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FG, Lagos Stop Barge Operations Along Marina Coastline

The Lagos Marina is set to regain its beauty and serenity, with the planned stoppage of barge operations along the coastline. The Federal Government, in conjunction with Lagos State Government, on Tuesday ordered the stoppage of all such operations, which have desecrated the once beautiful and peaceful Marina coastline. The Nigerian Ports Authority (NPA) is…

Bribery Mess: God Will Vindicate Amaechi—APC

Rivers State chapter of the All Progressives Congress, APC, has risen in stout defence of the Minister of Transportation, Rotimi Amaechi, dismissing calls for his resignation led by the state chapter of the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, following allegations by some recently arrested judges that he tried to influence their rulings on some election petition…

Economic Crime Should Be Fought Through Global Partnership—Amaechi

Minister of Transportation, Chibuike Rotimi Amaechi, has said economic crime can better be tackled if countries partner each other and share strategic information to stop the network of those who commit such crimes. Amaechi made the statement on Monday while delivering a keynote speech at the opening of the 34th Cambridge University prestigious International Symposium…

I Never Received N3tr As Rivers Governor—Amaechi

Minister of Transportation, Rotimi Amaechi, maintained that as governor of Rivers State for eight years, he was transparent and did not embezzle money meant for the people as being alleged by successor, Nyesom Wike. He made the clarification at a stakeholders’ forum on corruption organised by the Federal Ministry of Justice in Abuja on Thursday.…

Ijaws Blast Amaechi Over Maritime University Comments

Minister of Transportation, Rotimi Amaechi, has been berated over his comments in Uyo, Akwa Ibom State on Monday, June 13, 2015, that he proposed the scrapping of the Maritime University, Okerenkoko in Warri South West Local Government area of Delta State because the money used to acquire the land was too much. Amaechi was lambasted…

PHOTOS: Youths Disrupt FG Town Hall Meeting In Uyo

Some angry youths believed to be students in Akwa Ibom State disrupted a town hall meeting organised by the Federal Government to sensitise the people on policies of the government in the last one year. It was gathered that the youths stormed venue of the programme in Uyo on Monday, June 13, 2016, chanting war…

Group Warns Wike Over ‘Fight’ With Amaechi

The Southern Nigerian Youth Alliance, SNYA, has called on foreign media to always balance their news before publications. In a press release jointly signed by Kelvin Adegbenga (the Coordinator) and George Nwachukwu  (the Publicity Secretary) of the group in Abuja, SNYA said Minister of Transportation, Rotimi Amaechi remained innocent as nobody has brought up any…

Apologise Or Resign Now—Senate Tells Amaechi

  The Nigerian Senate has called on Minister of Transportation, Rotimi Amaechi, to tender his resignation over the controversial Lagos-Calabar rail project. In a statement issued on Monday by the Chairman, Senate Committee on Media and Public Affairs, Aliyu Sabi Abdullahi, the upper chamber of the National Assembly also fumed at the way the executive…

Senate Suspends Ameachi’s Screening

The grilling of the immediate governor of Rivers State, Rotimi Amaechi, may not eventually hold on Wednesday, October 14, 2015 as earlier scheduled. According to information reaching us, the report of the Senate Committee on Ethics and Privileges and Public Petitions, which looked into allegations raised against Amaechi has not been put together. This, we…