• Buhari’s government has not awarded licences for coal mining – Fayemi

    Buhari’s government has not awarded licences for coal mining – Fayemi

    Mr Kayode Fayemi, Minister of Mines and Steel Development, said that licences for mining of coal for power generation had not been awarded since the emergence of the current administration.

    Fayomi said this at a stakeholders and press meeting on pre-Sustainability in the Extractive Industries (SITEI) at the ministry on Wednesday in Abuja.

    The minister was represented by Mr. Egghead Odewale, Technical Adviser/Chief of Staff of the Minister.

    He said the Federal Government had stated that coal mining licences would be issued only […]