Safer Mining Practice: FG opens talks with Australia

The Federal Government has opened discussion with the Australian government on safer mining practice in the country’s minerals sector. The discussion is aimed at getting the support of the Australian government in the area of environmental safety and safety of miners, as government focuses attention on the mining sector in its economic diversification and job …

Federal Government in Support of Steel Products Export

The Minister of Solid Minerals Development, Dr Kayode Fayemi, has restated  government’s support to steel companies in the country to enable them meet both local demand and exportation of their products. Dr Fayemi disclosed this on Thursday during facility tours of the African Foundries Limited (AFL), in Ogijo Local Government Area in Ogun State, and …

Federal Government Partners South Africa on Mining

As a follow up to the South African President’s State visit to Nigeria and the delegation led by Minister of Solid Minerals Development, Dr. Kayode Fayemi, to South Africa, the government of the two countries have commenced discussions on practical areas of cooperation in the mining sector. The Minister of State for Solid Minerals Development, …

NIGERIA AND SOUTH AFRICA: FORGING BONDS OF MUTUAL PROSPERITY IN MINING

The recent state visit to Nigeria by President Jacob Zuma marked the beginning of a new chapter in relations between Nigeria and South Africa. Both countries have shared a sometimes turbulent history; we have also at different times reveled in the joy of aligned moral purpose – at some point towards the dismantling of apartheid, …

Fayemi greets Muslims at Ramadan

The Minister of Solid Minerals Development, Dr Kayode Fayemi, has congratulated Muslims in Ekiti State and Nigeria in general as they commence another season of Ramadan. Dr Fayemi said , in a statement by his Special Assistant on Media, Mr Olayinka Oyebode, that Ramadan remains the holiest of all months in the Islamic calendar, adding …

New fees for Mineral Titles, Application Processing Fees and Annual Service Fees

The Nigeria Mining Cadastre Office wishes to inform the general public and Holders of Mineral Titles/applicants that, the Honourable Minister has approved new fees FOR MINERAL TITLES, APPLICATIONS PROCESSING FEES AND ANNUAL SERVICE FEES AMONGST OTHERS. This office will commence the implementation of the new fees on the 16th of May, 2016. A copy of the …

Fayemi to UK Parliamentarians: Nigeria Open for investment. Urges investors to shun exaggerated negative views about Nigeria

Minister of Solid Minerals Development, Dr Kayode Fayemi, has urged Britain to take advantage of the abundant minerals deposits in Nigeria and the enabling environment being created by the Muhammadu Buhari administration to invest in the country’s mining sector. Fayemi, who addressed British parliamentarians and investors at a session organised by the All-Party Parliamentarian Group …

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