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Buhari assures local miners of support

President Muhammadu Buhari on Friday assured local Miners of government support in tackling challenges facing mining activities in Nigeria The President stated this when Miners in Nigeria under the umbrella of Miners Association of...

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Reps pass bill to establish mining commission

The House of Representatives yesterday passed for second reading a bill for an Act to repeal Nigerian Minerals and Mining Act, 2007 and establish the Nigerian Minerals and Mining Commission. Leading debate on the...

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Operators hail Obaseki’s sand mining reforms

Owners of burrow pits, haulage operators, tipper drivers and other stakeholders in the sand mining sector have commended the Edo State Government led by Governor Godwin Obaseki for re-opening certified burrow pits across the state. The decision to re-open certified...

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Mining Cadastre Office gets new DG

President Muhammadu Buhari has confirmed the appointments of over a dozen new chief executive officers of federal ministries, departments and agencies. This is contained in a circular from the Secretary to the Government of...

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Dangote in race to buy troubled ARM Cement

Nigeria’s Dangote Cement is among bidders for Kenya’s ARM  , the troubled cement maker that is currently under the administration of accounting firm PricewaterhouseCoopers (PwC). Africa’s richest man Aliko Dangote revealed the Nigerian conglomerate’s interest...