Joseph Thlama Dawha News

Dr. Emmanuel Ibe Kachikwu (R), the new managing director of the Nigerian National Petroleum Corp (NNPC), shakes hands with the former Group Managing Director of NNPC, Dr. Joseph Thlama Dawha during a handover ceremony in Abuja, Nigeria, in this August 5, 2015 handout photograph made available to Reuters August 6, 2015.

Nigeria's new oil chief Emmanuel Ibe Kachikwu announces restructuring & audit

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”.

Emmanuel Ibe Kachikwu, incoming Group Managing Director of NNPC

Nigeria appoints former ExxonMobil Vice Chairman Emmanuel Ibe Kachikwu as Group Managing Director of state oil firm 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).

Goodluck Jonathan, President of Nigeria

Nigerian president replaces state oil firm's leadership

Nigeria’s President Goodluck Jonathan has replaced the top four executives at Nigeria National Petroleum Corporation, his office said on Saturday, intervening in one of the country’s most powerful institutions and the source of 80 percent of government revenues.