Tag Archives: NNPC

30 Vehicles Destroyed From NNPC Filling Station Fire In Ogba, Lagos

According to Lagos State Emergency Management Agency (LASEMA), at least 30 vehicles were destroyed during the fire that broke out yesterday at a Nigeria National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC) filling station in Ogba community of Lagos. The agency’s Director-General, Dr Olufemi Oke-Osanyintolu, made the announced on Tuesday, April 28, noting that the fire outbreak at Nigeria National…

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Mixed Reactions As President Buhari Approves The Reduction Of Petrol Price To N125

The Nigerian Government has finally reduced the pump price of petrol to N125 from N145 which has ignited mixed reactions on Twitter. The announcement was made at the end of the Federal Executive Council meeting on Wednesday at the Presidential Villa in Abuja and was shared via the official Petroleum Resources Twitter pages. In a…

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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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