Governors Endorse FG’s Diversification Agenda

Governors of the 36 states of the country, under the auspices of the National Economic Council (NEC), have endorsed the efforts of the President Muhammadu Buhari led government to diversify and deepen the nation’s revenue profile. The governor’s particularly endorsed and commended the federal government’s plan to increase the contribution of the solid minerals sector …

Keynote Address at the iPAD Nigerian Mining Week

BUILDING PARTNERSHIP FOR MINING SECTOR GROWTH AND SHARED PROSPERITY Protocols and Introduction I am pleased to deliver the ministerial welcome address on the occasion of the 1st Nigeria Mining Week, organized by the Miners Association of Nigeria, in partnership with Dolf Madi Consulting, and in association with iPAD Nigeria, and PricewaterhouseCoopers. This conference is also …

FG Encourages Mining Companies to Key into Government Policies on Mining

The Minister of Mines and Steel Development Dr. Kayode Fayemi has called on  mining companies especially large scale operators to key into Federal government policies on mining. The Minister made the call while receiving in audience the Board of Directors of the Allied African International Mining Company led by Senator Isa Mohammed. They were in …

FEC Approves N30 Billion for Mining

The Federal Executive Council (FEC) on Wednesday, October 19th, approved N30 billion intervention fund for mining exploration in the country. The Minister of Mines and Steel Development, Dr Kayode Fayemi, disclosed this to State House correspondents at the end of FEC meeting presided by President Muhammadu Buhari. He was accompanied by the Minister of Information, …

Invitation for Expression of Interest (EOI).

Ministry of Mines and Steel Development invites Expression of Interest for provision of support for Mineral exploration/ mining projects under the World Bank funded MinDiver Project. For review of the scope, pre-qualification criteria, suggested response format and other relevant information, kindly click on the link below Click here to download EOI  

Video Interview: Fayemi Outlines Diversification Plans

‘The vision here is to make sure the Nigeria Mining Sector works for the Nigerian Economy by increasing the revenue that it generates, and the jobs that it provides’. – Fayemi during an interview session with CNBC’s Onyi Sunday, as he outlines diversification plans in the mining Sector

Fayemi: Mining Will Add $27bn to Nigeria’s GDP by 2025

Minister of Solid Minerals Development, Dr. Kayode Fayemi, in this exclusive interview with Chineme Okafor, posited that the mining sector roadmap will pivot Nigeria from a mineral-rich nation to a mineral-mining and processing country. He also revealed that by 2025, the sector could be adding up to $27 billion to Nigeria’s GDP. Excerpts: You’ve been in …

Fayemi: How corrupt govt officials helped ruin Nigeria’s mining sector

With Nigeria’s cash cow, the oil and gas sector, currently experiencing some strain, with declining global crude oil prices exerting pressures on the economy, Nigerians’ attention shifts to the solid minerals sector in search of alternative backing for the economy. The Minister of Mining and Steel Development, Kayode Fayemi, in an exclusive interview with PREMIUM TIMES’ …