tackling illegal mining and dredging in lagos

Impact of Sand Dredging Activities on Ecosystem and ...

2018-2-28 · This study investigates the impact of sand dredging activities on coastal ecosystem and community survival around Ibeshe area of the Lagos Lagoon, Nigeria. Surface water and bottom sediment samples were collected from locations partitioned into Dredged Area (DA) and Undredged Area (UA) in the lagoon for laboratory analyses. Questionnaires were administered …

New Rules for Dredging in Lagos

Approval will be subject to the payment of the following fees: (a) Ajah axis (i) Payment of the sum of N1,000,000.00 (One million Naira) per annum. (ii) Proof of Ownership or Access to Portable Barges. (b) Ikorodu axis (i) Payment of the sum of N750,000.00 (Seven Hundred and fifty thousand Naira) per annum. (c) Badagry /Epe axis: (i) Payment of ...

How illegal mining is sabotaging the Nigerian economy ...

2020-5-13 · Illegal mining and oil bunkering are high stakes game for the players – usually "big boys" — and they always fight dirty once they feel their pot of …

Ogun bans sand mining and dredging activities

2021-8-21 · Sand mining and dredging activities have been banned by the Ogun state government with immediate effect. The ban was announced on Friday by the special adviser to Ogun state governor on environment, Ola Oresanya when he led environmental assessment inspection team to Abule-Oko community, Magboro, Obafemi Owode LGA.

12 Arrested In A''Ibom Over Illegal Mining, Dredging ...

2021-3-16 · The Akwa Ibom State Government on Tuesday says it has arrested at least 12 residents over illegal mining and sand dredging in the last four months. The State Commissioner for Environment, Mr Charles Udoh, disclosed this to newsmen in Uyo. Udo said that the suspects failed to comply with the regulations guiding mining and sand dredging in the state.

Ogun bans dredging, sand mining activities

2021-8-20 · The Ogun State Government has banned dredging and sand mining activities in various sites across the state with immediate effect. Special Adviser to the Governor on Environment, Mr Ola Oresanya announced this during an Environmental Assessment Inspection Team to Abule-Oko Community, Magboro, Obafemi Owode Local Government where dredging and sand-mining …

LASG URGES ENVIRONMENTAL CONSCIOUSNESS IN …

2017-12-5 · Stressing government''s avowed commitment to the protection of the soil as a vital resource, Adejare warned those involved in illegal sand mining to desist as such would not be tolerated. The 5 th of December has been designated by United Nations as the World Soil Day following the adoption of the 68 th UN General Assembly Resolution in 2013.

Four Chinese nationals, 16 others arrested for illegal ...

2020-2-24 · Four Chinese nationals, 16 others arrested for illegal dredging in Lagos Four Chinese nationals and 16 others have been arrested by the Lagos State Government for operating illegal dredging sites in various waterfronts in Ibeju …

WATERFRONT INFRASTRUCTURE DEVELOPMENT LAW OF …

2020-4-22 · 4. Operations permit. From the commencement of this Law, every person, corporation, partnership or body involved in developmental activities, sand dealing and sand dredging operations in, around or on waterfronts and embankments in Lagos State shall obtain an operations permit from the Governor. 5. Conditions for grant of operations permit.

Mining, borrow-pitting in Imo now illegal

2020-7-23 · Mining, borrow-pitting in Imo now illegal – Gov Uzodinma. Imo State Governor, Senator Hope Uzodinma has said that mining and dredging of sands …

Curtailing activities of illegal dredgers in Lagos

2021-9-14 · Illegal mining and dredging constitute serious environmental threats to the society. In the first instance, the activities could aggravate flood disasters in …

Impact of Sand Dredging Activities on Ecosystem and ...

This study investigates the impact of sand dredging activities on coastal ecosystem and community survival around Ibeshe area of the Lagos Lagoon, Nigeria. Surface water and bottom sediment samples were collected from locations partitioned into Dredged Area (DA) and Undredged Area (UA) in the lagoon for laboratory analyses. Questionnaires were administered …

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Tackling Illegal Mining And Dredging In Lagos

2014-8-20 · Tackling Illegal Mining And Dredging In Lagos . Share this post. Published By: admin pmnews . 20th August, 2014. By Tayo Ogunbiyi. The waterways stretching from Badagry to Epe, (with a Peninsular in between, a lagoon at the back and the Atlantic in front), Ikorodu to Marina, Badagry to Marina, among others, are nature''s gifts to Lagos…

LASG URGES ENVIRONMENTAL CONSCIOUSNESS IN …

2017-12-8 · He said that the ever-growing population of Lagos State with the attendant increase in demand for shelter and food brought about aggravating pressure on sand mining and dredging on land and water respectively, adding that these activities contribute to the impact of Climate Change and Sea Water Rise, resulting in heavy erosion of coastal ...

RSG Set To Clamp Down On Illegal Dredging Activities ...

2021-2-26 · RSG Set To Clamp Down On Illegal Dredging Activities. Published. 6 months ago. on. February 26, 2021. By. The Tide. The Rivers State Government has said it would commence the enforcement of authorized laws relating to dredging …

Lagos Govt Goes After Illegal Sand Dredgers

2021-8-31 · Lagos Govt Goes After Illegal Sand Dredgers. Lagos State Governor, Babajide Sanwo-Olu. Posted on August 31, 2021. For various environmental abuses in the host waterfront communities, the Lagos State Government through its Ministry of Energy and Mineral Resources, has issued a stop-work order to no fewer than 10 sand dredging companies along the ...

