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Jonathan, Wike blocked Rivers from taking possession of helicopters, says Amaechi

30 January 2017, 08:01

A former Governor of Rivers State, Rotimi Amaechi, has blamed former President Goodluck Jonathan and Gov Nyesom Wike for the inability of the state to take possession of the two helicopters, which were seized by the Nigeria Customs Service.

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APC leaders destroying Rivers – PDP

23 January 2017, 08:06

The Peoples Democratic Party in Rivers State has accused leaders of the All Progressives Congress in the state of working against the state.

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7 ministers Buhari might drop in 2017

21 December 2016, 15:09

Indications have emerged that President Muhammadu Buhari may likely relieve some of these ministers of their duties.

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Courts grants order to arrest, sack Amaechi, Onu

09 December 2016, 14:32

The Federal High Court, Abuja Division has granted an order seeking the arrest and immediate sack of Minister of Transportation, Rotimi Amaechi and his Science and Technology counterpart, Ogbonnaya Onu.

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Senate summons Amaechi, Fashola over Abuja Airport closure

11 January 2017, 07:18

The Senate has summoned the Minister of Transportation, Rotimi Amaechi and his Works, Power and Housing counterpart, Babatunde Fashola over the plan to shut down the Nnamdi Azikiwe Airport, Abuja, for repairs of the runway.

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Friday, 09 December 2016

Rivers rerun: Don’t be intimidated, Amaechi tells APC supporters

09 December 2016, 07:57

The Minister of Transportation, Chibuike Amaechi, has urged APC supporters in Rivers not to allow members of the opposition parties to intimidate them during the rerun election.

Thursday, 08 December 2016

Amaechi challenges Wike to prove rigging allegation

08 December 2016, 16:25

The Minister of Transportation, Rotimi Amaechi, has challenged the Rivers State Governor, Nyesom Wike, to show evidence that he (Amaechi) was conniving with the INEC to manipulate the outcome of Saturday’s rerun election.

Tuesday, 06 December 2016

PDP alleges Amaechi is plotting to kill Wike

06 December 2016, 15:31

The PDP has alleged that the former Rivers state governor and transport minister Rotimi Amaechi is behind the plot to kill Governor Nyesom Wike.

Tuesday, 22 November 2016

Amaechi hails murdered lawyer Atsuwete

22 November 2016, 18:06

Minister of Transportation, Rotimi Amaechi, has described the late Ken Atsuwete as a defender of the defenseless, voice of the voiceless and a man of God.

Sunday, 13 November 2016

Wike is a common thug says Amaechi

13 November 2016, 21:32

Transportation minister, Rotimi Amaechi has referred to the Governor of Rivers State, Nyesom Wike as a common thug.

Monday, 07 November 2016

Buhari queries Amaechi, Onu over judges allegations

07 November 2016, 12:56

President Muhammadu Buhari has queried two of his ministers – Rotimi Amaechi and Ogbonnaya Onu – over allegations that they tried to influence the outcome of Supreme Court rulings on the election appeals in some states.

Sunday, 06 November 2016

Disregard call on Amaechi, Onu to step aside – APC tells Buhari

06 November 2016, 12:41

The All Progressives Congress has called on President Muhammadu Buhari to disregard the call by the Peoples Democratic Party on two serving Ministers Rotimi Amaechi andOgbonnaya Onu, to step aside for alleged subversion of justice in Rivers State

Friday, 04 November 2016

APC accuses Wike, Akpabio, others of plotting against Amaechi

04 November 2016, 09:49

The All Progressives Congress has accused Governors Nyesom Wike of Rivers, Ifeanyi Okowa of Delta,and Udom Emmanuel of Akwa Ibom of being behind the bribery allegations against Minister of Transportation, Rotimi Amaechi.

APC alleges PDP smear campaign on Amaechi

04 November 2016, 11:01

The All Progressives Congress (APC) in the Rivers State has lashed at the People’s Democratic Party (PDP) for allegedly masterminding a smear campaign against Minister of Transportation, Rotimi Amaechi.

Thursday, 03 November 2016

Reps summon Amaechi

03 November 2016, 14:32

The House of Representatives has summoned the Minister of Transportation, Rotimi Amaechi

Monday, 24 October 2016

Buhari, Amaechi Oyegun behind judges’ arrest – PDP

24 October 2016, 19:45

The Peoples Democratic Party has accused President Muhammadu Buhari, Minister of Transport, Rotimi Amaechi and the Chairman of the All Progressives Congress, John Oyegun of being behind the arrest of judges of the Supreme Court.

