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Court discharges, acquits 16 Chinese, 10 locals over alleged illegal mining

A Federal High Court in Jos on Tuesday discharged and acquitted 26 persons charged with illegal mining at Zurak in Wase Local Government Area of Plateau.

Security agents re-arrest Dan-China after securing interim bail

Security operatives on Wednesday re-arrested Abdullahi Adamu, alias Dan-China, after a Jos Federal High Court granted him interim bail along with 15 Chinese nationals and 8 others in a case of alleged illegal mining.

Arraignment of illegal Chinese miners stalled

The expected arraignment of 23 suspected illegal miners before a Jos Federal High Court, on Monday, got stalled after two of them jumped the administrative bail granted them on January 25, 2018.

Miners oppose removal of mining from exclusive list

The Miners Association of Nigeria (MAN) have strongly opposed the removal of mining from the exclusive lists of the Federal government to allow more states participation.

Fed govt to deploy whistle-blowing procedures against illegal mining

The Federal Government has said that it would adopt some whistle-blowing procedures in curbing the activities of illegal miners across the country.

Fed govt accuses two mining firms of taking N100bn worth of minerals

The federal government has declared that two firms allegedly involved in illegal mining may have taken out minerals worth over N100 billion.

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