Abuja (Vanguard)– The NNPC has decried what it termed as an orchestrated campaign of calumny to tarnish its reputation by some unscrupulous elements.

This is contained in a statement issued in Abuja on Thursday by Dr Omar Ibrahim, Acting Group General Manager, NNPC Group Public Affairs Division.

The statement cited the deliberate misrepresentation of the presentation made by the Nigerian Extractive Industries Transparency Initiative (NEITI) before the Joint House Committee probing the Berne Declaration Report.

It stated that the report was an example of the well-choreographed negative campaign against the corporation.

“Some of the reports had sensational headlines alleging that NEITI had uncovered fresh unremitted $22.8 billion oil revenue by the NNPC.

“However, the body of the story was totally different from the headlines in terms of message and content,’’ it said.
It said a careful perusal of the original presentation made by the NEITI Executive Secretary; the sensational headlines…

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