Tag: Rotimi Amaechi

‘I’m not aware of Hadiza Bala Usman’s suspension’ – Amaechi claims

The Minister of Transportation, Rotimi Amaechi, says he is not aware of the suspension of Hadiza Bala Usman as the managing director of Nigerian Ports Authority (NPA). NewsWireNGR had reported that President Muhammadu Buhari had approved the suspension of Bala Usman on the fifth of May, 2021 over allegations of failing[Read More…]

Transport Minister, Rotimi Amaechi releases gospel music video

Nigeria’s minister of transportation, Rotimi Amaechi has released a gospel music video song featuring his wife Judith Amaechi. Produced by Obliblo Music, the single was released in commemoration of his 56th birthday. Titled ‘Blessed People the Lord Has Chosen as His Heritage’, Amaechi and his wife sing about God’s faithfulness[Read More…]

‘I stopped appointing women because they are a problem to themselves’ says Rotimi Amaechi

The Minister of Transportation, Rotimi Amaechi, says he stopped appointing to women because he’s been accused of dating the women he has previously appointed; and that”womem are a problem to themselves”. Speaking at the second edition of the Association of Nigerian Women Business Network (ANWBN) in Abuja, during the weekend,[Read More…]

“I am not a politician” – Rotimi Amaechi, Minister of Transportation denies his only profession on National TV

Rotimi Amaechi, the Minister of Transportation, on Saturday said Nigerians should stop distracting him with 2023 politics. Amaechi said he is not a politician, hence should be allowed to carry out his duties as a minister. The former governor of Rivers State, who appeared on Arise Television was reacting to[Read More…]

Amaechi says railway to Niger Republic is Nigeria’s contribution to ECOWAS

Minister of Transportation, Rotimi Amaechi has shed more light on the reasons behind the construction of a railway track from Kano, 40-45 kilometres to Maradi town in Niger Republic. Many have questioned the 284-kilometer Kano-Maradi railway estimated to cost $1.96 billionand wondered its economic significance to the country. But speaking[Read More…]

Rotimi Amaechi says only God can tell who will be the President of Nigeria in 2023

The Minister of Transportation, Rotimi Amaechi has dismissed suggestions that he is being touted as the country’s next president, noting that only God knows Nigeria’s next leader. Amaechi who was a guest on Channels Television’s Sunday Politics explained that he is focussing on his job as a minister and would not want[Read More…]

I told Jonathan, I have given my allegiance to Buhari “because I am not tribalistic” – Amaechi

Minister of transportation, Rotimi Amaechi has explained why he left the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP for All Progressives Congress, APC to support Buhari’s presidential campaign. Amaechi who was in 2013 the Governor of Rivers State had defected to APC and eventually became the Director-General of Buhari’s presidential campaign. Amaechi while[Read More…]

Rotimi Amaechi says $656 million is needed to complete work on the Lagos-Ibadan railway

The Minister of Transportation, Rotimi Amaechi has said the Federal Government requires the sum of $656 million to complete work on the Lagos-Ibadan railway project. Amaechi disclosed this on Friday while defending his ministry’s 2021 budget at the Senate. He explained that the amount is needed to put the necessary[Read More…]

“This is a gift from CCECC” – Rotimi Amaechi says Daura Transport University to be completed 2021

The Minister of Transportation, Rotimi Amaechi said the estimated time for completion of the Transportation University in Daura by the China Civil Engineering Construction Corporation (CCECC) was September 2021. Mr Amaechi made this disclosure when he visited the site in Daura to confirm commencement of work on the project on Saturday. ”There[Read More…]

Money is not a challenge to complete Lagos-Ibadan rail project says Amaechi

Minister of Transportation, Rotimi Amaechi said funds was not a challenge delaying completion of the 1.6 billion dollar Lagos-Ibadan rail project. Amaechi said in a statement by the Director, Press and Public Relations of the ministry, Mr Eric Ojiekwe, that the delay was due to lack of workers on sight.[Read More…]