Groups decry poor regulation of illegal mining in Nigeria ...

2021-9-10 · Two groups known as Global Rights and the African Coalition for Corporate Accountability (ACCA) have decried the poor regulation of artisanal and illegal mining activities in host communities ...

17 Chinese, 10 locals arrested over illegal mining in Osun ...

2020-5-4 · The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports that the task force, which comprises personnel of the Army, Airforce, NSCDC and DSS, is saddled with tackling crimes like kidnapping, cultism, illegal ...

ILLEGAL DREDGING: LAGOS ASSEMBLY TO PROFFER …

2020-8-29 · Mr. Batare, Chairman, Lagos Dredgers'' Association assured the Committee that the Association is not aware of any illegal dredging nor practice any form of encroachment on land or on water. He noted that they are just involved in industrial mining, however, guarantee that all dredging operators will abide by the Laws of the State and are ...

Time To Stop Illegal Mining And Dredging In Lagos State ...

2012-5-28 · Danger is imminent in Lagos, except relevant stakeholders come together to quickly nip the threat of illegal mining and dredging in the bud. This was the view of Governor Babatunde Fashola during a visit to some coastal areas of Badagry. Surprised at the level of degradation of the environment caused by the activities of illegal […]

Ogun Bans Dredging, Sand Mining Activities With …

2021-8-20 · LAGOS - Ogun state government has banned dredging and sand mining activities in various sites across the state with immediate effect. Special Adviser to the Governor on Environment, Ola Oresanya gave the order during an Environmental Assessment Inspe

Sand Dredging in Nigeria''s Waterways: Between the …

2017-9-2 · Curtailing Illegal Mining and Dredging in Lagos, Lagos State Government; Economic Burden of Sand Dredging on Artisanal Fishing in Lagos State, Nigeria, Sowunmi FA, Haogarh JN, Omigie CO, Idiaye CO (2016), doi: 10.4172/2375-446X.1000171; Effects of Sand Dredging …

Mining, borrow-pitting in Imo now illegal

2020-7-23 · Mining, borrow-pitting in Imo now illegal – Gov Uzodinma. Imo State Governor, Senator Hope Uzodinma has said that mining and dredging of sands within the Owerri Capital Territory and its ...

Tackling Threats from Illegal Mining | by USAID | U.S ...

2020-2-3 · A round the world, at least 40 million people, mostly poor, work in artisanal and small-scale mining (ASM). Though it is typically informal in nature and workers often labor under difficult ...

Tackling illegal gold mining, others – The Sun Nigeria

2020-6-19 · Due to illegal mining, the sector''s contribution to the Gross Domestic Product (GDP) has dwindled from about fivr per cent in the 1960s and …

RSG Set To Check Illegal Dredging, Sand Mining – :::…The ...

2021-3-8 · The Rivers State Government says it has secured an injunction to stop all forms of illegal dredging and sand mining activities in the state. State Commissioner for Environment, Dr Igbiks Tamuno, said this at a stakeholders'' meeting recently in Port Harcourt Tamuno said the injunction which was granted by the State High Court didn''t only outlaw illegal dredging and sand mining…

Tackling Port Challenges for Improved Maritime …

2021-1-7 · The maritime sector plays a crucial role in the socio-economic and political development of nations, Nigeria inclusive. The industry includes all maritime related business activities that take place within the country''s maritime environment. These activities comprise of offshore economic activities such as fishing, towage, underwater resources, salvage, and …

Lagos begins law enforcement against illegal miners ...

2011-10-10 · Lagos begins law enforcement against illegal miners. October 10, 2011. ... The commissioner who led a team of the enforcement unit to monitor activities on mining and dredging sites in the Badagry ...

Lagos lawmakers probe illegal mining

2015-9-18 · The Lagos State House of Assembly has set up an eight-man ad-hoc committee to investigate the activities of all forms of illegal dredging, mining and reclamation in the state.

Shifting Sands: Lagos Communities Count the Cost of …

2017-9-14 · An officer of the Dredging and Sand Dealers Association of Nigeria, Dr. Edmund Chilaka, says that the association does not tolerate illegal mining or dredging operations. Chilaka, who is also the founder of Dredge Skills and Marine Training Centre in Lagos, says members are experts who are abreast with the best practices in the business.

MANAGEMENT OF COASTAL AREA LANDS IN LAGOS …

2018-6-19 · concomitant problems of illegal dredging, illegal land reclamation, and sand mining activities which have threatened sustainability of the coastlines resulting in surges, flooding and general negative environmental consequences. This paper has therefore looked into the coastal area management practices, using Lagos State

GOV AKEREDOLU FROWNS AT ILLEGAL MINING OF GOLD …

Ondo State Governor, Arakunrin Oluwarotimi Akeredolu, SAN, on Monday condemned the illegal mining of gold in some parts of the State. Governor Akeredolu said it took the efforts of the State Security Network, Amotekun Corps, to locate and arrest some suspects engaging in the illegal mining.

Nigeria: Illegal Dredging Causes Major Concerns in Lagos ...

2012-5-29 · "Danger is imminent in Lagos, unless relevant stakeholders come together to quickly nip the threat of illegal mining and dredging in the bud," says Governor Babatunde Fashola during a …

Dredging: Fresh War Brews Between NIWA, Lagos …

2020-5-21 · Warning, however, that Lagos State House of Assembly attempt may position logs in the ongoing efforts to reach an amicable settlement of vexed issues at hand, the NIWA boss drew the attention of the state government to the extant laws on Minerals and Mining …