ILLEGAL MINING, A DRAIN ON NIGERIA’S ECONOMY- ADEGBITE

The Honourable Minister of Mines and Steel Development, Arc. Olamilekan Adegbite has called to a halt all illegal mining of mineral resources in Nigeria, which he noted was a drain on the economy that offers no benefit to both States and the Federal Government. Adegbite made the call yesterday in Lafia, Nasarawa State when he …

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 …

Adegbite Tasks Metal Operators on Growth of the Sector.

The Minister of Mines and Steel Development, Arc. Olamelakan Adegbite has urged Metal Operators in the country to work towards charting way forward for the ailing Metal industry in order to ensure economic growth, industrialization, and the attendant job creation and wealth generation. He made this known, yesterday, while declaring open the 2nd Nigeria Metallurgical Industry …

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 …

Metal Industry: Bedrock for National Growth – Dr. Ogah

The Minister of State, Ministry of Mines and Steel Development, Dr. Uchechukwu. Sampson. Ogah, has stressed that the development of the metal industry is panacea to the industrialisation and economic development of Nigeria. The Minister stated this in his keynote address at the opening ceremony of the 2nd Nigerian Metallurgical Industry Stakeholders’ Forum (MISF) organised …

Ogah Seeks Partnership to Increase Solid Mineral Revenue.

The Minister of State, Mines and Steel Development, Dr Uchechukwu. S. Ogah, has called for strong partnership between the Federal and State government to generate more revenue from the solid minerals that will take the country to greater heights. He made the appeal during his familiarization visit to the Imo State Governor, Rt Hon. Emeka …

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 …