Mineral Resource Development: We Shall Take Care of All Interests

The Minister of Mines and Steel Development, Dr, Kayode Fayemi, has reiterated that protection of the interests of both the Federal Government, State governments and the local communities remained the best approach to the development of best way to go about the development of the God-given mineral resources in the country. Dr. Fayemi stated this …

Minister’s Speech at The Nigerian Mining Sector Year 2016 in Review and Projections for Year 2017 Session

Protocols The Minister of State, Hon. Abubakar Bawa-Bwari; The Permanent Secretary, Mr. Mohammed Abass; Directors and staff of the ministry; Members of the Press; Distinguished Ladies and Gentlemen   Introduction Distinguished ladies and gentlemen, I welcome you to today’s media briefing, which is for the purpose of giving accounts of our stewardship over the past …

Minister’s Speech at the Inauguration of the Mining Implementation and Strategy Team (MIST)

Protocols On March 1, 2016, we empanelled a multi-stakeholder committee with the mandate to script our “Roadmap for the Growth and Development of the Nigerian Mining Sector”. The document was produced through a robust process of consultations and stakeholder engagements. The draft roadmap was submitted on March 31, 2016, which was subsequently shared with state …

FG Secures $150m World Bank Support for Mining Development- Fayemi

……as ministry commissions 38 surveillance vehicles for Mines Officers The Federal Government, through the Ministry of Mines and Steel Development,  has secured $150million (N45.7 billion) support from the World Bank for the Mineral Sector Support for Economic Diversification (MSSED or MinDiver) programme. The Minister of Mines and Steel Development, Dr Kayode Fayemi, who disclosed this …

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Mining Revenues Have Increased Significantly – Fayemi

The minister of Mines and Steel Development, Dr. Kayode Fayemi has identified inadequate tracking as a key challenge to effective monitoring of revenue leakages in the nation’s mining sector. In this interview with RUTH TENE NATSA, he speaks on the ministry’s achievements, challenges and  the way forward. One year after, how would you rate the …

Mining Revenues Have Increased Significantly – Fayemi

The Minister of Mines and Steel Development, Dr Kayode Fayemi has identified inadequate tracking as a key challenge to effective monitoring of revenue leakages in the nation’s mining sector. In this interview with RUTH TENE NATSA, he speaks on the ministry’s achievements, challenges and  the way forward. One year after, how would you rate the …

Mining business in Nigeria is highly rewarding- Aliyu

Managing Director of Mshelia Gems and Jewelries Limited,  Alh. Mshelia Aliyu, in this interview, says the President Mohammadu Buhari administration has all it takes to achieve the diversification goal through the mining sector. Excerpts: Q: Sir, What kind of Minerals do you specialize in? We specialize in several kinds of minerals, but of major interest …

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