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Coal Mining In Kogi State

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  • Overview

    Kogi Sub-bituminous Coal Project falls within the Ogboyaga-Okaba sub-bituminous coal deposits comprising of Exploration License's EL20288, EL21493, EL21494, EL21631 and EL21834 covering 647 Cadastral Units (129.4 Km2) and Mining Lease 24884ML in Omala/Ankpa LGA, Kogi State

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  • SOLID MINERALS:NIGERIA'S TWO MOST WELL ENDOWED STATES

    Apr 10, 2010Kogi state alone has deposits of a total of 29 MINERAL RESOURCES available in commercial quantities.These include coal,dolomite,feldspar,bauxite,iron ore,tar,limestone,gold etc. Each of the 21 LGAs in the state has deposits of at least 2 minerals. One of the coal-rich areas is the Okaba district of Ankpa LGA which alone holds reserves of 99

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  • Kogi State Civil Service Recruitment 2021/2022

    Jul 14, 2021Kogi State Civil Service Recruitment | This article will provide you with valuable details that will assist you in applying for the Kogi State Civil Service Commission Recruitment for the year 2021/2022, and we will be providing you with the instructions and requirements on how to apply for this job through Kogi State CSC Recruitment Portal .read more below.

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  • Omelewu Coal Characterization for Powering Power Plant at

    of Nigeria, bordering Enugu State and Benue State with an area of 1,132km2, (Wikipedia, 2016). Omelewu Coal mine site is the study location, located at Imane town in Olamaboro Local Government Area in Kogi State. Figure 4: Map of Olamaboro Local Government Area In Kogi State.

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  • (PDF) Rare earth elements study of Cretaceous coals from

    This approach involves the selection of the coal sample frac OKB Okaba coal Kogi Open pit mines located in Okaba and tion in each seam/stratum) based on the thickness of the band (lith Odagbo, separately, within the Ankpa Local Government Area (LGA). otype) to

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  • #DiscoverEnuguGov: Iva Valley, Then Now

    Nov 18, 2019Around four years ago, Dangote Cement Plc placed an order for 30,000 tons of coal from South Africa to power their 60-megawatts plants. $250 million was earmarked for this project and would include the establishment of three plants at Obajana, Kogi State, Gboko in Benue state and Ibeshe in Ogun state.

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  • Dangote to commence coal mining in quarter 4

    Aug 08, 2016Dangote Cement Plc, a subsidiary of Dangote Group, has disclosed plan to commence mining its own coal at Ankpa, Kogi State by fourth quarter of

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  • Eta

    Oct 10, 2017Indigenous mining company, Eta-Zuma Group, has completed a $12 million coal briquettes production factory in Kogi State, Vanguard reports. Executive Chairman of Eta-Zuma Group, West Africa Limited, Dr Innocent Ezuma, disclosed that this was part of his company's plans to invest massively in order to improve the health of Nigerians and to stop them from

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  • Assessment of environmental radioactivity around coal mine

    The actual coal mining site is at Odagbo, on the outskirts of Okaba. Okaba district lies some 16km NE of Ankpa town, headquarters of Ankpa Local Government Area, Kogi State (Figure 1). The study area is located between latitudes 70201- 70431N of the Equator and longitudes 70221 - 70521E of the Prime

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  • COMPARATIVE ANALYSIS OF COAL BRIQUETTE BLENDS WITH

    Mar 05, 2010Coal mining in Nigeria: Coal was first discovered in Nigeria in 1909 near Udi by the mineral survey of Southern Nigeria. Between 1909 and 1913, more coal outcrops were located. Coal is found in the following Nigerian States: Enugu, Imo, Kogi, Delta, Plateau, Abia, Benue,Edo, Bauchi, Adamawa, Gombe, Cross River States.

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  • List of Solid Minerals in Nigeria and their Locations

    Feb 10, 2018However majority of the mines have been abandoned and the Nigerian government is making plans to bring it back using privatisation. Benue, Enugu, Ondo, Nasarrawa, Plateau and Zamfara are the states of coal discovery in Nigeria. Iron ore is another solid mineral in Nigeria and it's largest deposit is in Itakpe in Kogi State.

