Tag Archives: Minister Of State For Petroleum Resources

Buhari Removes Kachikwu, Appoints Thomas John As New NNPC Board Chairman

President Muhammadu Buhari has appointed Dr Thomas John as the acting alternate chairman of the Governing Board of the Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation, relieving  Dr. Ibe Kachikwu as Minister of State for Petroleum Resources, NNPC’s Group Managing Director, Maikanti Baru, who announced this in Abuja, stated that the new board chairman would hold the position until…

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Barkindo’s Appointment As OPEC Scribe A Result Of Kachikwu’s Diplomacy – NNPC

  The Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC) said diplomatic shuttles by the Minister of state for Petroleum Resources, Dr Ibe Kachikwu, helped in the appointment of Mr Mohammed Barkindo as the new Secretary General of OPEC. This is contained in a statement signed by Malam GarbaDeen Muhammad, the Group General Manager, Group Public Affairs Division, NNPC,…

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Diezani Out As Kachikwu Emerges New OPEC President

  On the heels of President Muhammadu Buhari’s appointment of himself as the country’s Minister of Petroleum resources, many were of the opinion that he would also automatically assume the position of President of the Organization of Petroleum Exporting Countries (OPEC). These speculations have however been put to rest following a recent update on the…

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