Non-Oil Sector Solution To Challenges In Hydro-Carbon Industry – Fayemi

Fayemi made the statement during the inauguration of OFL Marble and Granite Limited at Afo in Ose Local Government Area of Ondo State. Minister of Mines and Steel Development, Kayode Fayemi, on Thursday said the non-oil sector was Nigeria’s way out of the challenges in the hydro-carbon industry. Fayemi made the statement during the inauguration …

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ICYMI: MMSD, BoI Call for application for ASM Support Fund

Click here for more details This is a special notification to announce the commencement of applications for the Nigerian Artisanal & Small-Scale Miners (ASM) Financing and Support fund. The Ministry of Mines and Steel Development (MMSD) in August 2017, signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with the Bank of Industry Limited (BOI) for the management …

How MinDiver project will transform Nigerian mining sector – Engr. Frank Odoom

Engr. Frank Odoom is the Deputy Coordinator of the World Bank-assisted Mineral Sector Support for Economic Diversification Project, MinDiver. In this exclusive interview with Francis Kadiri, the COREN-registered engineer who stands tall for his contributions to the war against illegal mining in Nigeria, as exemplified in 2013 when he served as the Task Team Leader …

AJAOKUTA

Executive and Legislature must be on the same page to make progress  Just when Nigerians had thought that the resolution of the legal crisis between the Federal Government and the erstwhile concessionaires of Ajaokuta Steel – Global Steel Holding Limited (GSHL) – would herald a fresh start for the moribund steel complex, the National Assembly …

Nigeria’s Improved World Bank’s Ease-of-Doing-Business Ranking, Attributable to Reforms in Mining, others- Minister

The remarkable improvement in Nigeria’s ranking in the World Bank’s Ease of Doing Business rating, has been attributed to the various reforms by the present administration, including reforms in the mineral and mining sector. The Minister of Mines and Steel Development, Dr. Kayode Fayemi, who disclosed this in Abuja on Monday, said the reforms in …

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FG team at Osun goldmines, trains miners on safer mining techniques

The Ministry of Mines and Steel Development on Friday concluded a three-day tour of gold mines at Ibodi, Ilesha, Osun State  and training of  hundreds of artisanal and small scale miners on personal safety and environmental protection. Participants were taken through trainings on several aspects of health and environmental issues in mining. Certificates were awarded …

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Video: Mining in Nigeria – Episode 2

The weekly Television programme Mining in Nigeria made its debut broadcast on Nigerian Television Autority (NTA) on Thursday 11th January, 2018. If you missed the broadcast, kindly find a preview here. A preview edition will be published on this platform Weekly.

Mining: FG, Australian Govt hold Policy and Capacity Building workshop

The Ministry of Mines and Steel Development, in partnership with the Australian High Commission, is hosting a policy and capacity building workshop on the mining sector. The two day workshop, which holds between February 19th and 20th, in Abuja, will provide information on leading practice from Western Australia on building a sustainable mining sector. The …

Only FG can Sanction erring, Illegal Mining operations

The Miners Association of Nigeria (MAN) has urged governors of solid minerals producing states to stop interfering with licensed mining operations in their states. MAN, an umbrella body of all licensed and registered miners in Nigeria made the call through their National President, Mr Sani Shehu on Wednesday while answering questions from journalists. Sani said …

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FG Has Resolved Legal Issues At Ajaokuta Steel Company – Osinbajo

Vice President Yemi Osinbajo has said that the Federal Government has resolved all legal issues that have halted operations at the Ajaokuta Steel Company. He made this known in Kogi State on Tuesday during the State Economic and Investment Summit in 2018. Work seems to have been grounded in the national steel company that has …

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