BREAKING NEWS
Saraki's CCT Acquittal: Appeal Court Reserves Judgement | Court Voids Ndume's Suspension, Orders Reinstatement | Federal Court Orders Forfeiture of Ikoyi Flat Linked to Ex NIA Boss | Federal Court Orders Forfeiture of Ikoyi Flat Linked to Ex NIA Boss | N1.6b Fraud: Appeal Court Jails Kebbi Accountant General | N1.6b Fraud: Appeal Court Jails Kebbi Accountant General | Victor Malu, Former Chief of Army Staff Dies at 70 | Nigeria Beat Zambia, Qualify for 2018 World Cup | Minister/NNPC Faceoff: Kachikwu Meets Buhari; Keeps Mum | Minister Extends NHIS Chief’s Suspension Indefinitely | JUST IN: Gunmen Kill Nigerian Professor | Nigeria Fined US$30,000 by FIFA | Melaye's Recall: INEC Awaiting Appeal Court's Decision - INEC Chairman | N177m Fraud: Professor, 3 Others Bag 40 Years | Seek My Extradition, I want to Be Tried in Nigeria - Diezani Begs AGF |

Minister/NNPC Faceoff: Kachikwu Meets Buhari; Keeps Mum

2017-10-06 15:52:02
By The Nation

The Minister of State for Petroleum Resources, Dr. Ibe Kachikwu on Friday kept mum over the outcome of his meeting with President Muhammadu Buhari. He had met behind closed doors with the President at the Presidential Villa, Abuja. Kachikwu, who arrived Aso Rock around 11.30a. m. left around 12:50 p.m He simply said “No comment” when approached by journalists as he walked out of the President’s office with the Special Adviser to the President on Media and publicity, Femi Adesina. The minister had alleged that $25 billion contracts were wrongly awarded by the Group Managing Director (GMD) of the Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC), Dr. Maikanti Baru. His protest was contained in a letter to the President, which somehow got leaked to the public on Tuesday.



Loading