laws relating to illegal sand mining on the nigerian coast

Jun 21, 2021 Listen to article. Illegal mining activities popularly known as galamsey has resurfaced in the Kosane, Taforo, Kwakubadukrom and Yawbofokrom communities in the Dormaa Central Municipality of the Bono Region with a revised method of operation by miners. The illegal miners are now executing their nation-wrecking activities at nights and this ...

  • Galamsey activities back with new strategy in Dormaa

    Galamsey activities back with new strategy in Dormaa

    Jun 21, 2021 Listen to article. Illegal mining activities popularly known as galamsey has resurfaced in the Kosane, Taforo, Kwakubadukrom and Yawbofokrom communities in the Dormaa Central Municipality of the Bono Region with a revised method of operation by miners. The illegal miners are now executing their nation-wrecking activities at nights and this ...

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  • Environmental impacts of sand mining in the city of

    Environmental impacts of sand mining in the city of

    May 29, 2018 Illegal sand mining is the biggest challenge to overcome. The lack of appropriate techniques for extraction has caused environmental issues mainly related to erosion, which promotes destruction of the original landscape through chemical, biological and physical agents (Suguio 2003). Erosion occurs in the environment in a natural and balanced way.

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  • Time is running out for sand

    Time is running out for sand

    Jul 02, 2019 Illegal sand mining is rife in around 70 countries 3, and hundreds of people have reportedly been killed in battles over sand in the past decade in

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  • Causes and Effects of Coastal Sand Mining in Ghana

    Causes and Effects of Coastal Sand Mining in Ghana

    Dec 19, 2002 Sand mining is a type of open-cast mining that provides material for the construction sector in Ghana. The construction sector in the coastal areas of Ghana relies heavily on coastal sand and pebbles in the building of houses, bridges and roads.

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  • Losing Aquatic Matter Through Sand Winning in Coastal

    Losing Aquatic Matter Through Sand Winning in Coastal

    Oct 21, 2016 The legal or institutional framework under which sand winning takes place in Ghana and the Ga districts in particular is defined by the following lawsthe Minerals and Mining Law PNDCL 153, as ...

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  • Shifting Sands Lagos Communities Count the Cost of

    Shifting Sands Lagos Communities Count the Cost of

    Sep 14, 2017 Nigeria, 2017. The word dredging sends shivers down Whesu Gatsons spine. For him, the word is synonymous with destruction of livelihood and properties. According to him, many houses collapsed into the Lagoon because of the flooding incidents that occurred in Gavei Kodji, after sand mining began in the community.

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  • Gambia Daranka Alkalo Warns Against Street Sand Mining

    Gambia Daranka Alkalo Warns Against Street Sand Mining

    Roberts Mendy, the alkalo of Lamin-Daranka village has warned that any person, group, organisation or company found mining sand on the streets of that community will face the full force of the law.

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  • Nigerian Coastal Environments ScienceDirect

    Nigerian Coastal Environments ScienceDirect

    Jan 01, 2019 The Nigerian coastline lies on the West Coast of Africa between Latitude 4 10 to 6 20N and Longitude 2 45 to 8 32E covering approximately 853 km, from the Seme border in Badagri to Ikang in Cross River State (from West to East) and gently descending into the Atlantic Ocean.The maritime area of the coastline covers an area of 6500 km 2, while the Exclusive Economic Zone ...

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  • Recent case studies of sand mining utilization and

    Recent case studies of sand mining utilization and

    Sand mining is continuing, in spite of adverse ... Although the Nigerian Minerals and Mining Law of 2007 Part VI, Article 75, 76 and, above all, Article 123 and the Federal Ministry of Environment ... brackish waters along the coast and in the estuaries of rivers and creeks.

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  • How Sierra Leonean Sand Miners Are Challenging the Sea

    How Sierra Leonean Sand Miners Are Challenging the Sea

    May 24, 2020 How Sierra Leonean Sand Miners Are Challenging the Sea to a Duel. Among the Pidgin English speaking urban communities of West African there is a saying that serves as a warning against exuberant rascality trouble dey sleep, nyanga come wake am.. This translates to trouble is on a self-elected retreat but pride comes upon it with a ...

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  • Illegal sand mining threatens CalabarItu Mkpok bridges

    Illegal sand mining threatens CalabarItu Mkpok bridges

    Apr 12, 2016 Spokesman of the youths, Mr. Emayak Sylvanus told the Niger Delta Voice that due to the upsurge in land excavation and illegal sand mining, the columns of the Mkpok bridge are now weakened and on ...

