Tag: Rotimi Amaechi

Nigeria can pay back Chinese loans in 20 years – Rotimi Amaechi

Minister of Transportation, Rotimi Amaechi says Nigerian government has the capability to pay back loans collected for the construction of rail projects within the stipulated period of 20 years. Amaechi, in a statement on Saturday, said China was the only country giving out loans with a low interest rate of[Read More…]

Minister, Rotimi Amaechi says National Assembly probe may frustrate various rail projects across the country

The Minister of Transportation, Rotimi Amaechi, says the ongoing probe by the National Assembly into loan agreements being entered into by the Federal Government with China may frustrate various rail projects in the country. The House of Representatives had on Tuesday expressed its resolve to review loan facilities already taken by[Read More…]

Rotimi Amaechi says Lagos-Ibadan rail project has been put on hold due to the outbreak of coronavirus

The ongoing construction work on the Lagos-Ibadan rail project has been put on hold due to the outbreak of the novel coronavirus, the Federal Government declared on Thursday. Minister of Transportation, Rotimi Amaechi, disclosed this during a live television programme on African Independent Television monitored in Abuja. The minister said[Read More…]

I’m not aware of Peterside’s removal as NIMASA boss – Transport Minister, Rotimi Amaechi speaks

Minister of Transportation, Rotimi Amaechi, on Thursday, declared that he was not aware of the removal of the Director-General of the Nigerian Maritime Administration and Safety Agency, Dakuku Peterside. On Wednesday evening, several reports stated that the President Muhammadu Buhari had approved the appointment of Bashir Jamoh as the new Director-General of[Read More…]

Rotimi Amaechi narrowly escaped beatings in Spain, after IPOB members attacked him

Nigeria’s Transport Minister was almost beaten in Spain while on an official assignment by members of the Indigenous People of Biafra, in a similar treatment meted on the for Deputy Senate President, Ike Ekweremadu, while in Germany. In a tweet, the minister said “some minutes ago, I was attached by[Read More…]

Rotimi Amaechi declares free train ride from Lagos to Ibadan

Rotimi Amaechi, minister of transportation, has announced a free train ride from Lagos to Ibadan. The announcement was made Saturday, via his twitter handle, “Our free rides on the Lagos-Ibadan standard gauge rail line will begin today and run through March, 2020,”. Amaechi said the take-off point will be from[Read More…]

Rotimi Amaechi Says Nigerians Will Enjoy 24 Hours of Power Supply If President Buhari Is Re-elected

The Minister of Transportation, Rotimi Amaechi said on Wednesday that the Muhammadu Buhari administration has done so much in all aspects of the economy, beyond the transportation sector. Amaechi said this in Abuja during an interactive session with the media on the ministry’s achievement. He said the Buhari-led administration has[Read More…]

Igbo’s Must “Go Seek Forgiveness” – Rotimi Amaechi Orders Igbos To Back Buhari

Rotimi Amaechi, minister of transportation, has asked the Igbo to support President Muhammadu Buhari’s second term bid. But he says they should first “go for confession, seek forgiveness” and join the All Progressives Congress (APC) where they will have a chance of producing Buhari’s successor. Amaechi said this on Wednesday[Read More…]

“If We Lose 2019 Election, We Will Go Home” – Buhari Campaign Manager, Rotimi Amaechi Says

Rotimi Amaechi, minister of transportation, says if the All Progressives Congress (APC) loses the 2019 elections, it will “go home and rest”. Speaking during a reception organised for him as grand patron of Ikwerre Youth Movement (IYM) in Rivers state, Amaechi said the general election will be the party’s last battle,[Read More…]

Amidst Nationwide Killings, Buhari Is 2019 Ready – Reappoints Rotimi Amaechi Campaign Manager

Amidts the large scale of killings from Adamawa to Rivers, Benue and Kaduna, Borno and Yobe, leaving over 100 Nigerians killed in three days alone – unperturbed Nigerian President Muhammadu Buhari has reportedly reappointed his Minister of Transportation, Rotimi Amaechi, as the Director-General of his 2019 election campaign. Since the[Read More…]