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channels in the Niger Delta. Sand mining is continuing, in spite of adverse environmental effects, because of the necessity for expansion of housing development and oil production infrastructure in marginal lands, and as a ready material source for construction, ground improvement and production

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The Warri River in Niger Delta, Nigeria is one River in which indiscriminate and commercial sand mining activities have been taking place in recent times.

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Ohimain, E.I. (2003a) Environmental Impacts of oil Mining Activities in the Niger Delta Mangrove Ecosystem. Proceedings of the International Mine Water

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EFFECTS OF SAND DREDGING IN NIGER DELTA National ...

EFFECTS OF SAND DREDGING IN NIGER DELTA. Posted by admin on Friday, 24 February 2017 in News Tweet. A six bedroom bungalow at Daddy Osimini Street, Achovwe Layout, Ovwian, Udu Local Government Area, Delta State with fence going down and foundation, soak away pit, pipes washed out by effects of sand dredging. ... (NIWA) as mining is on the ...

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the Niger Delta region, hazards on the environment broug ht about by sand/gravel mining activities are also very big and damaging (Adekoya, 1995; UNESCO /Mab, 1995; Aigbedon, 2005). Noise g ...

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Sand Dredging in Nigeria’s Waterways: Between the Economic ...

Sep 02, 2017  Group Decries Lagos Sand Mining, Dredging, EnviroNews, March 2, 2017; How Men Eat Up Our Land (Sand Dredging) In Niger Delta, Okies Veeky, Delta News Room, November 29, 2016; Sand Mining Facts, The Ojos Negros Research Group; Waterways Authority Issues New Guidelines to Sand Dredgers, Happiness Otokhine, Guardian Newspapers, 18 April 2016

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The paper discusses the imperatives of sand mining and the environmental. impacts using selected case histories in the Niger Delta and elsewhere. The. continuation of sand mining in spite of the associated adverse environmental. effects, have been linked to

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Environmental Impacts of Oil Exploration and Exploitation ...

the Niger Delta of Nigeria . By Kadafa, Adati Ayuba . Universiti Putra Malaysia . Abstract - Problem Statement : Oil exploration and exploitation has been on-going for several decades in the Niger Delta. It has had disastrous impacts on the environment in the region and has adversely affected people inhabiting that region.

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Impact of Sand Dredging Activities on Ecosystem and ...

Ohimain, E.I. (2003a) Environmental Impacts of oil Mining Activities in the Niger Delta Mangrove Ecosystem. Proceedings of the International Mine Water

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Recent case studies of sand mining, utilization and ...

The paper discusses the imperatives of sand mining and the environmental impacts using selected case histories in the Niger Delta and elsewhere. The continuation of sand mining in spite of the associated adverse environmental effects, have been linked to the creation of new usable land from marginal lands of the region and sustained supply of aggregates for expansion of civil infrastructure.

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EFFECTS OF SAND DREDGING IN NIGER DELTA National ...

EFFECTS OF SAND DREDGING IN NIGER DELTA. Posted by admin on Friday, 24 February 2017 in News Tweet. A six bedroom bungalow at Daddy Osimini Street, Achovwe Layout, Ovwian, Udu Local Government Area, Delta State with fence going down and foundation, soak away pit, pipes washed out by effects of sand dredging. ... (NIWA) as mining is on the ...

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Natural seedling recruitment and regeneration in ...

Feb 25, 2021  Sand mining is a lucrative business in the Niger Delta because 90% of houses are built with blocks, which are molded from sand and concrete. The problem of sand mining is that it impacts the environment negatively when the giant wheels of the bulldozers and swamp buggies destroy the coastal soil and plunders the trees in the proposed site.

