A Lion in the North Sea: The Battle for Chevron Netherlands


It was October 2013, two years had passed since I had left the family business in Lagos, Nigeria and moved to London, England to start my own oil trading company. My time in the family business, as a director in the telecoms division and upstream oil & gas company was challenging to say the least but engaging and ultimately rewarding. However, I have never felt comfortable with sitting back and getting a golden pass through life. Whilst the easy thing to do was to be a “good boy and good son” and enjoy all the luxuries of being in a family business – I decided that striking it out on my own once again was the best course of action.

I’ve always loved the oil & gas business, like many other Nigerians. However, what I love about the business, particularly the exploration and production (upstream) side, was the mixture of…

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BREAKING: Davido’s Uncle losses Osun State Governorship Election

The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has declared the candidate of the All Progressives Congress, Gboyega Oyetola, the winner of the Osun governorship election. INEC declared Oyetola the winner of the poll after the supplementary election held in seven polling units on Thursday. Oyetola had trailed the candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party, Ademola Adeleke,… Continue reading BREAKING: Davido’s Uncle losses Osun State Governorship Election

Nigeria May Soon Fall Into Another Recession

The economy may relapse into recession, Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) Governor Godwin Emefiele warned at the end of the Monetary Policy Committee (MPC) meeting in Abuja on Tuesday. Things are getting tough. How can we escape danger? According to him, the implementation of the 2018 Budget will prevent this from happening, writes The Nation's… Continue reading Nigeria May Soon Fall Into Another Recession