Tag: Rotimi Amaechi

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January 5, 2013

Gen. Abubakar, Amaechi, Ngige, T. A. Orji in Imo as Gov Okorocha’s daughter weds state commissioner (PHOTOS)

by Akan Ido Imo State was agog with dignitaries and well wishers on January 3 when governor Rochas Okorocha’s daughter, ...

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January 4, 2013

FDI: India invests $4.5b in Nigeria

by Emmanuel Okubenji The Indian High Commissioner, Mahesh Sachdev has said that Nigeria got over $4.5 billion investment from Indian ...

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January 3, 2013

Governor Amaechi fires commissioner, Emeka Wogu, appoints 6 female permanent secretaries [Updated]

by Tari Tamuno Governor Rotimi Amaechi of River State has relieved the state’s Commissioner for Special Duties, Emeka Wogu, from ...

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December 27, 2012

Agbani Darego, Uti Nwachukwu and others rock Rivers Carnival (PHOTOS)

by Akan Ido Every end of the year sees the battle of the South-South Carnivals; the Rivers State Carnival and ...

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December 10, 2012

Tolu Ogunlesi: May things continue to fall apart in Nigeria (YNaija FrontPage)

They buy jets and fund projects from the sweat of the bottom-billion, who know that one day Jehovah Lojiji, the ...

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December 7, 2012

Crime-fighters: Rivers gov’t allocates $30million for helicopters to track criminals

Rivers State Government on Thursday said two helicopters purchased for surveillance would begin patrol of the state by January next ...

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December 7, 2012

Stop calling us oil-rich – Gov. Rotimi Amaechi

The Governor of Rivers State and Chairman of the Nigerian Governors’ Forum; Chibuike Amaechi, has declared that the ‘oil rich ...

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November 11, 2012

Senate launches war against ambitious school children… in last week’s news with a pinch of salt

by Stanley Azuakola Nigeria’s senate may soon pass a contentious bill which would make it illegal for school children from ...

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November 7, 2012

Rotimi, you lie: Governor Dickson lashes out at Governor Amaechi on N17bn oil payment

by Rachel Ogbu The clash between Bayelsa and Rivers State reached new heights on Tuesday. The Bayelsa State Governor Seriake Dickson accused his ...

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November 5, 2012

Gov. Rotimi Amaechi’s driver dies from electrocution in Government House

by Isi Esene One of the Rivers State government House vehicle drivers, Ibiba Jack, was early on Saturday electrocuted at ...

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November 2, 2012

This is our stand: Rivers government attacks Bayelsa on oil wells, accuses Jonathan of favouritism

by Isi Esene The dispute between the Rivers State and Bayelsa over land delineation and allocation of benefits accruing to ...

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November 1, 2012

We paid $45m not $50m – Rotimi Amaechi pushes back allegations that he owns a private jet

by Isi Esene The Rivers State government is wondering what the fuss is all about with reports going the rounds ...

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October 8, 2012

#ALUU4: “We live in a city where wrong seems right…” – Listen to a song by 2 of the murdered UNIPORT students

by Isi Esene Rather, sadly, apt. The four students of the University of Port Harcourt Ugonna, Lloyd, Tekena, and Chidiaka ...

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October 7, 2012

#ALUU4: Varying accounts of the Aluu Community murder

by Isi Esene When the story first broke, it was reported that five boys were caught stealing cell phones and ...

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October 7, 2012

12 suspects arrested in connection with killing of 4 UNIPORT students

by Isi Esene There are reports that twelve people have been arrested in the Aluu Community where four students of ...

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October 1, 2012

Rotimi Amaechi pleads for patience from the people of Rivers State #Independence52

by Isi Esene The Rivers State governor, Rotimi Chibuike Amaechi has appealed to the people of the state to be ...

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September 20, 2012

Showdown: Amaechi halts payment of lecturers’ salaries over strike

by Stanley Azuakola If there’s anything to note about Rivers State Governor Chibuike Rotimi Amaechi, it is that the man ...

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September 17, 2012

Report: Pres. Jonathan refuses governors’ request to visit the first lady

by Isi Esene There are indications that the president, Goodluck Jonathan, has specifically directed the Nigerian Ambassador to Germany, Abdu ...

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September 17, 2012

Thanks, but no thanks: President Jonathan prevents PDP governors from visiting the First Lady

by Stanley Azuakola In times of illness, a little goodwill goes a long way. That must have been the reasoning ...

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June 3, 2012

Clash of the spokesmen: Labaran Maku tackles Reuben Abati … in last week’s news with a pinch of salt

by Stanley Azuakola Labaran Maku tackles Reuben Abbati President Jonathan’s refusal to say “Amen” during a church service when prayers ...

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March 27, 2012

Babatunde Rosanwo: “If a 60 year old is PDP Youth Leader, then what am I?”

Before we begin the North vs the South divide, we must understand the political parties plus ruling elites have the ...

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OluwapelumiDecember 26, 2011

Who should be Person of the Year 2011 – Rotimi Amaechi, Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala, Sanusi Lamido Sanusi, Goodluck Jonathan or Aliko Dangote?

 by Stanley Azuakola Editor’s Note: The Person of the Year is a poll for newsmakers, and is not an award ...

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