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Solid Minerals Devt: Alake laments Nigeria’s 12th position in exploration budget

Solid Minerals Devt: Alake laments Nigeria’s 12th position in exploration budget

By Gabriel Ewepu, Abuja THE Minister of Solid Minerals Development, Dr Dele Alake, yesterday, lamented Nigeria’s 12th position in exploration budget compared with other African countries. Alake expressed his concern at the opening session of the investigative hearing of the Senate Committee on Solid Minerals, declared open by President of the Senate, Senator Godswill Akpabio, […]
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Solid minerals sector as economic mainstay

Solid minerals sector as economic mainstay

It is no longer news that President Muhammadu Buhari in his inaugural speech, shortly after he was sworn-in as president of Nigeria at the Eagle Square, promised Nigerians drastic diversification from a mono-economy and sole revenue generation from the oil and gas sector to agriculture and solid minerals.