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Effects of Sand/Gravel Mining in Minna Emirate Area of ...

the Niger Delta region, hazards on the environment brought about by sand/gravel mining activities are also very big and damaging (Adekoya, 1995; UNESCO /Mab, 1995; Aigbedon, 2005). Noise generated within the immediate surrounding area in the course of blasting, quarrying and crushing the rocks can do and does a lot of

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Natural seedling recruitment and regeneration in ...

services. Sand mining activity, for instance, is a prominent business embarked on in the Niger Delta, and is a process by which humans scoop or pump out sharp sand by manual or mechanical means from the bottom of the sea unto land. The evacuated sand is then sold to buyers who use it for construction work (e.g., building projects) and

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Environmental Impacts of Oil Exploration and Exploitation ...

the Niger Delta of Nigeria . By Kadafa, Adati Ayuba . Universiti Putra Malaysia . Abstract - Problem Statement : Oil exploration and exploitation has been on-going for several decades in the Niger Delta. It has had disastrous impacts on the environment in the region and has adversely affected people inhabiting that region.

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Sand Dredging in Nigeria’s Waterways: Between the Economic ...

Sep 02, 2017  Group Decries Lagos Sand Mining, Dredging, EnviroNews, March 2, 2017; How Men Eat Up Our Land (Sand Dredging) In Niger Delta, Okies Veeky, Delta News Room, November 29, 2016; Sand Mining Facts, The Ojos Negros Research Group; Waterways Authority Issues New Guidelines to Sand Dredgers, Happiness Otokhine, Guardian Newspapers, 18 April 2016

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Sand Mining Research Papers - Academia.edu

The paper discusses the imperatives of sand mining and the environmental. impacts using selected case histories in the Niger Delta and elsewhere. The. continuation of sand mining in spite of the associated adverse environmental. effects, have been linked to

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Sand Dredging: How To Make Millions Selling Sharp Sand ...

Mar 21, 2019  Most river beds in the Niger-delta area witness sand mining. If you stay around any major water bodies in the country, you should have noticed the activities of these local sand dealers. In River Niger in Onitsha, there are lots of sand dealers. Any community that situated beside any water body will most likely be a good spot for sand dredging.

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Illegal mining drives Nigeria’s rural banditry and local ...

Illegal mining drives Nigeria’s rural banditry and local conflicts. ... What’s happening in the North West and across other regions of the country including the Niger Delta is the deliberate refusal of state governments to exercise security control over mineral resources

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ASSESSMENT OF THE EFFECTS OF SAND EXCAVATION ON THE ...

Sand excavation has no significant impact on the coastal areas of the River Ethiope where excavation is done. 1.5 STUDY AREA The study area (Abraka and Eku) is located in the Ethiope East cal Government Area of Delta and in the Niger Delta Region of Nigeria. 1.5.1 Location and Size

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The Impact of Sand Mining on Riparian Areas of Eyaa, Onne ...

Sand mining is the harvesting of sand grade materials from the river bed for various engineering purposes. ... on the dry deltaic plains geomorphic unit of the Niger Delta and underlain by the Benin Formation. The surficial Quaternary deposits in the study area consist of alternating fine medium grained Sands, Silts and subordinate ...

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The Impact of Landscape Reclamation on Mangrove Forest and ...

Jan 08, 2020  Sand mining activity is a lucrative business in the Niger Delta and is embarked upon by both private individuals and government officials. Local sand mining is done manually by the digging of sand from the bottom of the river during low tide and conveyed ashore in hand dug canoes.

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The Impact of Sand Mining on Riparian Areas of Eyaa, Onne ...

Sand mining is the harvesting of sand grade materials from the river bed for various engineering purposes. ... on the dry deltaic plains geomorphic unit of the Niger Delta and underlain by the Benin Formation. The surficial Quaternary deposits in the study area consist of alternating fine medium grained Sands, Silts and subordinate ...

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Effects of Sand/Gravel Mining in Minna Emirate Area of ...

the Niger Delta region, hazards on the environment brought about by sand/gravel mining activities are also very big and damaging (Adekoya, 1995; UNESCO /Mab, 1995; Aigbedon, 2005). Noise generated within the immediate surrounding area in the course of blasting, quarrying and crushing the rocks can do and does a lot of

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ASSESSMENT OF THE EFFECTS OF SAND EXCAVATION ON THE ...

