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Nigeria

Rotimi Chibuike Amaechi

Date of Birth: 27 May 1965
Place of Birth: Umuordu-Ubima


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Divided we stand

Party sources say among those pulling the strings of the undeclared but ill-disguised campaign for a more favourable APC chairman was Transport Minister and former Rivers Governor Rotimi Amaechi who also has ambitions on the Presidency and is close to influential Kaduna Governor Nasir el Rufai (AC Vol 61 No 13 Back to the scene of the crime)...


Back to the scene of the crime

That is pitting a faction led by former governor of Rivers state Rotimi Amaechi and sitting governor of Kaduna Nasir el Rufai against the national leader of the APC Bola Tinubu a former governor of Lagos and Adams Oshiomhole a former governor of Edo whose abrasive style has led to his suspension as national chairman of the APC...

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Command economics on trial

The economy ministers: Zainab Ahmed (Finance); Timipre Sylva (Petroleum Minister of State); Minister Otunba Adeniyi Adebayo (Trade and Investment); Chris Ngige (Labour); Olamilekan Adegbite (Mines); Mohammed Nanono (Agriculture); Rotimi Amaechi (Transport); and Sale Mamman (Power)...


Executive exerts its privilege

At least three of the ministers from the region – Transport Minister Rotimi Amaechi deputy Oil Minister Timipre Sylva and Niger Delta Minister Godswill Akpabio – are fiercely partisan figures pushing the ruling party's interests there...


The Gang of 43 breaks cover

One of the ruling All Progressives' Congress's top financiers and political godfathers – former governor of Rivers State Rotimi Amaechi – is set to retain his transport portfolio or be given another that involves hefty contracts (AC Vol 60 No 6 Election credibility on trial)...

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Election credibility on trial

However his arch-rival Rotimi Amaechi Buhari's Minister of Transport threw his weight behind the Action Alliance Congress (AAC)...


Drama in the delay

The APC is appealing to the Supreme Court in both cases but whatever the decision its presidential campaigning has lost momentum in both Rivers the home state of its election chief and Transport Minister Rotimi Amaechi and Zamfara which was a party stronghold...


Governors get set

This would give them a second chance to oust Wike and install Cole – the former CEO of Sahara Energy Group and ally of transport minister and former governor Rotimi Amaechi – through the courts...


Election bored game

His energetic campaign manager Transport Minister Rotimi Amaechi concedes it will be a much tougher election than in 2015...


Now the race looks serious

APC minister and former Rivers governor Rotimi Amaechi and former Akwa Ibom PDP governor and now APC Senator Godswill Akpabio are working hard to flip their states to the APC for the governorship races...

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