The Nigerian government’s obsession with owning and running refineries is costing the country an average of N10 billion monthly, without producing any petroleum products despite several so-called Turn-Around-Maintenance (TAM) activities announced in the past. For the umpteenth time, Africa’s biggest oil producer is attempting again in 2021 to get its refineries working, with the objective of weaning the country off imported fuel. However, the government’s stewardship of the refineries has been a