Nigeria inaugurates first gold refining project to boost local production

NIGERIA – The Federal Government of Nigeria has commissioned the operations of the country’s first gold and refining conglomerate to modernize the gold mining industry and boost local production. The conglomerate, Dukia Gold and Precious Metals Project (DGPMP), was formed as a result of a collaboration between the Federal Government and the Heritage Bank. Speaking during the inauguration ceremony that was conducted online via Zoom, Vice President Prof. Yemi Osinbajo explained that the project would also give rise to a nationwide Dukia-Heritage Bank Gold and Precious Metals Buying Centres. This…

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