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16 Jun
The Minister of Mines and Steel Development, Mr Olamilekan Adegbite, says Nigeria is endowed with quality commercial minerals in over 500 locations across the country.
7 May 2021
Copper and iron ore prices hit record highs Friday as demand for the key commodities surges on the back of a powerful recovery in the global economy, though Asian equity markets struggled to maintain an early rally ahead of a keenly awaited US jobs report.
17 Jul 2020
A claim the other day by the Minister of Mines and Steel Development, Mr. Olamilekan Adegbite that seven ‘‘strategic minerals’’ that can unlock potential in the mining sector
28 Feb 2019
The Nigerian Association of Chambers of Commerce, Industry, Mines and Agriculture (NACCIMA), and stakeholders in the mining industry have sought increased investments in Nigeria’s mining sector. Indeed, the stakeholders lamented that despite the huge potential of the sector, it is yet to be given the attention it deserves to change the narrative of the Nigerian…
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,…
29 May 2016
Minister of Solid Minerals Development, Kayode Fayemi, has urged Britain to take advantage of the abundant minerals deposits in Nigeria and the enabling environment ...
27 May 2016
The Vice President made the declaration at the foundation laying of Kam Steel Integrated complex at Jimba Oja in Ilorin, Kwara State yesterday.

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Dr Eunice Ortom, wife of Benue’s Gov. Samuel Ortom, on Thursday in Makurdi appealed that all hands be on deck to eliminate practices harmful to widows. She spoke at a one-day consultative forum on a proposed bill on the elimination of harmful widowhood practices and the inclusion of women in traditional leadership in Benue. She…
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Some lecturers of the Nasarawa State University, Keffi (NSUK) have commenced academic activities despite the ongoing strike action by the Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU). Dr Samuel Alu, ASUU NSUK branch Chairman, Mr. Abraham Ekpo, Information and Protocol Officer of the institution and Mr Najeem Gbefwi, President, NSUK Students Union Government (SUG) confirmed the…
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President Muhammadu Buhari on Thursday in Kaduna charged the military to replicate the successes recorded against insurgency in the North East in other parts of the country. President Buhari who was the Reviewing Officer during the Passing Out Parade of 69 Regular Course of the Nigerian Defence Academy (NDA) attributed the successes to the acquisitions…
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Exhausted and caked in mud, Ukrainian paratroopers fly their blue and yellow national flag from tanks, fresh from recapturing the strategic city of Lyman from the Russians. Painted on the front and rear of the tanks are large white crosses, the emblem adopted by the Ukrainian army for their blistering counter-offensive which has seen Kyiv…
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Iranian state television aired Thursday what it said were "confessions" by a French couple arrested five months ago, a move the government in Paris condemned as "shameful, revolting and unacceptable". The French man and woman were arrested in May when Iran was the scene of demonstrations by teachers demanding pay rises and calling for the…