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  • Radical change in global mining is imminent
    Radical change in global mining is imminent 9/18/2019

    Through interviews, surveys and deep analysis of 399 of the world’s largest mining and service companies, including the likes of Rio Tinto, BHP, South32 and Oz Minerals, the report has uncovered that top-level executives are no longer feeling exempt from the rising tide of social and environmental expectations.

  • Renewable energy will end poverty in Africa
    Renewable energy will end poverty in Africa 9/17/2019

    Executive Director of the Environmental Rights Action/ Friends of the Earth Nigeria, Godwin Ojo, has said African leaders must provide access to renewable energy among the populace if they are serious about tackling poverty.

  • Nigeria looks to reboot failing power sector
    Nigeria looks to reboot failing power sector 9/10/2019

    Nigeria’s federal government is turning to old methods to turn around its failing power market, but it will not get far without significant improvements in governance

  • Gemstones could earn Nigeria over $12 billion – Don
    Gemstones could earn Nigeria over $12 billion – Don 9/10/2019

    Nigeria could earn well over $12 billion from gemstones annually if it invests in a laboratory to certify the value of the precious stone, a Professor of Business Administration, Adesoji Adesugba, said at the just concluded 3rd edition of the annual African Gemstones and Jewellery Exhibition and Seminar (AGJES), in Abuja.

  • Electricity: How solar energy can reduce cost of generation in Nigeria, by Expert
    Electricity: How solar energy can reduce cost of generation in Nigeria, by Expert 9/10/2019

    Solar-based energy, especially when done on a large scale, can contribute to reducing the cost of generating and distributing electricity in Nigeria, Samuel Ayokunle Olowosejeje, Research fellow, University College Cork, Ireland, said.

  • Here’s how Japan plans to drive Africa investment
    Here’s how Japan plans to drive Africa investment 9/10/2019

    TOKYO (Reuters) – Japan will offer enhanced trade insurance to boost private sector investment in Africa, Prime Minister Shinzo Abe said on Wednesday as his country competes with rival China for influence in the resource-rich continent.

  • PwC Nigeria: We must assess how competitive Nigeria will be
    PwC Nigeria: We must assess how competitive Nigeria will be 9/10/2019

    Our partnership with iPAD Nigeria and the Miners Association of Nigeria in the organization of the Nigeria Mining Week continues this year.

  • Arch. Adegbite Pledges to Support Stakeholders in the Mining Sector
    Arch. Adegbite Pledges to Support Stakeholders in the Mining Sector 9/10/2019

    Honourable Minister of Mines and Steel Development, Arch. Olamilekan Adegbite, has expressed willingness to collaborate with stakeholders in the sector towards re-positioning of the mining sector to actualise the diversification agenda of the present administration.

  • Nigeria’s mining sector outlook
    Nigeria’s mining sector outlook 9/4/2019

    As Nigeria heads into the pre-election season in the second half of the year, Cyril Azobu, a Partner, and Head of Consulting and Mining Leader at PWC Nigeria joins CNBC Africa to discuss the likely activities to shape the mining sector in this period. http://cnbc.africa/videos/

  • Repositioning Nigeria’s mining for growth
    Repositioning Nigeria’s mining for growth 9/4/2019

    Nigeria’s acting President Yemi Osinbajo says the mining sector is a priority for the government and a crucial part of its economic growth and diversification agenda. Cyril Azobu, Partner at PWC Nigeria joins CNBC Africa for more.

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