SITEI delegates urge Nigerian government to develop mining ports

By James Sean Dickson, Liz Gyekye
Published: Tuesday, 24 November 2015

Nigeria, like a number of countries in the Middle East, is looking at how it can diversify away from oil and unlocking the minerals sector forms part of this plan. The West African country’s mining sector recently teamed up with members of the Nigerian’s government to discuss this issue at the fourth Sustainability in the Extractive Industries (SITEI) conference.

Mining stakeholders, attending the fourth Sustainability in the Extractive Industries (SITEI) conference in Abuja, Nigeria, have called on the country’s government for the immediate development of mining ports across Nigeria, as well as conquering other industry hurdles, in order to improve its mining sector.

The event, held last week...

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