Nigeria’s Minister of State for Petroleum Resources, Timipre Sylva says the heavily criticised plan by the government to resume fuel importation from its neighbour Niger Republic, should not be seen as an embarrassment’ but as a means of promoting intra-regional trade. In the same breath, the National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC) says Nigeria would be a net exporter of petrol by 2023. Joining CNBC Africa for more is Oyeyemi Oke, Oil and Gas Lawyer and Partner at A02 and Kayode Akindele, Partner at TIA Capital.