MMSD Signs MoU with Russian Government in the field of Geosciences

The Honorable Minister of Mines and Steel Development arch Olamilekan Adegbite has signed a Memorandum of Understanding with the Ministry of Trade and Investment of the Russian Federation, in Sochi Russia. The MoU which is for scientific and technical cooperation in the field of Geosciences between Nigeria and Russia was signed during the Russia- Africa …

Adegbite Commends President Buhari’s Drive to attract foreign investment

The honourable minister of Mines and Steel Development arch Olamilekan Adegbite has praised president Buhari for his unrelenting drive to attract foreign investment into the mining sector. Adegbite noted that the president was at the forefront of diversifying the economy away from oil. According to the minister, no other president has shown so much resolve …

Nigeria to Play Leading Role in Global Mining Subsector- Adegbite

The Nigerian government has expressed its determination to play prominent role as a world mining player. The nation’s assertion was conveyed by the Hon. Minister of Mines and Steel Development, Arc Olamilekan Adegbite when he appeared before the House Committee on Mines and House Committee on Steel to brief them on the activities of the …

Nigeria to Play Leading Role in Global Mining Subsector- Adegbite

The Nigerian government has expressed its determination to play prominent role as a world mining player. The nation’s assertion was conveyed by the Hon. Minister of Mines and Steel Development, Arc Olamilekan Adegbite when he appeared before the House Committee on Mines and House Committee on Steel to brief them on the activities of the …

FG Set to Improve Artisanal Miners Operations- Adegbite

The Federal Government has reiterated its commitment towards improving the operations of artisanal miners by granting them access to funds to assist them in purchasing modern mining tools to ease their operations, increase revenue and take the mining sector to the next level. The Minister of Mines and Steel Development, Arc. Olamilekan Adegbite, stated this …

MMSD Set to Host 2019 Mining Week

Ministry of Mines and Steel Development (MMSD) has disclosed plan to host the 4th edition of 2019 Mining Week, which is being organised by the Miners Association of Nigeria (MAN) in partnership with Price Water Cooper (PwC) and IPAD from Oct. 14 – 16th, 2019 at the NAF Conference Centre and Suites in Abuja. Speaking …

9th Session of Nigeria-South Africa Bi-National Commission (BNC) Kicks-off in Pretoria

The 9th Session of the Nigeria-South Africa Bi-National Commission (NSABNC) scheduled to hold between 2nd October to 4th October, 2019 commenced today. The meeting took off with a Ministerial Session at the Conference Room of OR Tambo Building, Rietondale, Pretoria, in preparation for the Thursday, 3rd October Bi-National Commission Session that would have the Presidents …

MMSD, UNIDO to Partner on Solid Mineral Development

Minister of Ministry of Mines and Steel Development, Arc. Olamilekan Adegbite has expressed readiness to partner with United Nations Industrial Development Organisation (UNIDO), to ensure the repositioning of the mineral industry geared towards achieving the economic diversification policy of the present administration. The Minister spoke of the need for the collaboration when he received UNIDO …

Proper Integration of Host Communities Panacea to Hostility in Solid Minerals Exploration – Adegbite

Minister of Mines and Steel Development, Arc. Olamilekan Adegbite has identified consideration and proper integration of host communities in the overall exploration plan by licensed solid minerals companies as remedy to incessant bickering and fracas between host communities and mining companies. He made this assertion while receiving management team of African Natural Resources and Mines …