Note to Investors
Niger State Government, under the leadership of Alhaji (Dr) Abubakar Sani Bello, the Executive Governor, welcomes all prospective and existing Investors world over to Niger State (the Power State) and invites them to take advantage of the enormous economic and natural resources endowed in the state.
Niger State is adjudge to be one of the most peaceful state to do business. It is also profiled as one of the state with enabling business environment and competitiveness in Nigeria.
The state is therefore, open for inflow of foreign and domestic direct investment.
Niger State Mineral Map
Mining Sector
The geological location of Niger State endows it with mineral resources. The State boasts of commercial quantity of large minerals deposit like gold, talc, kaolin, Tantalite, granite, marble, copper and lead. Considering the importance of this sector, the State Government established Ministry of Mineral Resources for effective and efficient exploration of these resources. The State is open to partnership in areas of exploration, exploitation and processing. According to reports from the Nigerian Geological Survey Agency of the Ministry of Mines and Steel Development. All Local Governments in the State have one or more deposits of solid minerals. Below is a tabular presentation of the solid minerals deposits in the state.

Investment Opportunities

The decision of Niger State Government to develop its Mineral Sector is in line with the current trend in the globalization of the world economy in which we notice, with optimism the significant rise in the flow of Foreign Direct Investment in the global Mining Sector. In view of this, we have decided to key-in on this global investment phenomenon by opening up our mining sector to the World Business Community.

Based on the provision in the Nigerian Constitution which vested the ownership of Mineral Resources on the Federal Government, the State Government incorporated a Limited Liability Company, Zuma Minerals Development Company with RC No. 1119259 to engage in the business of mining on behalf of the state government. The company is set up with the aim of carrying out commercial Exploration, Exploitation, Processing and Marketing of Mineral Products.

  • The Company (Zuma Minerals Development Company)
    in line with her mandate have obtained nine (9) licenses and carried out preliminary exploration on three of the sites. We will be willing to share the report of prefeasibility studies with investors that are ready to partner with the Company.
  • In view of the foregoing, investors are invited to partner with Zuma Minerals Development Company in the actual mining and processing of the minerals which are in commercial quantity or in the marketing of the Mineral Products from Niger State. Niger State is very conducive, reliable and rewarding for the business community.

    Minerals & Location

    Minerals Obtained