BREAKING: Kachikwu in closed-door meeting with President Buhari

The Minister of State for Petroleum, Ibe Kachikwu, is currently in an emergency closed-door meeting with President Muhammadu Buhari at the president’s office, Aso Rock Villa, Abuja.

The Minister arrived the president’s office at about 11:33 a.m.

Newsheadline247 gathered that Mr Kachikwu was also at the Villa on Thursday evening where he held a brief meeting with the Chief of Staff to the President, Abba Kyari.

The meeting with President Buhari is coming three days after a memo from the minister to the president leaked.


In the memo, dated August 30, Mr Kachikwu accused the Group Managing Director of the state oil firm, the Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC), Maikanti Baru, of insubordination and violation of due process.

‎Details later…