Friday, 28th January 2022
Breaking News:


6 Jan
Indonesia on Thursday revoked thousands of permits for mining, coal and forestry as the government battles to rein in its vast resources sector.
22 Dec
A new partnership between the Abuja Chamber of Commerce and Industry (ACCI) and the University of Abuja is aiming to address the skills gap in the energy sector in the country thereby reducing the number of expatriates in the country.
14 Dec
Communications entrepreneur and Chief Executive of CSR-in-Action Group, Bekeme Masade-Olowola, has won the award of ‘Women’s Role Model in Mining and Geosciences’.
4 Nov
Minister of Mines and Steel Development, Olamilekan Adegbite, has described the local environment as friendly for new investment in mining.
8 Oct
The Federal Government is aiming to transform the mining sector by automating most of its operations including licensing and data.
16 Jul 2021
Stakeholders in the solid mineral sector have said inadequate funding and lack of access to capital by players in the industry are major factors hindering the development of the sector.
16 Jul 2021
Minister of Mines and Steel Development, Olamilekan Adebgite, Executive Secretary, Nigeria Extractive Industries Transparency Initiative (NEITI), Orji Ogbonnaya Orji, and other stakeholders
4 May 2021
Denmark's Pandora announced Tuesday it would no longer make jewellery using mined diamonds, aiming to create more ethically sourced products. The move comes a year after the company, which specialises in more affordable jewellery, decided to use only recycled gold and silver by 2025. Pandora also announced Tuesday its first collection of jewellery using diamonds…
7 Apr 2021
Citing the non-development of its assets for several years, the Department of Petroleum Resources (DPR) has revoked three Oil Mining Licences (OMLs) belonging to Addax Petroleum.
12 Jan 2021
Over 2,500 solid mineral titleholders have defaulted in the payment of their yearly service fees to the Federal Government. The Nigerian Mining Cadastre Office (MCO) made public names of the defaulters...
21 Oct 2020
Olamilekan Adegbite is the Minister of Mines and Steel Development. In an interactive session during his visit to Rutam House, headquarters of The Guardian Newspapers Lagos, he talked about a range of issues bordering mineral resource development and the programmes of President Muhammadu Buhari’s administration, as captured by Kehinde Olatunji. What is your Ministry doing to exploit…
6 Oct 2020
Women, many believe, will play a major role in the development of the economy and the mining sector, but there are issues of marginalisation, segregation, and discrimination against the female gender


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Actor Jimmy Odukoya has posted a picture of the film set of the Hollywood film The Woman King, which he stars in.  In a post shared on Instagram, the actor uploaded a picture of trailers on the film's set. The movie will mark the Nigerian actor's Hollywood debut. "Let no man put limits on your life!…
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The operatives of the Association of Refineries and Petroleum Marketers (ANRPM) and men of the Inspector General of Police from Special task force on petroleum and illegal bunkering unit on Friday bust a gang of suspected oil thieves of Petroleum products at Church Gate, close to the Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC) Abuja. The oil…
2 hours ago
Torrential rains from deadly Tropical Storm Ana subsided on Friday leaving tens of thousands of people across three countries in southern Africa cut off by flood damage, without power and living in shelters.
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In a move to increase job creation through agriculture, the National Agricultural Land Development Authority (NALDA) is set to commission Integrated Farm Estates in Abia and Imo state. The farm estates located in Elu Elu, Ikwano Local Government area of Abia state and the Acharaugo Emekuku estate in Owerri North Love cal Government area of…
2 hours ago
President Vladimir Putin told French counterpart Emmanuel Macron on Friday that the West was ignoring Moscow's security concerns over Ukraine but added that Russia would hold off from taking action immediately.