Fg Hails Australian Govt’s Partnership in Mining Sector

The Federal Government has commended the Australian government for its strategic partnership with the Ministry of Mines and Steel Development in developing the Nigerian mining sector. The Minister of Mines and Steel Development, Dr. Kayode Fayemi, gave the commendation  Tuesday, at the opening session of a two-day capacity building workshop organised by the Australian High …

Australian High Commission with FMMSD Holds Mining Workshop

The Australian High Commission in Abuja, in partnership with the Nigerian Ministry of Mines and Steel Development, is hosting a policy and capacity building workshop on the mining sector, in Abuja. The two day workshop on 14-15 November 2016 will provide information on leading practice from Western Australia on building a sustainable mining sector. The …

FG Encourages Mining Companies to Key into Government Policies on Mining

The Minister of Mines and Steel Development Dr. Kayode Fayemi has called on  mining companies especially large scale operators to key into Federal government policies on mining. The Minister made the call while receiving in audience the Board of Directors of the Allied African International Mining Company led by Senator Isa Mohammed. They were in …

FEC Approves N30 Billion for Mining

The Federal Executive Council (FEC) on Wednesday, October 19th, approved N30 billion intervention fund for mining exploration in the country. The Minister of Mines and Steel Development, Dr Kayode Fayemi, disclosed this to State House correspondents at the end of FEC meeting presided by President Muhammadu Buhari. He was accompanied by the Minister of Information, …

Ministry cautions officials over fraudulent activities

The Ministry of Mines and Steel Development has reiterated its commitment and determination to plug all revenue leakages and improve revenue generation from the mining sector. The assurance came against the back drop of criminal activities of some officials of the ministry which was uncovered recently by the underground taskforce team set up by the …

Nigeria and Iran to Strengthen Relations in Mining

The Minister of State for Mines and Steel Development, Hon. Abubakar Bawa Bwari has expressed Nigeria’s interest in strengthening trade relations with Iran especially in the mining sector. The Minister said this when he received the Iranian Ambassador, His Excellency Morteza Rahimi Zarchi who paid a courtesy visit to the Ministry. While expressing appreciation for …

Mining: FG to provide technical assistance to states

Minister of Mines and Steel Development, Dr. Kayode Fayemi, has said that the ministry is set to provide logistics and technical assistance to state governments, in their bid to invest in the mining sector. The Minister who disclosed this on Tuesday when he received Ebonyi State Governor, David Umahi, in his office, said the diversification …

FG Plans Intervention Fund for Mining as Minister Unfolds Plans for States

The Federal Government would soon make available an intervention fund to be accessed by serious-minded operators in the mining sector. The Minister of Mines and Steel Development, Dr Kayode Fayemi, disclosed this, while addressing participants at the opening of the National Council on Finance and Economic Development (NACOFED)  in Abeokuta, Ogun State on Tuesday. He …

Minister Woos Foreign Investors at Mining Conference in China

The Minister of State for Mines and Steel Development, Honourable Abubakar Bawa Bwari has called on foreign investors to key into the Nigerian renewed effort in the repositioning of its mining sector by investing in the mining and beneficiation of the abundant mineral resources in the country. The Minister made the call in his presentation …

Fayemi felicitates with Muslims at Sallah

The Minister of Mines and Steel Development, Dr. Kayode Fayemi, has felicitated with Muslims on the occasion of the Eid-el- Kabir, urging them to uphold the lessons of love, loyalty and sacrifice which is the foundation of the festival. Dr Fayemi, in a goodwill message signed by his Special Assistant on Media, Mr. Yinka Oyebode, …