National Broadcast by President Muhammadu Buhari On October 1st, 2017

  My dear Nigerians, October 1st remains a special date for all Nigerians as this marks the day when we attained one of the most precious of human desires — freedom.   Over the years the country has gone through trials and tribulations, but October 1st is always a day for celebrations. It is a […]

FG, BOI launch N5bn funding support for Artisanal and Small Scale Miners

Beneficiaries To Get Between N100, 000 to N100m The Ministry of Mines and steel Development has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with the Bank of Industry for the management of a N5 billion fund in support of Artisanal and Small-Scale Miners in the country.   Under the arrangement, the Ministry would contribute N2.5billion which […]

Solid Minerals Development: More Talk, Little Result

   By Oyewale Oyelola   The solid minerals ministry is the backbone of  South Africa’s economy as mining activities across the country accounted for about 18 percent of GDP (8.6% direct and 10% indirect and induced, job creation with 500 000 direct and 500 000 indirect jobs) and foreign exchange earnings,  contributing more than 50 […]