FG Charges African Natural Resources and Mines Limited to Positively Impact Host Communities

African Natural Resources and Mines Limited in Kaduna State has been charged to positively impact on the host communities by keeping is social responsibilities. The Honourable Minister of Mines and Steel Development, Arc. Olamilekan Adegbite gave the charge when he visited the facilities of the African Natural Resources and Mines Limited in Kagarko Local Government …

New Permanent Secretary MMSD, Resumes Duty

The newly posted Permanent Secretary to the Ministry of Mines and Steel Development, Mr. Edet Sunday Akpan, officially resume duty today, December 24, 2019. Speaking during a brief handing-over ceremony, Mr. Akpan expressed delight on the warm reception, and thanked his predecessor for the good work he has done. “I thank God for His grace …

COMEG Repositioned for Effective Service Delivery – Adegbite

The Council of Nigerian Mining Engineers and Geoscientists (COMEG) is being repositioned and rejuvenated for effective service delivery to meet the sector’s mandate of providing jobs and prosperity for Nigerians The Minister of Mines and Steel Development, Arc Olamilekan Adegbite, stated this at the Induction Ceremony of over 600 members of the Council today, 17th …

FG Partners State Govs on Illegal Solid Minerals Mining

In a concerted effort to increase revenue generation in the Minerals and Metals Sector, the Federal Government is partnering with State Governments to curb illegal mining of solid minerals across the country. Speaking at the weekend during a courtesy visit to Enugu State Governor, His Excellency, Hon. Ifeanyi Ugwuanyi, the Minster of State, Mines and …

MMSD Committed to International Mining Rules

Ministry of Mines and Steel Development is committed to playing by International Mining Regulations to achieve growth in the Minerals Sector. The Minister of Mines and Steel Development, Arc Olamilekan Adegbite who was represented by the Minister of State, Dr. Uchechukwu Ogah, stated this when he received the International Executive Director of Extractive Industries Transparency …

Mining: FG Assures of 13% Revenue Derivation to States

Minister of State, Mines and Steel Development, Dr. Uchechukwu Sampson Ogah has given assurance of Federal Government’s commitment to pay the 13% mining revenue derivation to states, noting that it would encourage them to curb leakages from illegal mining, and generate more revenue for the country. The Minister stated this during a courtesy visit to Plateau …

FG to Ban Importation of Steel Products – Adegbite

The Federal Government has made known its plan to stop the importation of steel products into the county to encourage local investors in the sector. The Minister of Mines and Steel Development, Arc. Olamilekan Adegbite, said this on Thursday, during a familiarisation visit to Kam Industries Limited, a privately owned steel manufacturing industry in Ilorin, …

NGSA Tasked on Capacity Development

Minister of Mines and Steel Development, Arc Olamilekan Adegbite, has tasked the management of the Nigerian Geological Survey Agency (NGSA) to focus on developing the capacity of its staff in order to attain the Gemological Institute of America (GIA) Certification for revenue generation for the nation. The Hon. Minister stated this during a familiarization tour …

Ministry of Mines and Steel Development Poised to Actualize FG’s Promise of Uplifting Nigerians from Poverty

Ministry of Mines and Steel Development is poised to actualize the Federal Government’s commitment to lift about 100milion Nigerians out of poverty in the next 10 years through the diversification of the economy from crude oil to solid minerals exploration and exportation. The Minister of Mines and Steel Development Arc. Olamilekan Adegbite stated this when …

Stakeholders’ Engagement Panacea to increasing mining contribution to GDP- Adegbite

Honourable Minister of Mines and Steel Development (MMSD), Arc. Olamilekan Adegbite, said for the mineral and metal sector to significantly contribute to the country’s Growth Domestic Product (GDP), the ministry must continually engage the stakeholders. He made this known in his keynote address Friday at the closing session of the 3rd Meeting of the National …