The Ex-Governor Rotimi Amaechi faction of the Rivers State chapter of the APC has in a press conference likened the exit of Senator Magnus Abe from the party to the successful excision of a debilitating cancer from the body.
A 2023 APC Presidential hopeful, Transportation Minister Chibuike Rotimi Amaechi, has urged party members in Lagos State to support his aspiration by voting for him in the primaries slated for May.
Opinion: The Rotimi Amaechi factor, the APC and 2023 presidential race. — Written by Dahiru Maishanu
Nigerian Transportation Minister Rotimi Amaechi has revealed that the Lekki Deep Seaport will commence business in September 2022 and it’s expected to contribute about $360 billion to Nigeria’s GDP.
Governor Nyesom Ezenwo Wike has said the Rivers State government has through intelligence discovered one of the State owned Legacy 600 aircraft, that was flown to and abandoned in Germany since 2012 by the Governor Chibuike Amaechi led administration.
“Nigeria’s biggest challenge in my honest opinion is not corruption or insecurity, neither is it unemployment, although it is second on my list. Our biggest problem is internal party democracy,” Prince Tonye Princewill asserts in this special online interview.
On May 29, 2015, President Buhari inherited a foreign reserve of $28.6 billion, according to official data still present on the website of the Central Bank of Nigeria, as well as $5.6 billion Nigeria Liquified Natural Gas Limited dividends. Also, a 2015 budget of over 4 trillion Naira was handed over to the incoming administration by the outgoing Jonathan government.
“Amaechi, known for playing to the gallery also used the occasion to make uncomplimentary remarks about politics and development in the State,” Paulinus Nsirim writes in Opinions.
Gov. Wike lists Justice Karibi Whyte Hospital and Monorail Project as Amaechi’s “Legacies”.
Femi Fani-Kayode has debunked the allegation by Rotimi Amaechi that he stole N2 Billion provided by then Governor Odili for the rebuilding of the Port Harcourt Airport when he was Aviation Minister.