NMDC a Hub for Minerals and Metallurgical Process Development- Mu’azu

The Permanent Secretary, Mines and Steel Development, Dr. Abdulkadri Mu’azu has described the National Metallurgical Development Centre (NMDC), Jos as a hub for Minerals and metallurgical process development in Nigeria. He made the statement during his visit to NMDC. He said the Centre is well positioned to contribute significantly to diversification of the Nigeria economy …

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Mu’azu assures NIMG of Federal Government’s Support

The Permanent Secretary, Mines and Steel Development, Dr. Abdulkadir Mu’azu has assured the management and staff of Nigerian Institute of Mining and Geosciences (NIMG), Jos of government commitment to assist the Institute to succeed. He gave this assurance during his tour of the Institute in Jos, Plateau State. Dr. Mu’azu said there is a new …

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Mining: FG Orders Operators to Obtain Community Devt Agreement

The Federal Government has ordered mining operators in the country to as a matter of urgency obtain Community Development Agreement (CDA). Noting that CDA is very critical to the mining sector, the federal government tasked mining operators to be responsible to the communities where they operate, warning that, no operator should be allowed to operate …

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Nigerians, Investors, Banks Must Show Interest in Mining Sector – Hon Bwari

Hon Abubakar Bawa Bwari is the Minister of State for Mines and Steel Development. In this interview bares his mind on the reforms in the mines and steel sector urging Nigerians, the business community and banks to show more interest and seek understanding of the sector in order to take advantage of the potentials available …

MIREMCO Sensitizes Bwari Community on Mining and Quarrying

………..advocates synergy between Miners and Host Communities   Mineral Resources and Environmental Management Committee, MIREMCO has organized a sensitization meeting between miners and host communities in Bwari Area Council to discuss issues as it relates to mining activities in the Area Council. The FCT Mines Environmental Compliant officer and a member of the Committee from …

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Discoveries Could Spur Bolder Nigeria Industry Plans

Nigeria’s ambitious plans to expand its non-fuel minerals sector are becoming more deeply meshed with the country’s strategic industry development agenda, minister of state Abubakar Bawa Bwari has told Mining Journal, as the Muhammadu Buhari government tries to build real longterm prosperity and jobs for the massive youth element of a population that could be the …

Why Govt Stopped Blasting Activities Around Tremor Areas – Bawa Bwari

The minister of Mines and Steel Development, Hon. Abubakar Bawa Bwari has revealed why the federal government through his ministry ordered the suspension of blasting and mining activities around areas that experienced minor earth tremor last week. Speaking in Abuja Sunday while updating Nigerians on what could have triggered the tremor, the minister said the …

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Mining Roadmap Leaps Nigeria ln Lead Zinc Production Average

Minister of State for Mines and Steel Development, Hon. Abubakar Bawa Bwari has said due to the present government’s commitment to growing the solid minerals and mining sector, leading to the leverage of about $3.32billion private investments into mining projects as provided in the ERGP focused lab, Nigeria is today ranked among the most conducive …

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On Mpape Earth Tremor, There is no Cause for Alarm- DG NGSA

Nigerian Geological Survey Agency (NGSA) received the news of a disturbing ground shaking experienced by the inhabitants of Mpape and surrounding environments on the 5th of September. The Agency despatched a team of geologists and geophysicists on a fact finding mission. From the account of people interviewed by the NGSA team as well as the …

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