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.