Nigeria harbours billions worth of mineral resources

By Davide Ghilotti
Published: Wednesday, 04 May 2016

Authorities estimate the West African country could amass almost $25bn per year if it taps into its extensive mineral resources including magnesite, limestone, diatomite, ilmenite, rutile and many others.

Nigerian deposits of metals and minerals could earn the country around Nigerian naira 5 trillion ($24.87bn*) annually between mining...

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