Category: Opinion/Editorial

Kennie Obateru: As NNPC’s Mr. PR Bows out in Style

By Charles Affiong The Nigerian Oil & Gas Industry has been in the news lately. This time around, the industry was hugging global and local limelight for the right, nay positive reasons. It all began at the Aso Rock Villa where President Muhammadu Buhari (in his capacity as Minister of Petroleum Resources) announced a whopping…

Iyayi Outline Steps for the Industrialisation of Nigeria

An industrialist and Chief Executive Officer of Caesar Engineering and Construction Limited, Dr. Caesar Osaheni Iyayi has appealed to the President of Nigeria to use his powers and office to encourage Nigerians to focus their collective efforts into a programme of industrial and manufacturing revolution. According to Dr. Iyayi, ‘We must develop the industrial capacity…

Fani-Kayode: Footsteps of the Forerunner

By Christie Obiaruko Ndukwe Just like a flash of lightning and the sound of the thunder, the media space was buzzing with the news of Femi Fani-Kayode’s defection to the ruling All Progressives Congress, APC, thereby ending weeks of speculations and rumors that he intends to abandon the opposition ship, the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP.…

NNPC Can’t Go Bankrupt with Mele Kyari On Board

By Adewole Kehinde “Management is efficiency in climbing the ladder of success; leadership determines whether the ladder is leaning against the right wall” – Stephen Covey. I recently came across a glaring headline titled “Audit of NNPC’s account shows corporation could go bankrupt” from a major online medium. “Nigeria’s state-owned oil company, Nigerian National Petroleum…

Book on Industrialisation – ‘The ABC of How to Industrialise Nigeria’ to be launched

A book ‘The ABC of How to Industrialise Nigeria’ authored by outstanding business magnate and the Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of Caesar Engineering and Construction Limited Dr. Caesar Osaheni Iyayi is poised to be unveiled. The public presentation of the 390-page book which will most likely take place in Abuja is being planned for the…

NDDC Forensic Audit: A Test of Buhari’s Integrity

The battle lines were drawn, the drums of war drowning the initial applause that greeted the order for the financial probe of the corruption riddled interventionist agency – the Niger Delta Development Commission, NDDC, whose headquarters is in Port Harcourt, Rivers State. The first Salvo was fired by the Vice President sometime in May 2019,…

NNPC’s ₦287bn Profit After Tax: Group Counters Atedo Peterside

The Integrity Youth Alliance has called on the Founder of IBTC Stanbic Bank, Atedo Peterside to take time whenever he is online to go through the website of the Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation to get the facts behind the figures of the NNPC’s N287bn profit. This is coming as the Founder of IBTC Stanbic Bank,…

Rehabilitation Of The Port-Harcourt, Warri And Kaduna Refineries; A Right Step In The Right Direction

By Adewole Kehinde The debate over the appropriateness or otherwise of the Federal Executive Council (FEC) decision to approve the award of contracts for the rehabilitation of Warri and Kaduna refineries to Messrs Saipem SPA and Saipem Contracting Limited at the combined the sum of $1.484billion has again dominated the media space in recent times.…