Experts list challenges facing solid minerals sector
Owing to the fact that the vast majority of extractable mineral reserves in the country are yet untapped, a senior geologist, Benjamin Ukwuteyinor, has called for reforms in the sector.
Furore over recent Earth tremors in Abuja
The earth tremor that lasted for three days in Mpape and some parts of Maitama district in Federal Capital Territory (FCT) left not only residents, but also the whole country...
FG purchases N50m earthquake monitoring equipment
The Federal Government has spent N50million to procure Earthquake Monitoring Seismograms to enable it fully monitor ground disturbances in Nigeria.Director General of Nigerian Geological Survey Agency, NGSA, Dr. Alex Nwegbu, at a media conference in Abuja, yesterday, said the equipment would be installed in the six geo-political zones.
Cross River gears up for mineral development
At last, the dream of taking Cross River State out of the woods may soon be a reality if the massive solid minerals deposits discovered in the state, by Chinese geologists, working with their local counterparts, are sustainably and transparently exploited.