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IYM: Peter Obi must apologise to Rotimi Amaechi over Igbo presidency or…

A socio-cultural group, Ikwerre Youth Movement, IYM, has urged the vice presidential candidate of Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, Mr. Peter Obi, to apologise to the former Minister of Transportation, Chibuike Amaechi, if he (Obi) could not condemn Rochas Okorocha’s statement.
A lawyer walks through the compound at the Federal High Court in Ikoyi district in Lagos, Nigeria, May 8, 2018. REUTERS/Akintunde Akinleye

Unending ‘war’ between Nigerian politicians and judges

There are three arms of government, no doubt: the executive, the legislature and the judiciary. They are very pivotal to sustainability of any democracy. Other institutions of democracy include the Election Management Bodies such as the Independent National Electoral Commission and State Independent Electoral Commission, Civil Society Organisations, the media and the political parties. Members of political parties are called politicians.
Rivers State Governor, Nyesom Wike, has recalled the 12 suspended Local Government Council Chairmen.

Governor Wike: Rivers remains safe for business, development

Wike described as unfortunate failed attempt by the former state governor, Chibuike Amaechi, to de-market the state on NTA Tuesday live, where he (Amaechi) claimed that the President Muhammadu Buhari-led administration could not extend railway to Rivers, due to alleged insecurity.

Igbo presidency: Peter Obi’s comment very sad, cheap – Chibuike Amaechi

Minister of Transportation, Mr Chibuike Amaechi, has lashed out at vice presidential candidate of Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, Mr. Peter Obi, for saying that he (Amaechi) was not politically relevant to discuss whether Igbo should have the presidency in 2023 or not.
President Muhammadu Buhari has finally reacted to reports that he had been cloned.

Thank you for not converting me to Islam – Minister tells President Buhari

The Minister of Transportation, Mr Rotimi Amaechi, on Wednesday jokingly thanked President Muhammadu Buhari for not converting him to Islam, saying he was misunderstood and criticised for associating with the president.

2023: Minister Amaechi right on Igbo presidency – Ohanaeze scribe

Embattled National Secretary of Ohanaeze Ndigbo, Uche Okwukwu, has said the Minister of Transportation, Chibuike Amaechi, was right in his assertion that the South East does not stand a chance in the 2019 presidential election.
Archbishop of Enugu Ecclesiastical Provence, Church of Nigeria, Anglican Communion, Dr. Emmanuel Chukwuma

Archbishop Chukwuma: Inactive Eastern railway part of marginalization

Archbishop Emmanuel Chukwuma of Enugu Anglican Ecclesiastical province has described the non functional Eastern railway as part of marginalization of the people of Eastern Nigeria Region.
The Minister of Transportation, Rotimi Amaechi, has met with former Senate Minority Leader and chieftain of the All Progressives Congress, APC, Godswill Akpabio.

Chukwuemeka Eze: Chibuike Amaechi, Godswill Akpabio’s reconciliation will benefit Niger Delta, Nigeria

A chieftain of the APC in Rivers State and one-time spokesman of the defunct new Peoples Democratic Party (nPDP), Chief Eze Chukwuemeka Eze, has revealed how the coming together of Minister of Transportation, Chibuike Amaechi, and former Senate Minority Leader, Godswill Akpabio, will benefit the Niger Delta region and Nigeria in general.

Rivers APC makes peace with Wike

Members of All Progressives Congress (APC) in Rivers state on Monday laid down their swords and pledged support for success of Governor Nyesom Wike-led government.

Minister: 10 railway coaches arrive from China June

The federal government has disclosed that it is set to take delivery of the first batch of 10 coaches, out of the 64 coaches expected from China in June 2019, to reduce the congestion at the Abuja-Kaduna rail line.
The Minister of Transportation, Rotimi Amaechi, has met with former Senate Minority Leader and chieftain of the All Progressives Congress, APC, Godswill Akpabio.

APC: Ex-Governors Amaechi, Akpabio settle differences

The Minister of Transportation, Rotimi Amaechi, has met with former Senate Minority Leader and chieftain of the All Progressives Congress, APC, Godswill Akpabio.
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APC: PDP is simply blackmailing Supreme Court justices

The All Progressives Congress (APC) has accused the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) of intimidating and blackmailing Supreme Court Justices into doing their bidding in respect of the matter of the purported exclusion of Rivers State APC candidates from the last elections.
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PDP blackmailing Supreme Court – APC

The All Progressives Congress (APC) on Monday accused the main opposition People’s Democratic Party (PDP) of making frantic efforts to blackmail the Supreme Court over the exclusion of APC candidates from the just concluded elections in Rivers state.
The Deputy Governorship Candidate of the African Action Congress (AAC) in Rivers State, Chief Akpo Bomba Yeeh, has withdrawn from the 2019 Rivers State Governorship Election.

Rivers elections: AAC governorship candidate blasts defected deputy

Governorship candidate of African Action Congress, (AAC) in Rivers State, Biokpomabo Awara, has lambasted his erstwhile running mate and Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) defector, Akpo Bambo Yeeh, after his resignation on Monday.
The Deputy Governorship Candidate of the African Action Congress (AAC) in Rivers State, Chief Akpo Bomba Yeeh, has withdrawn from the 2019 Rivers State Governorship Election.

Rivers elections: AAC deputy governorship candidate defects to PDP

The Deputy Governorship Candidate of the African Action Congress (AAC) in Rivers State, Chief Akpo Bomba Yeeh, has withdrawn from the 2019 Rivers State Governorship Election.

Rotimi Amaechi: Deep Blue Project will end crime on our waterways

The Minister of Transportation, Rt. Hon. Rotimi Chibuike Amaechi, has reiterated the Federal Government’s determination to rid the Nigerian territorial waters of criminalities through the Integrated Security and Waterways Protection Infrastructure, otherwise known as the Deep Blue Project.
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Albert Horsfall: Rivers politics hijacked by cultists parading as capons

One time Director General of the Nigerian Intelligence Agency and that of the State Security Service, Chief Albert Horsfall, says politics in Rivers state has been hijacked by cultists parading as capons because genuine elders and leaders of the land have “gone to sleep”

Rotimi Amaechi: Rivers elections very peaceful

A former Governor of Rivers State and Minister of Transportation, Rt. Hon. Chibuike Rotimi Amaechi, has described the Governorship and State House of Assembly elections in the State as peaceful.

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Mob attacks rail line vandals, robbery gang in Enugu

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