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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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Buhari Appoints New Group Managing Director for NNPC, Removes Baru

President Muhammadu Buhari has appointed Mr. Mele Kolo Kyari as the new Group Managing Director of the Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation, bringing to an end the tenure of Maikanti Baru, as the oil firm’s boss. NNPC’s Group General Manager, Group Public Affairs Division, Ndu Ughamadu, who disclosed this in Abuja on Thursday morning, stated that…

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Physically Challenged Are Included In The Ongoing Recruitment – NNPC

The Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC) has stated that it did not exclude people living with disability in its ongoing recruitment process. NNPC’s  group general manager, group public affairs division, Ndu Ughamadu disclosed this in an interview with NAN in Abuja on Tuesday. “We have a corporate policy here and we do employ many of…

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There Is Over One Billion Litres Of Petrol Available -NNPC Speaks On Fuel Scarcity Rumours

The Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC) has once again appealed to Nigerians to stop the panic of buying and hoarding petrol. NNPC urged Nigerians to disregard the trending social media report of an impending fuel scarcity due to purported refusal by some oil marketers to lift products from depots. In a release on Friday, by…

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Atiku Vows to Privatise NNPC, Says It Is a ‘Mafia Organisation’

  The presidential candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party, Atiku Abubakar, said on Wednesday that he would privatise the Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC) if elected, describing the state-owned oil firm as a “mafia organisation.” Atiku was quoted  saying at an interactive session with the business community in Lagos that he would take the step…

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No Whistle-Blower Will Get 5% Of Our Money – NNPC Denies Hiding Recovered Billions

The Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC), has said it will resist any attempt to pay five per cent of its funds found in any commercial bank to whistle-blowers. NNPC General Manager, Public Affairs, Ndu Ughamadu, disclosed this in a statement on Friday, 21st of September. The Police had said it recovered $470.5m and N8bn allegedly…

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Oil Marketers Beg FG For Incentive, Agrees To Continue Sale Of Petrol At N145

Oil marketers on Wednesday agreed with the Federal Government to continue sale of petrol at the price of N145 per litre, reversing their former stance on the pricing of the commodity. On Tuesday, Dapo Abiodun who is the Chairman, Depot and Petroleum Products Marketers Association, stated that marketers could no longer import petrol at the…

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