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Olusola Olaniyi is a Regional/Exploration Geologist and Researcher. She is the CEO, Berillos Proconsultants. Former Deputy Director Regional Geology, Nigerian Geological Survey Agency (NGSA), Federal Ministry of Mine and Steel Development. She has worked and excelled in the mining industry (a profession that is a male dominated work space) for over 3 decades in senior/upper management positions. She also worked with Niger River Basin Development Authority and UNICEF. She has two Master's degrees, Geographic Information System (MGIS) from University of Lagos, Lagos and Business Administration (MBA) from Federal University of Technology, Akure with B.Sc. Geology from University of Ife (now Obafemi Awolowo University), Ile-Ife, Certificates in Gender and mining governance and IGF Guidance for Governments: Local content policies. She was involved in geological data collection, production of maps and geological reports for NGSA's Publications and Bulletins. She is an advocate of gender equality and eradication of Gender Based Violence in the mining industry. Member, Nigerian Mining and Geosciences Society (NMGS), Certified Member, Council of Nigerian Mining Engineers & Geoscientists (COMEG) & Member Women In Mining Nigeria.

Resource Library Contributions

Delve Country Profile: Nigeria

Author: Nathan Schneck, Patricia Ns Ndagano, Olusola Olukemi Olaniyi
Publisher: Delve
Publication Year: 1969

The Delve Country Profile: Nigeria was developed through a collaboration between the World Bank Extractives Global Programmatic Support Multi-Donor Trust Fund and Pact. The Country Profile highlights key data points associated with the ASM sector compiled through a review of existing literature. The Profile provides informa...