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Ekiti Govt To Partner Solid Minerals Ministry

  By Georgina Humphrey Ekiti State Government is to partner the Ministry of Solid Minerals Development to create wealth and enhance employment opportunities with its enormous deposits of Solid Mineral Resources. The Governor, Abiodun Oyebanji made this known when he paid a courtesy visit on the Minister of Solid Minerals Development, Dr. Oladele Alake in his office in Abuja. Governor Oyebanji explained that the collaboration would create avenue for his […]

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FG To Make Solid Minerals Largest Source Of Revenue

  By Georgina Humphrey President Bola Ahmed Tinubu, says his administration is working towards making solid minerals Nigeria’s largest source of revenue. President Tinubu stated this at the second edition of the ongoing African Natural Resource and Energy Investment Summit, AFNIS, in Abuja. Tinubu who was represented by the Secretary to the Government of the Federation, Senator George Akume, said Nigeria was able to make Petroleum her largest source of […]

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Solid Mineral Sector Capable Of Driving Economy

  By Georgina Humphrey   Minister of Solid Minerals Development, Dr.Oladele Alake, says Nigeria's soil has vast mineral resources with potential for economy growth of the country. Dr. Alake stated this at a news conference ahead of the 8th edition of the Nigeria Mining week, in Abuja. He said the event is a significant milestone to showcase the potential of Nigeria's mining sector. “The mining week is aimed at fostering […]

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FG To Shift From Oil To Solid Minerals Sector 

By Georgina Humphrey The Federal Government has reaffirmed its commitment to shift from oil to Solid Minerals to boost the gross domestic product and GDP. Dr. Alake stated this when he received a delegation of the Miners Association of Nigeria, led by the National President, Mr Dele Ayanleke in Abuja. Dr Alake explained that the minerals sector contributes significantly to the nation's economy hence the need to boost the sector […]

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Solid Minerals Will Contribute 50% To Nigeria’s GDP – Alake 

The Minister of Solid Minerals, Mr. Dele Alake has said that the ministry will add at least 50% to the Nigerian economy. Addressing a press conference on Sunday in Abuja, the Minister said his ministry is poised to attract Foreign Direct Investment to the country. Aleke noted that the ministry will focus on a seven-point agenda including the creation of the Nigerian Solid Minerals Corporation, Joint Ventures with Mining Multinationals, […]

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