Kachikwu says no going back on petrol sufficiency
The Minister of State for Petroleum Resources, Ibe Kachikwu, yesterday directed the Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC) to ensure that petrol queues were cleared in Abuja before Sunday. He also said that there was no going back on the target set by the country to achieve self-sufficiency in refined petroleum products and revamping the nation’s…
Kachikwu directs NNPC to clear fuel queues in Abuja before Sunday
The Minister of State for Petroleum Resources, Dr Ibe Kachikwu, on Thursday directed the Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC) to ensure that petrol queues were cleared in Abuja before Sunday.
U.S. may halt crude oil import from Nigeria
Nigeria saw a significant reduction in the US imports of its crude in recent years, starting from 2012, following the shale oil production boom.The U.S. imported a total of 28.53 million barrels of crude oil from Nigeria in the third quarter of last year....
Nigeria raises hope on end to gas flaring by 2020
The Minister of State for Petroleum Resources, Dr. Ibe Kachikwu, has renewed the Federal Government’s commitment to end gas flaring by 2020.
Hiding the truth in plain sight
We thought fuel subsidy had become history. We thought that by its going about two years ago, one of the biggest avenues for corruption in the Nigeria system had been closed permanently.
Senate rejects panel report on fuel crisis, probes subsidy payment
Allegations of unending corrupt practices in the oil industry as well as persisting scarcity of petrol across the country generated serious agitations and outpour of criticisms against the management of the oil industry on the floor of the Senate yesterday.
Petrol subsidy payment: Reps summons Kachikwu, others
The House of Representatives on Wednesday resolved to invite the Minister of State for Petroleum Resources, Dr Ibe Kachikwu, to explain the payment of N300 billion subsidy on Premium Motor Spirit (PMS) popularly known as petrol, without approval from the National Assembly.
Welcome to the reign of racketeers, fly-by-night contractors
For days it rage: The terror of racketeers and middlemen. They were in embarrassing control of the economy. And no one could tame them.