Illegal mining, smuggling cost Nigeria $3bn in seven years–Buhari

Grim picture as AfDB projects $236.7bn GDP loss for Nigeria, others

President Muhammadu Buhari has revealed that Nigeria lost about $3 billion to smuggling and illegal mining of gold between 2012b 1nd 2018. A statement issued by Femi Adesina, his special adviser, media and publicity, the president stated this at the presentation of locally mined gold bars by the Presidential Artisanal Gold Mining Development Initiative in […]