• Buhari ‘orders’ NNPC to intensify oil search in the north-east

    Buhari ‘orders’ NNPC to intensify oil search in the north-east

    President Muhammadu Buhari has ordered the Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC) to intensify oil search in the north-east.

    In a statement by Garba Deen Muhammad, the NNPC spokesman, the corporation said it is stepping up measures to ensure a successful operation in the ongoing search for crude oil in the Chad basin and other parts of the inland sedimentary basin.

    This, he said, is in line with the president’s order “for deeper inquest into the prospectivity of some hitherto neglected finds in […]