Gold Ore Mineral Deposits in Nigeria, West Africa with Information on their lo ions and uses. Gold is found in some African countries such as Nigeria in varying quantities, as a natural resource deposit mainly found in the Northern part of Nigeria. It is prominently
He said Nigeria has gold deposits comparable to that of Ghana as the two countries lie on the same gold belt. Illegal mining of gold currently thrives in Kaduna, Zamfara, Osun and Oyo states a situation analyst say, results in losses of billions of naira in taxes and royalties.
Gold deposits are found in Northern Nigeria, most prominently near Maru, Anka, Malele, Tsohon Birnin GwariKwaga, Gurmana, Bin Yauri, OkolomDogondaji, and Iperindo in Osun state. Gold production began in 1913 and peaked in the 1930s. During the Second World War, production declined., production declined.
Gold mining in Nigeria can be traced back to 1913 but the search for this precious metal experienced a decline in early 1930. Eventually, gold mining resumed in the 1960s, but rapid development did not happen and it was further stalled by the Civil war between 1967 and 1970.
Gold deposit in Osun state worth 5bn, says geologist. The gold deposit in Osun state is worth about 5 billion in todays price, according to a research finding by Olugbenga Akindeji Okunlola
A Large gold deposit has been discovered in Uhumora, a village in Owan west local government area of Edo state, the council chairman, Mr. Johnson Abolagba, has said. Nigeria: Gold Deposit Found In
Re: Gold Deposits In Nigeria by sholatech m : 8:16pm On Dec 13, 2007. Hi, There is not a straightforward answer to this question.This is because literature review of some geological reports recently indi ed that Nigerian Gold Mines have higher reserves than that of Ghana.Ghana Gold sites produce hundreds of Kg of Gold Dust every month.
Diamonds, gold found in Nigeria. 13 october 2011. News. The Department of Resource Development in Nigerias Katsina State recently found diamond and gold deposits in the area. Afriquejet quoted the states governor Ibrahim Shehu Shema as saying that iron ore deposits had also been discovered in the area. He said diamonds were discovered
Currently there are two gold mining companies in Nigeria. Segilola Nigeria Limited has a license to mine gold in Osun State, and Geotechniques Nigeria Limited has a license to mine gold in Kebbi State. Five other companies are mining for tin, iron ore, coal, lead, and zinc. Deposits of gold have been found in the northern part of Nigeria.
Zamfara gold reserves are being mined with no royalty paid or shared the national level.The deposits in Ondo and Oyo states are again being parasited upon.Who do Nigeria this strong thing Re: Gold Deposit Discovered In Ibadan, But Illegally and Secretly Mined By Fulani by Nigeriabiafra82 : 11:09am On Mar 19