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Minister: I have no regret siting the transport university in Daura

The Minister for Transportation, Rotimi Amaechi, said on Monday he had no regrets siting the Transportation University in Daura, Katsina.
President Muhammadu Buhari has felicitated with all the 2019 Nigerian pilgrims over the successful completion of their Hajj rites and the Eid-el-Kabeer celebration.

President Buhari approves Cross River’s deep seaport project

President Muhammadu Buhari on Monday gave the clearest indication of his support for the Bakassi Deep Seaport Project of the Cross River State Government with the issuance of Outline Business Case certificate for the project by the Federal Government.

Ministerial list: Allegations levelled against Rotimi Amaechi are frivolous – APC group

The Publicity Secretary of All Progressives Congress (APC) Students’ League, Mr. Oge Okparanta, has described as frivolous, the allegations levelled against a former Governor of Rivers State, Rotimi Amaechi, a ministerial nominee.

Ohanaeze hails federal government for honouring MKO Abiola

Ohanaeze Ndigbo has commended the Federal government for commemorating June 12 and making it a Democracy Day as well as a public holiday.
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President Buhari’s re-election: A choice of light over darkness – APC

The United Kingdom chapter of the All Progressives Congress (APC) has described the victory of President Muhammadu Buhari in the 2019 election as the choice of light over darkness.
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APC chieftain raises the alarm on alleged plot to eliminate him

A chieftain of the All Progressives Congress (APC) in Rivers state, Chief Eze Chukwuemeka Eze, has raised the alarm on the plot to eliminate him and members of his family by APC’s Senator Magnus Abe (Rivers Southeast) and his allies.
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Tonye Cole: Ignore vituperations of defecting Akpo Yeeh in Rivers

The governorship candidate of All Progressives Congress (APC) in Rivers State, Pastor Tonye Cole, has urged well-meaning Rivers indigenes to ignore the vituperations of deputy governorship candidate of African Action Congress (AAC) in Rivers, Chief Akpo Yeeh, who resigned on Monday and joined the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP).

Rivers APC denies alleged move to scuttle elections

Mr Chris Finebone, Publicity Secretary, the All Progressives Congress (APC), in Rivers has denied allegation making round that the party plots to scuttle elections in Rivers.

Rotimi Amaechi: PDP responsible for Nigeria’s current woes

Minister for Transportation and Director General (DG) of Buhari Campaign Organisatuon, Mr Chibuke Ameachi, said the opposition People Democratic Party (PDP) was responsible for the current challenges Nigerians were passing through.

Rotimi Amaechi: Africa’s first standard gauge line would have been Itakpe-Warri railway

Rotimi Amaechi, minister of transportation, says the Warri-Itakpe rail line would have been Africa’s first standard gauge line if it was completed.

Rotimi Amaechi: APC built train stations in PDP chieftains’ villages

The Minister of Transportation, Rotimi Amaechi, on Sunday said that in the course of executing the Warri-Itakpe rail line project, stations were built in the villages of Peoples Democratic Party’s chieftains.

Rotimi Amaechi: Why some Nigerians don’t want Muhammadu Buhari re-elected

The Director-General of Buhari/Osinbajo Re-election Campaign Organisation, Rotimi Amaechi, has said that some Nigerians are opposed to the re-election of President Muhammadu Buhari in 2019, because he will not agree to share public funds for personal use.
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Vice President Osinbajo: Federal government will begin reconstruction of Apapa-Oshodi road in two weeks

Vice President Yemi Osinbajo on Thursday said reconstruction of the Apapa-Oshodi Expressway would commence within the next two weeks as part of the Federal Government’s resolve to finding lasting solution to the chaos in the Apapa axis.

Governor Wike: I have nothing personal against Rotimi Amaechi

Governor Nyesom Wike of Rivers State has once again opened up on the relationship with his predecessor, Mr. Rotimi Amaechi, who also doubles as the Minister for Transportation upon governing the oil-rich state since 2007 to 2015, seems not to be on the same page with Governor Wike.

Federal government signs interim agreement for railway concession

The federal government and four companies led by General Electric have signed an agreement to start the interim phase of the Nigerian narrow-gauge railway concession.

Governor Wike’s like one of my sons – Rotimi Amaechi

The Former Governor of Rivers state and now Minister for Transportation, Chibuike Amaechi, has said that the current Governor of the state, Nyesom Wike, is like a son to him.

I’m Governor Wike’s only ‘agenda’ – Rotimi Amaechi

The Minister for Transportation, Mr Chibuike Amaechi, has denied any rift between him and Rivers State Governor Nyesom Wike, describing the governor as one of his ‘sons’.

2018 Budget: Senator Ashafa tasks minister Rotimi Amaechi on rail operation before 2019

Senator Gbenga Ashafa, who is also Chairman, Senate Committee on Land Transport, has urged the Federal Ministry of Transport to ensure delivery of standard gauge rail lines and other vital rail infrastructure to Nigerians before 2019.

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Rivers government releases N500 million grant to Ignatius University

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