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Solid Minerals Development Fund
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.
Determined to ensure predictability in its mining sector and boost local and international investments, the federal government has concluded arrangements to establish the Nigerian Mining Commission, to take charge of the regulatory role of the Ministry of Mines and Steel Development.
The Ministry of Mines and Steel Development says its aspiration is to build a world class minerals and mining ecosystem to target domestic and export market for minerals and ores.
Towards harnessing international opportunities for Nigeria’s barite and metallic minerals, the Solid Minerals Development Fund (SMDF) is to hold a Strategic Roundtable Workshop for the North-Central Zone , in Lafia, Nasarawa State.
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