NIGERIA SOLID MINERAL RESOURCES AND THEIR LOCATION
Below is a list containing names of different solid minerals and states where there are located. abia state Glass sand, limestone, salt, shale, ball clay, galena, granite, marble, laterite, bentonite, phosphate, kaolin, pyrite, feldspar,
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RUTH TENE NATSA writes that the fact that the President Muhammadu Buhari led administration has identified solid minerals as one of its key pillars of diversification is plausible just as governments commitment to developing the once neglected sector has attracted the attention of West Africa
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Much of these are yet to be exploited. Statistically, the level of exploitation of these minerals is very low in relation to the extent of deposits found in the country. One of the objectives of the new National Policy on Solid Minerals is to ensure the orderly development of the mineral resources of the country.
Some key mineral resources include gold, coal, bitumen, iron ore, tantalite/columbite, lead/zinc sulphides, barytes, cassiterite, gemstones, talc, feldspar, and marble. Over 90% of the revenue accrued to the government in terms of royalties and other fees on minerals comes from quarrying operations according to the Solid Minerals Audit.
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Mining regulation is handled by the Ministry of Solid Minerals Development, which oversees the management of all mineral resources. Mining law is codified in the Federal Minerals and Mining Act of 1999.
The mineral resources of a nation are integral to national economic development. According to the Nigerian Extractive Industries and Transparency Initiative (NEITI) Report, there are about 40 different kinds of solid minerals and precious metals in Nigeria begging to be exploited. In 2008, the
Construction minerals (such as granite, gravel, laterite, sand) Precious stones (such as sapphire, tourmaline, emerald, topaz, amethyst, garnet, etc.) These mineral assets are available across the federation in varying mixes and proven reserves. No corner of Nigeria today is lacking in solid mineral assets.
Eromosele Abiodun writes that mining and export of Nigerias vast solid mineral deposits will have several multiplier effects on job creation, development of states, and social infrastructure Last week, the Governor of Kaduna State, Mallam Nasir el Rufai, revealed that the raw gold deposit in one local government of the state is larger than
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The Federal government in recognition of the solid minerals sub sector of the economy established the ministry of Solid Minerals in 1995. It came up with a national solid mineral policy that emphasises among others private sector
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Solid Minerals Policy Objectives 1. Grow solid minerals GDP from N103 billion () to N141 billion (2020) at an average annual growth rate of 8.54 percent (2017 2020). 2. Facilitate the production of coal to fire power plants. 3. Produce geological maps of the entire country by 2020 (on a scale of 1100,000). 4.
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Among key mineral deposits in the country are tin, iron ore, columbite, limestone, gold, gypsum, kaolin, lead, zinc and bitumen, among others. Analysts, however, note that the discovery of oil and the massive inflow of foreign currency in the70s altered Nigerias economic priorities and relegated the solid mineral sector.
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The Kaduna Chamber of Commerce, Industry, Mines and Agriculture (KADCCIMA) declared that the solid minerals sector has greater capacity to generate revenue than oil Its President, Dr. Abdul Bello, said Nigeria has large solid mineral deposits in most of the 36 states of the federation.