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Minister of State for Mines and Steel Development, Abubakar Bwari

Federal government set to increase mining sector’s contribution to GDP

The Federal Government is set to increase the Mining Sector’s contribution to GDP as the Minister of Mines and Steel Development, Abubakar Bawa Bwari, will be leading the Nigerian delegation to the 20th China Mining Congress & Expo and the 3rd Nigeria-China Mining Road Show at the Meijian Convention and Exhibition, Tianjin, China, this month.

Gas flaring cannot be totally eliminated in Niger Delta – lawmaker

Member representing Sagbama-Ekeremor Federal Constituency, in the House of Representatives, Mr Fred Agbedi, has said that gas flaring in the Niger Delta region cannot be completely eliminated as being canvassed.

Official: Minister Fayemi revives low financial contribution into federation account in two years

The Minister of Mines and Steel Development, Dr Kayode Fayemi’s term has witnessed the revival of the mining sector from its low financial returns into the Federation Account within two years.

NPDC to establish 330,000mt cooking gas plant

The Nigerian Petroleum Development Company (NPDC), says it has commenced the establishment of a 330,000 metric tonnes per day Liquefied Petroleum Gas (LPG), plant, also known as cooking gas.

Court threatens to close $1.6 billion fraud case against Jide Omokore, others

The Federal High Court, Abuja, on Thursday, threatened to close the case of alleged fraud of $1.6 billion instituted by the federal government against Jide Omokore and five others.

Ibe Kachikwu, Tonye Cole to speak at Light Up Nigeria confab

The Minister of State for Petroleum Resources, Dr Ibe Kachikwu, will be delivering the keynote address at this year’s Brand Innovation Light Up Nigeria Energy Conference themed “Repositioning The Energy Sector For Growth” which would hold on May 15th, 2018 at the Oriental Hotel, Lagos.

NDDC completes two road projects at FUTO as Nsima Ekere bags honorary doctorate degree

The Niger Delta Development Commission (NDDC) has completed two road intervention projects at the Federal University of Technology, Owerri (FUTO), Imo State, in the last one year.

North to benefit more from restructuring – Pro-Atiku group

A socio-political group, Atiku is the Answer (A.I.A), has said that that the North stands to benefit more from a restructured Nigeria.

Defence chief Gabriel Olonisakin tasks Navy on North East, Niger Delta security threats

Chief of Defence Staff (CDS), Gen. Gabriel Olonisakin, has charged the Nigerian Navy to braced up for the security challenges in the North-East and Niger Delta areas of the country.

We’ve generated over N2bn in 6 months – Fayemi

Minister of Mines and Steel Development, Dr Kayode Fayemi, on Thursday, announced that over N2bn had already been generated, as at July, 2017, which surpassed the entire revenue of N2bn generated for the whole of 2016.

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