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    It’s time to face justice, Wike tells Amaechi

It’s time to face justice, Wike tells Amaechi

Nyesom Wike, governor of Rivers state, says no amount of intimidation can stop him from implementing the recommendations of the panel which probed the administration of Rotimi Amaechi, his predecessor.Wike said this on Wednesday when he received the report of the commission at the government house in Port Harcourt.He said he would soon make the content of the report public [...]

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    Senate in rowdy session over Amaechi

Senate in rowdy session over Amaechi

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    Amaechi, Fayemi, Wainaina to speak at Red Summit

Amaechi, Fayemi, Wainaina to speak at Red Summit

Binyavanga Wainaina, Kenyan journalist and winner of the Caine Prize for African writing, joins Rotimi Amaechi, Kayode Fayemi and a host of leading pan-African speakers at the inaugural edition of The RED Summit.The summit, billed to hold at the Harbour Point, Victoria Island, Lagos from October 15 to 18, will host the executive producer of Coke Studio Africa, David Sanders; corporate [...]

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    Campaign DG, one-party man, ‘a king without a kingdom’… Buhari’s ‘ministers’ from the south

Campaign DG, one-party man, ‘a king without a kingdom’… Buhari’s ‘ministers’ from the south

For every time President Muhammadu Buhari has announced a list of appointees wince winning the election, he has been criticised for populating his team with northerners.But on his list of ministerial nominees are a few names from south-east and south-south. Who are they, and why/how did they make the list? ROTIMI AMAECHI: GAVE HIS ALL FOR BUHARI'S CAMPAIGNRotimi Amaechi goes into [...]

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    Rivers PDP: Amaechi knows he is not a saint

Rivers PDP: Amaechi knows he is not a saint

Felix Obuah, chairman of  the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in Rivers state, has accused Rotimi Amaechi, former governor of the state, of deceiving those who do not know him.Dismissing the legal action that Amaechi filed against him and his party, Obuah threatened to expose the former governor.Amaechi filed a defamation suit of N300 billion against Obuah and two members of [...]

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    Amaechi: PDP painting me as a common criminal

Amaechi: PDP painting me as a common criminal

Rotimi Amaechi, the immediate-past governor of Rivers state, has filed a legal action against Felix Obuah, chairman of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in the state.Amaechi is asking the court to compel Obuah and the PDP to pay him N300 billion as compensation for defaming his character.The former governor said based on allegations that he defrauded and embezzled $757 million [...]

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    Amaechi: GEJ wanted so much money for subsidy

Amaechi: GEJ wanted so much money for subsidy

Rotimi Amaechi, director-general of the All Progressives Congress (APC) presidential campaign, has launched fresh attacks on former president, Goodluck Jonathan.Amaechi, who had a running battle with Jonathan in the buildup to the general election, relaxed his scorching criticism of the immediate-past government after the conclusion of the election.But speaking at the International Conference Centre (ICC) in Abuja on Monday, Amaechi [...]

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    Amaechi: Rivers people know I don’t like money

Amaechi: Rivers people know I don’t like money

Rotimi Amaechi, immediate past governor of Rivers state, has again raised alarm over alleged plot of Nyesom Wike, his successor, to tarnish his reputation.Amaechi urged the people of Rivers, who he said are aware of his anti-corruption stance to defend him, saying Wike is desperate to make sure that he does not get any appointment in the administration of President [...]

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    No one more corrupt than Amaechi, Wike warns Buhari

No one more corrupt than Amaechi, Wike warns Buhari

Nyesom Wike, governor of Rivers state, has advised President Muhammad Buhari not to give Rotimi Amaechi, any appointment in his cabinet.Describing his predecessor as the most corrupt government official in the country, Wike said Buhari’s anti-corruption campaign would suffer if a man like Amaechi served in his government.Given the role Amaechi played in the emergence of Buhari, there are reports [...]

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    ‘Crazyman’ , ‘ruined First Consultants’ and 2 other things to remember about Patrick Sawyer

‘Crazyman’ , ‘ruined First Consultants’ and 2 other things to remember about Patrick Sawyer

Many Nigerians were not keen about precautionary measures against the deadly Ebola Virus Disease (EVD) until Liberian Patrick Sawyer introduced it into the country on July 20, 2014.After its outbreak in Guinea four months earlier, the highly-contagious disease spread to Sierra Leone and Liberia and Sawyer, who contracted the virus during the funeral rites of his elder sister, departed his [...]

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    Wike: I have cleared Amaechi’s debt to workers

Wike: I have cleared Amaechi’s debt to workers

Nyesom Wike, governor of Rivers state, says he has settled the outstanding salary arrears left by the administration of Rotimi Amaechi.Speaking at the government house in Port Harcourt during the swearing in of Rufus Godwin as the new head of service on Thursday, Wike said it was “time to inject fresh blood” into the state’s civil service.Wike, who said a [...]

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    Wike goes after another aide of Amaechi, impounds his car

Wike goes after another aide of Amaechi, impounds his car

Nine days after the Rivers state government impounded a Lexus four wheel drive vehicle (pictured) from the residence of Ibim Semenitari, who served as commissioner of information during the administration of Rotimi Amaechi, the government has seized another vehicle from Tony Okocha, also an aide of Amaechi.Coincidentally, Okocha succeeded Nyesom Wike, governor of the state, as chief of staff in [...]

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    Wike restores Omeha’s rights as former governor

Wike restores Omeha’s rights as former governor

Nyesom Wike, governor of Rivers  state, has  formally  restored the  entitlements  and benefits  of  Celestine Omehia  as a former  governor of  the  state.Wike said Omehia deserves being acknowledged for occupying the topmost office in the state between  May 29, 2007 and October  25, 2007.The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) declared Omehia winner of the  April 14 2007 gubernatorial election and [...]

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    Amaechi: Wike stopped GEJ from settling N108bn ‘debt’ to Rivers

Amaechi: Wike stopped GEJ from settling N108bn ‘debt’ to Rivers

Rotimi Amaechi, the immediate past governor of Rivers state, has accused Nyesom Wike, his successor, of masterminding Goodluck Jonathan's refusal to pay Rivers state a sum of N108 billion expended by the state on the rehabilitation of federal roads.Amaechi also said that as at the time he came into office in 2007, government and business activities were at a “standstill” as a [...]

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    Wike’s probe panel against me dead on arrival, says Amaechi

Wike’s probe panel against me dead on arrival, says Amaechi

Rotimi Amaechi, immediate past governor of Rivers state, has accused Nyesom Wike, his successor, of witch-hunting him and deliberately misleading the public in order to grab media attention.Amaechi described the probe panel inaugurated by Wike as sham, alleging that the governor already mandated the panel to indict him at all cost.“This so-called Wike’s probe of Amaechi is dead on arrival. All [...]

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    Wike inaugurates panel to probe Amaechi

Wike inaugurates panel to probe Amaechi

One month after Nyesom Wike, governor of Rivers state, threatened to probe the administration of Chibuike Amaechi, his predecessor, he has inaugurated a seven-man judicial commission of inquiry (JCI) to investigate Amaechi's tenure.Speaking on Friday during the inauguration of the panel, Wike charged the commission to ascertain the sale of valued assets of the state and other related matters with a [...]

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