Nigeria, Africa’s top oil producer, wants to remove the need for imported petroleum products within 18 months, Minister of State for Petroleum Emmanuel Ibe Kachikwu said on Tuesday.
Nigeria is to break up its state oil firm into 30 separate companies as it seeks to reform the organization, the country’s Minister of State for Petroleum Resources Ibe Kachikwu said Thursday.
After more than seven months since he won election as president in Africa’s biggest economy, Muhammadu Buhari named his cabinet.
Over seven months after he was elected, President Buhari has finally sworn in his cabinet.
Nigerian President Muhammadu Buhari appointed former investment banker Kemi Adeosun as finance minister as he swore in his cabinet on Wednesday, more than seven months after he won the election that ushered in the first democratic handover of power in Africa’s biggest economy.
Nigerians finally know the names of those who will form President Muhammadu Buhari’s cabinet, after the senate approved the list of 36 nominees, five months after the president took office.
Nigeria’s Senate approved the final list of 18 cabinet nominees submitted by President Muhammadu Buhari on Thursday, bringing to 36 the total number considered fit to be ministers.
Nigeria’s President Muhammadu Buhari has asked the head of the country’s biggest private equity firm to join his cabinet, Senate President Bukola Saraki said on Tuesday, as lawmakers started screening candidates for a long-awaited government.
Nigerian President Muhammadu Buhari has submitted a second list of candidates for his cabinet to the upper house of parliament for approval, Senate President Bukola Saraki said on his Twitter feed on Monday.
Here are the 21 cabinet nominees and their states of origin submitted by Nigeria’s President Muhammadu Buhari to the Nigerian Senate for confirmation.
Nigerian President Muhammadu Buhari nominated four former state governors and the current head of the national oil company as ministers in his administration, according to a list presented to lawmakers in the capital, Abuja.
The new head of Nigeria’s state oil company has tapped the private sector as part of an overhaul of senior ranks intended to clean up the entity at the heart of the country’s economy.
Nigeria’s President Muhammadu Buhari has replaced the CEO of the government-owned “bad bank” set up to resolve a financial crisis five years ago. This is Buhari’s second change of leadership of a key state company in a month.
The new head of Nigeria’s state oil company said on Thursday the country’s fuel subsidy was an unsustainable drain on the economy, calling for deregulation of the oil and gas sector.
The new head of the Nigerian National Petroleum Corp said on Thursday that he had started a three-pronged restructuring of the state-owned company that should lead to “a new NNPC”.
Nigerian President Muhammadu Buhari has appointed Dr. Emmanuel Ibe Kachikwu as the Group Managing Director of the state oil firm, the Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC).