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Rotimi Chibuike Amaechi

Date of Birth: 27/05/1965
Place of Birth: Umuordu-Ubima


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Votes, damned lies and opinion polls

The formation of the APC two years ago – which combined Buhari's support base with the south-west's Action Congress of Nigeria and defecting Rivers State Governor Rotimi Amaechi – made it a truly national party...


On the waterfront

One Rotimi Amaechi of Rivers State quit the PDP in 2013 to become a founding member of the APC...


Welcome back, General

Buhari's entourage which included Rivers State Governor Rotimi Amaechi and ex-Governor of Lagos Bola Tinubu were surprised at the warmth of Hammond's welcome...


Policing the vote

Mbu is castigated by the APC for his partisan treatment as Commissioner of Police in Rivers State of APC chieftain Rotimi Amaechi (AC Vol 56 No 3 Lots of gunboats little diplomacy)...


Lots of gunboats, little diplomacy

Just as the country faces its tightest election race since the return to civilian rule in 1999 rivalry with no holds barred has erupted between between supporters of President Goodluck Jonathan born in what is now Bayelsa State and also the first national leader from the Delta and a growing band of opponents led by Rivers State Governor Rotimi Amaechi the doyen of the opposition All Progressives Congress (APC; AC Vol 54 No 16 Amaechi takes on Jonathan)...


Ekiti, the shape of things to come

State security also intervened to stop Fayemi's fellow governors – Rotimi Amaechi (Rivers) Adams Oshiomhole (Edo) and Rabiu Kwankwaso (Kano) – from going to Ekiti on the eve of the poll...

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Poison politics

The contest for the governorship in Ekiti State on 21 June is heating up with the APC chieftains – former military leader Muhammadu Buhari ex-Lagos Governor Asiwaju Bola Tinubu Kano Governor Rabiu Kwankwaso and Rivers Governor Rotimi Amaechi – pitching up in Edo Ekiti on 21 May to support Governor Kayode Fayemi's campaign for re-election...


Small earthquake, President slightly hurt

The next day Rabiu Musa Kwankwaso (Kano State) Aliyu Wamakko (Sokoto) Murtala Nyako (Adamawa) Rotimi Amaechi (Rivers) and Abdulfatah Ahmed (Kwara) assembled at Kwankwaso's house in Abuja and announced they would join the opposition All Progressives' Congress (APC AC Vol 54 No 23 Politics versus the budget & Anambra kicks off the race)...

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Jonathan’s dialogue plan outflanks rebels

Almost all the seven rebel governors – Mu'azu Babangida Aliyu (Niger State) Sule Lamido (Jigawa) Abdulfatah Ahmed (Kwara) Murtala Nyako (Adamawa) Rabiu Musa Kwankwaso (Kano) Aliyu Wamakko (Sokoto) and Rotimi Amaechi (Rivers) – want to take a run at the presidency...

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