GOLD MINING: FG CALLS FOR COLLABORATION AGAINST ILLEGAL TRANS-BORDER TRADE

The Federal Government has called for collaboration and cooperation of West African leaders in monitoring and halting illegal trans-border trade of solid minerals within the West African Sub-region with a view to deriving their maximum economic benefit. The Minister of State, Mines and Steel Development, Dr Uchechukwu Sampson Ogah, stated this at the Opening Ceremony …

FG HOLDS SENSITIZATION MEETING WITH CRITICAL MINING STAKEHOLDERS FROM NORTH CENTRAL GEOPOLITICAL ZONE

In continuing effort to create a robust interface and engagement among stakeholders in the Minerals sector, the Ministry of Mines and Steel Development held a 2-day sensitization meeting with States Commissioners for Justice, Minerals and Environment from North-Central Geopolitical Zone geared towards enhancing ease of doing business in the sector. The Honourable Minister of Mines …

NIGERIA’S MINERALS SECTOR IS INVESTORS FRIENDLY – ADEGBITE

The Honorable Minister of Mines and Steel Development, Arc. Olamilekan Adegbite, has said that the efforts of the Federal Government to make the Minerals Sector attractive to investors have started yielding results as many investors have shown keen interest to invest in the sector. Adegbite stated this during a Press Briefing   to herald the 5th Annual Nigeria …

MINING: FG MOVES TO RID THE SECTOR OF ILLEGAL ACTIVITIES

The Federal Government has restated the determination to stamp out illegal mining of solid minerals in the Country in its bid to increase revenue generation from the Sector and grow the Country’s GDP. The Minister of State, Ministry of Mines and Steel Development, Dr Uchechukwu Sampson Ogah stated this in Sokoto State during a courtesy …

AKINLADE TAKES OVER FROM AKPAN AS PERM. SEC, MINISTRY OF MINES AND STEEL DEVELOPMENT

Dr. Oluwatoyin Akinlade has taken over at Ministry of Mines and Steel Development as the Permanent Secretary from her predecessor, Mr Edet Akpan, who has been posted to Ministry of Science and Technology. Speaking at the official taking-over ceremony which took place today at the Ministry’s Conference Room, Abuja, Akinlade stated that the mandate of Ministry …