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  • Rich in mineral resources, filled with tales of woes

    May 10, 2021"The activities of coal mining has impacted the people of Kogi State, there was a time youths of the mining communities went and shut down the mining

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  • List of Mineral Resources in Nigeria and Their Location

    Jan 27, 2021The country has resources like petroleum, tin, limestone, coal and many others. Below are some top facts about the mineral resources found in Nigeria. Coal which is a mineral resource in Nigeria was first discovered in 1909 at Enugu. The exploration of coal

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  • Dangote To Kick Off Coal Mining

    Aug 09, 2016Plans have been concluded by Dangote Cement Plc, a subsidiary of Dangote Group, to commence mining its own coal at Ankpa in Kogi State. This, the company said, will begin by the fourth quarter of 2016. Dangote Group Chief Executive Officer, Mr Onne van der Weijde, while addressing stockbrokers at the company's Facts

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  • Seasonal Variations of Toxic Metal Pollution in Soil and

    Seasonal Variations of Toxic Metal Pollution in Soil and Sediment Around Okaba Coal Mine Area, Kogi, Nigeria Ameh, E.G., Idakwo, S.O. and Ojonimi, I.T.1 2 3 1Faculty of Natural Sciences, Department of Geological Science, Federal University Gusau, Nigeria. 2Department of Geology, Ibrahim Badamasi Babangida University, Lapai, Nigeria. 3Department of Mining Engineering, University of Jos, Jos

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  • Gross Alpha and Beta Radioactivity in Soil and Sediment

    Oct 11, 2018The mean gross alpha and beta activities in soil and sediment around selected mining sites in Ike Kabba (gold), Ayedayo (feldspar-mica), Obajana (limestone), Itakpe (iron ore) and Okobo (coal) of Kogi State, Nigeria have been studied using Protean Instrument Corporation (PIC) MPC 2000DP. The average activities for gross alpha in soil obtained are 33.528.20Bq/kg (gold),

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  • ABOUT

    An Exploration Licence for Coal in Lokoja Kogi State. An Exploration Licence for Coal in Omala Kogi State. An Exploration Licence for Tantalite in Nassarawa Nassarawa State. A "Small Scale Mining Lease" for Mica in Lokoja Kogi State. A "Small Scale Mining Lease" for Feldspar and Quartz in Adavi Kogi State.

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  • Dangote To Begin Coal Mining In Kogi State

    Sep 09, 2016Dangote Cement has disclosed its plan to start mining coal at Ankpa, Kogi State, in November this year. The company said that due to acute gas shortage in the country, following disruptions of supply by militants in the Niger Delta region, it had switched its plant lines to coal

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  • Kogi Youths Threatened to Shutdown Dangote Cement company

    Apr 23, 2020The post read Dear Dangote is time to payback to the good people of kogi state.. Failure to do so sir..Kogi youths will shutdown obajana cement,dangote coal mining and block all the trucks using the road..kogi state is not a dumping ground where you take there resources without creating impacts .we Need your contribution for the establishment of covid-19 test centre just the way you did

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  • Dangote Gives Scholarship To Students From Coal Bearing

    Apr 09, 2018No fewer than 39 students have benefited from this year's Dangote Coal Mines Project scholarship fund in Kogi state, Project Coordinator, Alhaji Usman Jibrin has said. The scholarship which is a yearly corporate social responsibility by the Dangote Group of Companies to coal bearing communities was in fulfillment of the agreement entered into with the

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  • (PDF) Geo

    Materials and Method Introduction The study area covers Okaba coal deposit, Okaba in Coal, a fossil fuel combustible sedimentary rock, is Kogi state of Nigeria located on Latitude N70 30' composed mainly of organic materials such as carbon, 00''and Longitude E70 53' 38.8'' (MSMD,2006) which is hydrogen and oxygen, other constituent

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  • Nigeria: Okobo, where coal mining is killing the people

    In the sparsely-populated community, coal is more a curse than a blessing. The five-year presence of Eta Zuma mining company in the community, located in Ankpa local government area of Kogi state, has brought with it deaths, diseases, pains and sleeplessness. The town's water supply has been contaminated by mining.

