The Oyo State Government has warned illegal miners to desist from the act or be ready to face the wrath of the law.
Akwa Ibom State Government has issued guidelines to redirect and sanitise operations and activities of illegal gravel miners and sand dredgers in the state.
21 Oct 2020
Solid Minerals Development Fund (SMDF) has decried the share of mining and quarrying in total bank credit, saying the sector accounts for an insignificant portion of the private sector credit. According to the organisation, the sector is allocated only N11 billion out of several trillions of naira banks have lent to the private sector. It…
6 Sep 2020
Kano State Government has concluded plans to facilitate the Federal Government’s Solid Mineral Intervention Fund to enhance the mining value chain and investment opportunity in the state. Besides, the state has developed a policy framework to harmonise artisanal mining activities designed to upgrade the method of extracting the solid mineral. Special adviser to the Governor…
26 Jul 2020
The National President of Miners Association of Nigeria (MAN), Kabiru Mohammed, told KEHINDE OLATUNJI that crude oil has overshadowed every other natural resource.
28 Feb 2020
The Akwa Ibom Government has warned against illegal mining in the state to avoid an environmental hazards. The Commissioner for Environment and Petroleum Resources, Mr Ekong Sampson
20 Dec 2019
President Muhammadu Buhari has commiserated with families of the youths who died at a mining site in Zawan community of Jos South Local Council of Plateau State.
31 Aug 2017
Minister of Mines and Steel Development, Dr. Kayode Fayemi disclosed at the signing of MOU with Bank of Industry, BOI, for local miners to access the fund, and integrate them into formal sector.