trn #2021Budget. Our hard work made #2021 budget possible – Senate President Ahmed Lawan. Drama as Nigerian Senate tackles Health Minister on Covid-19 vaccine. Nigeria needs N156.7bn to purchase Covid-19 vaccine for 2021, NPHCDA Executive Director tells ...

Baseline Levels of the Chemical Parameters in the Vicinity ...

Quarry Industries in Igarra, Akoko Edo Local Government, Edo State Onivefu Paul Asishana1*, BalaAnegbe2 ... Worldwide, quarry mining involves a variety of operations which can be environmentally disruptive if proper sitting design, construction, operation and follow-up monitoring are not provided. This is so because of the associated fine dust particles, disruptions of the earth's surface via ...