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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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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Australian firm to explore lead, zinc in Bauchi,Nasarawa

An Australian company, Symbol Mining/Goidal Resources, is currently developing an open pit mine for exploration of Lead-Zinc deposits in Bauchi and Nasarawa states.Minister of State, Mines and Steel Development, Abubakar Bwari, who disclosed this on Monday at Nigeria-Canada Investment Summit in Abuja, said they are 300 per cent above global average. He also said that …

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Perm. Sec. Tasks MEC Staff on Enforcement of Mining Pollution Laws

The Staff of the Mines Environmental Compliance Department (MEC) of Ministry of Mines and Steel Development (MMSD) have been charged to fully avail themselves of the Retreat on Mines Pollution Control (MPC) to enhance their efficiency in enforcing mining laws that will safeguard the environment in line with the global best practices. The Permanent Secretary, …

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Nigeria Woos Canadian Investors

The Government of Nigeria has assured the Canadian investors of incentives and conducive environment needed for their investments to thrive. The Vice President, Prof. Yemi Osinbajo gave this assurance at the on-going two-day, Nigeria-Canada Investment Summit with the theme: “Fostering Strong Business Partnership into the Future” holding at the Musa Yaradua Centre, Abuja from November …

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Buhari Flags off ‘Who-owns-What’ Campaign in Dakar

President Muhammadu Buhari, Thursday in Dakar, Senegal, flagged-off ‘who-owns-what’ campaign, which according to him, is one of a range of tools being utilised in the fight against corruption. The President, while delivering his speech at the event, disclosed that the objective of the conference, which is to bring together government representatives working on beneficial ownership …

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