Nigeria Mining Week to focus on attracting investment in October as fourth edition showcases successful projects

MAN to host local and global mining community again in Abuja   “I encourage state governments, World Bank, NEXIM Bank, BOI and other foreign and local investors to come on board and move mining in Nigeria to the next level” says the recently elected new President of the Miners Association of Nigeria (MAN), Alhaji Kabir …

Formalization of Artisanal Mining Will Eradicate Child Labour in the Mining and Steel Sector – Dr Mu’azu

Ministry of Mines and Steel Development has thrown its weight towards the ongoing project of International Labour Organization aimed at eliminating child labour through one of its projects, Accelerating Action in Elimination of Child Labour in Africa (ACCEL AFRICA). The Permanent Secretary, Ministry of Mines and Steel Development, Dr. Abdulkadir  Mu’azu, speaking while receiving the Director, …

Public Notice: Resumption of Receiving of New Applications for Mineral Title

The Mining Cadastre Office (MCO) hereby notifies the general public that it will resume receiving New Applications for mineral titles with effect from Monday 8th July, 2019.  The said new applications are to be integrated into the Upgrade and Migration of Mining Cadastre Office Online (Real Time) system of Title administration, E-recording, Archiving and Establishment of the Six Zonal …

MMSD Builds Staff Capacity on Reforms Coordination and Service Delivery

In line with its efforts at providing prompt service delivery, the Ministry of Mines and Steel Development has organised a 3-Day capacity building for the Zonal Mines Officers, staff of Reform Coordination and Service Improvement Department in the Ministry and all who were saddled with the responsibility of ensuring prompt service delivery. The Director, Reform …

Development of Nigeria Minerals and Metals Sector is Imperative to Diversification of the Economy – Dr. Mu’azu.

The urgent need to develop the nation’ s minerals and metals sector that would serve as catalyst in diversifying the country mono-product economy  has been re-emphasized. The Permanent Secretary, Ministry of Mines and Steel Development, Dr. Abdulkadir Mu”azu, stated this while declaring open the third phase of the second edition of the Nigeria Metallurgical Industry …

MMSD Staff Stood Still in Honour of Bwari

As part of steps to wrap up the first tenure of President Muhammadu Buhari’s led administration was the directive to Ministers to submit the reports of their activities to the Office of the Secretary to the Government of the Federation on 24th April 2019 while the official hand over of leadership of the Ministries to Permanent …

Thor Explorations Ltd Signs US$67.5m Contract for Segilola Gold Project

Thor Exploration has confirmed a construction, engineering and procurement contract with Norinco International cooperation limited, for its 100% owned gold project in Nigeria-Segilola Gold Project. Signed on 31st of May, during the 10th International Infrastructure Investment and Construction Forum in Macao, China, the EPC contract, the EPC Contract has been agreed on a lump sum …

MMSD Management and Staff Praise Bwari

The management and staff of Ministry of Mines and Steel Development has hailed the outgoing  Minister of State, Honourable Abubakar Bawa Bwari, his forthrightness, describing him as a quintessential person, who brought his wealth of experience to bear in transforming the Ministry for efficient service delivery. They paid the glowing tributes during his handover ceremony held …