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‘Port Harcourt is the capital of oil and gas in Nigeria’

Workers rehabilitate the new Port Harcourt refinery built in 1989 at the same site where the first refinery in Nigeria was built in 1965 in oil rich Port Harcourt, Rivers State. Picture: AFP.

Africa Connected host Lee Kasumba is on a fact-finding mission in Nigeria.

Click or tap here to learn more about her journey.

The Money Show’s Bruce Whitfield interviewed Kasumba, who is in Port Harcourt in Nigeria’s oil-rich Rivers State.

Port Harcourt has about 1.8 million inhabitants.

Nigeria’s first ever oil shipment was exported through the city in 1958.

Listen to the interview in the audio below (and scroll down for quotes from it).

It’s the capital of the oil and gas sector.

Lee Kasumba

There’s a film school…

Lee Kasumba

Nigerian food… you have to have a very specific palate to enjoy it!

Lee Kasumba

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This article first appeared on 702 : ‘Port Harcourt is the capital of oil and gas in Nigeria’


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