PS Charges Agencies to Make Use of MMSD Web Portal

The Permanent Secretary, Mines and Steel Development, Dr. Abdulkadir Mu’azu has called on all the Agencies under the Ministry to make use of the Integrated Automation and Interactive GIS Web Portal set up by the Ministry in other to showcase their operations and activities to the world. The Permanent Secretary made the call in his …

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NGSA Critical to to the Success of the Mining Sector- Mu’azu

The Permanent Secretary, Mines and Steel Development, Dr. Abdulkadir Mu’azu has said that the mandate of the Nigeria Geological Survey Agency (NGSA) is critical to the success of the Nigeria mining sector. Dr. Mu’azu said it is impossible to promote and achieve success in the sector without a functional, efficient, professional and well equipped geological …

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Minister leads Nigerian Delegation to ADU

The Minister of State for Mines and Steel Development, Hon. Abubakar Bawa-Bwari is leading the Nigerian delegation to the Africa Down Under (ADU) Conference, holding in Perth, Australia, between August 29th to 31th, 2018. Widely regarded as a conference that attracts significant interest from organisations prospecting for business opportunities in the mining sector in Africa, the Nigerian …

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FG Flags off Nationwide Integrated Exploration Project

Sequel to the current administration’s diversification drive to advance the development and use of different mineral commodities, the Federal Government has flagged off the first integrated exploration project under the Natural Resources Fund as an enabler of the programme.  Speaking during the flag-off ceremony, yesterday, in Abuja, Minister of State for Mines and Steel Development, Abubakar …

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Minister Lauds Nigeria’s Mineral Assets

The Minister of State for Mines and Steel Development Hon. Abubakar Bawa Bwari said the quality of Nigeria’s mineral assets, especially the nation’s tin ore, is one of the best in the world market. Hon Bwari who received the directors of RHAS Construction Company Nigeria Limited in his office recently, noted that if the mineral …

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Invitation to Attend and Call for Memoranda

The Ministry of Mines and Steel Development is organizing the 2nd edition of the National Council on Mining and Minerals Resources Development (NCMMRD) themed: Minerals and metals sector – frontier for national economic diversification. Membership of the Council is made up of the Ministry of Mines and Steel Development, Honourable Commissioners, Permanent Secretaries in charge …

National Experts examine ECOWAS model Mining and Minerals Development Act

National mining experts are examining the draft Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS) model mining and minerals development Act of with a view of validating its texts. To this end, a three-Day Workshop began in Abuja, Nigeria on the 14th of August 2018 to create a harmonious and regulated environment for the overall sustainability of …

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Mining in Nigeria EP15: Securing the Mines

Improving mines security is one of the major focus of this addministration. This episode of Mining in Nigeria evaluates the effort of the ministry in ensurinng safety of mines an miners alike in order to boost investors’ confidence in the Nigerian mining Sector Click here to watch

Mining CEO talks project opportunities in Nigeria

Exclusive interview with Tim Wither, CEO of Symbol Mining, bronze sponsors at the upcoming Nigeria Mining Week in Abuja in October. “We are building a reputable, safe and trusted mining company in Nigeria, and hope to raise awareness of Nigeria’s potential as a mineral resource producer.” Let’s start with some background on Symbol Mining and your …