Mines and Steel Development

Posted by Nigeria Direct on 2009/02/14 | Views: 745 |

Mines and Steel Development
Block 5 (5th Floor), Federal Secretariat Complex,
Shehu Shagari Way, Central Area, P.M.B.107,
Garki, Abuja

Tel: 09-5239064, 09-5235830, 09-5236454
Fax: 09-5235831, 09-5236519
Website: www.msmdng.com


The Ministry was specifically charged with the following responsibilities:

exploring the solid minerals of the nation;
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 Permits, Licenses, Leases and Collection of rents, Fees and Royalties.

To ensure an accelerated and orderly exploitation of the nations vast solid mineral resources through active private sector participation to stimulate industrial growth, create jobs and boost revenue generation; establishment of a favourable investment capital; contribute to the global knowledge of the nations geology through acquisition of detailed information on location, quantum, mining and beneficiation characteristics of the minerals.


To generate and disseminate dependable, quality and time tested data on the geology and Solid minerals endowment of the country.

Establish transparent and competitive regulatory and fiscal frameworks for private sector investment.

Liberalization of the sector for better involvement by states and local governments as well as individuals interested in the sector for the over all economic enhancement of countries where solid minerals abound.


To generate and disseminate dependable, qualitative and time tested data on the geology and solid minerals endowment of the country; establish a transparent and competitive Regulatory and Fiscal frameworks for private sector investment.

parastatals and Addresses:

Nigerian Mining Corporation
Head Quarters -Jos , Plateau state
Phone: 073 465245, 462920

Geological Survey of Nigeria (GSNA)
Off Mohammed Buhari way ,UTB Close
Central Business Area, Adjacent Lion Bank,Abuja.
Phone: Contact Davis: 080 - 42138452

Nigerian Coal Corporation
Head Quarters
Enugu- Enugu State
Phone: 042255148, 255314, Fax257340

Bitumen Project
Akure, Ondo State

Sustainable Management of Mineral Resources Project

Institute of Mining and Geology, Jos

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