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Nigeria appoints new head of crude oil sales

Western Africa

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Nigeria's state oil firm has appointed Mele Kyari as the new head of crude oil marketing. PHOTO: nairabrains.com

Nigeria's state oil firm has appointed Mele Kyari as the new head of crude oil marketing with the approval President Muhammadu Buhari, the company said on Thursday.

The previous manager of the division, Gbenga Olu Komolafe, was reassigned to cover special duties within the company last week.

The Nigerian National Petroleum Corp receives about half, or 1 million barrels per day, of the country's total production out of which 445,000 bpd is allocated to Nigeria's refineries.

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