Shell Energy Entrepreneurs banner Yudala banner
Ogun canvasses for inclusion in list of beneficiaries of non-oil revenue

By News Express on 21/03/2017

Share on facebook Yahoo mail icon Gmail icon

Views: 565

•Ogun State Governor Ibikunle Amosun.
•Ogun State Governor Ibikunle Amosun.

The Ogun State Government has advocated the need for the Federal Government to enlist the state among the beneficiaries of the non-oil revenue of the nation, giving its huge contribution to the sector.

The State Commissioner for Commerce and Industry, Mr Bimbo Ashiru, made the request at a town hall meeting with stakeholders in the mining sector in Abeokuta, the state capital.

He noted that the request became imperative as the state had now become the leading mining exploration state in the federation.

He said: “Nigeria produced about 43 million tons of solid minerals in 2016, out of which Ogun state contributed the highest tons among the 36 states and the FCT.

“The figure represents 37.65% of the total tons of solid minerals produced in the country for year 2016.

According to him, this status should qualify the state to benefit from 13% derivation formula accruable from the federation account, noting that diversifying the economy through the development of solid mineral was essential to overcome the challenges associated with the drop in oil revenue.

He further explained that the meeting was to interact with all relevant stakeholders in the sector in order to exchange ideas on the best way to maximize the state’s potentials.

In his speech, the Chairman of Mineral Resources and Environmental Management Committee (MIREMCO), Mr Dapo Egbeyemi, commended the state for leveraging on its vast available solid mineral deposits to earn more revenue. (Channels TV)

 

Source News Express

Posted 21/03/2017 12:29:23 AM

 

Share on facebook Yahoo mail icon Gmail icon


 

CLASSIFIED ADS

Let us build the most comprehensive online database of worthy and credible Nigerians from all walks of life. It is worth doing!

Loss Off Your Belly Fats, Upper Arm Fat and Body Fats In 2weeks Time.. Click HERE To Start Now!

 

You may also like...
Why I picked Osibajo as my running mate...

Imo guber: Okorocha rules out zoning

No plan to divorce my husband: Margaret Peter-Obi...

Breaking News: Bomb blast rocks Yobe bus station,...

Boko Haram expelled from 36 towns

Political crisis: Why we visited Amaechi —APC Governors...

Adeosun discusses Nigeria’s housing challenge with breps of...

Fire wreaks havoc at Bayelsa motor park

Igbo leaders disown Biafra agitators

Ijaw Youths urge Amnesty Coordinator to urgently rescue...

10 Saudi princes, dozens of ex-ministers arrested in...

Bulletproof bra saves shot woman

 

Latest News Boko Haram kills 4 UN workers in Borno State Governors storm Presidential Villa to celebrate Buhari’s birthday It will be a cloudy and hazy Monday spiced with thunderstorms: NiMet 6 oil marketers in trouble over product diversion Turkey pitches tent with Palestine, unfolds plan to open embassy in East Jerusalem 66 percent of Nigerian prison inmates are on awaiting trial — NPS Troops capture 167 insurgents in Lake Chad Island Sultan urges Muslims to look out for new moon What we learnt from the judgment on Anambra Central Senatorial dispute NIMASA DG advocates proper framework for blue economy Calabar Carnival a veritable platform for job creation, promotion of creativity — Minister Igbo Union plans database of members in South Africa

 

Most Read Nigerian female sex addict opens up, says ‘I like it with both men and women’ (302,154 views) NUDE PHOTO OF OMOTOLA JALADE-EKEINDE surfaces online (286,974 views) Shameless Genevieve Nnaji exposes breasts in public (231,780 views) Finally named: The full list of friends of Nigerian female sex addict who prowled Facebook (194,134 views) Igbo scholar disgraces Femi Fani-Kayode •Demolishes claims on Igbo/Yoruba history with facts and figures (183,878 views) OLUMBA OLUMBA OBU (the one who called himself God) IS DEAD (171,087 views) Breaking News: POPULAR REVEREND CONVERTS TO ISLAM in Kaduna (Nigeria) (147,872 views) THE FINAL DISGRACE: Igbo scholar unleashes more facts about Igbo/Yoruba history, finishes off Femi Fani-Kayode with second article (132,886 views) OBJ’s son reported dead in Lagos plane crash •Names of more victims emerge (131,157 views) Lagos plane crash: Journalist releases victims’ names (119,587 views) Gunmen kill ASP, 2 other police officers in vain bid to kidnap Rivers PDP chieftain (115,910 views) My wasted years in Olumba Olumba Obu’s Evil Brotherhood (112,816 views)

 

Categories Advertorials (3) African Press Organisation (81) Art & Literature (33) Business (2,825) Business Verdict (30) Columnists (780) Complaints & Requests (94) Enterprise & Opportunities (195) Entertainment (422) Features (529) Global Business Monitor (198) International (1,695) Interviews (138) Live Commentary (28) Love Matters (93) News (31,105) Opinion (845) Pidgin (9) Politics (4,228) Religion (655) Sports (1,382) Stock Watch (25) AMA & Al Jazeera Global Update

 

CBN Banner advert

CBN Words on marble

 

 

MOBO Awards

 

APO Group Partner

 

CLASSIFIED ADS

Let us build the most comprehensive online database of worthy and credible Nigerians from all walks of life. It is worth doing!

Loss Off Your Belly Fats, Upper Arm Fat and Body Fats In 2weeks Time.. Click HERE To Start Now!

GOCOP Accredited Member

GOCOP Accredited member

 

 

Africa Media Agency and Al Jazeera

Advertisement



 

 

CLASSIFIED ADS

Loss Off Your Belly Fats, Upper Arm Fat and Body Fats In 2weeks Time.. Click HERE To Start Now!

Let us build the most comprehensive online database of worthy and credible Nigerians from all walks of life. It is worth doing!