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 …

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 …

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 …

Sectoral Debates of the House of Representatives

The Honorable Minister of Solid Minerals Development attended the Sectoral Debates of the House of Representatives on May 17, 2016, where he made a presentation to the lawmakers. Click here to download speech

Dr. Kayode Fayemi delivers lecture at OAU, Ile-Ife

Minister of Solid Minerals Development, Dr. Kayode Fayemi, delivered a lecture at the third edition of the Chief (Dr) John Agboola Odeyemi Annual Lecture, at the Natural History Museum, Obafemi Awolowo University, Ile-Ife on the 29th of April, 2016. The Hon. Minister spoke on the topic “Harnessing Our Natural and Cultural Heritage for National Development.” The …