Nigeria's Former Petroleum Minister, Dead
Rilwan Lukman, a former Minister of Petroleum in Nigeria, has died in Austria.
Rilwanu Lukman, one of the longest-serving heads both the Nigerian oil industry and OPEC
Dr. Lukman had been oil minister between 1986 and 1990, and then again between 2008 and 2010, in addition to heading state-run Nigerian National Petroleum Corp. between 1999 and 2003.
Lukman was born in Zaria, Kaduna State on 26 August 1938. He was aged 76.