5 Important Laws Every Nigerian Should know about - LawPàdí
Jul 01, 2019· The Land Use Act is the primary law in Nigeria that deals with the ownership and transfer of ownership in land. The law is quite unique in the sense that it is more important than a regular law. Before this law can be amended or repealed there is a protracted process, in fact it can only be amended using the same procedure as would be
A CRITICAL APPRAISAL OF THE LEGAL REGIME OF OWNERSHIP
Under the common law, the principle of quic quid plantatur solo, solo cedit (whatever is attached to the land is part of the land) applied in relation to land. However, this is not the case with Nigeria. Our section 16 of the Interpretation Act 1964 (now cap 191 LFN 2004), explicitly gives us another meaning of land.  Under this regime, while oil is vested in the state, ownership of land
How to Get Import and Export License in Nigeria 2021
While NEPC is saddled with the role of issuing export licenses for agricultural commodities and manufactured goods, the Federal Ministry of Solid Minerals Development is responsible for giving out licenses for extraction and exportation in Nigeria.
Environment Law In Nigeria - Energy and Natural Resources
Nov 20, 2007· National Environmental Protection (Management of Solid and Hazardous Wastes) Regulations. Environmental Impact Assessment Act of 1992 (EIA Act). Harmful Wastes (Special Criminal Provisions etc.) Act of 1988 (Harmful Wastes Act). The Federal Ministry of Environment (FME) administers and enforces environmental laws in Nigeria.
Nigeria's Mineral Deposits and Illegal Mining - allAfrica
Mar 27, 2021· They cite Section 1(1) of the Nigerian Minerals and Mining Act, 2007 which gives the federal government ownership and absolute control over all mineral
NATIONAL ENVIRONMENTAL STANDARDS AND
2007 No. 25 National Environmental Standards and Regulations Enforcement Agency (Establishment) Act (e) conduct field follow-up of compliance with set standards and take procedures prescribed by law against any violator; (f) subject to the provisions of the Constitution of the Federal Republic of Nigeria, 1999, and in collaboration with relevant judicial authorities establish
Unlocking commodities exchange potential in Nigeria The
Oct 07, 2019· All over the world, commodities exchanges are established to open up the economy through investment in solid minerals and agriculture, as
Laws & Guidelines Regulating Solid Mineral Industry in Nigeria
Feb 12, 2017· Below are some of the relevant laws, policies, regulations and guidelines which regulate mining of solid minerals in Nigeria.: 1.The Minerals and Mining Act No. 20 of 2007. The Minerals and Mining Act (MMA) is the principal legislation that regulates
(PDF) Contributions of Solid Mineral Sectors to Nigerias
2.1 Nigerias Solid Mineral Endowment Solid minerals resources plays an important role in boosting economic development . of a country. The solid minerals can provide ga inful employment.
The Role Of Solid Minerals In Nigerias Economy As We
Dec 22, 2015· Good morning ladies and gentlemen. The core purpose of our gathering today is acquaint you with some of the emerging strategic priorities and plans of the Federal Ministry of Solid Minerals Development for accelerating and scaling up the role of solid minerals in Nigerias economy.
(PDF) NIGERIA SOLID MINERAL RESOURCE POTENTIALS: AN OVERVIEW
After the rapid decline in solid mineral production starting from the late 1960s, successive Nigerian governments implemented various policies to revive and reverse the fortunes of the sector
Public Regulation of the Oil and Gas Industry in Nigeria
of oil and mineral resources in Nigeria. There are various strands of own-ership of oil theories prevailing in different countries. Ownership rights 4. Now Land Use Act (2004) Cap. (202), Laws of the Federation of Nigeria [hereinafter LFN]. 5. Petroleum Act (2004) Cap. (P10), LFN. 6. Associated Gas Re-Injection Act (2004) Cap. (20), LFN. 7.
ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT IN NIGERIA THROUGH THE
(solid minerals) over the period of 1970-2005. This involves the analysis of the relevance of the health care and education sectors and examination of impediments to past economic development, a development model applicable to Nigeria, the efforts made and the challenges
Nigeria's Solid Minerals as a source of Economic
Appropriate management of solid minerals should translate or some say return Nigeria from just a minerals country to a mining country. Any industry that can generate high economic yield, income, technology and massive employment at the same time -even at the risk of price fluctuation and exhaustibility - is source of economic development.
Nigeria Minerals and Mining Act 2007 - LawPàdí
Feb 05, 2021· About the Law This Act was established for the purposes of regulating all aspects of the exploration and exploitation of solid minerals in Nigeria.
