Buhari Appoints Defunct Hints Magazine Publisher, Ibe Kachikwu As New NNPC Boss
President Muhammadu Buhari has approved the appointment of the Executive Vice Chairman of ExxonMobil Africa, Emmanuel Ibe Kachikwu, to head Nigeria National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC). Kachiku is expected to take over from from Joseph Darwa at the NNPC headquarters in Abuja around 3:00 PM Nigerian time.
Kachikwu, trained lawyer, was born and raised in Onicha Ugbo in Aniocha North local government area of Delta State.
Unknown to many, Ibe Kachikwu is also also a prolific writer, as he had a regular column in the defunct Hints Magazine, a romance journal called Fatherhood With Ibe which he was the publisher.