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China won’t give Nigeria loans again if you continue probing – Amaechi tells Reps panel

Minister of Transportation, Rotimi Amaechi has warned the house of representatives committee on treaties and agreements against continuing the probe on loan agreement between Nigeria and China. The Minister who noted that the federal government requested $500 million from the Chinese government to finance some rail projects across the country particularly in the south-east, asked for suspension […]

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I’m an Igbo man, you can’t deny me my Igbo inheritance – Rotimi Ameachi warns

The former governor of Rivers State made this remark during a Channels Television ‘State of the Nation’ Programme, while responding to statement accredited to the Senate Minority leader, Enyinnanya Abaribe. It was earlier reported that Abaribe had accused the federal government of marginalizing the South East region in the major economic development in the country, […]

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I didn’t join politics to solve Nigeria’s problems, I was jobless – Rotimi Amaechi

In a shocking revelation, Nigeria’s minister of transportation and former governor of Rivers State, Rotimi Amaechi, has said he didn’t join politics to solve the country’s problems. Amaechi, who served two terms as Rivers governor, said unemployment drove him into politics. The minister made the revelation in an interview with Punch. The 54-year-old native of Ikwerre […]

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My wife gave me a fake address that sent me to a toilet when I first met her – Rotimi Amaechi

In an exclusive interview with Sunday Punch, former Rivers State Governor and now a minister under the President Muhammadu Buhari’s administration, Mr. Rotimi Amaechi has revealed how she met his wife Judith. Amaechi explained that they first met at a friend’s wedding where she was the chief bridesmaid where they exchanged addresses but unknown to […]