APC Rivers dismiss calls for Amaechi to resign

24 October 2016, 21:00

The All Progressives Congress has risen to the defence of Minister of Transportation, Rotimi Amaechi, who is under pressure to resign following allegations of bribery by some judges

Friday, 21 October 2016

Another judge accuses Amaechi of seeking to manipulate court judgements

21 October 2016, 11:20

A few days after Justice Inyang Okoro accused the Minister of Transportation, Rotimi Amaechi, of seeking to manipulate a court judgement, another judge has made similar allegations.

Avengers pull out of dialogue with FG

21 October 2016, 13:38

The Niger Delta Avengers group has dissociated itself from the proposed dialogue between the Federal Government and some prominent politicians and traditional rulers from the Niger Delta.

APC threatens to jail Justice Okoro over bribery allegations against Amaechi

21 October 2016, 17:01

APC in Rivers State has given Justice Inyang Okoro of the Supreme Court one week to withdraw the bribery allegation against Minister of Transportation, Rotimi Amaechi, or face jail.

Thursday, 20 October 2016

PDP urges Buhari to probe judge’s claim on Amaechi

20 October 2016, 12:55

The PDP has described alleged attempt to bribe an apex court judge by the Minister of Transportation, Rotimi Amaechi, as unhealthy for Nigeria’s democracy.

Wednesday, 19 October 2016

Amaechi asked me to influence Rivers poll judgement says arrested judge

19 October 2016, 11:34

A Justice of the Supreme Court, Inyang Okoro, who is among the seven judges arrested by the operatives of the DSS, has accused the Minister of Transportation, Rotimi Amaechi, as the one who instigated his ordeal.

APC governorship candidate denies bribing Supreme Court judge

19 October 2016, 16:13

The 2015 All Progressives Congress governorship candidate in Akwa Ibom State, Umana Okon Umana, has dismissed claim by one of the arrested judges, Justice John Okoro, that he attempted to bribe him.

Wednesday, 05 October 2016

Amaechi accused of sponsoring attacks against Jonathan

05 October 2016, 17:11

The forum of Niger Delta Clan Chiefs and Elders have labelled the Minister for Transportation, Rotimi Amaechi as being the arrowhead behind efforts to clampdown on former President Jonathan and his wife.

Saturday, 17 September 2016

Hundreds of Amaechi’s kinsmen dump APC for PDP in Rivers

17 September 2016, 11:16

Hundreds of All Progressives Congress, members and their leaders from the home community of the Minister of Transport, Hon. Rotimi Amaechi have dumped the party for the Peoples Democratic Party

Tuesday, 06 September 2016

Amaechi reveals how much loot has been recovered

06 September 2016, 16:06

Transport minister Rotimi Amaechi has revealed that the federal government has so far recovered N3.4 trillion in cash and assets from those who looted the country’s treasury in the last administration.

Wednesday, 24 August 2016

PHOTO: Patience Jonathan reunites with Amaechi

24 August 2016, 20:00

Former First Lady, Patience Jonathan has reunited with Minister of Transportation, Rotimi Amaech

Saturday, 13 August 2016

Amaechi eulogises late Transport Minister Maduekwe

13 August 2016, 08:08

The Minister of Transportation, Rotimi Amaechi, has described the late former Transport Minister Ojo Maduekwe, as a polished man and an embodiment of humility.

Wednesday, 03 August 2016

PDP leaders angry over Jonathan’s silence on party crisis

03 August 2016, 11:57

Leaders of the PDP are displeased with former President Goodluck Jonathan over his continued silence on the crisis rocking the party since after the 2015 general elections.

Okonjo-Iweala begged me not to say Nigeria was broke says Amaechi

03 August 2016, 11:59

The Minister of Transportation, Rotimi Amaechi, has said a former Minister of Finance, Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala, pleaded with him not to tell Nigerians that the country was broke.

Friday, 29 July 2016

Amaechi denies stealing Rivers state funds

29 July 2016, 11:21

The Minister of Transportation, Chibuike Amaechi, has denied allegations of corruption against him.

Thursday, 28 July 2016

Amaechi admits Jonathan 'partly executed' Abuja-Kaduna rail project

28 July 2016, 11:15

The Minister of Transport, Rotimi Amaechi, has admitted that the Abuja-Kaduna rail project was partially executed by the Goodluck Jonathan administration.

Wednesday, 27 July 2016

Amaechi, Wike become 'friends'

27 July 2016, 11:03

Rivers State Governor, Nyesom Wike, and his predecessor, Rotimi Amaechi, have been made to agree to a peace deal to end political violence in the state.

