MMSD Staff Stood Still in Honour of Bwari

As part of steps to wrap up the first tenure of President Muhammadu Buhari’s led administration was the directive to Ministers to submit the reports of their activities to the Office of the Secretary to the Government of the Federation on 24th April 2019 while the official hand over of leadership of the Ministries to Permanent …

Thor Explorations Ltd Signs US$67.5m Contract for Segilola Gold Project

Thor Exploration has confirmed a construction, engineering and procurement contract with Norinco International cooperation limited, for its 100% owned gold project in Nigeria-Segilola Gold Project. Signed on 31st of May, during the 10th International Infrastructure Investment and Construction Forum in Macao, China, the EPC contract, the EPC Contract has been agreed on a lump sum …

MMSD Management and Staff Praise Bwari

The management and staff of Ministry of Mines and Steel Development has hailed the outgoing  Minister of State, Honourable Abubakar Bawa Bwari, his forthrightness, describing him as a quintessential person, who brought his wealth of experience to bear in transforming the Ministry for efficient service delivery. They paid the glowing tributes during his handover ceremony held …

MMSD Adopts IPSAS Accruals and E-Collection to Boost Revenue Generation.

As the Federal Government explores every possible avenue particularly modern technology to increase its revenue generation so as to fulfil its obligation to the citizenry, the Ministry of Mines and Steel Development as a revenue generating organ of the Federal Government has embarked on ‘aggressive’ revenue generation by organizing a 3- day Capacity Building on …

Metal Sector Critical to Nigeria’s Economic Growth– Dr. Mua’azu

The Permanent Secretary of Ministry of Mines and Steel Development (MMSD), Dr. Abdulkadir Mua’azu has stated that the Metal sector is critical to Nigeria’s economic growth and development as it serves as bedrock to boost the Gross Domestic Product (GDP) and foreign exchange earnings. He made the disclosure while commending the stakeholders in metallurgical sector …

Fg to Collaborate with Standard Bank and StanbicIBTC in Funding Mining.

As efforts are on course to reposition the Mining and Steel sector to take its pride of place as first among equals in terms of contributions to national economic growth, the Minister of State for Mines and Steel Development, Hon. Abubakar Bawa Bwari has said that  government will continue to collaborate with International financial partners to revamp …

FG and Morocco Set to Partner in Phosphate Production

In a bid to ensure agro-mineral development geared towards economic growth and national development, the Federal Government on Thursday, 16th May, 2019, expressed interest in partnering Moroccan firm, OCPAFRICA-Nigeria in exploitation and production of phosphate in the country. The Minister of State for Mines and Steel Development, Honourable Abubakar  Bawa Bwari, stated this while receiving the …

Eschew Acts Inimical to Security in the Mining Sector- Bwari

As the Federal Government in collaboration with various security agencies in Nigeria has resolved to tackle the security challenges presently militating against the giant strides recorded in the mining sector in recent time, the Minister of State for Mines and Steel Development, Hon Abubakar Bawa Bwari has challenged the leadership of Miners Association of Nigeria …

FG to revive Ladi Kwali Pottery Centre

After over 20 years of neglect, the Federal Government on Saturday promised to revive the Ladi Kwali Pottery Training Centre in Suleja, Niger. Alhaji Abubakar Bwari, Minister of Mines and Steel Development, made the promise when a delegation from the World Bank visit the centre. Bwari, who was represented by Mr Imeh Ekrikpo, Director, Steel …