Tag: Refineries

AzeezFebruary 20, 2018

The Late 5: Kachikwu says FG won’t sell refineries, Court dismisses corruption case against Nnamani, and other top stories

These are the top five Nigerian stories that drove conversation today. Rivers State governor, Nyesom Wike has said the Independent ...

Omoleye OmoruyiDecember 30, 2017

Niger Delta: 10 refineries reach advanced stage, Ogoni clean-up record progress – Osinbajo

Vice President Yemi Osinbajo has said the Buhari administration is committed to promoting the establishment of privately financed modular refineries ...

Alexander OnukwueDecember 30, 2017

Fuel Scarcity: The federal government has quietly reintroduced subsidies, what does this mean for the economy?

Have the queues spurred by fuel scarcity around the country disappeared? If the answer is yes, it is likely for ...

AzeezSeptember 13, 2017

NNPC inaugurates committees to rehabilitate refineries

The Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC) has inaugurated eight committees to rehabilitate the nation’s refineries. Maikanti Baru, Group Managing Director ...

AzeezJune 9, 2017

The YNaija Tracklist: $1.2bn needed to repair NNPC refineries – Kachikwu | Reps summon service chiefs, IGP over kidnappings | More stories

From the papers this morning – a tracklist. Anti-Igbo threat: “We are still looking for them” | Police yet to ...

AzeezJune 9, 2017

$1.2bn needed to repair NNPC refineries – Kachikwu

Minister of State for Petroleum Resources, Ibe Kachikwu has said the Federal Government needs about $1.2 billion to repair three ...

RoqeebahMay 22, 2017

[The Presidential Blog] We are keeping this receipt for Minister Kachikwu till 2019

Minister of State for Petroleum Resources, Dr Ibe Kachikwu just went and promised, with no bidding from anyone, that he’ll ...

Oludolapo AdelanaMay 4, 2017

FG will revoke licenses of some oil refineries – Kachikwu

by Dolapo Adelana The minister of state for petroleum, Dr. Ibe Kachikwu says the Federal Government will withdraw licenses of private ...

AzeezMarch 2, 2017

The YNaija Tracklist: Xenophobia: Militants threaten to attack MTN, Shoprite, others | EFCC briefs Senate on 47 SUVs seized from ex-perm sec | More stories

From the papers this morning – a Tracklist. Buhari approves private investments in refineries – YNaija FG refusing to embark ...

AzeezMarch 2, 2017

Buhari approves private investments in refineries

by Azeez Adeniyi President Muhammadu Buhari has approved the implementation of a new model which will allow private investors to ...

EditorFebruary 20, 2017

Analysis: Just how feasible are Osinbajo’s plans to work with illegal refineries?

by Mark Amaza On the Port-Harcourt leg of his Niger Delta tour, Acting President Yemi Osinbajo disclosed the intentions of ...

Op-ed EditorJanuary 11, 2017

Opinion: Why is ‘cooking gas’ costly in Nigeria?

by Adedamola The sudden high cost of Liquefied Petroleum Gas (LPG), cooking gas has made the news, compounding what has ...

AzeezJanuary 11, 2017

FG will revamp refineries, allocate oil blocks in 2017 – Kachikwu

The Minister of State for Petroleum, Ibe Kachikwu has said the Federal Government will revamp the country’s refineries in 2017. ...

AzeezDecember 21, 2016

FG has no plan to privatise refineries – Kachikwu

The Federal Government has said it has no plan to privatize or concession the country’s three refineries in Warri, Port ...

Oludolapo AdelanaDecember 20, 2016

Refineries to work fully in 2017 – NNPC

The Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC) says the country’s three refineries located in Port Harcourt, Warri and Kaduna will undergo ...

AzeezAugust 6, 2016

How NNPC lost N65.83bn in five months

The Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation in its financial report for the month of May, said it recorded a total loss ...

Kolapo OlapojuMarch 15, 2016

‘For the first time, we’re not worried about where to get subsidy money’

Managing Director of the Nigeria National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC), Ibe Kachikwu has revealed that under his leadership, the oil corporation ...

Op-Ed EditorJanuary 20, 2016

Why NNPC shut down Kaduna, Port Harcourt refineries

by Emeka Nwankwo The Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation, on Wednesday, announced that it had shut down the Kaduna and Port ...

Janeth JSeptember 2, 2015

FG assures Nigerians they have no plan to sell refineries

The Federal Government has assured Nigerians that it has no plan to sell any of the refineries in the country ...

Janeth JAugust 30, 2015

Is the NNPC planning to sell off Nigeria’s refineries?

The Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC) has recommended the sale of the nation’s three refineries in Port Harcourt, Warri and ...

Kolapo OlapojuJuly 29, 2015

Yar’Adua reversed sale of two refineries, refunded Dangote’s $750m – Obasanjo

Former President, Olusegun Obasanjo has revealed that the late President, Umaru Yar’Adua, reversed the sale due to pressure. Obasanjo disclosed ...

Emmanuel ChidiogoFebruary 20, 2015

Opinion: Olusegun Obasanjo is gift that keeps giving sh_t

by Adekoya Boladale Far different from the Obasanjo of old who served with Late Murtala Mohammed, the Obasanjo of 1999 ...

Kolapo OlapojuOctober 7, 2014

IPMAN acquires 1,000 hectares for N495 billion private refineries

by Tunji Andrews The Independent Petroleum Marketers Association of Nigeria (IPMAN) has announced on Monday, in furtherance of its commitment ...

Op-Ed EditorOctober 6, 2014

@ElMagnificento1: The imperative of building local industrial capacity (Y! PolicyHub)

by Fortune God’sSon Alfred So I hear and read somewhere that the US is stopping Nigeria from acquiring (wrong diction) BUYING ...

July 9, 2014

Opinion: Dear NNPC, please bring back our refineries

by Solomon Ben Olonade     The big question is simple: Should Nigerian refineries translate now from public to private ownership? ...

December 29, 2013

#InCaseYouForgot: ‘I was made President by God,’ says Jonathan

by Oge Okonkwo President Goodluck Jonathan added that Nigeria’s problem is lack of love and unity. The president earlier today ...

December 19, 2013

Simon Kolawole: Before they sell the refineries

by Simon Kolawole Many questions were still agitating my mind when stories started flying round the media that there was a pre-conceived ...

December 2, 2013

Ijeoma Nwogwugwu: How not to sell our refineries

by Ijeoma Nwogwugwu   My take on all this is that it’s high time we do away with the needless ...

November 20, 2013

Peregrino Brimah: Diezani Alison-Madueke is prepared to sell Nigeria’s refineries… again

by Peregrino Brimah  So they refurbish “their” thing, with trillions of “their” money, and then sell them to themselves, via their coterie ...

November 16, 2012

“To change a nation is like surgery” – President Jonthan advocates the full removal of fuel subsidy

by Rachel Ogbu Yesterday, President Goodluck Jonathan launched a fresh campaign to totally remove the subsidy on fuel. President Jonathan ...

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