Sand excavation has no significant impact on the coastal areas of the River Ethiope where excavation is done. 1.5 STUDY AREA The study area (Abraka and Eku) is located in the Ethiope East cal Government Area of Delta and in the Niger Delta Region of Nigeria. 1.5.1 Location and Size

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Niger Delta Ecosystems: the ERA Handbook/Resources of the ...

14.1 MINING IN THE NIGER DELTA. It is because of oil and gas that the international community is interested in the Niger Delta, but for Local People, sand, soil and clay, periwinkle shells and salt are no less important. However, a number of mineral resources are mined in the Niger Delta but oil is

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Natural seedling recruitment and regeneration in ...

Natural seedling recruitment and regeneration in deforested and sand-filled Mangrove forest at Eagle Island, Niger Delta, Nigeria Ecol Evol . 2021 Feb 25;11(7):3148-3158. doi: 10.1002/ece3.7262.

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Quality Assessment of Groundwater in Parts of Niger Delta ...

sand aquifer of the Niger Delta has made the soil and groundwater system highly vulnerable to contamination. The strategic position of the Niger Delta in the socio-economic activities of Nigeria makes it imperative to have a good knowledge of the soil and groundwater quality status in this economically important region.

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Environmental Impacts of Oil Exploration and Exploitation ...

the Niger Delta of Nigeria . By Kadafa, Adati Ayuba . Universiti Putra Malaysia . Abstract - Problem Statement : Oil exploration and exploitation has been on-going for several decades in the Niger Delta. It has had disastrous impacts on the environment in the region and has adversely affected people inhabiting that region.

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Illegal mining drives Nigeria’s rural banditry and local ...

Illegal mining drives Nigeria’s rural banditry and local conflicts. ... What’s happening in the North West and across other regions of the country including the Niger Delta is the deliberate refusal of state governments to exercise security control over mineral resources

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Sand Dredging: How To Make Millions Selling Sharp Sand ...

Mar 21, 2019  Most river beds in the Niger-delta area witness sand mining. If you stay around any major water bodies in the country, you should have noticed the activities of these local sand dealers. In River Niger in Onitsha, there are lots of sand dealers. Any community that situated beside any water body will most likely be a good spot for sand dredging.

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Petrophysical evaluation and volumetric estimation within ...

Dec 01, 2018  Geology of Niger Delta. The Niger Delta basin is located on the continental margin of the Gulf of Guinea in between latitudes 3° and 6 °N and longitudes 5° and 8 °E. It has an aerial extent of 75,000 km 2 and a total estimated area of 300,000 km 2. It lies in the south western part of the Benue Trough, which is a much bigger tectonic structure.

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Sand mining in Lagos - Latest Nigeria News, Nigerian ...

THE alarm raised by the Nigerian Conservation Foundation (NCF) that the rate of dredging and mining sands in Lagos is a pointer to disaster waiting to happen, is a call to action by various ...

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Facies Analysis and Depositoinal Environment of D-3 ...

flank of the Niger delta shows a marked facies change in comparison with the sequence in the central part of the delta. The Agbada formation in SE Niger delta is divided into four local members: D-1, Qua Iboe, Rubble and Biafra member Orife and Avbovbo [15]. From bottom to top, the eastern offshore stratigraphy (Fig. 3) is divided into:

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Illegal Oil Refineries In The Niger Delta, in Pictures ...

Jan 22, 2013  Oil pollution in Niger Delta: Environmental Assessment of Ogoniland Report; Unep (2011) A report by the UN Environment Programme, which carried out a 14-month assessment of pollution from over 50 years of oil operations in Ogoniland – Niger Delta region, has found widespread and devastating oil pollution that may require the world’s biggest ...

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Governing the Environmental Impact of Dredging ...

Insights in Mining Science Technology How to cite this article: Okoyen E, Raimi M O, Omidiji A O, Ebuete A W. Governing the Environmental Impact of Dredging: Consequences for Marine Biodiversity in the Niger Delta Region of Nigeria. Insights Min Sci technol.2020; 2(3): 555586.

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