Ajaokuta Steel Company Will be Completed Soon – Minister

Ajaokuta Steel Company Will be Completed Soon – Minister

Olamilekan Adegbite, the minister of Mines and Steel Development, says Ajaokuta Steel Company Limited will function to capacity before the end of President Muhammadu Buhari’s administration. Mr Adegbite made this known during the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) Forum in Abuja. He said the federal government had made effort to ensure that the Russian company […]

FG Empowers 99 Youths on Technical Capacity Building in Metal Sector

FG Empowers 99 Youths on Technical Capacity Building in Metal Sector

By Stephen Adeleye. No fewer than 99 Nigerian youths have been trained by the Federal Government on technical capacity building in the metal sector on welding & fabrication, metal machining, and foundry & pattern technologies. Dr. Uche Ogah, the Minister of State, Ministry of Mines and Steel Development (MMSD) disclosed this at the closing ceremony […]

Russia is Committed to Resuscitating Ajaokuta Steel Company – Deputy Minister of Foreign Affairs

Russia is Committed to Resuscitating Ajaokuta Steel Company – Deputy Minister of Foreign Affairs

Russia has restated its commitment to the resuscitation of Nigeria’s Ajaokuta Steel Company. The Russian Deputy Minister of Foreign Affairs, Sergey Vershinin, disclosed this at a ceremony to receive the Letters of Credence from the Nigerian Ambassador to Russia, Abdullahi Yibaikwal. A statement issued by the Nigerian Embassy in Moscow said that the Russian Deputy […]

Ajaokuta Steel Problem Complex – FG

Ajaokuta Steel Problem Complex – FG

The Federal Government has described the problem with the Ajaokuta Steel Company as very complex. Director-General of Bureau of Public Enterprises (BPE), Alex Okoh, who spoke to journalists in Abuja on Monday while presenting updates on the bureau’s 2021 work plan, assured that efforts were ongoing to resolve the issues. “Currently there are negotiations with […]

Ignore GSHL, Focus on Reviving Ajaokuta Steel, Osike Urges Buhari

Ignore GSHL, Focus on Reviving Ajaokuta Steel, Osike Urges Buhari

A human rights activist based in Kogi State, Chief Haruna Ahmed Osike has appealed to President Muhammadu Buhari not to be distracted by the enemies of the country in his quest to revitalize the money spinning Ajaokuta Steel Industry located in the state. Osike made the appeal in Okene, Kogi State on Sunday while speaking […]

Time to Declare State of Emergency on Ajaokuta Steel Company

Time to Declare State of Emergency on Ajaokuta Steel Company

Despite huge uncertainty created by the COVID-19 pandemic which have left sour tastes in the mouth of many world over, serious governments in other climes find ways to administer governance without resorting to much excuses nor distorting already laid-down programmes. To this end, there is the need for President Muhammadu Buhari to direct the Minister […]

NCDMB Plans to Invest in $1.45bn Ajaokuta Steel Revitalisation Project

NCDMB Plans to Invest in $1.45bn Ajaokuta Steel Revitalisation Project

The Nigerian Content Development and Monitoring Board (NCDMB), has said it was open to discussions around investment opportunities aimed at reviving the ailing Ajaokuta Steel Company, in Kogi State. Executive Secretary, NCDMB, Mr. Simbi Wabote, stated this at a media briefing on the 2021 virtual Nigeria Oil and Gas Opportunity Fair(NOGOF) holding May 25 to 26 […]

Senator Oseni Stands for What is Worth Standing for, Ajaokuta Youth Vanguard

Senator Oseni Stands for What is Worth Standing for, Ajaokuta Youth Vanguard

A group, Ajaokuta Youth Vanguard (AYV), have come out to show their gratitude to Senator Yakubu Oseni for sponsoring a bill to establish a Steel University to be located within the enclave of Ajaokuta LGA, Kogi State. The President of the group, Comrade James Mohammed who eulogizes senator Oseni, said for the Senator to have […]

Steel University, Ajaokuta: A Welcome Development But…

Steel University, Ajaokuta: A Welcome Development But…

The news heralding the passage of the Bill by the Senate, establishing the Steel University, Ajaokuta in Kogi Central, Kogi state, is a welcome idea and good news to the people. No doubt the Steel University, Ajaokuta (SUA) will enhance greater impact on the educational system of the area and the country at large, especially […]

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