We Must Ensure Safer Mining Practices – Osinbajo

The Vice President, Professor Yemi Osinbajo has called on miners in the country to comply with the regulations on safer mining to ensure safety of lives and environment. He made this call at the on-going 2nd International Conference on Lead Poisoning Associated with Artisanal Mining in Nigeria, with Special Focus on Prevention, holding in the …

FG Committed Towards Eradication of Lead Poisoning- Abubakar Bwari

The Honourable Minister of State, Mines and Steel Development, Hon. Abubakar Bawa Bwari has said that the Ministry is leaving no stone unturned to ensure total eradication of the challenge of lead poisoning in Nigeria. He made this statement at the pre-event press briefing organized by the Ministry in collaboration with Medecin San Frontieres (MSF) …

Fayemi Hands Over Leadership Baton to Bwari

The outgoing Minister of Mines and Steel Development, Dr. Kayode Fayemi on Wednesday June 6, 2018, officially handed over the baton of leadership of the Ministry to the Minister of State, Hon. Abubakar Bawa Bwari. In his remarks, Dr. Fayemi said it was a pleasure and privilege to serve the nation, the people and the …

MMSD Records a Boost in Mining Exploration

……signs MoU with East China metallurgical Institute of Geology and Exploration   The Ministry of Mines and Steel Development has recorded another milestone in its quest to provide requisite data for big time investors interested in mining in Nigeria. Speaking at the signing ceremony of the Memorandum of Understanding(MoU) between the East China Metallurgical Institute …

No FG project will suffer setback due to geographical location- Minister

The Federal Government has restated its commitment to ensure that all projects embarked upon by the administration are completed and put to effective use, adding that no project would suffer setback or abandonment because of its geographical location or any other considerations. The Minister of Mines and Steel Development, Dr Kayode Fayemi, disclosed this in …

Fayemi Greets Muslim at Ramadan

The Minister of  Mines and Steel Development and Governorship Candidate of the All Progressives Congress (APC) in Ekiti State, Dr Kayode Fayemi, has congratulated Muslims in Ekiti State and Nigeria in general as they commence another season of Ramadan. Dr Fayemi, in a goodwill message to the Muslim Umah said the Ramadan season offers faithful a …

I was not billed to attend Washington Investment Forum- Fayemi

  I was not billed to attend Washington Investment Forum- Fayemi The attention of the Media office of the Minister of Mines and Steel Development, Dr Kayode Fayemi, has been drawn to media reports, quoting the Emir of  Kano, HRM Sanusi Lamido Sanusi, as criticising some Ministers for their absence at an Investment forum organised …

FG collaborates with British Survey Geo-data Archiving System

The Ministry of Mines and Steel Development through its agency, Nigeria Geological Survey Agency (NGSA) is collaborating with the British Geological Survey (BGS) towards the establishment of a Nigerian National Geo-data Archiving system. Welcoming the representatives of BGS; Matt Harrison and Jenny Forster to the ministry on Monday, the Minister of State for Mines and …