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NSCDC impounds 20 trucks of coal in Kogi

By Boluwaji Obahopo – Lokoja The Kogi State Command of the Nigerian Security and Civil Defence Corps, has impounded 20 trucks loaded with coal over non-payment of royalty to the Federal government. The trucks were impounded in Lokoja on Tuesday after lifting coals from the Okaba community in Ankpa local government area of Kogi State.
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Nigeria yet to transform 2.8bn metric tonnes of coal in 17 fields into wealth

A  STUDY by Behre Dolbear & Company (USA), Inc. subdivided the  areas of coal deposits in the country, which include the Anambra Coal Basin; this basin was into seven coal mining districts, out of which three of the basins have been explored to an appreciable level, and they are the Kogi, Benue and Enugu Coal Districts and they further have two or more coal resource centres.

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Global coal demand down 10yr highs — Report

FOLLOWING more than a decade of aggressive growth, global coal demand has stalled, the International Energy Agency, IEA, said in its Annual Coal Market Report, released last week. The report sharply lowered its five-year global coal demand growth forecast in reflection of economic restructuring in China, which represents half of global coal consumption

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Cole on coal

AMONG the many gifts God gave to Nigeria is an abundance of coal. Many years ago when we were told about gas, we were also told that our coal was not cokeable; was of lower quality, could not produce the high temperature needed for power plants, etc. As for gas, we were told that it
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