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  • Recent case studies of sand mining utilization and

    Recent case studies of sand mining utilization and

    Recent case studies of sand mining, utilization and environmental impacts in the Niger delta. Tamunoene Kingdom Simeon Abam President 1 * and Tamunotonye Oba 2 1 Institute of Geosciences and Space Technology, Rivers State University, Nigeria, Email abam.kingdomust.edu.ng. 2 Groundscan Services Nigeria Limited, Nigeria.

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  • Morocco Illegal Sand Mining Threatens Moroccos

    Morocco Illegal Sand Mining Threatens Moroccos

    The illegal sand mining business is run by a syndicate second in size to Moroccos drug mafia The decree also only targets registered companies that break fiscal and environmental laws.

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  • Illegal sand mining persists along Meghna river Dhaka

    Illegal sand mining persists along Meghna river Dhaka

    Feb 18, 2019 Chandpur Additional District Magistrate Mohammad Abdulah Al Mahmud Zaman said We have received orders to stop illegal sand extraction from north of Matlab. We are taking the necessary steps. However, we are to yet receive the High Court order regarding the illegal sand mining from the areas of Sadar-Haimchar Meghna river.

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  • Sand Mining Part 2 The Story of a Conflict Mineral

    Sand Mining Part 2 The Story of a Conflict Mineral

    Apr 17, 2017 Anyone with a shovel, a basket, access to a beach or river bottom and indifferent or dismissive of mining laws is now a sand miner and merchant. From Rollo Romigs exceptional account of sand mining in India He told me he started sand mining around 2002, to

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  • RSG Set To Clamp Down On Illegal Dredging Activities

    RSG Set To Clamp Down On Illegal Dredging Activities

    Feb 26, 2021 The Rivers State Government has said it would commence the enforcement of authorized laws relating to dredging and ecological disasters arising from government activities in the state. This was made known by the Commissioner for Environment, Dr. Igbiks Tamuno, during an interactive session between officials of the Rivers State Ministry of Environment and dredging, sand

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  • Govts steps to stop illegal sand mining IOL

    Govts steps to stop illegal sand mining IOL

    Feb 17, 2016 Govts steps to stop illegal sand mining. Durban - As illegal sand mining escalates in KwaZulu-Natal, the government has turned to the courts for

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  • Years of illegal sand mining take its toll on Tuticorin

    Years of illegal sand mining take its toll on Tuticorin

    Aug 11, 2013 Years of illegal sand mining take its toll on Tuticorin coast, shore line eroding This Article is From Aug 12, 2013 South Reported by Sneha Mary Koshy , Edited by Abhinav Bhatt

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  • Causes and Effects of Coastal Sand Mining in Ghana

    Causes and Effects of Coastal Sand Mining in Ghana

    Dec 19, 2002 Sand mining is a type of open-cast mining that provides material for the construction sector in Ghana. The construction sector in the coastal areas of Ghana relies heavily on coastal sand and pebbles in the building of houses, bridges and roads.

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  • The Deadly Global War for Sand WIRED

    The Deadly Global War for Sand WIRED

    Mar 26, 2015 The building boom got in gear about a decade ago, and so did the sand mafias. There was some illegal sand mining before, says Dushynt Nagar, the head of

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  • Vanishing coastlines of Lagos Dynamics of coastal

    Vanishing coastlines of Lagos Dynamics of coastal

    Dec 09, 2013 Vanishing coastlines of Lagos. The disappearing beaches of Kuramo, Alpha, and other smaller ones, indicates a longstanding problem of coastline neglect in Nigeria. Shipwrecks, sand mining activities, are some. However, this report takes a look at the implication on Lagos and the country at large. Everything looked normal at Gbara-Maiyegun ...

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  • Illegal Sand Mining Indias Biggest Environmental

    Illegal Sand Mining Indias Biggest Environmental

    Oct 26, 2018 It is difficult to put exact numbers to the damage caused by illegal sand mining in India. However, a report submitted by the Union environment ministry before

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  • Unregulated sand mining threatening African beaches

    Unregulated sand mining threatening African beaches

    Jun 19, 2019 It is not only Monica beach, but other neighbouring beaches are also affected by the exploitation of the sand mafia in a quest to urbanise the coast. It is estimated that at least 55 percent of the sand sold on the Moroccan national market comes from illegal channels, more than half of which is mainly used in the construction sector.

