MMSD Adopts IPSAS Accruals and E-Collection to Boost Revenue Generation.

As the Federal Government explores every possible avenue particularly modern technology to increase its revenue generation so as to fulfil its obligation to the citizenry, the Ministry of Mines and Steel Development as a revenue generating organ of the Federal Government has embarked on ‘aggressive’ revenue generation by organizing a 3- day Capacity Building on …

Metal Sector Critical to Nigeria’s Economic Growth– Dr. Mua’azu

The Permanent Secretary of Ministry of Mines and Steel Development (MMSD), Dr. Abdulkadir Mua’azu has stated that the Metal sector is critical to Nigeria’s economic growth and development as it serves as bedrock to boost the Gross Domestic Product (GDP) and foreign exchange earnings. He made the disclosure while commending the stakeholders in metallurgical sector …

MinDiver Project Calls for Application

Mineral Sector Support for Economic Diversification (MinDiver) World Bank Project, calls for application fir the Engagement of a Consultant to Support the MMSD in Developing and Implementing a Strategy to Revive the Tin Industry in Nigeria For More information click here

Fg to Collaborate with Standard Bank and StanbicIBTC in Funding Mining.

As efforts are on course to reposition the Mining and Steel sector to take its pride of place as first among equals in terms of contributions to national economic growth, the Minister of State for Mines and Steel Development, Hon. Abubakar Bawa Bwari has said that  government will continue to collaborate with International financial partners to revamp …

FG and Morocco Set to Partner in Phosphate Production

In a bid to ensure agro-mineral development geared towards economic growth and national development, the Federal Government on Thursday, 16th May, 2019, expressed interest in partnering Moroccan firm, OCPAFRICA-Nigeria in exploitation and production of phosphate in the country. The Minister of State for Mines and Steel Development, Honourable Abubakar  Bawa Bwari, stated this while receiving the …

Eschew Acts Inimical to Security in the Mining Sector- Bwari

As the Federal Government in collaboration with various security agencies in Nigeria has resolved to tackle the security challenges presently militating against the giant strides recorded in the mining sector in recent time, the Minister of State for Mines and Steel Development, Hon Abubakar Bawa Bwari has challenged the leadership of Miners Association of Nigeria …

FG to revive Ladi Kwali Pottery Centre

After over 20 years of neglect, the Federal Government on Saturday promised to revive the Ladi Kwali Pottery Training Centre in Suleja, Niger. Alhaji Abubakar Bwari, Minister of Mines and Steel Development, made the promise when a delegation from the World Bank visit the centre. Bwari, who was represented by Mr Imeh Ekrikpo, Director, Steel …

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 …