Bawa Bwari, International Marketing Firm Hold Talks For Solid Minerals Promotion

International Mining And Resources Conference (IMARC) with 93 nations as affiliates with head office in Melbourne, Australia, are holding talks with the ministry of Mines and Steel Development for broadening the investment capacity of half a dozen strategic minerals available in Nigeria through the instrumentality of the International Mining And Resources Conference. The minister of …

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Register or Face the Wrath of Law MIREMCO Warns Illegal Miners

Mineral Resources and Environmental Management Committee (MIREMCO) has called on illegal operators in different parts of the country to register and obtain licenses for their operations or face the wrath of law. The FCT Mines Environmental Compliant officer and a member of MIREMCO from the Ministry of Mines and Steel, Engr. Osseini Enoch made this …

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Minister’s speech at the Mines and Money Conference in London

Speech by Minister of Mines and Steel Development, Hon Abubakar Bawa Bwari, on ‘The Business Case for Nigeria, as a Mining  Destination,’ at the Mines and Money London, 26th – 29th November, 2018     Protocols and Introduction It is a great pleasure to be here at the 16th Edition of Mines and Money London, …

Bwari Pledges FG Commitments to Ceramics Industry

…. Unveils Royal Marble Minister of State for Mines and Steel Development, Honourable Abubakar Bawa Bwari has assured Ceramics Industry of government’s continued supports. He gave this assurance at the exclusive unveiling of Royal Marble, a product of Royal Engineered Stones Limited. The event, which he believed heralds an exciting time for the ceramics industry …

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MMSD Ready to Partner Czech Republic on Mining Sector Development

The Ministry of Mines and Steel Development (MMSD) has expressed willingness to partner the Czech Republic in the growth of the mining sector in line with the economic diversification and job creation agenda of the present administration. The Minister of State, Honourable Abubakar Bawa Bwari stated this, when the Ambassador of Czech Republic, Mare Skoll, …

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Bawa Bwari to Sell New Investment Opportunities in Nigeria’s Mining Sector at London Conference

The Minister of State Ministry of Mines and Steel Development, Hon. Abubakar Bawa Bwari will next week, in London, seek to avail leading international mining investors new investment opportunities available in Nigeria’s mining sector at the 16th edition of Mines and Money London Conference, slated for Monday November 26 – Wednesday 28. The minister who will be …

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Quarry Association Seeks Lifting of Ban on Blasting Activities

The Minister of State, Mines and Steel Development, Hon. Abubakar Bawa Bwari, has assured the Quarry Owners Association of Nigeria, Federal Capital Territory Chapter that government is prudently looking into the embargo placed on blasting activities by Quarry Companies in Mpape and its environs, which obviously has affected their operations and market demand in the …

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MCO Revokes Mineral Titles

The Mining Cadastre office has revoked over one thousand mineral titles  in line with the provisions section 155 of the Nigerian Minerals and Mining Act, 2007 and the Regulations made pursuant to it. According to a release by the office, prior to the revocation of mineral titles, the cadastre office had issued a notification to …

Buhari assents to Extradition Bill, four others

President Muhammadu Buhari has assented to five bills, including the Extradition (Amendment) Act 2018, Federal Capital Territory Appropriation Act, 2018 and Nigerian Centre For Disease Control And Prevention (Establishment) Act, 2018. The Senior Special Assistant to the President on National Assembly Matters (Senate), Ita Enang, disclosed this when he addressed State House correspondents in Abuja …

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Absence of Finance, Bane of Mining Sector’s Growth, Says FG

The federal government has attributed the absence of finance to mining sector as the major challenge hampering the contribution of the sector to the country’s Gross Domestic Product (GDP) The Minister of Mines and Steel Development, Alhaji Abubakar Bawa Bwari, said this while speaking recently at a dialogue meeting with chief executives of Nigerian banks …

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