Economic Diversification in Nigeria: Any Role for Solid
This is at the expense of other sectors such as solid minerals and agriculture that hitherto, contributed significantly to the economy of Nigeria. Employing both qualitative and quantitative analysis, this paper shows that the solid mineral sector in Nigeria has the potential to contribute immensely to the economy of Nigeria.
OIL, GAS AND OTHER MINERALS TAXATION
principles and practice of taxation taxation in the solid minerals industry in nigeria taxation in the oil and gas industry in nigeria petroleum industry bill mrs. j. o. david-west 2 22nd may, 2013 content
Solid Minerals: Nigeria must do more to diversify economy
Mar 23, 2021· According to the Senate President, the exploration of solid minerals, besides being an avenue to diversify the countrys dependence on oil, remains a sure way for Nigeria to improve on its Foreign Exchange earnings and Gross Domestic Product (GDP) figures.
Solid Minerals in Nigeria - Hintnaija
Apr 30, 2019· Solid minerals are naturally occurring substances that are solid and inorganic, representable by a chemical formula.Nigeria is a country rich in arts, culture, and mineral resource. Solid mineral resources can be found in large quantities in the fertile country, Nigeria, however, due to the influence of oil resources the mining industry only makes up for o.03% of the GDP.
(DOC) Review of Nigeria's Fiscal Laws in the Face of
NNAMDI NWODO. LLB (Nig) Nigerias Overreliance on Oil in the face of Untapped Solid Minerals: The need to revisit our Fiscal Law Nigeria operates a federal system, thus, fiscal federalism can be said to be the system of revenue generation, allocation and distribution within a federal system"; fiscal law as used in the context; connotes the law(s) regulating such.
JOINT VENTURE AGREEMENTS AS A TOOL FOR REVITALIZING
JOINT VENTURE AGREEMENTS AS A TOOL FOR REVITALIZING NIGERIA'S SOLID MINERALS SUB SECTOR ABSTRACT 1. Statement The contribution of solid minerals to the Gross Domestic Product (GDP) and Foreign Exchange earnings of the country has been on the decline since the discovery of the Oil Minerals (Crude Oil) and its commercial exploitation in the late 1950s.
NIGERIAN MINERALS AND MINING ACT
nigerian minerals and mining act 2007 act no. 20 an act to repeal the minerals and mining act, no. 34 of 1999 and re-enact the nigerian minerals and mining act, 2007 for the purposes of regulating all aspects of the exploration and exploitation of solid minerals in nigeria
Nigeria - Natural Resource Governance Institute
Nigeria has been unable to meet its gas supply obligation to its West African neighbors, while its plan to build the Trans-Sahara gas pipeline to Europe is still pending. For its part, the solid minerals sector remains minor, accounting in 2012 for 0.02 percent of total export earnings and 0.14 percent of new employments in the country.
Solid minerals in Nigeria: An overview (1) The Guardian
Mar 02, 2016· A state by state account of the solid mineral deposit in Nigeria as well as their uses is the focus of the column for the week. ABIA: Clay and Coal.
Oyo State Government SOLID-MINERALS-DEVELOPMENT-AGENCY
Aug 08, 2020· Oyo Installs Ten Kilowatts Solar Power Facility in Ibadan Health Center FAAN commends Makinde over Ibadan airport upgrade Recruitment Update: Oyo Releases Interview Schedule For Education Officers Oyo To Engage Man O War Nigeria To Secure Primary, Secondary Schools In The State CALL FOR APPLICATION Makinde Presents #50million Support to Victims of Araromi Spare
Assessing the Role of Legislation in the Development of
This study assesses the role of legislation in the development of the Nigerian solid mineral sector. The aim of the assessment is to determine how well Nigeria mining companies comply with some key provisions of mining and mineral legislation and also to determine the influence of these legislations on the mining industries.
Mining industry of Nigeria - Wikipedia
The mining of minerals in Nigeria accounts for only 0.3% of its gross domestic product, due to the influence of its vast oil resources. The domestic mining industry is underdeveloped, leading to Nigeria having to import minerals that it could produce domestically, such as salt or iron ore.Rights to ownership of mineral resources is held by the Federal government of Nigeria, which grants titles
Importance of mineral resources in Nigeria Legit.ng
Feb 17, 2019· Nigerian minerals are extremely diverse because there are many ways of their classification. The following types of mineral resources in Nigeria can be distinguished: Combustible minerals are used primarily as fuel (coal, oil, and gas); Metal minerals
NIGERIAN MINERALS AND MINING ACT,2007
A 486 2007 No. 20 Nigerian Minerals and Mining Act Functions of the Minister. metres of a railway, or which isthe site of, or within fifty metres of, any government or public building, reservoir, dam or public road; (d) that is subject to the provisions of the National Commission for
FEDERAL REPUBLIC OF NIGERIA MINISTRY OF SOLID
That said, based on current data, Nigerias solid minerals sector makes up about 0.34% of gross domestic product (GDP). That means that based on current official exchange rates, the mining sector contributes N400billion in value to the economy. While that is a significant role
ACT, 2007 MINING IN NIGERIA THE NIGERIAN MINERALS
Nigeria towards the creation of an orderly and sustainable development of Nigerias Minerals Resources. The Nigerian government policy thrust on the mining sector is anchored on the need to develop a private sector led mining industry with Government restricting its role to that of an administrator /
Waste Management in Nigeria through Effective Policy
Oct 31, 2018· Ijaiya, H, The Legal Framework for Solid Waste Disposal and Management in Kwara State, Journal of Environmental Protection, 2013, 4, 1240-1244. Fagbohun, O.A and Ramos, B.S, Protecting Nigerias Marine Environment: Towards an Agenda for Enforcement of Relevant Laws, ELRI Monograph Series, 2015.
