President Muhammadu Buhari, on Thursday, said improved gold mining operations in the country would generate no fewer than 250,000 jobs and over $500m annually in royalties and taxes to the Federal Government. The President lamented that the country lost $3bn to illegal smuggling of gold between 2012 and 2018.
Speaking at the official presentation of locally mined gold bars by the Presidential Artisanal Gold Mining Development Initiative (PAGMDI), Buhari reaffirmed his administration's commitment to establishing gold refineries in Nigeria…
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