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  • Is it against the law to take pebbles off the beach

    Is it against the law to take pebbles off the beach

    Sand theft or unauthorised or illegal sand mining leads to a widely unknown global example of natural and non-renewable resource depletion problem comparable in extent to global water scarcity. Beach theft is illegal removal of large quantities of sand from a beach

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  • Sand winning threatens coastal tourism in Central Region

    Sand winning threatens coastal tourism in Central Region

    Dec 20, 2019 Economics of beach sand mining The major reason that people gave for engaging in beach sand mining is that there are no jobs. But the activity is illegal Others are high profit margins, ease of access to the coast and low environmental awareness of residents were identified as the main reasons why people engage in coastal sand mining.

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  • Government orders shutting down of illegal mines

    Government orders shutting down of illegal mines

    Feb 17, 2020 Some 59,903 hectares of land, where unlicensed mining was conducted, have been reclaimed. The closure of illegal mines must be identified comprehensively, the minister stated. Related news Banten police shut down 10 illegal gold-mining pits in TNGHS Related news Bintan police curb illegal sand mining sites EDITED BY INE

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  • Whats Happening On The Lekki Axis Business 6 Nigeria

    Whats Happening On The Lekki Axis Business 6 Nigeria

    May 14, 2010 This investigation therefore, shows that illegal/unapproved mining accounts for a higher percentage of sand supply used at most construction sites in Lekki-Ajah. The sand supply from Eleko-Ibeju axis, mostly used for sandfilling and plastering purposes are mined from acquired lands.

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  • Impacts of Sea Sand Mining Pros and Cons

    Impacts of Sea Sand Mining Pros and Cons

    Mar 04, 2019 Mining activities are strategic for an area in improving the industrial and economic sectors. Particularly for coastal areas, one of the mining activities is sea sand mining. Similar to river sand mining on land, sea sand mining is carried out around the coast or in the middle of the sea either by using traditional tools or using more modern tools.

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  • Time is running out for sand Nature

    Time is running out for sand Nature

    Jul 02, 2019 Illegal sand mining is rife in around 70 countries 3, and hundreds of people have reportedly been killed in battles over sand in the past decade in

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  • Illegal beach sand mining of minerals in Tamil Nadu may be

    Illegal beach sand mining of minerals in Tamil Nadu may be

    Feb 01, 2015 Central government officials admit that enormous illegal mining and exports of rare earth minerals are taking place but are unaware as to why no action has been taken yet. A compelling reason to put an end to the illegal activity is 12-year-old Subhash, a resident of Uvari village, Tirunelveli.

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  • Sand mining the global environmental crisis youve

    Sand mining the global environmental crisis youve

    Feb 27, 2017 Mining sand from the floodplains near rivers is less damaging but it can alter the waters course, creating dead-end diversions and pits that have proven fatal to salmon in Washington state.

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  • Tamil Nadu Officials Made Up A Report To Aid Illegal Sand

    Tamil Nadu Officials Made Up A Report To Aid Illegal Sand

    May 09, 2018 HuffPost Indias investigations reveal this Joint Inspection Report was an effort to derail a high-stakes state government investigation into illegal beach sand-mining cartels. The sand-mining companies obtained this report via the Right to Information Act and used it to contradict the governments stance in the Madras High Court.

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  • Illegal sand mining Part 2 Gujarat governments claims of

    Illegal sand mining Part 2 Gujarat governments claims of

    Jan 30, 2019 Editors note The issue of illegal sand mining has affected many states in terms of revenue, law and order and environmental hazards. Despite promises by parties and government alike, none of them has succeeded in uprooting the menace. Further, even the media hasnt been spared when covering the matter.

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  • The Dangerous Effects of Illegal Mining Greentumble

    The Dangerous Effects of Illegal Mining Greentumble

    Apr 04, 2017 Destructive cases of illegal mining across the world. In South America, the $2.4 billion illegal gold mining industry has been destroying the Amazon and costing dozens of lives. In Peru, Bolivia, and Colombia, illegal gold mining operations by

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  • Maritime report link between crime coastal development

    Maritime report link between crime coastal development

    Maritime report link between crime, coastal development and violence. This article is written by Ayushi Mahajan, currently pursuing BBA-LL.B from Centre For Legal Studies, Gitarattan International Business School (Guru Gobind Singh Indraprastha University). This article talks about UNCTADs report on maritime issues and its related concepts.

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  • China to launch law enforcement campaign for marine

    China to launch law enforcement campaign for marine

    Apr 01, 2020 China will launch an eight-month-long special law enforcement campaign to enhance marine environmental protection, according to the China Coast Guard (CCG). ... sand mining and transportation. Any ...

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