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Rotimi Chibuike Amaechi

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


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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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Militants pick their party

Neighbouring Ogoni became another flashpoint in 2015 as Rotimi Amaechi, the past Rivers State Governor and former PDP member who is now Transport Minister in President Buhari's cabinet, bussed his All Progressives' Congress supporters into the area to draw the PDP into a confrontation...


Friends with benefits

Of the old nPDP group, known as the G7, only Rotimi Amaechi, the Transport Minister and former Governor of Rivers State, is part of the inner circle...


Buhari opens the war chest

The six were joined by powerful defectors from the PDP, including Bukola Saraki from the Middle Belt, now the Senate President, and Rotimi Amaechi, now Transport Minister and former Governor of Rivers State in the Niger Delta...


Things fall apart in Rivers vote

Locally, the polls pitted two of the State's strongmen against each other – Rotimi Amaechi and Ezenwo Nyesom Wike...


No oil, no money, no deal

As for the maritime university that Nimasa had planned for the Gbaramatu Kingdom, in July former Rivers State Governor and now Transportation Minister Rotimi Amaechi poured cold water on its likely construction...

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Back to Ogoniland

Although former Rivers Governor Rotimi Amaechi accused him of systematic vote-rigging and criminal violence, the High Court upheld Wike's 2015 victory...


Taking down Tompolo

Rivers' former Governor Rotimi Amaechi, who triggered a national political realignment when he walked out of the PDP in 2013, is now Transport Minister and a senior member of the APC...


Buhari resets the clock

• Transport: Rotimi Chibuike Amaechi; the Rivers State ex-Governor takes this big spending ministry at the centre of the government's infrastructure development plans (AC Vol 54 No 16, Amaechi takes on Jonathan)...

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The cauldron boils again

Two very different figures, militant leader Tompolo and former Rivers Governor Rotimi Amaechi, are likely to play a critical role in the new order...


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