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Mining Cadastre Office says data safe despite downtime

Mining Cadastre Office says data safe despite downtime

The Nigerian Mining Cadastre Office (NMCO) an agency of the Ministry of Solid Minerals Development responsible for mineral licensing says though it is currently experiencing downtime caused by a technical glitch, mining data on its systems are safe and undisturbed.

This is coming after the agency’s most recent upgrade to the electronic Mining Cadastre Plus(eMC+). The agency had said the upgrade is meant to enhance seamless processing of mineral title applications in a transparent manner, in line with international best practices.

However, in a statement dated July 9, 2024, the agency revealed that it is experiencing a downtime.

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“The Nigeria Mining Cadastre Office (NMCO), wishes to inform the mining sector stakeholders and the general public that the Agency is currently having a system downtime,” the statement said.

“This is due to a technical glitch being experienced by the Cloud Service Provider hosting our data”.

The statement further informed that the Agency’s Cloud Service Provider has informed the Office that their technical team are working assiduously to rectify the glitch as soon as possible.

While appealing for understanding, the management assured that the agency’s data is safe.

“NMCO wishes to assure our stakeholders and the general public that the Agency’s data is secured. We appeal for understanding while the technical glitch is being resolved” the statement added