Coal Deposits in Nigeria, West Africa with their Locations,
The mining and production of coal were at its peak in the 1950s, but unfortunately, after the civil war, coal production in Nigeria declined drastically. Obviously, with the diversion to crude oil, the mining of coal has been removed from the Nigerian natural resources limelight.Environmental impact assessment of coal mining at Enugu,,PROFESSIONAL PRACTICE PAPER Environmental impact assessment of coal mining at Enugu, Nigeria Princewill C. Ogbonnaa*, Emmanuel C. Nzegbulea and Paschal E. Okorieb aDepartment of Environmental Management and Toxicology, Michael Okpara University of Agriculture, Umudike, P.M.B. 7267 Umuahia, Abia State, Nigeria; bDepartment of Forestry and Environmental Management,Review of Coal Mining Accidents in Nigeria over a 10-Year,,The accident trends in the Nigerian Coal Corporation during five years before and five years after the civil war are reviewed. Higher rates observed during the post-war period have been attributed to worsened human and environmental factors. Recommendations are made on how coal mining accidents can be reduced by a positive approach to safety.