According to the newspaper, Buhari is weighing the several options before him in dealing with Kachikwu over his allegation against the Group Managing Director of the Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation, Dr. Maikanti Baru
Browsing: Dr. Ibe Kachikwu
Agbakoba said none of the persons appointed to fill the nine positions is from the states that make up the South East geopolitical zone
Kachikwu had, in a letter to President Muhammadu Buhari, dated August 30, 2017, accused Baru of lack of adherence to due process in the award of NNPC contracts
The workers warned that they will stop non-executive officials from using top management positions in the National Oil Company to settle cronies at the detriment of dedicated staff.
The calls followed the face-off between the two heads of critical government ministry and parastatal, with Kachikwu accusing Baru of unilaterally awarding $25 billion contracts and employments
Baru showed up in Osinbajo’s office in the Presidential Villa a few hours after the Minister of Petroleum Resources, Dr. Ibe Kachikwu, concluded a meeting with President Muhammadu Buhari
The minister had in a memo leaked to the media on Tuesday informed Buhari that the Group Managing Director of the Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation, Maikanti Baru, was disrespectful to him
Indeed, in anticipation of vacancies that would arise from retiring senior executives of NNPC, I wrote the GMD a letter requesting that we both have prior review of the proposed appointments…. Needless to say that, not only did he not give my letter the courtesy of a reply, he proceeded to announce the appointments without consultation or Board concurrence.
The Minister of State for Petroleum Resources, Dr. Ibe Kachikwu, had on Tuesday in a letter to President Muhammadu Buhari accused Baru of awarding contracts totalling $25 billion without the input of the NNPC board, even as he described his conduct as an act of insurbodination
I am sure that he curses the day that he met President Muhammadu Buhari, that he opted to join the All Progressives Congress and that he accepted the long-awaited and much sought after invitation to be a member of his troubled cabinet and fast-sinking government.
The Lead Director of the center, Eze Onyekpere, disclosed this in a statement issued in Abuja on Wednesday.
In a statement signed by Its National Secretary, Danladi Pasali, on Wednesday in Abuja, IPMAN said the letter by the Minister of State for Petroleum Resources, Dr. Ibe Kachikwu, was an act of distraction to the achievements of the NNPC
The Bayelsa State Government had in April 2016 sealed off SPDC’s $22 billion Ubie-Gbarian gas facility over the oil firm’s alleged failure to pay development levies for the plant in Yenagoa
The Minister had in the leaked letter accused Baru of insubordination and called for cancellation of the recent appointments in the NNPC
“Please note the following: the communication under reference is a normal procedural correspondence by the minister to the President relating to developments in parastatals under his supervision.
In a letter to President Muhammadu Buhari, which became public on Tuesday, the Minister said Baru did not consult him or the Board of the NNPC before awarding the contracts
Dr. Emmanuel Ibe Kachikwu, Nigeria’s Minister of State for Petroleum Resources, who led Nigeria’s delegation to the meeting, had argued that although Nigeria’s production recovery efforts have made some appreciable progress since October last year, Nigeria is not yet out of the woods
Kingsley Amafibe, the Project Director of Peace Ambassadors Agency, organisers of the annual awards, revealed this to the News Agency of Nigeria in Abuja on Tuesday.
According to him, 2018 looks like a better year for crude in terms of pricing but countries are focusing on alternative energy.
Kachikwu said this while addressing newsmen after the signing of the Gas Sales and Aggregation Agreement by the NNPC/Total Exploration Production Nigeria Joint Venture, Greenville Oil and Gas Company and the Gas Auto.