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    Rivers APC: Despite court judgement, all our candidates will be on the ballot and we’ll win

Rivers APC: Despite court judgement, all our candidates will be on the ballot and we’ll win

A faction of the All Progressives Congress (APC) in Rivers state says the judgement of the supreme court will not affect the candidature of Tonye Cole, its governorship candidate.In a statement on Friday, Chris Finebone, spokesman of the faction, maintained that all its candidates in the state will be on the ballot and win the elections.Earlier in the day, a [...]

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    Okorocha: Oshiomhole, Amaechi planning to stop me by all means

Okorocha: Oshiomhole, Amaechi planning to stop me by all means

Rochas Okorocha, Imo state governor, says Adams Oshiomhole, national chairman of the All Progressives Congress (APC) and Rotimi Amaechi, minister of transportation, are trying to stop his political progress by all means.Addressing some of his supporters on Tuesday, he said their calculation is that he would be a strong force to contend with in 2023, hence, the plan to stop him.He [...]

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    Amaechi: Obasanjo forced me into exile yet he is comparing Buhari to Abacha

Amaechi: Obasanjo forced me into exile yet he is comparing Buhari to Abacha

Rotimi Amaechi, director general of the reelection campaign of  President Muhammadu Buhari, on Monday recollected how he went into a 10-month exile in Ghana in 2006 when ex-President Olusegun Obasanjo was in power.Narrating his experience, Amaechi tackled Obasanjo for saying President Muhammadu Buhari had returned Nigeria to the "Abacha era".Obasanjo said this at a press conference in Abeokuta, Ogun state, [...]

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    LISTEN: Amaechi praises Obasanjo in new audio, says he’s the only true Nigerian

LISTEN: Amaechi praises Obasanjo in new audio, says he’s the only true Nigerian

Rotimi Amaechi, director general of President Muhammadu Buhari Campaign Organisation, has described former president Olusegun Obasanjo as a patriot.The former Rivers governor said Obasanjo is the only Nigerian that loves the country.Amaechi, who is the minister of transportation, made the remark in an audio clip released by Reno Omokri, former media aide of ex-President Goodluck Jonathan."I don’t think Nigeria can [...]

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    FG plotting to arrest Onnoghen, says CUPP

FG plotting to arrest Onnoghen, says CUPP

The Coalition of United Political Parties (CUPP) says it has uncovered a plot by the federal government to arrest Walter Onnoghen, chief justice of Nigeria (CJN).Ikenga Ugochinyere, spokesman of the group, made the allegation at a press conference in Abuja on Friday.He said there are plans that a bench warrant be issued by Danladi Usman, chairman of the the Code [...]

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    Soyinka on leaked tapes: Amaechi didn’t insult Buhari

Soyinka on leaked tapes: Amaechi didn’t insult Buhari

Wole Soyinka, literary scholar, made reference to the leaked tapes purportedly from Rotimi Amaechi, minister of transportation, while speaking on fake news on Wednesday.Soyinka, who was a panelist at a conference on fake news organised by the BBC, said the minister did not insult President Muhammadu Buhari in the tapes as was insinuated.Phrank Shaibu, an aide of Atiku Abubakar, presidential [...]

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    AUDIO: Lagos is a glorified village, no roads… no water, says Amaechi

AUDIO: Lagos is a glorified village, no roads… no water, says Amaechi

Rotimi Amaechi, director-general of President Muhammadu Buhari's campaign organisation, has described Lagos as a glorified village in an audio clip leaked on Monday.The transportation minister said there is insufficient water and roads in Lagos while lamenting the spate of traffic jams in the state.The audio tape was released by Phrank Shaibu, an aide of Atiku Abubakar, presidential candidate of [...]

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    Buhari’s integrity is legendary, says Lai

Buhari’s integrity is legendary, says Lai

Lai Mohammed, minister of information, says the integrity of President Muhammadu Buhari is legendary.Mohammed said this on Friday at the inauguration of those who will canvass votes for the re-election of Buhari and Vice-President Yemi Osinbajo.The event held at the Buhari/Osinbajo Project 2019 Office in Ilorin, Kwara state.The minister said Buhari leveraged on his "legendary integrity" to reinvent governance.“These canvassers [...]

