Agbakoba Drags Buhari To Court For Appointing Himself Petroleum Minister

Agbakoba Drags Buhari To Court For Appointing Himself Petroleum Minister

Nigeria’s President Muhammadu Buhari has been dragged before an Abuja Federal High Court by former president of the Nigerian Bar Association, Olisa Agbakoba, for appointing himself the Minister of Petroleum Resources. In the suit which the lawyer instituted before the court on Monday, through his chambers, he prayed the court to establish the constitutional qualification of the president to hold executive office as Petroleum Minister. According to Agbakoba, going by section 138 of the Nigerian…

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NNPC Leaked Memo: Ibe Kachikwu Finally Reveals What Buhari Told Him

NNPC Leaked Memo: Ibe Kachikwu Finally Reveals What Buhari Told Him

The Minister of State for Petroleum Resources and Energy, Dr. Ibe Kachikwu, has finally revealed what President Muhammadu Buhari told him after a brief meeting at the Presidential Villa last week. Following the controversial memo on the Group Managing Director of the Nigeria National Petroleum Corporation, Dr . Maikanti Baru, Kachikwu had met the President in a closed-door chat. He, however, stormed out after the meeting refusing to address the state house press. The Minister…

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Osinbajo Now Has PhD In Lying – Asari Dokubo Attacks Vice President [VIDEO]

Osinbajo Now Has PhD In Lying – Asari Dokubo Attacks Vice President [VIDEO]

Former Niger Delta warlord, Mujaheed Asari Dokubo has lambasted Vice President, Yemi Osinbajo describing him as a great liar. Asara said the vice President now had PhD in lying. The ex-militant leader said this in a video he shared on Friday in reaction to the NNPC contract saga. There have been conflicting reports of Osinbajo’s alleged approval of NNPC contracts worth over N600 billion while Buhari was away on medical leave in London. In a…

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Petition Against NNPC Boss Was Leaked By Kachukwu To Embarrass Buhari – Yakassai

Petition Against NNPC Boss Was Leaked By Kachukwu To Embarrass Buhari – Yakassai

The Minister of State for Petroleum and Resources, Ibe Kachikwu, has been accused of masterminding the leakage of the memo he wrote to President Muhammadu Buhari accusing the Group Managing Director of the Nigeria National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC) Maikanti Baru, of insubordination. The accusation was made by Tanko Yakasai on Wednesday who claimed that Kachikwu leaked the memo for the sole purpose of embarrassing President Buhari and portray him as being unserious on issues of…

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Buhari Approved Two Oil Deals Worth N640.8 Billion From Sick Bed In London – Baru

Buhari Approved Two Oil Deals Worth N640.8 Billion From Sick Bed In London – Baru

President Muhammadu Buhari granted approvals worth N640.8 billion contracts for oil deals to the Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation during the time he was on his sick bed in London, the press statement from the corporation indicated. Mr. Baru said Mr. Buhari approved at least two separate oil contracts on July 10 and July 31 worth $1 billion and $780 million, respectively. The time concise with the period President Buhari was receiving treatment for undisclosed ailments…

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President Buhari Orders Kachukwu And Baru To End Public Bickering Over NNPC Matters

President Buhari Orders Kachukwu And Baru To End Public Bickering Over NNPC Matters

President Muhammadu Buhari has ordered stoppage to the bickering and embarrassing public spectacle between the Minister of State, Petroleum Resources, Dr. Emmanuel Ibe Kachikwu, and the Group Managing Director, GMD, Nigeria National Petroleum Corporation, NNPC, Mr. Maikanti Baru, Vanguard newspaper gathered. According to Vanguard, the President also directed that sanity should prevail as he ordered a halt to any further washing of dirty linens in public. Of interest to the President, sources privy to the…

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Kachikwu Declines To Make Comments After Meeting With Buhari

Kachikwu Declines To Make Comments After Meeting With Buhari

Nigeria’s Minister of State for Petroluem, Dr. Ibe Kachikwu did not utter a word to journalists after meeting President Muhammadu Buhari over leaked memo. The meeting between the President and the Minister of State for Petroleum, according to Channels Television, lasted for about 1hr and 20mins. Mr. Kachikwu declined to make any comment after the meeting with the President which had raised eyebrows concerning the issues affecting the Board which he chairs and the Group…

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Step Aside As Oil Minister, A Broom Dipped In Oil Cannot Sweep Clean – Shehu Sani Urges Buhari

Step Aside As Oil Minister, A Broom Dipped In Oil Cannot Sweep Clean – Shehu Sani Urges Buhari

Shehu Sani, the senator representing Kaduna Central, has advised President Muhammadu Buhari to step aside as Minister of Petroleum Resources and appoint a substantive minister instead, in light of the controversies surrounding the ministry and the Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC) resulting from the leaked memo that Ibe Kachikwu, the minister of state of the ministry, sent to the president detailing alleged acts depicting massive breach of due process and insubordination by the Group Managing…

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Kachukwu’s Leaked Memo: There’s A Circle Of Power Within Buhari’s Government – Shehu Sani

Kachukwu’s Leaked Memo: There’s A Circle Of Power Within Buhari’s Government – Shehu Sani

Senator representing Kaduna Central, Shehu Sani, has reacted to the memo the Minister of State for Petroleum, Ibe Kachikwu sent to President Muhammadu Buhari alleging corrupt practices by the NNPC GMD, Makanti Baru. He stated that the letter is an indication that there is a “circle of power within the President’s government”. Kachikwu had expressed disappointment at the fact that he was being sidelined in inportant decision making processes in the NNPC But speaking on…

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Leaked Memo: President Buhari Set To Meet With Kachukwu Over NNPC

Leaked Memo: President Buhari Set To Meet With Kachukwu Over NNPC

The President will today meet Minister of State for Petroleum Resources Dr. Emmanuel Ibe Kachikwu, The Nation learnt last night. The minister has alleged that $25billion contracts have been wrongly awarded by Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC) Group Managing Director Dr. Maikanti Baru. Kachikwu wrote President Muhammadu Buhari on the “bravado management style” employed by Baru as a result of which he has sidelined the minister and the board of the NNPC on matters they…

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