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NNPC promise to supply cheaper fuel

The Group Managing Director of the Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC), Mallam Mele Kyari, has stated that petrol would become cheaper and more environment-friendly in Nigeria once the Ajakuta-Kaduna-Kano (AKK) gas pipeline was completed.

AKK gas pipeline: President Buhari’s big infrastructure push

One of the big promises made by President Muhammadu Buhari in his campaign for Nigeria’s presidency is the Ajaokuta-Abuja-Kaduna-Kano (AKK) gas pipeline project.
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NNPC, Chinese firm to start AKK pipeline project

The Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC), China Petroleum Pipeline Engineering Company Limited (CPPECL) and Brantex Consortium, have concluded plans for the commencement of work on the Abuja-Kaduna-Kano pipeline project popularly known as AKK project, a release by the National Oil Company’s Acting Group General Manager, Group Public Affairs Division, Mr. Samson Makoji, made this known in a statement yesterday.
President Muhammadu Buhari returned to Abuja on Friday after a three-day official visit to South Africa.

Presidency: President Buhari’s trips are justified by outcomes

Senior Special Assistant to the President on Media and Publicity, Garba Shehu, has declared that President Muhammadu Buhari’s foreign trips are not for ‘sightseeing’, but justified by outcomes.
The Nigerian Guild of Editors, NGE, yesterday, expressed optimism in the ability of the Group Managing Director of the Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation, NNPC, Mallam Mele Kyari to steer the corporation to enviable heights.

NNPC: JV oil assets sold to incompetent operators

The Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation, NNPC, Tuesday, disclosed that buyers of the divested assets of its Joint Venture, JV, partners have all failed to make meaningful impacts and contributions to the development of the assets, almost gently years after their sale.
President Muhammadu Buhari on Thursday met behind closed doors with the Liberian President, George Weah.

President Buhari: Federal government to deliver four FIDs, tackle crude oil theft

The Federal Government says it has plans to deliver Final Investment Decisions (FIDs) on at least four key projects within the nation’s oil and gas industry by the end of last quarter of 2019.
CDU leader Annegret Kramp-Karrenbauer says that on some days she speaks more frequently with Angela Merkel than with her own husband. (AFP-Michael Kappeler)

Angela Merkel’s preferred successor says won’t seek post before 2021

German Chancellor Angela Merkel’s preferred successor, Annegret Kramp-Karrenbauer, said Sunday that she would not seek the top job before Merkel’s term ends in 2021.
GMD NNPC, Dr. Maikanti Baru, being conducted round the NNPC Pavillion During The 40th Kaduna International Trade Fair.

NNPC pledges support for agro-allied industries

The Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC), has said that it would support ongoing initiative by the Federal Government to diversify the nation’s economy through agriculture by providing the much needed fulcrum for the attainment of a mutually beneficial relationship between agriculture and industries.
GMD NNPC, Dr. Maikanti Baru (left), with the Executive Governor of Kaduna State, Mallam Nasiru El Rufai, during a courtesy visit to his poffice by the GMD

Kaduna government pledges support for Abuja-Kaduna-Kano gas pipeline project

Kaduna State Governor, Mallam Nasir el-Rufai, declared the support while receiving the Group Managing Director of NNPC, Dr. Maikanti Baru, at the Sir Kashim Ibrahim House in Kaduna on Thursday.
Chairman of the Petroleum Technology Association of Nigeria (PETAN), Mazi Bank Anthony Okoroafor (left), presenting the association’s”Visionary Leadership Award” to the NNPC GMD, Dr. MaikantiBaru, during a courtesy call on the GMD at the NNPC Towers, Abuja …Tuesday.

NNPC chief Maikanti Baru hints of progress in drilling at Kolmani River-II well

The Kolmani River-II Well which spud-in was flagged off last month by President Muhammadu Buhari is progressing satisfactorily, with drilling so far of 6,700 feet, the Group Managing Director of the Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC), Dr. Maikanti Baru, has said.

NNPC: President Buhari’s re-election will guarantee refinery revamping

The Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC) says the re-election of President Muhammadu Buhari will help to facilitate the revamping of the nation’s refineries.
German Chancellor Angela Merkel looks on prior to the start of the weekly cabinet meeting at the Chancellery in Berlin, on October 24, 2018. (Photo by Tobias SCHWARZ - AFP)

As Merkel readies to bow out, ‘Angela I’ hits the stage

As Chancellor Angela Merkel readies to slowly leave the political stage and her party consigns her immigration policy to history, a German theatre is putting on a play that already suggests the end of an era: “Angela I.”
German Chancellor Angela Merkel in Berlin, June 12, 2017. (Sean Gallup-Getty Images)

End of an era: Angela Merkel passes torch to new party leader

German Chancellor Angela Merkel will hand off leadership of her party Friday after nearly two decades at the helm, with the race wide open between a loyal deputy and a longtime rival.

NNPC chief offers reasons for contractor-financing of pipeline projects

The Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC) has explained why it has resorted to contractor-financing of its pipeline and other facilities development in recent times.

China restates commitment to provide 85% funding for $2.8 billion AKK gas pipeine project

The Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC) has been assured by China National Petroleum Corporation (CNPC) that it is committed to helping it secure up to 85 per cent of $2.8 billion it requires to build the Ajaokuta-Kaduna-Kano (AKK) pipeline project, a statement from the corporation on Monday disclosed.

Federal government commended over AKK gas pipeline project

An energy expert, Mr Bank-Anthony Okoroafor has commended the Federal Government efforts on the Ajaokuta- Kaduna-Kano (AKK) gas pipeline project.

NNPC poised to remain globally competitive

The Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC) has vowed to remain globally competitive to ensure value addition to the nation’s hydrocarbon resources for the benefit of Nigerians and other stakeholders.
Maikanti Baru

Maikanti Baru: NNPC targets 1 billion crude oil reserves yearly

Maikanti Baru, the Group Managing Director of Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC) said the corporation would increase the country’s crude oil reserves by one billion barrels yearly to attain 40 billion barrel by 2020.

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