Government not working for Nigerians in mining sector, stakeholders allege
“Colonial mentality will do the Federal Government no good. Australia and Canada have taken this into consideration. The Nigerian government is not serving the citizens in the mining sector.”
Illegal miners take over as Nigeria ignores solid minerals sector
With artisanal mining in Nigeria, especially solid minerals mining, rising to about 80 per cent, the Nigerian economy is said to be losing huge fortunes...
Growth of Nigeria’s mining industry fails to lift tax revenues
Today the mining sector accounts for 0.3 per cent of national employment, 0.02 per cent of exports and about $1.40 billion of Nigeria’s Gross Domestic Product. Nigeria, no doubt, is endowed with vast reserves of solid minerals, including, but not limited to, precious and base minerals...