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  • Overview

    Kogi Sub-bituminous Coal Project falls within the Ogboyaga-Okaba sub-bituminous coal deposits comprising of Exploration License's EL20288, EL21493, EL21494, EL21631 and EL21834 covering 647 Cadastral Units (129.4 Km2) and Mining Lease 24884ML in Omala/Ankpa LGA, Kogi State

    Get Price
  • Dangote Gives Scholarship To Students From Coal Bearing

    Apr 09, 2018No fewer than 39 students have benefited from this year's Dangote Coal Mines Project scholarship fund in Kogi state, Project Coordinator, Alhaji Usman Jibrin has said. The scholarship which is a yearly corporate social responsibility by the Dangote Group of Companies to coal bearing communities was in fulfillment of the agreement entered into with the

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  • #DiscoverEnuguGov: Iva Valley, Then Now

    Nov 18, 2019Around four years ago, Dangote Cement Plc placed an order for 30,000 tons of coal from South Africa to power their 60-megawatts plants. $250 million was earmarked for this project and would include the establishment of three plants at Obajana, Kogi State, Gboko in Benue state and Ibeshe in Ogun state.

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  • A shift from coal mining is urgently needed to protect the

    May 25, 2020Lagos, Nigeria - A study commissioned by the international movement, 350 has shown that coal mining in Nigeria's Kogi and Gombe states has led to extensive environmental degradation including the contamination of air, water and soil which continue to negatively affect the health of local communities. The coal miners fingered in the study are Aliko Dangote's Dangote Cement,

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  • A shift from coal mining urgently needed to protect lives

    May 25, 2020A study commissioned by the international movement, 350 has shown that coal mining in Nigeria's Kogi and Gombe states has led to extensive environmental degradation including the contamination of air, water and soil which continue to negatively affect the health of local communities.

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  • Nigeria: The magic of smokeless coal

    Jan 02, 2019Enter smokeless coal. Speaking to The Nation in her office, the chairman of Kogi State Mineral Resources and Environmental Management Committee (MIREMCO), Hajia Hassiat Suleiman, explained that though mining and mineral resources are on the exclusive list of the Federal Government, states could find a way around this.

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  • Minerals And Mining Policies In Nigeria: Implications On

    State and Nasarawa State are the most endowed across the entire country. Kogi state alone has deposits of a total of 29 mineral resources available in commercial quantities. These include coal, dolomite, feldspar, bauxite, iron ore, tar, limestone, gold etc. Each of the 21 LGAs in the state has deposits of at least 2 minerals. One of the

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  • Land for sale in Kogi (19 listings)

    Land in Dekina, Kogi state with coal mining license for lease ₦ 50,000,000. Updated 26 Nov 2020, Added 29 Oct 2020 PID: 4DZCY. FOR SALE: Land (licensed for coal mining) for lease in Dekina Area of Kogi state. The lice.. Read more. beds baths Toilets. 1. RESIDENTIAL LAND LAND FOR SALE

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  • Mineral Deposits In Anambra State Nigeria

    Over 40 million tonnes deposits of talc have been identified in Niger, Osun, Kogi, Ogun and Kaduna states. Read more Geological/ Scientific Maps: Nigeria Geological Maps by

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  • HISTORY: The History of Coal in Nigeria

    Dec 02, 2015Most of the abandoned coal mines were never revived or reclaimed. Interestingly, two mines were commissioned during the civil war: One at Odagbor, which was later known as the Okaba coal mine, located in present day Kogi State, and the Biafra Coal Corporation in Enugu. Both were merged at the end of the war into the Nigeria Coal Corporation.

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