Posts Tagged ‘Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC)’

Senate Invites NPA, NIMASA, Others over Apapa Gridlock

The Senate Committee on Works has invited the Nigeria Ports Authority (NPA) over the lingering Apapa gridlock. The Chairman of the committee, Senator Kabiru Gaya, made this known Thursday in a meeting with the management of APM Terminals in Abuja.He further said the Nigerian Maritime Administration and Safety Agency (NIMASA), farm tank owners, manufacturers and […]

Return my $9,772,800 and £74,000 Andrew Yakubu petitions High Court

The former Manag­ing Director of the Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC), Engr Andrew Yakubu has asked a Fed­eral High Court sitting in Kano to vacate the order of forfeiture it earlier granted federal government. Yakubu wants the court to set aside the order and return the $9,772,800 and £74,000 belonging to him because the court […]

NNPC Begs Marketers to Sell Kerosene at N150

The Group Man­aging Director of the Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC), Dr Maikanti Baru has urged petroleum mar­keters to sell house­hold kerosene at N150 per litre. Currently marketers sell kerosene between N180 and N200 per li­tre, and it is also sold outside the petrol sta­tions at N250 per litre. A statement by NNPC on Friday […]

NNPC to Collaborate with Spanish REPSOL to Boost Refining Capacity

The Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC) has expressed willingness to work with the Spanish National Oil Compa­ny (REPSOL) to boost its re­fining capacity. Presently over 80 percent of petrol consumed in Nige­ria are imported from foreign refineries. The nation’s four re­fineries located in Port Har­court, Warri and Kaduna have over the years operated far be­low […]

Oil Exploration: Niger Draws Buhari’s Attention to Bida Basin

Niger State government has informed the President Muhammadu Buhari-led Federal Government of a large quantity of crude oil in the Bida Basin awaiting exploration. In a statement by Commissioner for Information, Culture and Tourism, Jonathan Vatsa, the government said the immediate past state government, through a committee it set up, had confirmed the availability of […]

Buhari Orders NNPC to Intensify Oil Exploration in Northern Nigeria

President Muhammadu Buhari has ordered the Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation, NNPC, to increase the tempo of crude oil exploration activities in the northern part of the country. Group Managing Director of the NNPC, Mr Maikanti Baru, who disclosed this, yesterday, when the governor of Bauchi State, Mr Mohammed Abubakar, paid him a courtesy visit in […]