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Fayemi Denies Spending N700m on Mining Website

From Magnus Eze, Abuja Minister of Mines and Steel Development, Dr. Kayode Fayemi has dismissed allegations that his ministry spent N700m in setting up a mere website....

FG Drums Support for Foreign Investors in Mining

The Federal Government has declared support for the success of nickel project and other investors in the mining sector as a way of actualising its economic...

Experts To Tap Into $7bn Mining Sector Opportunities

By CHIKA IZUORA, Lagos Experts have said that the Nigerian mining industry has witnessed some phenomenal developments and holds huge potential capable of turning the...

Edo to Create Ministry of Mining

Gov. Godwin Obaseki of Edo says a ministry of mining would be established to fast track the development of mining activities in the state. Obaseki announced this in his...

Mining Act Vests Control of Mineral Resources in States on Nigerian Govt – Document

The Nigerian Minerals and Mining Act (NMMA) 2007 has vested the control, regulation and ownership of all mineral resources in all states on the federal government. This...

Nigeria Sanctioned 20 Mining Companies in 2016 – Official

The Ministry of Mines and Steel Development has sanctioned no fewer than 20 mining companies in 2016 over non-compliance with Nigeria’s laws and regulations. Salim...

FG Secures $150m W’Bank Support for Mining – Fayemi

The Federal Government, through the Ministry of Mines and Steel Development, has secured $ 150million (N45.7 billion) support from the World Bank for the Mineral Sector...

FG withdraws 600 mining licenses

The Minister of Mines and Steel Development, Mr Mohammed Sada, said the Federal Government had withdrawn over 600 mining and extractive licenses of companies that failed...

Nigeria generates N5.2bn in mining royalties, records geometric growth

The Federal Government generated N5.2 billion between 2009 and 2013 from royalties in mining, Dauda Awojobi, Acting Director of Mines Inspectorate, Federal Ministry of...

Indian court lifts Goa iron ore mining ban

India’s Supreme Court has lifted a ban on iron ore mining in the western state of Goa, but limited extraction to 20m tonnes a year. The miners will also need to...

FG To Partner With KACCIMA, Local Investors To Develop Mining Sector

The Minister of Mines and Steel Development, Mr Musa Sada, said the Federal Government would partner with Kaduna Chamber of Commerce, Industry, Mines and Agriculture...