Wike, Amaechi meet for peace ahead Rivers rerun

27 July 2016, 14:42

In a bid to ensure that the rescheduled Rivers State legislative rerun election is successful, Gov Nyesom Wike, and Minister of Transportation, Chibuike Amaechi have resolved to play the game according to the rule

Monday, 18 July 2016

Amaechi accused of stealing N3trn

18 July 2016, 18:00

The Rivers State Government has accused former Governor Rotimi Amaechi of misappropriating N3 trillion from the coffers of the state in eight years.

Tuesday, 21 June 2016

Senate questions N120bn bailout of aviation sector

21 June 2016, 11:02

The Senate has held the Central Bank of Nigeria accountable regarding the mismanagement of funds allocated to the aviation sector from the bill intervention fund from the Federal Government.

Friday, 17 June 2016

Niger Delta Avengers meet Kachikwu

17 June 2016, 12:02

Minister of Petroleum Resources, Ibe Kachikwu has met with the representatives of militant group Niger Delta Avengers, who has been bombing oil pipelines

Thursday, 16 June 2016

Amaechi on collision course with South students

16 June 2016, 12:08

Students have rejected comments attributed to Minister of Transportation, Rotimi Amaechi, against the leaders of the National Association of Nigerian Students in the Southeast and South-South.

Tuesday, 14 June 2016

WATCH: Amaechi, Kachikwu fight in public

14 June 2016, 19:11

Minister of Petroleum Resources, Ibe Kachikwu and Rotimi Amaechi, Minister of Transport publicly disagreed on the relocation of the Maritime University in Delta State

Monday, 13 June 2016

Lai Mohammed, Amaechi escape attack by angry students

13 June 2016, 19:40

Minister of Information and Culture,Lai Mohammed and his Transportation counterpart, Rotimi Amaechi were almost attacked in Akwa Ibom by angry students.

Wednesday, 25 May 2016

There is no money to run Government - Amaechi

25 May 2016, 09:24

Transport Minister Rotimi Amaechi has urged Nigerians to be patience when it comes to service delivery, claiming that the Government has run out of of money to keep operations afloat.

Thursday, 05 May 2016

Sanusi says Amaechi leaked letter on missing $49.8bn

05 May 2016, 12:39

Emir of Kano Muhammad Sanusi II, has finally admitted that the letter about the non-remittance of $49.8 billion by the NNPC to the treasury was leaked by former Rivers State Governor, Rotimi Amaechi.

Monday, 25 April 2016

Fani- Kayode accused of lying against Fashola over Buhari’s campaign fund

25 April 2016, 16:09

The APC has denied allegations by Femi Fani-Kayode that former governor of Lagos State, Babatunde Fashola funded President Muhammadu Buhari’s campaign.

Wednesday, 13 April 2016

Why Calabar rail project was removed from budget

13 April 2016, 11:03

Fresh facts have emerged on why the Lagos- Calabar rail project was removed from the 2016 budget.

PDP urges Amaechi not to resign until...

13 April 2016, 12:29

The PDP has urged the Minister of Transportation,, Rotimi Amaechi to disregard the calls for his resignation over the 2016 budget controversy.

Tuesday, 12 April 2016

WATCH: Amaechi mentions Lagos-Calabar railway in budget defence

12 April 2016, 07:44

A video has emerged of Transportation Minister Rotimi Amaechi defending the Lagos-Calabar railway project, with the All Progressives Congress (APC) sharing the footage to diffuse uncertainties.

Senate asks Amaechi to apologise or resign over budget controversy

12 April 2016, 11:04

The Senate has asked the Minister of Transport, Rotimi Amaechi, to resign if he fails to prove that the Lagos-Calabar road project was included in the 2016 budget.

Wednesday, 06 April 2016

#RiversRerun: Wike cautions INEC against rigging

06 April 2016, 14:13

Governor Nyesom Wike of Rivers State has cautioned INEC against subverting the will of the people in the legislative rerun elections in some parts of the state.

Wednesday, 30 March 2016

Amaechi accuses Wike of playing politics with Rivers people’s lives

30 March 2016, 14:07

Minister of Transportation, Rotimi Amaechi, has accused Rivers State governor, Nyesom Wike of playing politics with the development and lives of the people of the state.

Tuesday, 29 March 2016

PDP moves to jail Amaechi over election rerun violence

29 March 2016, 16:10

The Peoples Democratic Party has dragged the Minister of Transportation. Rotimi Amaechi and the military authorities to court for deploying soldiers during rerun elections in Rivers State.

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