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 […]

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 […]

Rep Halims Parleys Mines and Steel Minister on Ajaokuta, Job Creation

By A.M. Nasiru. The Chairman of the House of Representatives Committee on Steel Development, Hon Abdullahi Ibrahim Halims has reiterated his desire to see Ajaokuta Steel Company operating in its full capacity. Halims, who represents Ankpa federal constituency in the green chamber, made this known when he hosted the Minister for Mines and Steel Development, […]

60-man Team From Russia to Conduct Technical Audit of Ajaokuta Steel – Minister

Olamilekan Adegbite, the Minister of Mines and Steel Development says a 60- man team from Russia will soon arrive Nigeria to start technical audit of Ajaokuta steel. Adegbite disclosed this to the News Agency of Nigeria on Wednesday in Abuja. He said that Russian government had nominated TYAZHPROMEXPORT (TPE), a Russian company, the original builder […]

Ajaokuta Steel Will Come to Fruition Before End of Buhari’s Govt – Minister

Minister of Mines and Steel Development, Mr Olamilekan Adegbite, has expressed optimism that the resuscitation of the Ajaokuta Steel Mill will come to fruition before the expiration of the tenure of President Muhammadu Buhari. Adegbite expressed this optimism during a courtesy visit to Tribune House, Ibadan, on Thursday. He hinged this optimism on an agreement […]

Nigerian Govt Pledges Support for Kogi Iron’s Agbaja Steel Project

The Nigerian Ministry of Mines and Steel Development (MMSD) has recognised the effort that Australia-based Kogi Iron is making to contribute to the diversification of the country’s economy through the proposed Agbaja cast steel project. The company received a formal letter at the end of August from Mining Minister Olamilekan Adgebite, stating that the MMSD […]

FG Assures of Technical Audit, Funding of NIOMCO Itakpe

The Federal Government has assured that the National Iron Ore Mining Company (NIOMCO), Itakpe will simultaneously receive technical audit and funding alongside the Ajaokuta Steel Company Limited. Minister of Mines and Steel Development, Olamilekan Adegbite, gave this assurance while on a tour to Itakpe, Kogi state, to assess the current state of the company The […]

Ajaokuta Steel Revival: Senate Leader, Oseni, Others Embark on Fact-finding Mission

In preparation to receive Russian experts for resuscitation of Ajaokuta Steel Company, the Senate President, Senator Ahmed Lawal has sent high-powered delegation to Kogi State on fact-finding mission. The delegation which was led by the Senate Leader, Senator Yahaya Abdullahi in conjunction with the Chairman, Senate Committee on ICT/Cybercrime and Senator representing Kogi Central Senatorial […]

Buhari Approves Asiru’s Nomination as Member Ajaokuta Implementation Team

President Muhsmmadu Buhari has approved the nomination of Hon. Asiwaju Asiru Idris, FCA, as member of Ajaokuta Presidential Project Implementation Team.  The Minister of Mine and Solid Minerals Development, Arc.  Olamilekan Adegbite, confirmed the approval when he paid a courtesy visit to the Gov. Yahaya Bello of Kogi, at Government House Lokoja on Thursday. Adegbite, […]

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