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Daily Trust Investigation: Despite 36 Mining Licences, 10,000MW Coal for Power Capacity Idle

The federal government granted 36 licences for the extraction of coal from the vast deposits in the country, with an estimated 10,000 megawatts (MW) electricity...

Investigation: Coal Deposits for 10,000MW of Electricity Wasting in 28 Sites

Okobo coal producing community writhes in pains, left dusty We’ve employed 55% indigenes, doing projects – Zuma 828 Coal  Okobo Okpiko community is one of the...

Ankpa: Rabiu Alfa Makes Case Over Erosion Menace In Okobo Community of Enjema District

Matter of Urgent Public Importance Calling on The State Government to Immediately Control a Gully Erosion Threatening Okobo Community in Enjema District of Ankpa Local...

Rabiu Alfa Inaugurates CDA Implementation Committee Between Okobo/Enjema and Eta Zuma Group

By Comrade A. M. Nasiru The member representing Ankpa 2 constituency at the Kogi state house of assembly, Hon Alhaji Alfa Momoh Rabiu today 31st May, 2018 chaired the...

Okobo, Enjema Communities Canvass for Gov. Bello’s Continuity

By Zacchaeus Ozovehe. FOLLOWING the recent signing of the Community Development Agreement (CDA) between Zuma 828 and Okobo/Enjema communities in Ankpa Local Government...

Kogi: Ankpa Communities Reaches Agreement With Zuma 828 Coal Limited

By Comrade A. M. Nasiru. In what perhaps imply the dawn of a new day, the embattled Okobo community and Zuma 828 mining company reached a reasonable compromise after a...

Ankpa: ETA Zuma Mining Company And Its Illegal, Divisive Activities in Okobo and Okaba Communities

By Suleiman Kinami. The company have been in operations for sometimes now in connivance with some community leaders in the area. In an attempt to apply civilized way of...

Okobo, The Kogi Village Where Coal Mining is Killing the People

In Okobo, life revolves around endless machine grunts, a never-settling haze of dust and a seemingly hopeless battle for crops, rights and sanity. The young, old,...

Adverse Effects of Coal Mining Activities in Okobo Community of Kogi State

Coal mining is a common practice in Nigeria, the problem with mining activities here, however, is the negligence of the miners and the government to proper mining...