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Nigerian govt. prosecute 18 Chinese, 36 Nigerians for illegal mining

The Nigerian government has disclosed that about 18 Chinese are facing prosecution for engaging in illegal mining, while 36 Nigerians have also been arrested for the same offense.

Minister of Mines and Steel Development, Dr. Kayode Fayemi, made the disclosure on Wednesday in Abuja after the weekly Federal Executive Council, FEC, meeting.

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