MMSD’S AWARDEES & RETIREES BAG SERVICE RECOGNITION

In commemoration of the 2022 African Public Service Day Celebration, the Minister of Mines and Steel Development (MMSD), Arc. Olamilekan Adegbite has recognized, celebrated and honoured 19 staff and 27 retirees from the Ministry for their utmost dedication to service. Presenting the certificates, plaques and tokens to the awardees, yesterday, at the Ministry’s Headquarters, Abuja, …

NIGERIA/AFRICA NEED HUGE AMOUNT OF ENERGY GENERATION TO DRIVE DEV- Adegbite

The Minister of Mines and Steel Development, Arc. Olamilekan Adegbite has emphasized that Nigeria and indeed Africa require a huge amount of energy generation to drive its development as the world shifts from fossil fuel to cleaner and renewable energy sources, in the fight against climate change. He made the assertion while delivering his welcome …

ADEGBITE COMMISSIONS MMSD CLINIC

To ensure the health fitness of Management and Staff of the Ministry of Mines and Steels Development, MMSD, for an efficient and effective performance, which will add value to national development, the Minister of Mines and Steels Development, Arc. Olamilekan Adegbite has on Monday commissioned the Ministry’s Staff Clinic. Speaking during the event, which was …

FG RELEASES 142.6M FOR RESEARCH DEVELOPMENT IN THE MINERALS AND METAL SECTOR IN NIGERIA … Adegbite.

The Minister of Mines and Steel Development, Arc. Olamilekan Adegbite, has stated that the Federal Government through the Ministry has released the sum of N142.6M for research development in the Mineral and Metal  Sector. Adegbite stated this in Abuja, Tuesday, on the occasion of the stakeholder’s Validation Exercise for the Research Development and Collaboration with …

FG ASSURES MINERS OF ACCESS TO FUNDS

The Hon. Minister of Mines and Steel Development, Arc Olamilekan Adegbite has reiterated the Federal Government’s resolve to support Artisanal and Small Scale Miners to access funds that will increase their productivity. The Minister made this known over the weekend during his inspection of the ongoing construction of the Gemstones Market in Ojoo, Akinyele Local …

BAUCHI GOVT TO TAKE ADVANTAGE OF KAOLIN IN THE STATE TO ENHANCE ITS REVENUE BASE

The Bauchi State Governor, Sen. Bala Mohammed has commended the Federal Government’s decision to establish a Kaolin Processing Plant in Bagurja/ Sabuwa Gwaram, Kaleri Local Government Area of the state, saying it will take advantage of the abundant Kaolin mineral in the area to improve its revenue profile. The Governor gave this commendation over the …

NMDC, NIMG; Pivotal to Minerals and Metals Sector growth- Adegbite

The Hon. Minister of Mines and Steel Development, Arc Olamilekan Adegbite has stated that the roles being played by the National Metallurgical Development Centre (NMDC) and the Nigerian Institute of Mining and Geosciences (NIMG), Jos would help achieve the desired growth in the Sector. Adegbite stated this over the weekend during his working visit to …

ADHERENCE TO CDA; KEY TO PEACEFUL COEXISTENCE WITH MINING COMMUNITY – ADEGBITE

The Federal Government has reiterated the need for mining companies operating in different communities in the country to keep to the terms made in the signed Community Development Agreement (CDA). The Honourable Minister of Mines and Steel Development, Arc Olamilekan Adegbite gave this charge over the weekend at the Opening Ceremony of Tunde Ramos Coal …

MMSD Organizes 7th SMEs Sensitization Workshop in the Metal Sector.

In a demonstration of its commitment to creating awareness amongst the SMEs in the Metals Sector, comprising of foundries, fabricators, welders, manufacturers of spare parts, aluminum extrusion, allied products, etc., the Ministry of Mines and Steel Development, (MMSD), has organized its annual Stimulation and Promotion Workshop for Small & Medium Enterprises (SMEs) for the North …

German Deputy Chief of Mission’s Courtesy Visit

The Honourable Minister of State, Mines and Steel Development, Dr. Uchechukwu Ogah (middle) flanked on the left by the Permanent Secretary, Dr. Oluwatoyin Akinlade and on the right by the new German Deputy Chief of Mission, Martin Huth, who was on a courtesy visit to the Ministry on Monday, 17th January 2022, to deepen bilateral …