Fayemi tasks new board members on challenges in steel sector
Dr Kayode Fayemi, the Minister of Mines and Steel Development, has charged newly inaugurated board members of Agencies and Parastatals under the ministry to address the challenges undermining the growth of the sector.
Reps vote on Fayemi, purely legislative’
The vote of no confidence passed by the House of Representatives on former Ekiti governor and Minister of Solid Minerals Development, Kayode Fayemi, has no political undertone as it was only a legislative process, House Leader, Femi Gbajabiamila, who moved the motion for the vote, said yesterday. Speaking at a press conference in Lagos, Gbajabiamila…
Reps to hold debate on Ajaokuta steel firm, invite Fayemi, others
The House of Representatives has disclosed plans to open a debate on the Ajaokuta Steel Company in Kogi State.The debate, which would hold on Thursday, is part of the efforts to revive the moribund firm.
Ondo State commissions dimension stones, marbles’ factory
Ondo State has commissioned a dimension stones and marbles’ factory in the state.The Minister of Solid Minerals Development, Dr. Kayode Fayemi, commissioned the factory at Afo community, in Ose Local Council Area.
FG team at Osun goldmines, trains miners on safer mining techniques
The Ministry of Mines and Steel Development on Friday concluded a three-day tour of gold mines at Ibodi, Ilesha, Osun State and training of hundreds of artisanal and small-scale miners on personal safety and environmental protection.
‘Only experienced candidate can defeat PDP in Ekiti’
A member of the seventh House of Representatives and chieftain of the All Progressives Congress (APC), Michael Opeyemi Bamidele, has urged the leadership...
Task force allegedly raids Lagos dredgers over licence, royalties
Following President Muhammadu Buhari’s recent directive to clamp down on illegal mining, the Ministry of Mines and Steel Development yesterday raided two sites in Ikorodu, Lagos and arrested eight operators for alleged evasion of royalties.
Ekiti bars Fayemi, ex-commissioner from public office for 10 years
Former governor of Ekiti State and Minister of Mines and Steel Development, Dr. Kayode Fayemi, and his finance commissioner, Mr. Dapo Kolawole...
Don't judge President with scarcity, Fayemi pleads
The Minister of Mines and Steel Development, Dr Kayode Fayemi, has enjoined Nigerians not to rate President Muhammadu Buhari's performance in office with the lingering fuel scarcity...