MINING: FG/STATES PARTNER TO DEVELOP SECTOR

In its continuous efforts to ensure the diversification of the nation’s economy, build a prosperous economy, eradicate corruption and poverty as well as provide security for all, the Federal Government is engaging on sensitization of States Governments on the need to synergize to develop the Mineral Sector for benefit of Nigerians. The Minister of State …

Adegbite charges Mining Companies on adherence to Community Development Agreements

The Hon. Minister of Mines & Steel Development; Arc. Olamilekan Adegbite has called on Mining Companies in the Country to honour the Community Development Agreement (CDA) signed with their host communities.  He made this call recently when he paid a visit to Multiverse Nigeria Limited in Abuni, Awe Local Government Area of Nasarawa State.  Adegbite …

AFRICA SHOULD BUILD SYNERGY TO DEVELOP CONTINENT-OGAH

The Minister of State, Mines and Steel Development, Dr. Uchechukwu Sampson Ogah has tasked African countries to synergize, especially in the Mining Sector to boost economic growth and industrialization of the Continent. He stated this when he received in audience a delegation of the National Action Committee on African Continental Free Trade Area, (AFCFTA), led …

ADEBGITE REAFFIRMS FG COMMITMENT TO STEEL INDUSTRY.

The Hon. Minister of Mines and Steel Development, Arc Olamilekan Adegbite has restated Federal Government’s sustainable support towards the growth of steel industry in Nigeria. During his working visit, Thursday, 18th February 2021, at the Premium Steel and Mines Limited (PSML) Ovwian, Aladja, Delta State, the Minister re-emphasized government’s zeal to use the sector to …

POLICIES ON GOLD TRADE TO MAKE LIVES BETTER- FG

The Hon. minister of Mines and Steel Development, Arc Olamilekan Adegbite has disclosed that Nigerian government is working on policies that would enable the country to fully harness potentials in gold deposits. Adegbite made this known on Friday, February 12, 2021, when he declared opened a gold event tagged “Lagos Love Gold”. The event, which …

AJAOKUTA STEEL COMPANY AND NIOMCO SET FOR ARRIVAL OF TECHNICAL AUDIT TEAM FROM RUSSIA.

The managements of Ajaokuta Steel Company Limited (ASCL) and National Iron Ore Mining Company Limited (NIOMCO) have put in place machinery to ensure conducive environment for operation of the Technical Audit Team as the companies await their arrival from Russia. To this end, the Permanent Secretary, Ministry of Mines and Steel Development, Dr. Oluwatoyin  Akinlade  …

GOLD MINING: MESSRS LA MANCHA HOLDINGS INCORPORATED TO INVEST IN NIGERIA

Messrs La Mancha Incorporated, a leading Luxembourg Incorporated Private Gold Development and Mining Company in Cairo, Egypt has signed an Expression of Interest Agreement with Ministry of Mines and Steel Development to invest in gold mining in Nigeria. Speaking during the signing ceremony coordinated by Egyptian African Arab Company for Development (EGAAD) in Cairo, Egypt …

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 …