Africa's natural resources: From curse to a

Africa's natural resources: From curse to a blessing. It's time for Africa's leaders to address the problems that hinder the development of the continent's natural resources.

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The Effects of Rural-Urban Migration on Rural

This paper examined the effects of rural-urban migration on the rural communities of Southeastern Nigeria. Data were obtained using mixed methods approach comprising questionnaire surveys and key informant interviews. Six rural local government areas (LGAs) were selected based on population size and spatial equity from two states of Southeastern Nigeria.

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Major Problems Facing Nigeria Today

Nigeria has an "estimated" population of 196 million people with the population growth rate hovering around 2.6%. Nigeria has a total land area of about 923,768sq.km (about 1.5% of which is covered by water) with about 853km of coastline. Just about 33.02%

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Solutions to Mining Industry Risk Challenges

Solutions to Mining Industry Risk Challenges Mining companies have an impressive track record for delivering continuous improvements in safety and risk governance standards. We have no doubt that the professionalism and expertise present within the industry will ensure that any new and emerging risk challenges are dealt with in an equally determined fashion.

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ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT IN NIGERIA THROUGH THE

affecting Nigeria's bid to achieve sustainable economic growth and development with particular reference to such sectors as agriculture, manufacturing and mining

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The Impact of Privatization and

Privatization and commercialization in Nigeria will be a mirage unless institutional reforms take place. The government should create an environment favorable for private economic activity.

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EFFECTS OF SAND DREDGING IN NIGER DELTA

EFFECTS OF SAND DREDGING IN NIGER DELTA. Posted by admin on Friday, 24 February 2017 in News (NIWA) as mining is on the Exclusive List to be handled by the Federal Government, as we do not put back what is taken from the environment to sustain it, the resultant effects

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Piracy in Nigeria | People & Power - YouTube

2016-11-17· The event followed a now familiar pattern: a small convoy of dusty 4x4 vehicles drove on to the edge of the airstrip at Galkayo in Puntland, north-central So

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problems facing mineral exporation of mining in

Assessing the Ecological Effects of Mining in West Africa. Nigeria's abundant solid minerals constitute some of the largest known deposits in recent years under different categories. With the activities in the sector characterized by production and a growing environmental decline often overlooked.

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NEWS TOWER: History of Mining in Plateau

History of Mining in Plateau State, Nigeria Mineral exploitation in Plateau State is an age-old industry, starting from the pre-colonial extraction and marketing of tin from the upper Plateau to salt and lead-zinc in the lower Plateau that includes some parts of Nassarawa State.

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Deforestation: Causes, Effects and Control Strategies

1 Deforestation: Causes, Effects and Control Strategies Sumit Chakravarty 1, S. K. Ghosh 2, C. P. Suresh 2, A. N. Dey 1 and Gopal Shukla 3 1Department of Forestry 2Pomology & Post Harvest Technology, Faculty of Horticulture Uttar Banga Krishi Viswavidyalaya, Pundibari 3ICAR Research Complex for Eastern Region, Research Center, Plandu Ranchi India 1. Introduct

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Africa's natural resources: From curse to a

Africa's natural resources: From curse to a blessing. It's time for Africa's leaders to address the problems that hinder the development of the continent's natural resources.

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Effects Granite Quarrying On Rivers In Nigeria

effects stone quarrying in nigeria rivers – SAMAC . effects stone quarrying in nigeria rivers Description : mining and quarrying in nigeria Impact of Granite Quarrying on the Health of Workers and Nearby

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Nigeria and Oil — Global Issues

Fight continues for Nigeria oil spill victims, Al Jazeera, June 8, 2010. For more information, the following are good places to start: Democracy Now!'s section called Voices from the Nigerian Resistance; The award-winning documentary, Drilling and Killing by Amy Goodman, Jeremy Scahill and Dred Scott Keyes Assassins in Foreign Lands: A CorpWatch Radio Interview with Human Rights Activist

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Nigeria And Illegal Mining - The Pointer News

Nigeria And Illegal Mining Spread the love NOTHING underscores the urgent need to develop the nation's mining sector than the recent revelation by the Permanent Secretary, Ministry of Mines and Steel Development, Mr. Linus Awute, to the effect that a whooping N8trillion has been lost as a result of illegal mining and exportation of unprocessed gold in the last two years.

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Piracy in Nigeria | People & Power - YouTube

2016-11-17· The event followed a now familiar pattern: a small convoy of dusty 4x4 vehicles drove on to the edge of the airstrip at Galkayo in Puntland, north-central So

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Mining and your Community: Know your Environmental Rights

Mining almost always uses water and/or has an impact on a water resource such as a stream, wetland or river. The NWA is administered by the Department of Water Affairs. • Mining will often involve activities governed by the National Environmental Management Act, 1998 (NEMA). NEMA is administered by the Department of Environmental Affairs.

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Ibrahim, A.A., Jimoh, A., Okafor, J.O., Abdulkareem, A.S

Effect of Lead Mining Activities on Crop Plants and Water: A Case Study of Tunga Tsauni, Gurara, Niger State, Nigeria Ibrahim, A.A., Jimoh, A.*, Okafor, J.O

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The Effects of Structural Adjustment Programs on Poverty

the effects in more detail. We control for economic factors and include regional sub-models to test for robustness. Propensity score matching does not show significant effects of SAPs on poverty indicators. Using Heckman regressions we find evidence that participation in IMF programs is connected to higher poverty rates and a more

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Nigeria: Effect of Global Warming and Climate

Opinion - GLOBAL warming and climate change refer to an increase in average global temperatures. Natural events and human activities are believed to be contributing to an increase in average

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