Tag: Rotimi Amaechi

PDP Chieftains Kidnapped In Rivers State

Two chieftains of the People’s Democratic Party, Rivers State chapter, have been kidnapped by unknown gunmen. The chieftains, Hon. Chinyere Igwe and the Phalga party chairman Ikechi Chinda – both loyal to the camp of former Deputy Speaker, House of Representatives, Hon. Austin Opara – were abducted yesterday night at[Read More…]

Amaechi, Atiku & Others Will Not Return To PDP – Eze Chukwuemeka

Last Saturday in Owerri while addressing a PDP Grand Rally, President Goodluck Jonathan gave an ultimatum to former Vice President, Atiku Abubakar, Governors Rabiu Kwankwanso (Kano), Rotimi Amaechi (Rivers), Aliyu Wamako (Sokoto) and Murtala Nyako (Adamawa) asking them to return to the People’s Democratic Party or risk losing their seniority[Read More…]

‘Wike Is Speaking The President’s Mind’, Amaechi Reacts To Jail Threat

Nigeria’s Minister of Education, Nyesom Wike recently said the Governor of Rivers state, Rotimi Amaechi will be arrested in 2015 after President Goodluck Jonathan is declared winner of the Presidential election. Amaechi has reacted to Wike’s comments by insisting he would keep contesting President Jonathans anti-Rivers policies and such threats[Read More…]

Rivers Governor, Rotimi Amaechi Condemns Suspension of Sanusi

The Rivers State Governor, Mr Chibuike Amaechi has said the suspension of the governor Central Bank of Nigeria, CBN, Malam Sanusi Lamido, by President Goodluck Jonathan was unconstitutional. “He (Jonathan) does not have such powers. He knows that nothing will happen that was why he took that action. So, I[Read More…]

2015 Presidency: This Is Not The Time To Talk About Endorsing A Candidate – Obasanjo

Former Nigerian President, Chief  Olusegun Obasanjo wrapped up his two-day working visit to Rivers State, yesterday. He insisted he is still a card-carrying member of People’s Democratic Party, PDP and it was too early for him to anoint any candidate for the 2015 presidential election. Speaking at the Port Harcourt International[Read More…]

Group Issues Governor Amaechi 14-day Ultimatum To Account For Missing Funds

Press Releases Accountability and Good Governance Forum of Rivers State (AGGFRS) “14 days notice to governor chibuike rotimi amaechi to account for the under listed projects”. We, the undersigned, on behalf of the members of the Accountability and Good Governance Forum of Rivers State, and for the good and growth[Read More…]

We Are Willing To Co-operate With The Police To Restore Law & Order – Amaechi To Rivers CP

Rivers State Governor and Chairman of the Nigerian Governors Forum, Rt. Hon. Chibuike Rotimi Amaechi has urged the new Police Commissioner deployed to the state, Mr. Tunde Ogunsakin to work towards restoring effective policing in the state. He also said his administration is willing to co-operate with the Police in[Read More…]

Pro-Amaechi Lawmakers Grant Governor Access To N30bn Reserve Funds

Seventeen pro governor Chibuike Amaechi lawmakers have Thursday passed the Rivers state Reserve Fund law amendment bill 2014 to enable the state government withdraw 30 billion naira from the 53 billion naira in the fund. Honourable Leyii Kwane, Deputy Speaker of the House who presided over the session at the[Read More…]

Tonye Princewill And Rivers Government At Loggerheads Over Jonathan

Prince Tonye Princewill has condemned in strong terms the vitriolic attack against him and the threat to his life by the Commissioner of Information in Rivers State Ibim Semenetari during today’s Rhythm 93.7, viewpoint programme – a news, interview, phone-in and current affairs programme. In a statement issued, Wabiye Idoniboye-Obu,[Read More…]

Supreme Court Dismisses Omehia’s Suit Against Rotimi Amaechi

NAN Supreme Court on Friday dismissed Chief Celestine Omehia’s suit seeking to invalidate the re-election of Gov. Rotimi Amaechi of Rivers in April 2011. The court upheld the appeal brought by Amaechi challenging the judgment of the Court of Appeal which granted leave to join Omehia in the case. The[Read More…]