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    to higher crime levels in general, including in illegal mining. About 70% of all arrested illegal miners are illegal immigrants, mostly from Lesotho, Mozambique and Zimbabwe. Illegal mining activities and organised crime are inter-related. Very often, illegal mining is spearheaded by illegal mining syndicates operating in South Africa.

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    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 to the neglect of the sector by relevant

  • 10 Problems of Mining in Nigeria- Information Guide in Nigeria

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    real exchange rate, real gdp, solid mineral output, and gross capital formation, a preliminary graphical study of the trend in solid minerals contribution to Nigeria’s real gdp shows that over time, the linkage of solid minerals to the real sector steadily declined with a couple of structural breaks.

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