Alake unveils gender strategy for mining, steel sector

L-R: National Secretary of Women In Mining In Nigeria, Mrs Emily Ofodile, Mrs Ngozichi Okorie, Project Manager N&G Consultant; Minister of Solid Minerals Development, Dr Dele Alake; Permanent Secretary of Ministry of Solid Minerals Development, Dr Mary Ogbe & WIMIN Executive; during the Unveiling of the Gender Strategy by the minister, on Tuesday in Abuja.

By Martha Agas The Minister of Solid Minerals Development, Dr Dele Alake, has unveiled the gender strategy document for Nigeria’s mining and steel sector. He [Read More…]

Involve geoscientists in construction to tackle building collapse in Nigeria – NMGS President

Prof. Akinade Olatunji, the President of the Nigerian Mining and Geosciences Society (NMGS)
Prof. Akinade Olatunji, the President of the Nigerian Mining and Geosciences Society (NMGS)

By Martha Agas Prof. Akinade Olatunji, the President of the Nigerian Mining and Geosciences Society (NMGS), has urged Nigerians to involve geoscientists in every construction [Read More…]

Traditional rulers lament abject poverty in Plateau mining communities

Gov. Caleb Mutfwang of Plateau (5th from right); Gwom Gbong Jos, Da Jacob Gyang (6th from right) after their conferment as fellows of the Nigerian Mining and Geosciences Society during their 59th Annual Conference on Tuesday in Jos.
Gov. Caleb Mutfwang of Plateau (5th from right); Gwom Gbong Jos, Da Jacob Gyang (6th from right) after their conferment as fellows of the Nigerian Mining and Geosciences Society during their 59th Annual Conference on Tuesday in Jos.

By Martha Agas Gbong Gwom Jos, Da Jacob Buba, on Tuesday lamented pervasive poverty in communities hosting mining sites in Plateau. Da Buba, Chairman, Plateau [Read More…]

Mining: Association advocates safe practices, use of improved technology

National President of the Miners Association of Nigeria (MAN), Mr Dele Ayanleke
National President of the Miners Association of Nigeria (MAN), Mr Dele Ayanleke

By Martha Agas The National President of the Miners Association of Nigeria (MAN), Mr Dele Ayanleke, has called for safe mining practices and improved technology [Read More…]

NYU urges FG to expedite action on creation of Mining Police

Comrade Chinonso Obasi, President, Nigerian Youth Union (NYU)
Comrade Chinonso Obasi, President, Nigerian Youth Union (NYU)

By Angela Atabo The Nigerian Youth Union (NYU), an umbrella body of young people all over Nigeria, has called on the Federal Government to hasten [Read More…]