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Nigeria needs not less than 337 billion dollars to implement the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) from 2019 to 2022, the UN Support Plan for the Sahel has estimated.
The National Association of Chambers of Commerce, Industry, Mines and Agriculture (NACCIMA) has advised Nigerians in diaspora to come home and invest.
The Ministry of Mines and Steel Development says private investors have expressed their readiness to commit about 3.32 billion dollars to fund some projects in the mining sector.
Nigerian women miners are setting their gaze at leadership roles in the country’s neglected mining and minerals sector currently worth N8 trillion annually according to government records.
Nigeria’s solid minerals sector has contributes N3.5 billion Naira annually to the federation account, Minister for Solid Minerals and Steel Development, Abubakar Bwari, said on Thursday in Zurich.
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.
Ayoola Olukanni, the Director-General, Nigerian Association of Chambers of Commerce, Industry, Mines and Agriculture, has called for full implementation of the roadmap on mining and steel development.
The UN says U.S. President Donald Trump’s decision to impose steep tariffs on steel and aluminum imports will take a toll on poorer countries and could trigger takeovers in their mining industries.
President George Weah of Liberia has described as ‘too low’, the current trade volume between both countries estimated to be at $5 million.
Deputy President of the Senate, Sen. Ike Ekweremadu, says restructuring Nigeria is inevitable for all-inclusive advantages it will confer on federating units and enhancement of national unity.
Zimbabwean President Emmerson Mnangagwa has retired four senior generals to diplomatic services on Monday.
The National Leader of the All Progressives Congress and Co-Chair of the party’s Presidential Campaign Council, Asiwaju Bola Ahmed Tinubu, has reinforced the position of the party not to stop campaign ahead of Saturday’s Presidential and National Assembly elections as directed by the Independent National Electoral Commission.
Awosola Awotunde, the Commissioner of Police in Ebonyi on Monday in Abakaliki appealed for calm from residents of the state over attacks by suspected political thugs in some communities in the state.
The Independent National Electoral Commission in Kebbi state, has urged politicians o be wary of social media posts after voting prior to the official declaration of result by the commission.
President Muhammadu Buhari on Monday said the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) owed Nigerians detailed explanation for its decision to delay the general elections.
Mr. Wakili Mohammed has assumed office as the new Commissioner of Police for Kano State Command, vowing to deal with drug and substance abuse in the state.
Nigerian militants threatened on Thursday to cripple Africa’s biggest economy if President Muhammadu Buhari is re-elected in a vote due to be held on Saturday, the Niger Delta Avengers said in a statement on Thursday.
Olympic 800 metres champion Caster Semenya of South Africa went to the Court of Arbitration for Sport on Monday to challenge proposed rules that could force her to lower her testosterone levels.
Former Manchester United defender Rafael da Silva has applauded Ole Gunnar Solskjaer for restoring happiness at Old Trafford, specifically praising him for getting Paul Pogba to smile again.
The African Democratic Congress (ADC) has described the postponement of the presidential and National Assembly elections by the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) on the day Nigerians had prepared to cast their votes as irresponsible and scandalous.