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The Killing In Zamfara Could Be Linked With The Secret Mining And Stealing Of Gold – Report Claims



The deaths in Zamfara State could be linked with the secret mining and stealing of Gold in the state, Illegal minerals mining in Nigeria’s Zamfara State sheds light on the problems posed by extractive industries in developing countries. While the revenue potential is huge, federal oversight has been weak and international support is ambiguous. More transparency is urgently needed so that the mistakes made in the Niger Delta are not repeated in Zamfara.

The discovery of natural resources worldwide ought to be a blessing. This is because when such natural resources are exploited, it is expected to bring in revenue to contribute to the development of local communities. However, in these communities in developing countries, the reverse is usually the case.

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