mining regulation is handled by the ministry of solid minerals development which oversees the management of all mineral resources. mining law is codified in the federal minerals and mining act of 1999. historically nigeria's mining industry was monopolized by state-owned public corporations. this led to a decline in productivity in almost all
directory of federal ministry of mines and steel development abuja. abuja business directory agencies & organizations >> federal ministries & parastatals. headquarters federal ministry of mines and steel development solid minerals development address: akure ondo state. phone: +234 462867 geological survey of nigeria (gsna) address: off
he said 60 per cent of revenue that accrued to the federal ministry of mines and steel development was from ogun state being the state with the largest deposits of natural and mineral resources
the ministry the federal ministry of solid minerals is responsible for identifying the nation's solid minerals advising government on the formulation and execution of laws and regulations guiding the various stages of prospecting quarrying and mining; and handling sale and consumption of solid minerals in the country through the issuance of
a good in point is nasarawa a northern state appropriately tagged ‘nigeria’s home of solid minerals’. the state is naturally endowed with many minerals in commercial quantities including columbite iron ore limestone gemstone sand topaz to name just a few of more than 30 mineral resources buried in the earth across the state..