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Sanwo-Olu Visits Ijegun Fire Survivors, Warns Pipeline Vandals
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Sanwo-Olu Visits Ijegun Fire Survivors, Warns Pipeline Vandals

Lagos State Governor, Mr. Babajide Sanwo-Olu, on Wednesday visited victims of the recent Ijegun pipeline fire incident who are receiving treatment at the Trauma and Burns Unit of the Gbagada General Hospital. The Governor, in company of his deputy, Dr. Obafemi Hamzat, sympathised with families of... read more »

Nigeria: Kachikwu Out, Dr Thomas John In As Chairman NNPC Board
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Nigeria: Kachikwu Out, Dr Thomas John In As Chairman NNPC Board

President Muhammadu Buhari has appointed Dr Thomas John as the acting alternate chairman of the Governing Board of the Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation, bringing to an end the tenure of the former Minister of State for Petroleum Resources, Dr Ibe Kachikwu. NNPC’s Group Managing Director,... read more »

Nigeria: Mele Kyari Takes Over As NNPC GMD
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Nigeria: Mele Kyari Takes Over From Baru As NNPC GMD

7 others take on replace previous chief operating officers. In a statement released by Ndu Ughamadu, the spokesperson of NNPC on Thursday morning, President Muhammodu Buhari has appointed Mele Kyari as the group’s GMD while also replacing 7 chief operating officers with new ones. Details of... read more »

Nigeria: Oil Exploration in the North to Continue Till Oil is Found - GMD NNPC
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Nigeria: Oil Exploration in the North to Continue Till Oil is Found –...

Group Managing Director of the Nigeria National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC), Dr. Maikanti Baru, has said oil exploration in northern Nigeria will continue till it is found. He said this will enable the NNPC to do a massive appraisal of the discovery of gas reserves made in 1999 in the region. Dr.... read more »

Nigeria: Angry Youths Disrupt Oil Production As Akwa Ibom Crisis Takes Toll On American Oil Major
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Nigeria: Angry Youths Disrupt Oil Production As Akwa Ibom Crisis Takes Toll...

The unfolding political crisis in Akwa Ibom State, one of the big oil states in Southern Nigeria that has been relatively very peaceful till the advent of a seeming czarist regime in 2007, could trigger off some dangerous economic consequences for Nigeria if not contained urgently. Though what is... read more »