New Regime for Solid Mineral Development in Nigeria
Jun 08, 2015· In 1995, the Ministry of Solid Minerals was established, which promoted the drafting of a new Minerals and Mining Law. This article critically analyses the key issues of the new Law and presents a comparison with the old legal regime, the Mineral Act 1946.
Find Mining expertise in Nigeria
Before the discovery of oil in the 1950s, solid minerals played a central role in the economic development of Nigeria. Indeed, the export of solid minerals was once a major foreign exchange earner. Having become monopolised by state-owned corporations, the industry became privatised in
That law on solid minerals The Guardian Nigeria News
Jan 19, 2016· MINISTER of Solid Minerals Kayode Fayemis statement the other day, encouraging states to either set up their own investment corporations
Illegal Miners Undermining Nigerias Sovereignty Lawan
Jul 15, 2020· The report was put together by the Senate Committee on Solid Minerals, Mines, Steel Development and Metallurgy, chaired by Senator Umaru Tanko Al-Makura (, Nasarawa). Lawan said, It is our duty to have legislation either in form of amendment or new legislations to ensure that the solid minerals sector is supported.
Nigeria: Kogi Govt Seeks Review of Solid Minerals
The Kogi State government yesterday called for review of Nigeria's law on solid minerals exploitation, to give right to states endowed with the resources to harness them for benefit of the people.
(PDF) Ownership and Control of Natural Resources under the
Oct 30, 2017· The right to ownership and control of natural resources under the Nigerian law is constitutional. as in the cas e of coal or other solid minerals resources play such an import ant role
LAWS REGULATING OIL AND GAS INDUSTRY IN NIGERIA
Sep 04, 2020· The principals among these laws are the 1999 Constitution of Nigeria (as amended) and the Petroleum Act, which vested ownership and control of oil found anywhere in Nigeria in the Federal Government. This includes oil located within any land in Nigeria, under its territorial waters, continental shelf or within its exclusive economic zone.
LEGAL FRAMEWORK FOR MINING IN NIGERIA- A GUIDE TO NIGERIAN
Sep 04, 2020· One of the objectives of the new National Policy on Solid Minerals is to ensure the orderly development of the mineral resources of the country. In Nigeria, where over 34 industrial minerals have been discovered in commercial quantity.
Nigeria Geological Survey Agency NGSA
Nigeria has a range of world class minerals resources, such as gold, limestone etc. In addition, it has a variety of other occurrences (more than 45) of medium significance albeit important for small scale mining and industrial development. The world class minerals in Nigeria warrants a closer look especially by foreign mining companies.
An Overview Of The Nigerian Minerals And Mining Act 2007
Mar 17, 2010· The Nigerian Minerals and Mining Act 2007 ("the Act") was passed into law on March 16, 2007 to repeal the Minerals and Mining Act, No. 34 of 1999 for the purposes of regulating the exploration and exploitation of solid materials in Nigeria. This paper reviews the critical aspects of the Act. MINERALS PROSPECTING MINING AND QUARRYING. 1.
Home Ministry of Mines and Steel Development
Welcome to the Integrated Automation and Interactive Solid Minerals Portal (IAISMP), the GO-TO portal for real time information on Mining Sector in Nigeria. Office:No. 2, Luanda Crescent, off Adetokunbo Ademola Crescent, Wuse II, Abuja, F.C.T., Nigeria. Call Us: +234 9 523 9064
Laws In Mining Radioactive Minerals In Nigeria
mining of solid minerals law nigeria. NIGERIA: Solid minerals Exploration Mining the laws governing exploration for minerals on public domain lands and leasing of federal minerals may seem arcane. Read more. mineral and mining act in nigeria The Complete Laws of Nigeria. nigerian minerals and mining act.