Lagos ready to battle illegal sand miners, Nigeria

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Nigeria, sand collectors. Captions and Photo source: ©© Jeremey Weate

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The Lagos State Governor, Mr. Babatunde Fashola, on Tuesday said the government had no choice but to wage “serious war” against illegal sand miners in the state…

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