Police Apprehend Robbers, Pipeline Vandals

Folake Sokoya The Lagos State Police Command has arrested five pipeline vandals accused of tampering with NNPC pipeline at the Ekoro area of Abule-Egba. According to the state Commissioner of Police, CP Edgal Imohimi, the suspects were arrested based on information received and analysed by the intelligence arm of the command. The CP said that […]

NNPC Awards Oando Plc Engineering, Procurement And Construction Mandate To Develop Ajaokuta-Kaduna-Kano Gas Pipeline Project

A two party consortium consisting of Oando PLC (“Oando”), in conjunction with its midstream affiliate, Axxela Limited (“Axxela”) (formerly known as Oando Gas & Power) and Oilsery Limited, has been awarded the Engineering, Procurement, Construction (EPC) mandate for the Ajaokuta – Abuja portion (Lot 1) of the Ajaokuta-Kaduna-Kano Pipeline system (the “AKK Pipeline”) by the […]


NNPC Gears-Up For Groundbreaking Of 614km AKK Gas Pipeline Project

The Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation NNPC said arrangements were being concluded for the historic groundbreaking of the 40inch x 614km Ajaokuta – Kaduna – Kano, (AKK), gas pipeline and stations in the weeks ahead. The corporation said following last week’s successful execution of contract agreements for the engineering, procurement, construction, commissioning and financing for Lots […]

NNPC, Mining Society Partner To Grow Nigeria’s Crude Oil Reserves

… As Baru Bags NMGS Honourary Fellowship The Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC) has expressed its readiness to collaborate with the Nigerian Mining & Geosciences Society (NMGS) towards growing the nation’s abundant hydrocarbon reserves. Group Managing Director of the corporation, Dr. Maikanti Baru, disclosed this shortly after being conferred with the honourary fellowship of the […]


NNPC Vows That Refineries Will Roar Back Soon

The Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC) would not relent in its quest to get the nation’s four refineries back to their optimal, nameplate capacities. Group Managing Director of the corporation, Dr. Maikanti Baru disclosed this shortly after receiving this year’s Man of the Year Award from Nigerian NewsDirect, a Lagos-based daily publication, in Lagos, at the […]


NNPC Closes 2017 With N82bn Deficit

NNPC Group closed the 2017 full year operations with a budget deficit of N82 billion against its budgeted surplus of N601.16 billion for the year. The corporation’s oil and gas report for December 2017, which contained the figures, shows that the group’s operations in December ended in a deficit of N6.37 billion, which is slightly […]


NNPC Committed To Helping Nigeria Attain Competitive Edge In Non-Oil Sectors

…As Baru Says Fuel Scarcity Now a Thing of the Past The Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC) has expressed its commitment towards providing the necessary assistance for Nigeria to attain competitive edge in non-oil sectors of the economy. Group Managing Director of the corporation, Dr. Maikanti Baru stated this while delivering a goodwill message during […]


Azikel Refinery: NNPC GMD Calls For Encouragement, Lauds Dr Eruani

By: Amos Okioma The Group Managing Director of the Nigeria National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC), Maikanti Baru has called for sustained encouragement owing to the remarkable pace of work at the Azikel Refinery site, even as it lauded the President of Azikel Group, Dr Azibapu Eruani for having achieved 65% completion on the phase I, II […]


Senate Probes NNPC Over ‘Illegal Account’ Operated By Past GMDs

The Senate has mandated its committees on public accounts and gas to investigate the activities of Brass LNG, alleged to be running an illegal account in the name of the federal government. Drawing the attention of senators to the issue on Tuesday, Dino Melaye, Kogi-APC, accused the Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation, NNPC, of operating a […]

NNPC to Build More Depots, Expand Market Share

Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC) is to build more depots across the Country. NNPC Group Managing Director, Dr. Maikanti Baru who disclosed this Monday in Abuja while inaugurating the board of one of its downstream Companies, NNPC Retail limited, said the addition to the corporation’s existing 23 depots nationwide would ease products supply and distribution […]