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Earth tremor: Federal government installs seismometers in Abuja

The Federal Government, on Tuesday, said it has installed no fewer than four seismometers in four strategic areas in the Federal Capital Territory (FCT), with a view to curbing future earth tremor.
Minister of State for Mines and Steel Development, Abubakar Bwari

Federal government urges FCT residents not to panic over magma-like substance

Following reports of suspected underground flowing magma-like substance that put residents on edge in Abuja, the Federal Government has advised them not to panic as government investigates the incident.
Minister of State for Mines and Steel Development, Abubakar Bwari

Abubakar Bwari commissions core drilling rigs in Abuja

The minister of State for Mines and Steel Development, Abubakar Bawa Bwari, yesterday in Abuja commissioned a pair of high capacity core drilling rigs meant to be used in generating geological data in the premises of the Nigerian Geological Survey Agency (NGSA).
Minister of State for Mines and Steel Development, Abubakar Bwari

Federal government commissions N360 million multi-tech core drilling equipment

The Federal Government, on Monday, inaugurated two recently purchased N360million state-of-the-art multi-tech core drilling rigs approved by the Federal Executive Council (FEC) for the collection of geoscience data.
NGSA

Federal government purchases earthquake monitoring equipment

The Federal Government has spent N50million to procure Earthquake Monitoring Seismograms to enable it fully monitor ground disturbances in Nigeria.
Alex Nwegbu

Abuja tremor: Federal government acquires six earthquake monitoring equipments

Following the recent earth tremor that hit residents in Abuja, the Federal Government, yesterday, said it has acquired 6 sets of earthquake monitoring equipments and assured that there was no cause for alarm.

Abuja tremor: No cause for alarm – NGSA

In the aftermath of the earth tremors that hit Abuja, Alex Nwegbu, the Director General of the Nigerian Geological Survey on Friday assured residents that there is no cause for alarm.

Minister: Insufficient data responsible for decline in mining sector

Alhaji Abubakar Bwari, the Minister of State, Mines and Steel Development, says that mining sector in Nigeria has not seen commensurate development due to insufficient data on geosciences.
Minister of State for Mines and Steel Development, Abubakar Bwari

Federal government launches first integrated exploration project

Sequel to this current administration’s diversification drive to advance the development and use of different mineral commodities, the Federal Government has flagged-off the first integrated exploration project under the Natural Resources Fund as an enabler of the programme.

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Zamfara Government says it has concluded plans to recruit 200 paramedical health workers as part of effort to improve healthcare services in the state.