TEXT OF SPEECH AT 2017 END OF YEAR MINISTERIAL BRIEFING

Protocols and Introduction   Distinguished ladies and gentlemen, I, together with my colleague, Hon. Abubakar Bawa-Bwari, Minister of State, welcome you to today’s media briefing, which is for the purpose of giving accounts of our stewardship over the past 12 months, and sharing highlights of our plans and projections for the Nigerian Mining sector in …

Text of Speech Delivered by Fayemi at NAPE Conference 2017

Titled: EXPLOITATION OF NIGERIA’S MINERAL RESOURCES: Building Hope for Economic Diversification   at the:   Opening Ceremony of the 35th Annual International Conference & Exhibitions   of the   Nigerian Association of Petroleum Explorationists (NAPE) Lagos, Nigeria | Tuesday, November 21, 2017     Protocols   Since Independence, economic diversification has been a consistent theme …

Text of Speech by Minister of State at the Official Unveiling of IAISMP

Protocols By November 11 it will be two years since my colleague and I arrived this ministry to resume work as ministers in charge of the solid minerals sector. It is therefore symbolic that today we are here to launch one of the defining projects of our tenure, the Integrated Automation and Interactive Solid Minerals …

Minister’s Speech at the unveiling of IAISMP

Protocols Introduction   Distinguished ladies and gentlemen, on behalf of the leadership and staff of the Ministry of Mines and Steel Development, I welcome you all to this historic event.   I am pleased to make these few remarks at this occasion, which is the culmination of many months of extensive work by a prodigious …

Minister’s speech at the Gemstones exhibition and seminar

Protocols and Introduction   Her Excellency Mrs. Dolapo Osinbajo, Wife of the Vice President, Federal Republic of Nigeria; Her Excellency, Mrs. Ajoke Muhammed, former First Lady, Federal Republic of Nigeria; Hon. Abubakar Bawa-Bwari, Minister of State, Mines and Steel Development; Mr. Mohammed Abass, Permanent Secretary, Ministry of Mines and Steel Development; Members of the Federal …

Minister’s Speech at the 2nd Annual Nigeria Mining Week

Protocols and Introduction   Abubakar Bawa-Bwari, Minister of State, FMMSD; Mr. Mohammed Abass, Permanent Secretary, FMMSD; Honourable Commissioners; Permanent Secretaries – Federal and States; Heads of MDAs and Other Government officials here present; Traditional Rulers of Mining Communities here present; Mining Sector Stakeholders; Special Guests of this occasion; Distinguished ladies and gentlemen.   I am …

Press briefing by Minister of State

Speech by   Honourable Abubakar Bawa Bwari Minister of State for Mines and Steel Development   On the theme “ Enhancing Mineral Resource Governance Towards Economic Growth and Diversification”   at the MEDIA BRIEFING FOR THE MAIDEN EDITION OF THE NATIONAL COUNCIL ON MINING AND MINERAL RESOURCE DEVELOPMENT     Abuja, Nigeria September 7th 2017. …

Minister’s Speech at the Signing of MoU Between MMSD and Bank of Industry

Dr. Kayode Fayemi, CON Minister of Mines and Steel Development Federal Republic of Nigeria at the Signing of the Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) for the management of the Nigerian Artisanal and Small-Scale Miners (ASM) Financing Support Fund Between   Bank of Industry (BOI) Limited   and the Federal Ministry of Mines and Steel Development   …

Minister’s Opening Address at the National Mining Summit

Protocols Your Excellencies, Honourable Ministers, Distinguished Ladies and Gentlemen, on behalf of the leadership and staff of the Federal Ministry of Mines and Steel Development, I am most delighted to welcome you to Abuja, Nigeria, and to thank you for honouring us with your presence at this conference. The African Mining Vision (AMV) was adopted …