President Muhammadu Buhari to attend Nigeria Mining Week in Abuja

Nigerian President Muhammadu Buhari to attend Nigeria Mining Week in the capital Abuja on 1 November. The president’s presence shows government’s support for the country’s growing mining sector.

Event director Patricia Kazaka said: “Nigeria is the next investment destination in the mining industry and the government has been unwavering in its undertaking and goal to take its mining sector to the next level.

“We are delighted that President Buhari will honour the Nigeria Mining Weekexpo and conference with his presence on the opening day. He also delivered a message during one of our online events recently, but as we are making a much-lauded live return to the Nigerian capital, the entire industry, from mining houses to investors to artisanal miners, is excited to see at the Abuja International Conference Center in person.”

Established seven years ago, the partners of Nigeria Mining Week’s partners include the Ministry of Mines and Steel Development and the Miners Association of Nigeria (MAN) in collaboration with PwC Nigeria and VUKA Group (formerly Clarion Events Africa).

More than 1,200 mining experts are expected to attend this elite gathering, which lasts until 3 November.

Nigeria Mining Week’s programme main themes include:

  • Nigeria’s mineralogical wealth: Understanding the true potential
  • Capacity building: A critical need for skills and knowledge transfer
  • Climate change and ESG impact: Protecting the environment for future generations
  • Finance and investment: Creating an attractive business model
  • Mining investment: Throwing misperceptions out the door

More information about the programme is available at: To register to attend, click here. Admission to the exhibition is free but visitors are required to register online.

Nigeria Mining Week is an annual event and online platform for all the mining stakeholders and influencers in the public and private sector wanting to do business in Nigeria. 


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