9 Jul 2017
The Ministry of Mines and Steel Development says it will contribute 27 billion dollars about (N9.7trillion) to the Gross Domestic Product (GDP) by 2025.
10 Mar 2017
South Africa’s economy contracted 0.3 percent quarter-on-quarter in the final three months of last year as mining and manufacturing output shrank, the statistics agency said on Tuesday, putting credit ratings at risk.
1 Nov 2016
The mining sector would provide over 300,000 jobs and millions of indirect employment for Nigerians before the end of the year, the Minister of Mines and Steel Development, Dr. Kayode Fayemi has said.
21 Sep 2016
For so many years, illegal and unregulated mining activities have gone on in Nigeria to the disadvantage of the country and now, it is beginning to look like mother nature is whispering its disagreement for our indiscretion in this regard.
31 Aug 2016
The Minister of Solid Minerals Development, Dr. Kayode Fayemi, who made these known at International Mining Investment Conference, IMICON 2016, said the conference fits into the ministry’s strategic objectives to reposition the mining industry.
10 Jul 2016
A few days before he was killed, the then Premier of Northern Nigeria, Sir Ahmadu Bello, (1909-1966), Sardauna of Sokoto incorporated a company called the New Nigeria Development Company.
5 Jul 2016
We will work towards stoking aggregate demand and restructuring entire swathes of our societies to prepare them for the next generation of jobs, and delivering a joined up locomotive of growth.
4 Jul 2016
The state visit to Nigeria by President Jacob Zuma sometime ago marked the beginning of a new chapter in relations between Nigeria and South Africa. Both countries have shared a sometime turbulent history....
20 Jun 2016
NEWMAP said this last week in Calabar, while raising the over the spate of gully erosion in Cross River state, urging residents to desist from illegal sand mining.
1 Jun 2016
The Federal Government and the World Bank are working closely to review the nation’s privatised mining enterprises, the Minister of Solid Minerals Development, Kayode Fayemi, has disclosed.
26 May 2016
The Federal Government says it has made provisions in the 2016 budget to help communities reclaim lands damaged by open cast mining.
24 May 2016
The National Bureau of Statistics(NBS) has said that the mining of oil and other solid minerals in the first quarter of 2016 suffered a drop by 34.98 per cent across the country.