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September, 2020

August, 2020

  • 26 August

    Foreigners Buy Gold, Others With Arms, Says Matawalle

    Governor Bello Matawalle of Zamfara State has said that some foreigners who buy gold and other precious stones from his state pay with arms. Read Also: Police Kill Wanted Ogun Serial Killer, Dosunmu He said this after a meeting President Muhammadu Buhari at the Presidential Villa, Abuja on Monday. “It is …

August, 2019

  • 30 August

    African Games: Falconets Beat Cameroon To Win Gold


    Nigeria’s U-20 team, Falconets, emerged champions of the women’s football tournament at the 12th African Games in Rabat on Thursday, after a 3-2 penalty shoot-out triumph over their counterparts from Cameroon.   The keenly-contested game between the two teams, who had battled to a 1-1 draw in the group stage …

May, 2019

  • 14 May

    Struggling Family Discovers N9.5m Gold On Beach

    A family struggling financially have discovered a 624 gramme gold nugget worth around N9.5 million (A$35,000) on a beach on the outskirts of Bendigo, Victoria in Australia.  Sky News reports that the man and his daughters had been taking a stroll on the beach with their dog before finding the …

November, 2018

  • 14 November

    EFCC Intercepts N211m Gold At Lagos Airport

    Operatives of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, have intercepted gold worth about N211 million being illegally transported through the Murtala Mohammed International Airport, Lagos. Tony Orilade, EFCC Acting Head, Media and Publicity, disclosed this in a statement in Abuja on Tuesday. Orilade said that the consignment was en …

October, 2018

  • 22 October

    Nigeria Issues First Gold Refining Licence

    The federal government has issued Nigeria’s first gold refining licence to an indigenous mining company; Kian Smith Limited. Udo Udoma, Minister of Budget and National Planning, revealed this on Monday while speaking at the 24th Nigerian Economic Summit, NES, in Abuja. According to him, the gold refining licence was awarded …

  • 14 October

    EFCC Seizes Gold Worth N1.1bn At Abuja Airport

    The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) has seized gold worth about $3, 131, 412.39 (N1, 127, 308, 460.39) being allegedly exported to Dubai, United Arab Emirates, illegally. The Nation reports that EFCC named one Abba Ali Yahaya as the brain behind the deal. Apart from impounding his passport, about …

August, 2018

  • 17 August

    Gold Worth $1m Stolen From Police Station’s Armoury

    Gold worth about $1 million has been stolen from the armoury of a Zimbabwean police station. The theft, which happened at Plumtree Police Station in Matabeleland South is arguably the biggest theft at a police station in the country, reports Zimbabwe’s Chronicle. The gold weighing 28,5kg has been kept at …

April, 2018

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