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Olamilekan Adegbite

29 May
The outgoing Minister of Mines and Steel Development, Mr. Olamilekan Adegbite, has revealed that the Ajaokuta steel company will begins operations soon. He expressed optimism that in spite of all bottlenecks that the Buhari administration had taken the process of completing and operationalising the Ajaokuta Steel Company Limited, ASCL, to an advanced level that will…
28 May
The Minister for Mines and Steel Development, Olamilekan Adegbite has extolled the virtues of the Monarch of Ugboba Kingdom, HRM Obi Ezedimbu Emmanuel Nkebakwu 111, describing him as an ardent believer in community development and youth empowerment.
18 May
The Federal Government, through Ministry of Mines and Steel Development (MMSD), has launched Kaolin Ore processing plant in Alkaleri, Gwaram Local Government of Bauchi State, seeks stakeholders support to drive the development of mining sector. While commissioning the project, Minister, MMSD, Arc. Olamilekan Adegbite, called on critical Stakeholders involvement in proper utilisation of the versed…
11 May
The Minister of Mines and Steel Development, Olamilekan Adegbite, on Wednesday, said the Nigerian Schist Belt is rich in different mineral deposits, including gold.
9 May
Federal Government, yesterday, presented certificates of accreditation to 19 institutions. The gesture was intended to boost standards of education obtained by persons qualified to practice as registered mining engineers, geoscientists and other professionals in the extractive industry.
5 May
The Federal Government has inaugurated a gemstone market in Ibadan, the Oyo State capital.
22 Dec 2022
The Minister of Mines and Steel Development (MMSD), Arc Olamilekan Adegbite, said that the ministry is set to make Nigeria a global Gems and Jewellery market. The minister stated this in Abuja, during the graduation ceremony for 41 graduating students drawn from the 36 States, including the Federal Capital Territory trained in jewellery making recently.…
13 Dec 2022
The Minister of Mines and Steel Development, Arc. Olamilekan Adegbite, on Tuesday, said that Nigeria's mining and the metal sector is set to witness increased interest from foreign investors as a result of the successes recorded by Segilola Resources Operating Limited (SROL) in gold production.
28 Nov 2022
Stakeholders in Nigeria’s mining sectors have backed the Electronic Mining Cadastre Plus (eMC+), stating that the online Application is key for diversifying the economy. Speaking recently at the unveiling of eMC+ which coincided with the 6th edition of Nigeria Mining Week, operators in the mining sector recalled that Nigeria is endowed with 44 solid minerals.…
24 Nov 2022
The Ministry of Mines and Steel Development says it has exceeded its 2022 revenue target of about N7 billion and will hit an excess of N10 billion by the end of the year. The Minister, Olamilekan Adegbite, said this when he visited the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) in Abuja on Thursday. Adegbite said that…
28 Oct 2022
The Minister of Mines and Steel Development, Olamilekan Adegbite, on Thursday, called on foreign investors to be free to attend Nigeria mining week activities scheduled from 1st to 3rd November 2022, saying Nigeria is safe.
3 Oct 2022
A London conference on Monday told the Nigerian government to upscale its investment in education to pull the West African country out of endemic poverty.


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Governor Yahaya Bello of Kogi State has inaugurated a school and clinic, reconstructed and fully equipped by his wife Barr. Amina Oyiza Bello, for the Eika-Ohizenyi community in Okehi Local Government Area of the state.
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On Monday, the U.S. Consulate General, in collaboration with Ascend Studios Foundation, celebrated the successful completion of the Academy for Women Entrepreneurs (AWE) Returned Migrant training program.
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Ogun State Police Command has arraigned the impeached chairman of the Ijebu East Local Government (LGA), Wale Adedayo.
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UN Secretary General Antonio Guterres said Tuesday that the world was plunging into a new nuclear arms race and warned of the shadow of "annihilation" hanging over the world.
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The FCT Minister, Mr Nyesom Wike, says a six-man committee has been set up to resolve the lingering dispute between local government employees and the six Area Councils in the FCT.