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Nigeria’s Mineral Wealth Hampered by Illegal Mining and Powerful Figures, Says Minister

Abuja, Nigeria: Nigeria’s Solid Minerals Minister, Dele Alake, has leveled serious accusations against “powerful Nigerians” for fueling illegal mining and contributing to the country’s security challenges. Testifying before a parliamentary committee, Alake painted a stark picture of a sector plagued by criminal activity and demanding urgent reform. Powerful Nigerians Behind the Scenes: Alake didn’t name […]

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