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Oil Company That Can’t Fix Refineries Wants to Build Hospitals

  • State oil company plans to build 12 hospitals across Nigeria
  • NNPC targets non-oil investments to boost revenue sources

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For decades, Nigeria’s state oil company couldn’t maintain refineries meant to ensure domestic fuel supply, forcing Africa’s biggest producer to rely on imports. Now it wants to build hospitals to attend to the health needs of the country’s more than 200 million people.