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Oyetola inaugurates committee to tackle illegal mining, environmental degradation in Osun

Oyetola inaugurates committee to tackle illegal mining, environmental degradation in Osun By Timothy Agbor, Osogbo The Governor of Osun State, Gboyega Oyetola yesterday inaugurated Osun Minerals Regulations and Environmental Management Committee (MIRECO) to address environmental degradation and activities of illegal miners in the state.   At the inauguration held in the Exco Lounge on Wednesday, […]

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Police arrest 3 gold miners for damaging Osun resident’s land

Police arrest 3 gold miners for damaging Osun resident’s land By Ekene Agbor, Osogbo No fewer than three gold miners have been arrested by the Osun state Police for allegedly mining on a land illegally and eventually damaging the said land. The three suspected illegal miners that were arrested are: Fasasi Tejumade, ages 30; Toyin […]

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