BUSINESS AND ECONOMY

Orji Uzor Kalu cuts oil deals in Venezuela

Former governor of Abia State, Orji Uzor Kalu was a guest of embattled President Nicolás Maduro of Venezuela on Monday.

Orji, now a senator-elect in his state met Maduro at the Miraflores Palace, Caracas.

Globovision.com reported that Orji discussed with his host, strengthening relations between Nigeria and Venezuela, both members of Organisation of Petroleum Exporting Countries(OPEC).

Orji Uzor Kalu with Maduro

They also discussed matters of mutual interest in the gas and oil area, as well as the existing alliances through the Movement of Non-Aligned Countries to strengthen the Diplomacy of Peace with the peoples of the world, especially with Africa.

The executive vice president, Delcy Rodríguez, wife of Maduro, Cilia Flores and the deputy minister for Africa, Yuri Pimentel, were all present at the meeting.

Some reports said Orji sealed some deals for his Slok Holding, a conglomerate with interests in shipping, banking, oil trading.

About author

Articles

A prolific writer of about two decades standing experience
Related posts
BUSINESS AND ECONOMY

Nigeria experiencing its worst unemployment crisis – World Bank report

A report by the World Bank suggests that Nigeria’s unemployment crisis in recent times is the…
Read more
BUSINESS AND ECONOMYNEWSPOLITICS

Buhari signs N982.7 billion supplementary budget into law

President Muhammadu Buhari on Monday signed the N982.7 billion supplementary budget for 2021 into…
Read more
BUSINESS AND ECONOMY

Pension fund hits N12.66trn – PenCom

The National Pension Commision (PenCom) said pension fund assets had risen to N12.66 trillion as at…
Read more
Newsletter
Get latest news update now

Sign up for News headquarters Daily Digest and get trending updates tailored for you now.

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *

This site uses Akismet to reduce spam. Learn how your comment data is processed.