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My scorecard, by Baru

The immediate past Group Managing Director of the Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC), Dr Maikanti Kacalla Baru, spent only three years in NNPC having been appointed to superintend the Corporation in July 2016 but from records, he would be leaving a landmark and guide for his successor, writes EMEKA UGWUANYI. …

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How I will end fuel importation by 2023- New NNPC boss

The new Group Managing Director of the Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC), Mele Kyari, on Monday, explained how he hoped to end petroleum products importation in the country by 2023. Mr Kyari spoke in Abuja at the valedictory ceremony in honour of the former Group Managing Director, Maikanti Baru, who …

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Protesting NNPC workers hold church service inside Warri refinery

Theophilus Onojeghen, Warri There was a mild drama on Sunday at the Warri Refining and Petrochemical Company in Ekpan, in the Uvwie Local Government Area of Delta State, where support staff members of the Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation had been protesting the non-regularisation of their engagement since last week Wednesday. …

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Operations shutdown as support staff block Warri refinery with coffin [PHOTOS]

Over five hundred support staff of the Warri Refining and Petrochemical Company, WRPC, on Friday blocked the entrance to the Federal Government establishment with a coffin in continuation of their protests with a demand that they be converted to permanent staff of the company. The protesters said unless the Managing …

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Protesting youths, workers shut down Warri Refinery over employment

Theophilus Onojeghen, Warri Hundreds of youths and members of staff of the Warri Refining and Petrochemical Company on Wednesday shut down commercial activities at the Warri Refinery in Ekpan, Uvwie Local Government Area of Delta State, over alleged management’s failure to regularise their engagements. The protesters drawn from across the …

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Support staff shut down Warri Refinery

Theophilus Onojeghen, Warri Hundreds of youths and about 500 support staff on Wednesday shut down commercial activities at the Warri Refining and Petrochemical Company, Ekpan, Uvwie Local Government Area of Delta State, over alleged management’s failure to regularise their engagements. The protesters, drawn from across the Niger Delta states, vowed to …

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NNPC says banks are set to fund rehabilitation of ailing refineries

Outgoing Group managing director of the Nigerian National petroleum corporation Maikanti Baru says financial institutions have expressed readiness to fund the rehabilitation of the nation’s ailing refineries. The GMD was speaking after being inducted as a fellow of the Nigerian academy of engineering in Lagos. There are currently five refineries …

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Group hails President Buhari for appointing Kyari GMD of NNPC

Warri(Delta) – A body known as South South Reawakening Group ( SSRG), has commended President Muhammadu Buhari for appointing Mr Mele Kyari as new Group Managing Director(GMD) of the Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC). The group made the commendation in a statement signed by the Convener, SSRG, Mr Joseph Ambakederimo …

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NNPC resumes search for oil in Chad Basin

The Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC) has restated its commitment to resume oil search in the Chad Basin as soon as it receive security clearance. Group Managing Director of the Corporation, Maikanti Baru, disclosed this on Tuesday, June 19, 2019, when the Governor of Bauchi State, Bala Mohammed, paid him …

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Billions Of Naira Meant For Petrol Price Equalisation Unaccounted For

The Marine Transport Average (MTA) Zibima referred to is a 15kobo Nigerians pay on every litre of petroleum product they purchase. The purpose of this surcharge is to make sure people living in the creeks of the Niger Delta and other riverine communities can buy petrol at a maximum price of …

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