Stakeholders Strategise to Revamp Metallurgical Industry

Stakeholders in the Nigeria Metallurgical Industry have unanimously embarked on initiating strategies to ensure transformative results in the sector, which plays a key role in the economic diversification agenda of the present Administration. The two-day summit with the theme: “Development of the Nigeria’s Metal Sector – A panacea for National Development and Imperative for Economic …

MMSD to Partner Nigerian Nuclear regulatory Authority in Controlling Radioactive Substance in the Mining Sector

Ministry of Mines and Steel Development is to work in collaboration with the Nigerian Nuclear Regulatory Authority (NNRA) towards controlling radioactive substance and related issues that might arise from mineral exploration in the country.  This was the outcome of the meeting when the Acting Director General/ CEO, Nigerian Nuclear Regulatory Authority (NNRA),  Dr.Yau Idris, paid a …

Nigeria – Dubai To Expand Gold Trade

Following the visit of President Muhammadu Buhari to Dubai recently, Nigeria and Dubai, UAE, have agreed to deepen their cooperation, especially as it concerns trade in gold.  At a subsequent meeting between the Minister of State for Mines and Steel Dvelopment, Hon. Abubakar Bawa Bwari, and the Undersecretary for foreign Trade,  UAE Ministry of Economy, Abdullah Al …

FG Committed to Resuscitation of Metal Sector for Economic Growth

●Holds Stakeholders Forum in Asaba The Federal Government has resolved to prioritize the resuscitation of the mineral and metal sector so as to pave way for Nigeria economic growth and recovery. Pursuant to this, government, through Ministry of Mines and Steel Development (MMSD) is organising the second Metallurgical Industry Stakeholders Forum (MISF) for metal sector …

FG Invests N15bn on Geo-Science Data Bank

In a bid to curb the decline of investment in the mineral sector and generate foreign exchange, substitute for import and develop local industry to create job and wealth, the Government is investing N15 billion to upgrade geo-science data bank that will place the country in the world mining map. Minister of State for Mines …

MMSD to Partner with Thai Gems Stone Producers

Minister of State, Mines and Steel Development Ministry, Hon. Abubakar Bawa Bwari, has expressed the Ministry’s readiness to collaborate with the Thai Gems Stone producers to organize the 3rd edition of African Gems & Jewelry Exhibition and Seminar (AGJES) which is expected to take place in August, 2019 for the growth of the sector and …

2018 Edition of AGJES Set to Kick-Off

The 2018 edition of African Gems & Jewelry Exhibition and Seminar (AGJES) will, reportedly, kick-off this week to draw global attention to the entire value chain from local artisanal miners to producers of finished jewelry with specific focus on Nigeria gemstones and jewelers at home and abroad, as well as gemstones and jewelry sourced in …

Minister Suspends Blasting Activities Around Tremour Affected Areas

The attention of the Ministry of Mines and Steel Development has been drawn to the widely reported earth tremor within Abuja, specifically in and around Mpape, Jabi, Gwarinpa and other parts of Maitama District of the Federal Capital Territory. Following this development, the Nigeria Geological Survey Agency (NGSA), responsible for monitoring these activities, has commenced …

FG Poised to Rewrite the History of the Metal Sector- Bwari

The Minister of Mines and Steel Development has said that the Federal Government is poised to rewrite the history of the metal sector before the end of the present administration. The Minister stated this at the 2nd edition of the Nigeria Metallurgical Industry Stakeholders Forum with the theme: Nigerias Economic Growth: Industrial Development through Value …