Chibuike Rotimi Amaechi
Wike links major political crisis to godfatherism
Rivers State Governor Nyesom Wike has linked major political crisis bedeviling the country to godfatherism. Wike, who spoke in an interview at the Government House, Port Harcourt yesterday, regretted that some former governors and out-going governors expend energy and resources to impose successors on their respective states. He said the struggle to impose a governor…
‘Wike, Abe in alliance to defame me’
The Minister of Transportation and Director General of the President Muhammadu Buhari 2019 Campaign Organisation, Mr. Chibuike Rotimi Amaechi...
Buhari appoints Amaechi head of campaign group
President Muhammadu Buhari has approved the appointment of Minister of Transportation, Chibuike Rotimi Amaechi, as Secretary and Director-General of the campaign organisation for his re-election bid. Amaechi was the Director-General of the Buhari-Osinbajo Presidential Campaign Committee in 2014 to 2015 that won the election. A statement signed by Senior Special Assistant to the President on…
Dakuku and APC’s dilemma in Rivers
Despite reports of massive infrastructure development in Rivers State, Director General of Nigerian Maritime Administration and Safety Agency (NIMASA), Dr. Dakuku Adol Peterside...
UN appoints Amaechi as road safety trust fund advisory board member in Geneva
The United Nations has appointed Minister of Transportation, Chibuike Rotimi Amaechi, as an advisory board member of the United Nations Road Safety Trust Fund (UNRSTF) in Geneva, Switzerland.
Close Apapa port and rebuild the road
(By popular demand, this article first published on May 9, 2017 is republished in view of the bedlam that Apapa has become and the unconcern of the Federal Government towards rehabilitating the road. This cry will continue until the road and railway are done for easy evacuation of containers from the port). Wailing, lamentation, wailing,…
Maritime operators set to tackle technical, financial challenges
Major stakeholders in the maritime sector are expected to converge in Lagos, next week, to examine the policy, technical, and financial challenges bedevilling indigenous ship operations in Nigeria.
MOSOP flays Amaechi’s alleged opposition to Abe’s governorship ambition
The Movement for the Survival of the Ogoni People (MOSOP) has flayed alleged attempts by Transport Minister, Rotimi Amaechi to stop the governorship ambition of Senator Magnus Abe. Spokespersons for the MOSOP elders Bari-ara Kpalap, declared this yesterday in Port Harcourt. He accused Amaechi of plotting to impose a riverine person as the candidate of…
FG is covering up corruption in critical sectors, PDP alleges
The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has alleged that the President Muhammadu Buhari-led government was covering up corruption in critical sectors of the nation’s economy.It stated that the development has resulted in the collapse of the Nigerian economy
Amaechi on 2019 elections, railway accomplishments & insecurity
CNBC Africa’s Esther Awoniyi caught up with Chibuike Rotimi Amaechi, Nigeria’s Minister of Transportation and discussed railway development, the 2019 elections, insecurity and more. Esther: What would you say has been your biggest accomplishment so far in your three years of being minister? Amaechi: Focusing on railway. We’ve been able to deliver the Abuja Kaduna…
Former minister asks Buhari to begin anti-graft fight within government
A former Minister of Interior, Comrade Abba Moro, has expressed disgust over President Muhammadu Buhari’s war on corruption.