Minister tasks mining companies on improved community relations
The Minister of Mines and Steel Development, Olamilekan Adegbite has called on mining companies to integrate the community into their operations, in a bid to foster good relations among stakeholders.
AfCFTA will stem illegal mining – FG
The Federal Government said on Sunday that the African Continental Free Trade Area (AfCFTA) initiative would help to stem illegalities in the mining sector.
Adegbite tasks operators on flat sheet production
The Minister of Mines and Steel Development, Olamilekan Adegbite, has said that the nation's steel industry, when fully developed, would boost job growth as he urged the sector to produce flat steel sheets.
FG to build international gemstone market in Ibadan
The Federal Government has described gemstone as a natural resource that can boost the economies of Oyo State, Southwest region and Nigeria, by shoring up the internally-generated revenue (IGR), expressing readiness...
Moving mining in Nigeria beyond ‘side hustle’
As the world prepares for a post-oil economy, industry stakeholders believe the future of technology and energy transition depends on metals obtainable via the solid minerals sector.
Zamfara gold mining: Niger Delta seeks amendment of petroleum, mining acts
Irked by the alleged double standard displayed by the Federal Government in the Zamfara gold mining saga, individuals and interest groups in the Niger Delta are, among other things, calling for an amendment to the Petroleum Act and the Mining Act.
FG, BoI begin disbursement of N5b to artisanal miners
The Federal Government in conjunction with the Bank of Industry (BoI) has commenced the disbursement of the N5 billion Artisanal and Small-Scale Miners (ASM) Financing Support Fund established in 2017.
‘Efforts on-going to de-risk solid minerals sector for investment’
The Minister of Mines and Steel Development, Olamilekan Adegbite has stated that his ministry needs funds to drive exploration activities, even as the government seeks to de-risk the sector.