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The Edo State Commissioner for Minerals, Oil and Gas, Hon. Joseph Ikpea, has assured of reforms that will reposition the ministry for optimal service delivery, suing for support from ministry officials for a successful tenure as commissioner.
The Federal Government says it has discovered high quality of platinum group elements in a village in Niger.
For so many years, following the lead of the resources that came into the national treasury from oil and gas, the mining of solid minerals has been touted as the next big source of revenue. The memories of solid minerals exploitation, including tin and coal, before the discovery of oil provided some nostalgia about bringing back old revenue sources to life.
The board of the global Extractive Industries Transparency Initiative (EITI) Wednesday said Nigeria and Norway have achieved the highest level of transparency marks against the EITI standard in pushing for
The Presidency says the Fourth Quarter 2018 Gross Domestic Product results released by National Bureau of Statistics give a lot of hope as “economic Eldorado beckons’’.
The Centre for Leadership, Strategy and Development (Centre LSD), has called on the Federal Government to formalise small-mineral producers to curb losses in the sector.
Exclusive and adequate breastfeeding practice by Nigerian mothers will not only help in improving the mental capacity of babies when they grow up, it will also save the country at least N6.93 billion spent every year, Health Expert with Alive and Thrive, Dr. Sylvester Igbedioh has said.
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.
A team of American investors on Monday toured the Nigerian Cement (NIGERCEM) Company, Nkalagu in Ebonyi, to assess the condition of the moribund firm in a bid to revamp it.
“Talking about economic potential, we also learnt that between 2016 and 2017 the export of minerals from Nigeria grew by a staggering 565 per cent. 90 per cent of these exports are mined through ASM activities,” he said.
The Ministry of Mines and Steel Development says it has finalised guidelines on solid mineral export to ensure that unprocessed solid minerals are not taken out of Nigeria.
National Publicity Secretary of the Nutrition Society of Nigeria, Mr. Olusola Malomo, has stressed the health benefits of consuming 100 per cent fruit juice, especially without added sugar.
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.
The All Progressives Congress (APC) panel on restructuring has recommended devolution of power to states and the scrapping of local governments as a tier of government.
The Gombe State Government is to commence preliminary study to ascertain the types of minerals resources deposited in the state and their quantities.
China on Wednesday rejected new United States sanctions targeting Chinese traders doing business with North Korea as "wrong", stressing that it has enforced UN sanctions over Pyongyang's nuclear provocations.
Ohanaeze Ndigbo has denied allegation that it received N6.2 billion from President Buhari for RUGA settlement plan
Zinedine Zidane has challenged Gareth Bale to show why he is still one of the world's best players as he continues his reintegration at Real Madrid.
An Indian soldier was killed by Pakistani forces on the Kashmir border, the military said Friday, as a tense lockdown in the region of seven million residents continued for the 19th day.
At least 17 people have died in a road accident at Bacita junction along Jebba/Ilorin Highway in Kwara State.
Former Ghana Football Association (GFA) vice-president George Afriyie believes call-ups to the nation's various national teams are highly influenced by external entities for selfish reasons.
The Emir of Kano, Malam Muhammadu Sanusi, has cautioned journalists, especially those in the print media, against sensationalising reports “just to make sales”.
Super Eagles left-back Jamilu Collins made his Bundesliga debut on Saturday afternoon, starting and playing the full game in SC Paderborn’s 2-3 loss at Bayer Leverkusen.
The Indigenous People of Biafra has called on all its member across the globe to attack Ebonyi, Enugu, Abia and Anambra state governors if they are seen.
The Chairman and Editor-in-Chief of THISDAY ARISE Media Group, Nduka Obaigbena, popularly known as The Duke, has announced a 25 per cent increase in salary for all staff as the newspaper clocks 25 years.
Shortly after he returned from a successful tour of the United States of America with his new movie, Sadaat, Nollywood actor and producer, Yomi Fabiyi, posted pictures of a new Ford Sport Utility Vehicle on his Instagram page and announced that it was one of the proceeds from the tour.