The Nigerian Geological Survey Agency is a parastatal under the Ministry of Mines and Steel Development. The Agency has the statutory role of providing relevant and up-to-date geosciences information necessary for economic development of Nigeria. This is accomplished through a systematic process... Read More


The Regional Geology Department of the Agency primarily carries out geological mapping which is aimed at providing information on the distribution of various rock types present on the country’s landscape... Read More


In its quest to generate adequate and appropriate mineral data, the Economic Geology Department has been mandated to perform the following functions:
* Exploration for all mineral resources Read More


Drilling is a very vital process in the exploration – minerals, water and foundations. It is the culmination of the mineral exploration process whereby the third dimension of a prospect, the subsurface geometry is... Read More


The Nigerian Geological Survey Agency uses geophysical techniques for geological mapping and mineral exploration in the country. This research work enables the proper identification of geological structures controlling mineralization... Read More



Nigerian Geological Survey Agency carries out various survey and research on the Nigeria geological sphere. Over the years we have created various reports (geological, geotechnical, gravity, geophysical, hydrological etc reports) that gives... Read More


NGSA brings out periodic publiation on geological matters in Nigeria. Our publication is divided into 3 type which includes bullettins, Occasional Papers and Records of NGSA. These publication state facts on different Nigerian mineral resources... Read More


The Agency has a vibrant cartographic unit responsible for the production of geological maps of various scale series and such other special maps as required by the organization.Some of the Maps available are; 1. Mineral Resources map 2. Fracture... Read More


Nigeria has a range of world class minerals resources, such as gold, limestone etc. In addition, it has a variety of other occurrences (more than 45) of medium significance albeit important for small scale mining and industrial... Read More


National Geoscience Information Centre

NGIC was established purposely to serve as a one-stop repository and dissemination centre of geosciences information...

Natioal Geoharzards Monitoring Centre

NGMC is responsible for research on natural hazards such as landslides, mudslides, erosions and volcanic...

National Geoscience Research Laboratories

NGRL located in Kaduna, was established to conduct analytical tests on rocks, minerals, water in line with NGSA's objectives

National Centre for Marine Geoscience

NCMG located in Yenagoa, is mandated to collect and collate geo-scientific data and information from Nigeria’s 

NGSA Databases