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29 May
The Osun State Police Command, yesterday, arrested three suspected illegal miners for alleged murder of a farmer, Ezekiel Ajewole, during the invasion of his farm in Iberekodo-Ilesa area of the state.
5 Jul 2021
The Lagos State Government has arrested workers at an illegal mining site and operating container terminal in Ibeshe, Ikorodu area of the state.
8 Mar 2021
Stakeholders and investors in solid minerals have urged the Federal Ministry of Mines and Steel Development to end activities of illegal miners in Edo State...
23 Nov 2020
The Defence Headquarters says troops of Operation Accord have arrested 11 illegal miners and eliminated scores of bandits on Nov. 21 in parts of Zamfara and Katsina States.
22 Sep 2020
A chieftain of the All Progressives Congress (APC) in Zamfara State, Mr. Aminu Jaji, has alleged that illegal mining activities still go on in the state against laid down rules.
31 Aug 2020
Eleven persons, including a former councillor, were, yesterday, arrested by a special task force for illegal mining on land at Ijigun, Itele in Ado-Odo Ota Local Council of Ogun State.
12 Jun 2020
No fewer than 500 illegal miners have been arrested in Ondo State by operatives of Special Mines Surveillance Task Force on Illegal Mining from Federal Ministry of Mines and Steel Development. Mr Silas Godwin, a Mine Officer with Ondo State Government, who led the operation, told the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) that the suspects…
16 May 2016
Traditional rulers in Niger State have warned those involved in illegal mining and indiscriminate felling of trees in the state to desist from the act as they will not condole such economic sabotage in their domain.

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