Who we are

The New Mining Cadastre Office was re-established in 2006 as an autonomous body to secure mining properties and to administer mining titles with integrity and in a transparent manner on a "first come, first served" basis.

What we do

MCO has the exclusive responsibility to:

  1. Receive and dispose of applications for the transfer, renewal, modification, relinquishment of mineral titles or extension of areas
  2. Maintain a chronological record of all applications for mineral titles

How we are organised

Overall, MCO is structured to serve domestic and international investors as an independent body providing an interface to the Government. Specifically, the internal structure reflects the needs in following the given procedures and in fulfilling its tasks and responsibilities to administer mining titles with integrity and in a transparent manner.

Director General: Alh. Mohammed Amate
Assistant Director, Registry: Mrs S. Salau
Assistant Director Concessions: Engr. O.S. Nkom