More squabbles in Rivers over 2019 guber elections
As the clock ticks towards the 2019 general elections, tension is beginning to rise in Nigeria’s politics especially in states like Rivers, which are already known for their political volatility.
Amaechi removes managers, porters, ticket officers over ticket racketeering at rail stations
The Minister of Transportation, Mr. Rotimi Amaechi, has directed that the station managers, porters and ticket officials at Idu and Rigasa rail stations be removed for alleged ticket racketeering at the stations.
Amaechi sacks managers, porter’s, ticket officers over ticket racketeering
Amaechi gave the directive while inspecting the Abuja-Kaduna rail stations on Friday in Abuja. According to the minister, the directive has become imperative following complaints of passengers over racketeering of VIP tickets at the stations.
Crisis looms as agents protest against new ports fee
According to one of the executives operating at Tin Can, Akande Balogun, the protest was to sensitise members not to pay the offensive operations fee, which was to commence on August 1st, but had not been successful.
Local contractors excluded from $20 billion rail projects
The Federal Government is breaching its own local content policy in the construction of over $20 billion rail tracks across the country, as indigenous firms are being...
Nigerian government makes N1m daily from Abuja-Kaduna rail line
The Abuja to Kaduna rail line now generates one million Naira daily, Minister of Transportation Mr Rotimi Amaechi disclosed.
Rivers: APC at war with self
The All Progressives Congress (APC) in Rivers State is in the middle of a crisis, which if unresolved, could undermine its ultimate quest to wrest power from the ruling Peoples Democratic Party in 2019.
I ran a transparent government, Rotimi Amaechi insists
The Minister of Transportation, Chibuike Amaechi yesterday explained that he ran a transparent government while he was the governor of Rivers State.He said the allegation of corruption levelled against him by Governor Nyesom Wike was false and provocative.
Amaechi must be probed, Wike insists
Wike told Rivers State Council of Traditional Rulers in Port Harcourt yesterday that Amaechi admitted paying $39 million for a non-existent Justice Karibi Whyte Mega Specialist Hospital and sold the state’s gas turbines.