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MINERS GET MATCHING ORDERS TO PRODUCE QUALITY BARITE TO MEET IMPORT STANDARD

Association of Barite Miners and processors in Nigeria have been called upon to match the import quality and price of barite to match the international standard. The Minister of Mines and Steel Development, Mr. Olamilekan Adegbite made the call when the association of barite miners and processors paid him a …

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FG TO REVISIT BILATERAL AGREEMENT WITH THE GOVERNMENT OF BRAZIL.

  BY OBED SAMBE The federal government has promised to revisit the pending bilateral investment agreement with the government of Brazil. The Minister of industry, trade, and investment Otunba Richard Adebayo disclosed this when he received a high powered delegation from brazil embassy in Nigeria to his office in Abuja. …

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FEDERAL GOVERNMENT PLEDGES TO GIVE FIVE BILLION NAIRA TO MINERS ASSOCIATION

Federal Government has pledged to give full access of the five Billion Naira intervention fund to Miners Associations of Nigeria. The Minister of Mines and Steel Development, Mr Olamilekan Adegbite disclosed this when he received in audience the five Miners Associations of Nigeria in Abuja. Mr Adegbite said Government is …

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PRESIDENT BUHARI WOOS TOYOTA GROUP TO INVEST IN NIGERIA

By Ile Emeje President Muhammadu Buhari says Nigeria has the capacity to collaborate with foreign companies for high-level investment that would bring positive returns to Nigeria. The president made this known during a bilateral meeting with top officials of Toyota Group at the Seventh Tokyo International Conference in Japan. According …

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SMEs, ENGINE ROOM FOR GROWTH AND DEVELOPMENT

BY JOY ITIEKHAO Small and medium scale Enterprises SMEs have been described has the engine room for the growth and development of the nation and create further awareness on the potential and roles the SMEs is expected to play in the sector. The Permanent Secretary, Ministry of Mines and Steel …

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THE MINISTER OF STATE FOR PETROLEUM CHIEF TIMIPRE SYLVER VOWS TO REDUCE THE COST OF CRUDE OIL PRODUCTION

The  Minister of State for Petroleum Resources Chief Timipre Sylva Has vowed to reduce the cost of crude oil production as part of his agenda for the Oil and Gas Sector in Nigeria. Chief Timipre Sylva disclosed this when the Country Chair and Managing Director of Total E & P …

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VICE PRESIDENT OSINBAJO SAYS TRADERMONI AND MARKET MONI BENEFICIARIES ARE DOING VERY WELL

Vice President Yemi Osinbajo says feedback from the field and testimonies indicate that the TraderMoni and MarketMoni beneficiaries are doing very well and are paying back their loans. Osinbajo’s spokesman, Laolu Akande, in a statement in Abuja, said the Vice President had an interaction with newsmen after his assessment visit …

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NIGERIAN SHIPPERS COUNCIL TO AUDIT SEAPORTS FOR EFFICIENCY

By Dominic Idio The Federal Government has mandated the Nigerian Shippers Council to carry out a comprehensive audit of all seaport terminals in Nigeria, to ascertain their efficiency and competitiveness. Vice President, Professor Yemi Osinbajo gave the charge at the opening of a three-day Regional Summit on “Unfair Shipping Charges …

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ABUJA ENTERPRISE AGENCY PROVIDES LOAN FACILITY TO OVER FIVE THOUSAND PEOPLE

By Topsy Gimba Abuja Enterprising Agency said over five thousand people have been provided with loan facility to reduce poverty and increase business activities in the Federal Capital Territory, FCT. The Director Abuja Enterprising Agency AEA Alhaji Arabi Tukur stated this in Abuja. Alhaji Tukur said the loan facility was …

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FEDERAL GOVERNMENT RESTATES COMMITMENT TO LIFT MILLIONS OF NIGERIANS OUT OF POVERTY

Federal Government has reiterated its commitment to lift hundred Millions of Nigerians out of poverty in the next ten years. The Minister of Mines and Steel Development, Mr Olamilekan Adegbite revealed this while briefing journalists in Abuja. Mr. Adegbite said he will work with the ministry to achieve President Muhammadu …

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