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Ekiti accident: Dangote denies ownership of rice-laden truck that killed 15 in Ekiti

Dangote Industries Limited (DIL) has denied the ownership of the truck involved in an accident in Iworoko Ekiti, near Ado-Ekiti, in which 15 persons were confirmed dead and many others injured on Saturday.

NACCIMA asks Nigerians in diaspora to ‘come home and invest’

The National Association of Chambers of Commerce, Industry, Mines and Agriculture (NACCIMA) has advised Nigerians in diaspora to come home and invest.

Nigeria women miners seek space in N8 trillion industry

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.
Nigerian Institute of Mining and Geosciences

Mining: NIMG has federal government’s full support – official

The Federal Government has reiterated its commitment to assist the Nigerian Institute of Mining and Geosciences (NIMG) in its mineral exploration quest of ensuring generated revenue.
Minister of State for Mines and Steel Development, Abubakar Bwari

Minister: Nigeria’s solid minerals contributes N3.5 billion annually to federation account

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.
Ambassador of the Peoples Republic of Korea, His Excellency, Lee In-tae

South Korea: Why we’re interested in Nigeria’s mining industry

The government of South Korea has expressed desire to invest in the Nigerian mining sector and renew the collaborative efforts of both countries.
Cletus Ibeto

Ibeto group, Chinese coy to establish two cement plants in Ebonyi

The Ibeto Groups and Sinomas Chinese Group of Companies says they have concluded plan to construct two high-capacity cement factories in Nkalagu and Effium communities of Ebonyi.

NACCIMA urges full implementation of mining roadmap

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.

NSIA: Nigeria’s fertiliser production hits 2.22m metric tonnes

The Nigeria Sovereign Investment Authority (NSIA), says its investment in promoting local farming is yielding results as production of made-in-Nigeria fertiliser has presently hit 2.22 million metric tonnes.

Gombe to start preliminary exploration of mineral resources

The Gombe State Government is to commence preliminary study to ascertain the types of minerals resources deposited in the state and their quantities.

Federal govt reiterates commitment to building world class ecology of mineral, mining

The Minister of Mines and Steel Development, Dr. Kayode Fayemi, has reiterated government’s determination to turn around the mining sector by building a world class ecology of mineral and mining in the country.

Changing the sad story of solid minerals

The gold deposit in Osun state alone is worth about $5 billion in today’s price, according to Professor Olugbenga Akindeji Okunlola, a prominent geologist. That is about N1.5 trillion.

BUA using militia, soldiers, others to mine site allocated to Dangote – ministry

The management of BUA Group has been using armed militia, soldiers and policemen to mine marble and limestone in mining sites allocated to the Dangote Group, the Ministry of Mines and Steel Development has alleged.

Restructuring Nigeria is inevitable – Senator Ekweremadu

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.

Cross River discovers more solid mineral deposits

The Cross River Government has discovered more solid mineral deposits across the three Senatorial Districts in the state after it partnered with some Chinese geologists on exploration.

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Police officer, 8 others killed in Rivers

At least nine persons including a police officer, have been reportedly killed by gunmen at different locations in three local government areas of Rivers State.

Election postponement: APC manipulating INEC to rig polls – Senator Jang

Former Governor of Plateau State and Senator representing Plateau North, Dr Jonah David Jang, has accused the All Progressives Congress (APC) of manipulating the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) to enable them rig the rescheduled Presidential and National Assembly Elections.

Labour Party candidate receives postponement news with mix feeling

The Labour Party governorship candidate in Kwara state, Issa Aremu, has said the postponement of the general elections by the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC), was accompanied with mixed feelings.
The Chairman of the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC), Prof. Mahmood Yakubu, has ruled out political influence in the postponement of the Presidential and National Assembly elections earlier scheduled to hold on February 16 and March 2, 2019.

INEC rules out political influence in election postponement

The Chairman of the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC), Prof. Mahmood Yakubu, has ruled out political influence in the postponement of the Presidential and National Assembly elections earlier scheduled to hold on February 16 and March 2, 2019.
Adams Oshiomhole

Adams Oshiomhole: Nobody had clue elections won’t go on

The National Chairman of the All Progressives Congress, Adams Oshiomhole, has condemned the postponement of the general elections by the Independent National Electoral Commission.