Nigeria's state-oil company NNPC said on Sunday that two local firms had completed the purchase of 45 percent stakes in two onshore oil blocks, previously owned by Shell , Total and Eni .

First Hydrocarbon Nigeria, owned by Afren , bought a 45 pct stake in OML 26, NNPC said in a statement. A consortium led by local firm Nestoil is buying the 45 pct stake in OML 42, the state-run firm said.

(Reporting by Camillus Eboh; Writing by Joe Brock)