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4,500 trucks of petrol diverted during scarcity — Baru

January 6, 2018 Admin 3 0

Group Managing Director (GMD) of the Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC), Maikanti Baru, has disclosed that up to 4,500 trucks of petrol were diverted last month during the fuel scarcity. Baru made this disclosure while speaking before a meeting of the joint committee of the Senate and House of Representatives. The meeting was organised to find a lasting solution to Read More

Osinbajo Baru - I, not Buhari approved N640 billion oil contracts, Osinbajo contradicts NNPC GMD

I, not Buhari approved N640 billion oil contracts, Osinbajo contradicts NNPC GMD

October 12, 2017 Blueprint-Nats Odaudu 0

Vice-President Yemi Osinbajo on Thursday admitted that he approved the Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation joint venture financing contracts as disclosed by the government-owned oil firm. The Senior Special Assistant to the Vice President on Media and Publicity, Mr. Laolu Akande, confirmed this in a series of tweets on his confirmed Twitter handle, @akandeoj. Akande said Osinbajo approved the recommendations for Read More

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NNPC Scandal: Baru accuses Kachikwu of inciting Nigerians

October 10, 2017 Blueprint-Nats Odaudu 0

The head of the Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation, Maikanti Baru, has again reacted to allegations of corruption and insubordination raised against him by the Minister of State for Petroleum, Ibeh Kachikwu. In his second response in two days, Mr. Baru said he did no wrong and repeated his argument that the NNPC board chaired by Mr. Kachikwu had no powers Read More

Kachikwu and Baru - Why I did not discuss contracts with you, Baru replies Kachikwu

Why I did not discuss contracts with you, Baru replies Kachikwu

October 9, 2017 Blueprint-Nats Odaudu 0

The Group Managing Director of the Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation, Maikanti Baru, has finally responded to allegations of corruption and violation of contract laws raised by the Minister of State for Petroleum, Ibeh Kachikwu. In a memo to President Muhammadu Buhari, leaked last week to the media, Mr. Kachikwu detailed several alleged misdeeds of Mr. Baru, including the unilateral award Read More

Ibe Kachikwu Buhari - Group want scandal at NNPC investigated

Group want scandal at NNPC investigated

October 8, 2017 Joy Emmanuel, Yenagoa 0

A group under the aegis of Niger Delta Indigenous Movement for Radical Change (NDIMRC), has called for investigation of the fraudulent activities rocking the Nigeria National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC). The group equally warned against frustrating the Minister of State for Petroleum, Dr Emmanuel Ibe Kachikwu just as it claimed that the life of the Minister was under threat. It called for Read More

Buhari speech - NNPC Scandal: ADP asks Buhari to resign, says President, APC incapable of leadership 

NNPC Scandal: ADP asks Buhari to resign, says President, APC incapable of leadership 

October 8, 2017 Bode Olagoke, Abuja  0

Following the controversial contract award rocking the Ministry of Petroleum, the opposition Action Democratic Party (ADP) has asked President Muhammadu Buhari, to immediately resign as the presiding Minister in the Ministry. The Party also demanded immediate suspension of the NNPC GMD, Maikanti Baru, to enable investigations commence, while the Minister of state for Petroleum, Dr. Ibe Kachikwu, “should come out Read More

NUPENG - NUPENG backs Baru, says Kachikwu's allegations 'deeply political' 

NUPENG backs Baru, says Kachikwu’s allegations ‘deeply political’ 

October 6, 2017 Bode Olagoke, Abuja 0

The Petroleum Tanker Drivers’ branch  of the National Union of Petroleum and Natural Gas, (NUPENG) has described the ongoing supremacy battle between the Minister of  State for Petroleum, Ibe Kachikwu and the Group Managing Director of the  Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation, (NNPC) Dr Maikanti Baru, as diversionary and deeply political, and therefore called for caution. Kachikwu in a letter addressed Read More

President Buhari and Babachir Lawal - NNPC $25billion: Buhari shielding Baru, Babachir from hypocritical anti-corruption war - PDP

NNPC $25billion: Buhari shielding Baru, Babachir from hypocritical anti-corruption war – PDP

October 5, 2017 Emeka Nze, Abuja 0

*Demands for Baru’s suspension The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has expressed shock at what it called the loud silence of President Muhammadu Buhari over the $25billion scandal and other illegalities currently rocking the Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC). To this end, the PDP has demanded immediate suspension of the NNPC Group Managing Director, Dr Maikanti Baru so that proper investigation Read More

Bolaji Abdullahi 640x360 - NNPC corruption allegation rattles APC, spokesman declines comment

NNPC corruption allegation rattles APC, spokesman declines comment

October 5, 2017 Bode Olagoke, Abuja  0

The ruling All Progressives Congress (APC) has declined to comment on the allegation of corruption leveled against the Group Managing Director of the Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC) Dr. Maikanti Baru by the Minister of state for Petroleum Resources Dr. Emmanuel Ibe Kachikwu. Recall that the ruling party had always accused the opposition People Democratic Party (PDP) and its appointees Read More

Ibe Kachikwu Buhari - Buhari meets Kachikwu over alleged NNPC fraud

Buhari meets Kachikwu over alleged NNPC fraud

October 5, 2017 Blueprint-Nats Odaudu 0

The meeting between the Minister of State for Petroleum, Ibe Kachikwu, and President Muhammadu Buhari is scheduled for Friday and not today (Thursday) as earlier reported. A presidency source had earlier told PREMIUM TIMES of the meeting; however a review of the president’s official schedule shows the meeting is set for Friday at 11 a.m. The meeting is coming three Read More

Ibe Kachikwu - Kachikwu saddened by leakage of memo to Buhari as Senate probes allegations   

Kachikwu saddened by leakage of memo to Buhari as Senate probes allegations  

October 4, 2017 Blueprint-Nats Odaudu 0

  Ibe Kachikwu, minister of state for petroleum resources, says it is distressing that the letter he wrote to President Muhammadu Buhari was leaked. In the letter, which was circulated on social media on Tuesday, Kachikwu notified the president of the alleged insubordination of Maikanti Baru, group managing director of the Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC). He said he was Read More