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11 Jun 2019
Stakeholders have expressed disappointment that despite various reforms embarked upon by the federal government, no significant growth...
10 Feb 2019
Development Economist, and former Deputy Governor of Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) in charge of Economic Policy, Dr. Obadiah Mailafia, is opposed to the Federal Government’s plan to privatise the Ajaokuta Steel Company Limited located in Kogi State. Mailafia, a career banker and international development specialist with over 25 years told Assistant Business Editor MATHIAS OKWE…
14 Dec 2018
The Federal Government yesterday laid the foundation of the first gold refinery in Mowe, Ogun State, to enhance the country’s sustainable economic growth. Minister of State for Mines and Steel Development, Abubakar Bwari, who performed the ceremony in Mowe, said government and promoters of the refinery identified gold as a strategic commodity. Bwari commended the…
30 Nov 2018
Minister of State, Mines and Steel, Abubakar Bwari, has said Nigeria still imports an estimated $3.3 billion worth of steel and associated derivatives annually.
29 Nov 2018
Minister of State for Mines and Steel Development, Abubakar Bwari, has said Nigeria imports $3.3 billion worth of steel and associated derivatives yearly. Addressing the 16th Mines and Money in London, the minister explained that “we needed 17 million tons, but local production of the products was mere 2.2 million per annum.” According to him,…
9 Nov 2018
An Australian company, Symbol Mining/Goidal Resources, is currently developing an open pit mine for exploration of Lead-Zinc deposits in Bauchi and Nasarawa states.Minister of State, Mines and Steel Development, Abubakar Bwari....
17 Oct 2018
Minister of State for Mines and Steel Development, Abubakar Bwari, has said that private investment into mining projects is estimated at $2.32 billion in the country.
5 Oct 2018
The Federal Government fears the recent earth tremors in parts of Abuja could lead to volcanic eruptions following the discovery of a substance in one of the sites. The Minister of Mines and Steel Development, Abubakar Bwari, who visited Mpape yesterday, said a flowing substance like magma was oozing out of the locality on account…
3 Sep 2018
The Ministry of Mines and Steel Development has generated more than N9 billion from November 2015 till date. Alhaji Abubakar Bwari, the Minister of State disclosed this in an interview with the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) on Monday in Abuja.
31 Jul 2018
The Republic of South Korea has concluded arrangements to renew the Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) on mineral resources signed with the Nigerian government in 2004. South Korean Ambassador to Nigeria, Lee In-tae, disclosed this during a courtesy visit to the Minister of State for Mines and Steel Development, Abubakar Bwari, saying his country was willing…


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Nasiru Yusuf Gawuna, the deputy governor of Kano State, has won the All Progressives Congress (APC) governorship primary in Kano State. Gawuna, secured the party's mandate in the early hours of Friday after he defeated his only opponent, Sha'aban Ibrahim Sharada, a House of Representatives member representing the Kano municipal federal constituency. Gawuna polled 2,…
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Uncertainty trailing conduct of the special convention of the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC) to nominate its presidential candidate for the 2023 general election is giving party members anxious moments as the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) deadline draws nearer.
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It was the turn of All Progressives Congress (APC), delegates yesterday, to exercise their mandate of choosing governorship candidates across the country, a day after the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) conducted theirs.
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