Politics Revealed: How Diezani Alison-Madueke is Killing Nigeria's Oil Industry


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Delays in taking vital decisions in the oil and gas industry are fuelling concerns about Nigeria’s prospect of meeting her targets of increased daily oil production capacity and enhanced national reserve by 2020.

Industry operators blame the Minister of Petroleum, Diezani Alison-Madueke, for an increasingly lethargic style that has slowed major decisions and processes – from board meetings to licence renewals – failings that now threaten the government’s projected expansion of production frontiers and more revenues.

One operator particularly accused Mrs. Alison-Madueke of “micro-managing the entire industry as her personal estate using her personal aides to carry out key policies, rather than designated officials.”

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