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Rotimi Chibuike Amaechi

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


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Buhari sets out his agenda

Other former PDP leaders due to play roles in the new government include former Vice-President Atiku Abubakar and former or serving state governors Abubakar Bukola Saraki, Rabiu Kwankwaso and Rotimi Amaechi...

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'No condition is permanent'

Rivers State governor Rotimi Amaechi, whose defection from the PDP got the APC off to a flying start in 2013, was one of the first governors to insist that all social and economic services provided by the Rivers State government would be available to all residents, regardless of their state of origin...

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A moment of truth for the General

That part of the campaign reached its finale on the evening of 31 March, when a small team including Fayemi, Rivers State Governor Rotimi Amaechi and a gubernatorial candidate in Kaduna State, Nasir el-Rufai, sat down to write Buhari's victory speech...

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The rigging in Rivers

Poroma is a close ally of the Rivers State Governor, Rotimi Amaechi, a founding member of the APC...


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)...


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