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Minister’s Speech at 53rd Annual International Conference and Exhibition of the Nigerian Society for Mining and Geosciences

Protocols and Introduction I wish to express my profound gratitude for the honour and privilege of being asked to deliver this keynote address at this important occasion. Nigerian Mining and Geosciences Society (NMGS) is one of the highly respected professional bodies in Nigeria. I also wish to thank members of this society for the awards …

L-R: Minister of FCT, Alhaji Mohammed Bello; Acting President, Prof  Yemi Osinbajo (SAN); Minister of Labor and Employment, Dr Chris Ngige; and Guest Speaker/Minister of Mines and Steel Development, Dr Kayode Fayemi; at the 16th National Productivity Day Celebration in Abuja

Text of Lecture Delivered by Dr. Kayode Fayemi

    Protocols and Introduction Your Excellency, Prof. Yemi Osinbajo, SAN, GCON – the Acting President of the Federal Republic of Nigeria; Sen. Chris Ngige – the Hon. Minister of Labour and Employment; Distinguished Personalities to receive the NPOM awards today; Dr. Kashim Akor, the Director General of the National Productivity Centre; Government officials here …

L-R: Chair, Senate Committee on Solid Minerals, Senator James Manager, Minister of Mines and Steel Development, Dr Kayode Fayemi and Minister of State for Mines and Steel Development, Hon Abubakar Bawa Bwari, during the 2016 end of year ministerial briefing and launch of the Mining Implementation Strategy Team (MIST), in Abuja ...on 19 Dec, 2016.

Minister’s Speech at The Nigerian Mining Sector Year 2016 in Review and Projections for Year 2017 Session

Protocols The Minister of State, Hon. Abubakar Bawa-Bwari; The Permanent Secretary, Mr. Mohammed Abass; Directors and staff of the ministry; Members of the Press; Distinguished Ladies and Gentlemen   Introduction Distinguished ladies and gentlemen, I welcome you to today’s media briefing, which is for the purpose of giving accounts of our stewardship over the past …

Minister’s Speech at the Inauguration of the Mining Implementation and Strategy Team (MIST)

Protocols On March 1, 2016, we empanelled a multi-stakeholder committee with the mandate to script our “Roadmap for the Growth and Development of the Nigerian Mining Sector”. The document was produced through a robust process of consultations and stakeholder engagements. The draft roadmap was submitted on March 31, 2016, which was subsequently shared with state …

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Harnessing the Opportunities in Mines and Steel Development- Fayemi

Protocols and Introduction It gives me great pleasure to be here, to engage with this distinguished audience under the auspices of the Nigerian-British Chamber of Commerce. I consider the NBCC – the foremost bilateral Chamber of Commerce in Nigeria – a very important partner in the promotion of Anglo-Nigerian diplomatic relations, and mutually beneficial trade …

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MoS Speech at the Nigeria-China Mining Roadshow in Beijing China

Being the text of the ministerial statement by Hon. Abubakar Bawa Bwari Minister of State for Mines and Steel Development Federal Republic of Nigeria at the NIGERIA-CHINA MINING ROADSHOW  Protocols and Introduction Honourable Minister of Lands and Natural Resources of The People’s Republic of China, our most gracious host and partner, distinguished officials, members of …

Keynote Address at the iPAD Nigerian Mining Week

BUILDING PARTNERSHIP FOR MINING SECTOR GROWTH AND SHARED PROSPERITY Protocols and Introduction I am pleased to deliver the ministerial welcome address on the occasion of the 1st Nigeria Mining Week, organized by the Miners Association of Nigeria, in partnership with Dolf Madi Consulting, and in association with iPAD Nigeria, and PricewaterhouseCoopers. This conference is also …

Minister of State’s Speech at the China Mining Conference

Protocols, Salutations and Introduction Distinguished ladies and gentlemen, I bring you greetings from the Federal Republic of Nigeria. I must start by thanking the organisers of this conference – the Ministry of Land & Resources, People’s Republic of China; the Tianjin Municipal People’s Government; and the China Mining Association; for the invitation graciously extended to …

Minister’s Statement On the Deployment of Newly Appointed Zonal and Federal Mines Officers

Protocols and Introduction Hon. Abubakar Bawa Bwari, the Minister of State; Mr. Mohammed Abass, the Permanent Secretary; Distinguished ladies and gentlemen. I am pleased to make this short statement on the occasion of this very important milestone in our efforts to reposition this ministry to deliver on our mandate of effectively regulating the Nigerian mining …