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    Amaechi: Lagos gridlocks will disappear once rail lines are working

Amaechi: Lagos gridlocks will disappear once rail lines are working

Rotimi Amaechi, minister of transportation, says the establishment of an efficient rail line would be the solution to the gridlocks around Lagos ports.Speaking during an inspection of the ongoing Lagos-Ibadan rail project, the minister said the major challenge at Lagos seaports was not clearing but inefficient rail line.“The problem at the Lagos seaports is not clearing because goods are cleared [...]

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    Amaechi says Boko Haram hasn’t struck outside Borno under Buhari

Amaechi says Boko Haram hasn’t struck outside Borno under Buhari

Rotimi Amaechi, minister of transportation, says the Boko Haram attacks in the north-east has only been within Borno state since President Muhammadu Buhari was elected in 2015.The minister said this while speaking at the commencement of the All Progressives Congress (APC) campaign for the 2019 elections.The programme held in Uyo, Akwa Ibom state capital, on Friday.Amaechi said the APC had [...]

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    APC senatorial candidate says Magnus Abe lacks political intelligence

APC senatorial candidate says Magnus Abe lacks political intelligence

Oji Ngofa, the All Progressives Congress (APC) senatorial candidate for Rivers south-east, says the feud between Magnus Abe,incumbent senator in the district, and Rotimi Amaechi, minister of transportation, is unnecessary.Abe and Amaechi fell out because of the senator's governorship ambition.Commenting on the feud between both men, Ngofa, who is Nigeria's Ambassador to the Netherlands, claimed Abe lacks political intelligence.He said he [...]

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    Melaye: We all know Buhari isn’t mentally fit to govern Nigeria

Melaye: We all know Buhari isn’t mentally fit to govern Nigeria

Dino Melaye, senator representing Kogi west, says President Muhammadu Buhari is not mentally and physically equipped to govern Nigeria.Speaking at The Osasu Symposium in Abuja on Thursday, Melaye said the national assembly has been accused of delaying the budget, where "in fact", the fault lies with the executive.Responding to a question on whether the president reads laws that are being [...]

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    ‘You are speaking trash’ — Sowunmi, Amaechi clash at presidential debate

‘You are speaking trash’ — Sowunmi, Amaechi clash at presidential debate

Segun Sowunmi, spokesperson of the Atiku Campaign Organisation, and Rotimi Amaechi, minister of transport, had a clash of words at the first 2019 presidential debate.The debate, which was hosted by The Osasu Show and held at NAF Conference Centre and Suites, had Sowunmi as the representative Atiku Abubakar, while President Muhammadu Buhari sent no one.Speaking on the plans of the [...]

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    Senate summons Amaechi over ‘neglect’ of eastern rail lines

Senate summons Amaechi over ‘neglect’ of eastern rail lines

The senate has summoned Rotimi Amaechi, minister of transportation, to appear before its committee on land transport over alleged neglect of the eastern rail lines.The resolution of the senate was sequel to a motion sponsored by Ike Ekweremadu, deputy senate president.Ekweremadu raised the issue following the pulling out of General Electric (GE) from Nigeria’s $2 billion narrow gauge railway concession.The senators [...]

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    Magnus Abe: Amaechi humiliated me before my wife

Magnus Abe: Amaechi humiliated me before my wife

Magnus Abe, senator representing Rivers south-east, says Rotimi Amaechi, minister of transportation, categorically asked him not to contest Rivers governorship election.Abe said the "unacceptable" episode played out in his house, in the presence of his wife.The minister and senator have been at loggerheads over the All Progressives Congress (APC) structure in Rivers.Amaechi is backing Tony Cole, co-founder of Sahara Group, who [...]

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

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.Amaechi said this during the 'Next Level Presentation' to signal the commencement of the All Progressives Congress (APC) campaign for the 2019 elections.During his presentation, the minister said rail stations were built in the villages of Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) chieftains.He [...]

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