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 …

Minister’s Address at the Inaugural session of the Board of SMDF

Being the text of the address by Dr. Kayode Fayemi, CON Minister of Mines and Steel Development On the Occasion of the Inauguration of the Board of the Solid Minerals Development Fund Abuja, Nigeria | Wednesday, May 25, 2017 Protocols I am delighted to welcome you all to the inauguration of the newly constituted Board …

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 …

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 …

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 …