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Rotimi Chibuike Amaechi

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


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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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Punching out the PDP

Governor Rotimi Amaechi of the oil-rich Rivers State is the most important southern politician in their ranks...

On 5 September, ‘General’ Reuben Wilson of Bayelsa State, head of the Leadership, Peace and Cultural Development Initiative, issued a statement warning both Atiku Abubakar and Rotimi Amaechi to stop undermining the President...


Reshuffle may not help Jonathan's chances

• Amma Pepple (Minister of Housing, Lands and Urban Development) is from Rivers State, whose Governor, Rotimi Amaechi, has been quarreling with Jonathan for months and now sides with the New PDP...


Cracks widen in the PDP

Behind those governors, most of whom are in their second and final term, have gathered a throng of Jonathan’s political foes from across the country, including Rotimi Amaechi, Governor of Rivers, the richest state after Lagos (AC Vol 54 No 16, Amaechi takes on Jonathan)...


Amaechi takes on Jonathan

For many of those listening to Governor Rotimi Amaechi’s address to the Chatham House think-tank in London on 24 July, the speaker may have appeared just another ambitious and articulate Nigerian politician seeking foreign investment and media coverage...


The Delta catches fire again

On 10 July, police and soldiers fired tear gas to stop clashes between youth militias loyal to President Goodluck Jonathan and his rival, the Governor of Rivers State, Rotimi Amaechi, in Port Harcourt, the state capital...


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