Enugu warns against destruction of state’s natural heritage
Enugu State Ministry of Environment and Mineral Resources has warned individuals, communities and authorities involved in the destruction of the Miliken Hill and other hills in the state to desist
Katsina eyes mineral resources to boost revenue
Governor Aminu Masari of Katsina State has said that his administration will begin coordinated harnessing of its 37 mineral resources to shore up its revenue base.
Why mineral resources alone can’t take Nigeria to prosperity, by Makinde
Oyo State Governor Seyi Makinde has said that natural resources alone cannot take Nigeria to its desired prosperity.
Stakeholders canvass equal ownership of mineral resources
State governments have called on the Federal Government to resolve the issue of solid mineral deposits in their domain so that they could begin to benefit the royalties accruing from them.
‘How Nigeria can exploit its coal, mineral resources for wealth creation’
Mrs Rabi Umar Sodangi is the Acting Director General and Chief Executive of the National Steel Raw Materials Exploration Agency (NSRMEA). In this interview with BENJAMIN ALADE, she talks about how the nation can move beyond oil and exploit its mineral resources, especially coal for power generation for wealth creation. Excerpts How would you describe activities…
Mineral resource management for national cohesion and progress Part 3
Today, however, a confluence of positive and negative incentives, adversity as well as opportunity, have found a government with the political will and the preparedness to do what is necessary. Early on, President Muhammadu Buhari identified the solid minerals sector as one of the critical pillars of a more broadly based and diversified economy. The…
Nigeria to ban mineral resources export
Plans are underway by the Federal Government to stop mineral resources export from the country, the Minister of Mines and Steel, Dr Kayode Fayemi has disclosed.