Mining May Be COVID-19 Shock Absorber Nigeria's Economy Needs

The Nigerian government has reiterated its determination to commit more resources and efforts to optimise earnings and employment opportunities in the mining sector. This comes in the wake of falling oil prices caused largely by the COVID-19 pandemic globally. The World Bank has also urged Nigeria to develop its mining sector and not wait for an oil price recovery.


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