Chibuike Rotimi Amaechi
Malami, Amaechi clarify Chinese loan, insist Nigeria’s sovereignty not under threat
Minister of Justice and Attorney General of the Federation (AGF), Abubakar Malami and his Transportation counterpart, Chibuike Rotimi Amaechi, have faulted the National Assembly’s position that the nation’s sovereignty was at risk following the loan agreement with China.
No plan to hurriedly resume railway services, says Amaechi
The Federal Government is not in a hurry to resume railway services in the country, Minister of Transportation, Chibuike Rotimi Amaechi, has disclosed.
Amaechi loses security aide to electrocution
Mr. Tony Iwelu, the Chief Security Officer (CSO) to the Minister of Transportation, Chibuike Rotimi Amaechi, has passed on.The aide, who died on Monday, February 17, suffered an electric shock from a shower rose in a Kaduna hotel while on an official assignment.
FG empowers 5,000 Rivers women, youths with N750m
The Federal Government has disclosed that it empowered no fewer than 5,000 women and youths with N750 million in Rivers State, saying women should be given more empowerment opportunities as they are good managers of resources.
FG okays Warri, Bonny seaports, Port Harcourt-Maiduguri railway
Minister of Transportation, Chibuike Rotimi Amaechi yesterday disclosed that the Federal Government has approved the building of two new seaports in Bonny, Rivers State and Warri in Delta State.
Amaechi reacts to court order for former governors to refund paid pensions
The Minister of Transportation, Rotimi Amaechi on Thursday denied receiving pensions as the former governor of Rivers state. "I have never requested for or collected one kobo as pension from R/State Govt," Amaechi said on Twitter on Thursday "If offered, I will politely decline & request that the money should be given to Rivers State…
Amaechi, Akpabio, Aliero on pension refund list
Some former state governors may have to return pensions and allowances received after leaving office. This followed a judgment by a Federal High Court in Lagos
Buhari pledges stronger Nigeria-Russia ties as Amaechi seals railway deal
President Muhammadu Buhari has pledged that the existing ties between Nigeria and Russia would be strengthened for mutuality in a humane, inclusive and diversified environment.
Nigeria moves to protect West Africa’s $286b maritime trade
The spate of piracy in the Gulf of Guinea is posing a serious threat to import and export trade worth $286 billion in West Africa, stakeholders have disclosed.
Uproar, objections greet Amaechi’s screening in Senate
The Senate was yesterday uproarious when former Transportation Minister, Chibuike Rotimi Amaechi, entered the red chamber for his screening. The exercise to confirm the 43 ministerial nominees of President Muhammadu Buhari in Abuja had begun peacefully at 11:00 a.m. and was proceeding in that fashion until the one-time Rivers State governor took his turn that was greeted with rowdiness, protests, and harsh remarks.