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Minister: Two million Nigerians depend on mining for livelihood

The Federal Government, on Monday, said that with the renewed interest in mining brought about by the current administration’s diversification efforts, at least two million people in Nigeria are now directly or indirectly dependent on Artisanal and Small Scale Mining (ASM) for their livelihoods.

Ministry: Over two million people depend on illegal mining for survival

Alhaji Abubakar Bwari, the Minister of State, Ministry of Mines and Steel Development, says more than two million people in Nigeria depend on illegal mining for their livelihood.

Lagos ports to receive 35 ships laden with petroleum products, food items

Thirty-five ships laden with petroleum products, food items and other goods are expected to arrive the Apapa and Tin Can Island Ports in Lagos from April 23 to May 6.

Gombe to start preliminary exploration of mineral resources

The Gombe State Government is to commence preliminary study to ascertain the types of minerals resources deposited in the state and their quantities.

Changing the sad story of solid minerals

The gold deposit in Osun state alone is worth about $5 billion in today’s price, according to Professor Olugbenga Akindeji Okunlola, a prominent geologist. That is about N1.5 trillion.

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Itse Sagay: President Buhari’s order on ballot snatching, benevolent advice

Prof. Itse Sagay (SAN), Chairman of the Presidential Advisory Committee Against Corruption (PACAC), on Thursday described the controversy trailing President Muhammadu Buhari’s statement that anyone attempts to snatch ballot boxes during the general elections will pay with his life as unnecessary.
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Super Falcons coach snubs Jonathan Alaba, Evelyn Nwabuoku, calls 24 for Cyprus tourney

Super Falcons coach Thomas Dennerby has left out Bayelsa Queens first choice keeper Jonathan Alaba from the team that will feature at next week’s Invitational Tournament holding in Cyprus, despite persistent calls from followers of the game for her inclusion.

Akwa Ibom government has no alliance with REC – Commissioner

The Akwa Ibom State Government has described as false and baseless, an allegation that there was an unholy alliance between it and the State’s Resident Electoral Commissioner (REC) to the extent of influencing the placements of ad-hoc staff among other malicious allegations.
The National Union of Textile Garment and Tailoring Workers of Nigeria held a peaceful protest in Lagos on Tuesday to mark the 40th anniversary of the organisation.

Election: NLC urges Nigerians to put national interest first

The Nigeria Labour Congress (NLC) has commended Nigerians for mustering the courage to vote again after last-minute postponement of the presidential and National Assembly elections last Saturday.

Telcos want federal government to repeal Tax Order 2015

Telecommunications operators under the aegis of the Association of Licenced Telecoms Operators of Nigeria (ALTON) has called on the federal government to look into the Tax and Levy Amended Order 2015 that was signed by the former Minister of Finance in the last administration, Mrs. Ngozi Okonji-Iwaela, and repeal it in order to save telecoms business from going under.