How we’ll grow Nigeria’s steel sector, by Fayemi

To fund the infrastructure needs of its growing economy over the next 30 years, Nigeria would spend about USD 3 trillion. Minister of Solid Minerals Development, Dr Kayode Fayemi, disclosed this on Thursday in London, United Kingdom, at a business forum organised by the Royal African Society. Quoting a recent report by the National Integrated …

Federal Government Partners South Africa on Mining

As a follow up to the South African President’s State visit to Nigeria and the delegation led by Minister of Solid Minerals Development, Dr. Kayode Fayemi, to South Africa, the government of the two countries have commenced discussions on practical areas of cooperation in the mining sector. The Minister of State for Solid Minerals Development, …

Sectoral Debates of the House of Representatives

The Honorable Minister of Solid Minerals Development attended the Sectoral Debates of the House of Representatives on May 17, 2016, where he made a presentation to the lawmakers. Click here to download speech

Fayemi canvasses regional economic cooperation, environmental safety

The Minister of Solid Minerals Development, Dr Kayode Fayemi, has urged states and geo-political zones in the country to embrace economic cooperation among one another in exploring minerals deposits in their domains, as government refocuses on solid minerals in its economic diversification plan. He, however, cautioned that government would pay particular attention to environmental and …