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The Nigeria Extractive Industries Transparency Initiative (NEITI) in its latest report released in Abuja on Sunday reveals that the solid Minerals sector contributed N52.75 billion to the federation revenue in 2017.
The Federal Government has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with the Ministry of Trade and Investment of the Russian Federation, in Sochi Russia.
The federal government has defended its decision to ban mining activities in Zamfara and to expel foreigners involved in the activities in the area.
The Federal Government says it has discovered high quality of platinum group elements in a village in Niger.
The Nigerian Geological Survey Agency (NGSA), has refuted reports of another earth tremor at Mpape community in the Federal Capital Territory (FCT).
Federal Government on Tuesday confirmed that the earth tremors observed in parts of the Federal Capital Territory (FCT) was becoming more frequent than expected, describing the development as uncomfortable.
The Federal Government, on Tuesday, said it has installed no fewer than four seismometers in four strategic areas in the Federal Capital Territory (FCT), with a view to curbing future earth tremor.
Following reports of suspected underground flowing magma-like substance that put residents on edge in Abuja, the Federal Government has advised them not to panic as government investigates the incident.
The minister of State for Mines and Steel Development, Abubakar Bawa Bwari, yesterday in Abuja commissioned a pair of high capacity core drilling rigs meant to be used in generating geological data in the premises of the Nigerian Geological Survey Agency (NGSA).
The Federal Government, on Monday, inaugurated two recently purchased N360million state-of-the-art multi-tech core drilling rigs approved by the Federal Executive Council (FEC) for the collection of geoscience data.
Following the earth tremor in Mpape, Jabi, Gwarinpa and other parts of Maitama District of Abuja last Wednesday, Thursday and Friday, the Federal Government has suspended blasting of rocks in the Federal Capital Territory (FCT).
The Federal Government has spent N50million to procure Earthquake Monitoring Seismograms to enable it fully monitor ground disturbances in Nigeria.
Following the recent earth tremor that hit residents in Abuja, the Federal Government, yesterday, said it has acquired 6 sets of earthquake monitoring equipments and assured that there was no cause for alarm.
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.
Dr Kayode Fayemi, the Minister of Mines and Steel Development, has charged newly inaugurated board members of Agencies and Parastatals under the ministry to address the challenges undermining the growth of the sector.
The All Progressives Congress (APC), South Africa chapter, on Sunday, commended President Muhammadu Buhari on the constitution of the Governing Boards of Agencies and Parastatals.
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Accident Investigation Bureau (AIB) Nigeria has released the preliminary reports on the incidents involving three aircraft, two B737-300s with tail number 5N-BUK and 5N-BQO and a B737-500 with registration 5N-BRN owned and operated by Air Peace and has issued safety recommendations.
Timo Werner acknowledges he has little hope of outscoring Robert Lewandowski in the Bundesliga this season, as the Bayern Munich forward's form can only be matched by Lionel Messi and Cristiano Ronaldo.
Nigeria’s Super Eagles are expected to storm Maseru, Moshoeshoe International Airport on Friday through a chartered flight to keep a date with Lesotho in the AFCON 2021 qualifiers on Sunday.
Gov. Gboyega Oyetola of Osun State on Thursday presented a N119.5 billion budget to the state House of Assembly for the 2020 fiscal year.
Former World Cup and Champions League-winning coach Marcello Lippi has announced his resignation as manager of the Chinese national team after a World Cup qualifying defeat to Syria.
No fewer than 14 political parties will participate in the Adamawa Local Government Council elections scheduled for Dec. 7, an official has said.
Microsoft said in a blog post on Monday that it would honor California’s privacy law throughout the United States, expanding the impact of a strict set of rules meant to protect consumers and their data.
A group under the aegis of Berom Political Frontiers in Plateau State has urged the senator representing Plateau North in the National Assembly, Sen. Istifanus Gyang, to tender an unreserved apology to the Berom nation for begging killer herdsmen on the perennial attacks suspected to have been carried by the Fulani in Plateau North.
Gov. Willie Obiano of Anambra has approved the payment of salaries and allowances to civil servants in the state before Christmas.
Bolivia’s President Evo Morales condemned Thursday an attack on a female mayor in which an opposition mob forcibly cut her hair, covered her in paint and marched her barefoot through the streets.