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    ‘A well deserved appointment’ — NEITI congratulates new NNPC GMD

‘A well deserved appointment’ — NEITI congratulates new NNPC GMD

The Nigeria Extractive Industries Transparency Initiative (NEITI) has congratulated Mele Kyari on his appointment as the group managing director of the Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC). President Muhammadu Buhari appointed Kyari on Thursday. Kyari, who is the current group general manager, crude marketing division, will assume office as NNPC GMD on July 7. In a statement on Thursday, Waziri Adio, executive secretary of NEITI, [...]

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    Abba, Abba, Abba and Mele – how well do you know your Kyaris?

Abba, Abba, Abba and Mele – how well do you know your Kyaris?

Who is Mele Kyari, the new group managing director of the Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC)? The news making the rounds is that the NNPC boss is related to Abba Kyari (pictured), President Muhammadu Buhari’s chief of staff (CoS); some even say he is the CoS's younger brother. And the issue is hotter than you would imagine. In fact, a social media [...]

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    Biofuel project will create 1m jobs in Ondo, says Baru

Biofuel project will create 1m jobs in Ondo, says Baru

Maikanti Baru, group managing director, Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC), says the proposed biofuel plant in Okeluse, Ondo state, will create one million jobs upon completion. Baru said this in a statement made available to TheCable by Ndu Ughamadu, group general manager, group affairs division, NNPC. At the signing ceremony of the memorandum of understanding (MoU) towards building the project, Baru said [...]

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NNPC GMD’s ‘insubordination’: Kachikwu meets Buhari Thursday

Ibe Kachikwu, minister of state for petroleum resources, will meet President Muhammadu Buhari on Thursday, TheCable has learnt. Kachikwu is meeting Buhari concerning the letter he wrote the president in which he accused accusing Maikanti Baru, group managing director of the Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC), of insubordination. TheCable highlighted the issues he raised in the letter. Buhari had appointed Kachikwu as NNPC [...]

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    There’s a cycle of power within Buhari’s govt, says Shehu Sani on Kachikwu’s letter

There’s a cycle of power within Buhari’s govt, says Shehu Sani on Kachikwu’s letter

Shehu Sani, senator representing Kaduna central, says the letter which Ibe Kachikwu, minister of state for petroleum resources, wrote to President Muhammadu Buhari is an evidence of a “government within the (president's) government". Kachikwu had written a strongly worded letter to Buhari, accusing Maikanti Baru, group managing director of the Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC), of insubordination. TheCable highlighted the issues he raised [...]

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