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 …

Nigeria Must Not Repeat Oil and Gas Mistakes in Mining- Adegbite

The Hon. Minister of Mines and Steel Development, Arc. Olamilekan Adegbite has said Nigeria cannot afford to repeat the mistakes made in oil and gas in mining by exporting raw ore. He said minerals mined in the country should be processed before being exported. He made this known recently during his familiarization tour of some …

ADEGBITE LAUDS OLUWADAMILARE, HIS SA, DOCUMENTION, FOR HIS INGENUITY

The Honourable Minister of Mines and Steel Development, Arc. Olamilekan Adegbite has commended the ingenuity of his Special Assistant, Documentation, Mr. Fawole Oluwadamilare, for the aesthetic photo documentation of his activities since assumption of office a year ago. He made the commendation on Tuesday, September 22, 2020 at a photo exhibition tagged: The man of steel, …

MINING: FG CHARGE INVESTORS ON HITCH FREE OPERATION

The Federal Government has charged Mining Companies to ensure they adhere to Mining Guidelines in order to achieve hitch-free operation for the growth of the sector. The Minister of State Mines and Steel Development Dr. Uchechukwu Sampson Ogah gave this charge when on facility tour of the Lafarge Mfamosing Plant in Calabar, Saturn Quarry Company …

MMSD SOLICIT CROSS RIVER STATE SUPPORT ON MINING

The Ministry of Mines and Steel Development has sought the collaboration of Cross River State Government in accelerating the generation of revenue from the Mineral Resources Sector. The Minister of State Mines and Steel Development, Dr. Uchechukwu Sampson Ogah in his address, stated this when he paid a courtesy visit to the Governor of Cross …

MINING: MMSD SEEK DEEPER COLLABORATON WITH STATES

The Ministry of Mines and Steel Development in its bid to ensure the sector achieve its mandate of diversifying the economy from crude oil, is seeking deeper partnership with Bauchi State for efficient and effective mining for the growth of the economy. The Minister of State Mines and Steel Development Dr. Uchechukwu Sampson Ogah stated …