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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.
The Catholic Bishop, Sokoto Diocese, Matthew Hassan Kukah, has observed that killings in 20 out of 36 states of the federation and other abnormalities are indications that Nigeria is at a breaking point.
Religious and world leaders have condemned a series of blasts in Sri Lanka that killed more than 150 people on Sunday, including dozens of foreigners — with British, Dutch and American citizens believed to be among them.
Liberia and Niron Metals Plc have signed a Memorandum of Understanding for the passage through Liberia, of iron ore, from the Zogota iron ore deposit in the Republic of Guinea.
A large hoard of cash has been found at the home of Sudan’s ousted president Omar al-Bashir and he is now being investigated for money laundering, prosecutors say.
Thomas Lemar hopes Antoine Griezmann will still be an Atletico Madrid player next season, while the winger accepts he has more work to do to fully adapt to life in LaLiga.
Four people have been killed as an attack on a police station in Saudi Arabia's central Riyadh province was foiled, Saudi-owned Al Arabiya television said on Sunday, citing sources.
The Assistant Inspector General (AIG) of Police in Zone 6, Musa Kimo, has warned that the service will not tolerate the killing of innocent Nigerians by any of their men or officers.
The Jigawa State Police Command has confirmed the death of three friends, who have drowned in an old well in Basirka town at Gwaram Local Government Area of the state.
Students of Obafemi Awolowo University, Ile Ife, on Tuesday took to the street to protest against the alleged proscription of the students’ union by the management of the institution.
Former Senate Minority leader, Godswill Obot Akpabio, has denied allegations that he called the All Progressives Congress (APC) evil and was considering returning to the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP).