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 The National Bureau of Statistics NBS says the aggregate production of mineral products in Nigeria grew from 64 29 million tons in 2020 to 89 48 million tonnes in 2021 This is according to the NBS Mineral Production Statistics report 2021 released in Abuja on Monday According to the report this showed a 39 19 per cent increase from 64 29 million tons recorded in 2020 to 89 48 million tons in 2021 indicating an improvement in production On state profile analysis the report showed Ogun recorded the highest production in 2021 with 32 04 million tons followed by Kogi with 18 40 million tonnes and Cross River with 11 64 million tonnes The report said the least production was recorded in Borno with 231 tonnes According to the report limestone granite and laterite are the three biggest minerals mined in 2021 NewsSourceCredit NAN
Mineral production improves in 2021- NBS

1 The National Bureau of Statistics (NBS), says the aggregate production of mineral products in Nigeria grew from 64.29 million tons in 2020 to 89.48 million tonnes in 2021.
This is according to the NBS Mineral Production Statistics report 2021 released in Abuja on Monday.

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2 According to the report, this showed a 39.19 per cent increase from 64.29 million tons recorded in 2020 to 89.48 million tons in 2021, indicating an improvement in production.

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3 On state profile analysis, the report showed Ogun recorded the highest production in 2021 with 32.04 million tons, followed by Kogi with 18.40 million tonnes and Cross River with 11.64 million tonnes.

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4 The report said the least production was recorded in Borno with 231 tonnes.

5 According to the report, limestone, granite, and laterite are the three biggest minerals mined in 2021.

NewsSourceCredit: NAN

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