President reiterates Commitment to Combat Illegal Mining Activities, Expresses Concern Over Loss of $3b to Smuggling of Gold

President Muhammadu Buhari has reiterated the Federal Government’s resolve to end illegal mining activities in the country as he expressed concern that Nigeria lost close to $3b from 2012 – 2018 due to smuggling of gold. He made this known on Thursday in Abuja during the official presentation of locally mined sourced gold bars by …

MMSD Poised to Revamp Mining Sector

The Ministry of Mines and Steel Development is implementing policies and programmes geared towards revamping the sector to the enviable position it held prior to the discovery of crude oil, when the country was one of the 8th mining nations of the world. The Minister of State Mines and Steel Development, Dr Uchechukwu Sampson Ogah …

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