News - Minister of Transportation

FG Inspects East-West Road, Assures Of Timely Completion

1 week ago /
Nation 

The Minister of Transportation, Rotimi Amaechi has made a strong case for the safety of workers and equipment at the east-west road to ensure a timely completion of the project.

Experts Advocate Underground Space Infrastructure For Nigeria

2 months ago /
Nation 

Nigeria must begin to explore the socio-economic benefits in tunneling and underground space infrastructure to accommodate the growing population in cities.

Amaechi Explains Distribution Of Rail Projects

2 months ago /
Transport  

Minister of transportation Rotimi Amaechi says the distribution of rail projects across the country under the current administration is not based on ethnic considerations.

NASS Asks Transport Ministry For Details Of N10 Billion Budget For Mass Transit

4 months ago /
Nation 

The National Assembly Joint Committee on Land and Transport has asked the Ministry of Transport for details of the 10 billion Naira budgeted for the purchase of solar-powered mass transit vehicles meant for upgrade of public transportation across the country. Chairman of the Joint Committee, Gbenga Ashafa, queried Minister of Transportation, Rotimi Amaechi, during...

Governor Wike Assures ONELGA People Of Enhanced Security

5 months ago /
Nation 

Rivers State Governor, Nyesom  Wike,  has assured the people of Ogba/Egbema/Ndoni Local Government Area (ONELGA) that the State Government will continue to build the security infrastructure in the area to enforce peace. He stated that the younger brother of slain cultist, Don Wanny, Mr Oluchi Igwedibia will soon be tracked down...

President Buhari Restates His Administration's Determination To Providing A Functional And Efficient Rail System

5 months ago /
Nation 

President Muhammadu Buhari has restated his administration's determination to providing a functional and efficient rail system in Nigeria.  The President gave the reassurance on Thursday while commissioning additional locomotives and passenger coaches for the Abuja-Kaduna standard gauge rail line at the Nigerian Rail corporation in Rigasa, Kaduna State. President Buhari reassured Nigerians that...

Rivers Govt Defends Wike, Blasts Amaechi For Comments On Killings

5 months ago /
Nation 

The Rivers State Government has defended Governor Nyesom Wike against claims by the Minister of Transport that the governor was responsible for the New Year killing in the state. Mr Rotimi Amaechi had earlier on Tuesday accused the governor of encouraging thuggery and, thereby, causing the killing of up to 16...

Rotimi Amaechi Blame Governor Wike For New Year Killings

5 months ago /
Nation 

Minister of transportation Rotimi Amaechi has blamed Governor Nyesom Wike for the new year killings in Rivers state. Amaechi who is the immediate past Governor of Rivers State accused his successor of encouraging thugs and failing to save guard the lives of the people. He spoke on Tuesday while fielding questions from...

Wike Accuses FG Of Creating Crisis In Rivers

7 months ago /
Nation 

Rivers State Governor, Nyesom Ezenwo Wike, has accused the Federal Government of creating crisis in the state using the President of the Court of Appeal, Justice Zainab Bulkachuwa. Wike’s accusation comes barely 24 hours after he escaped an alleged assassination attempt involving his security aides and that of the Minister of...

Abuja Kaduna Rail Station Managers Sacked

10 months ago /
Nation 

The station manager of the rail station at Idu, the terminus of the Abuja- Kaduna rail line, Pascal Nnorim has been removed. Minister of transportation, Rotimi Amaechi wielded the hammer today while undertaking an inspection of the train station. Amaechi said reports of ticket racketeering by passengers at the Idu station had...

Buhari Has Not Lost Any Bit Of His Sense Of Humour- Okorocha

10 months ago /
Nation 

Imo State Governor,  Rochas Okorocha, has  said  that President Muhammadu Buhari was very cheerful and has not lost any bit of his sense of humour when he and other leaders of the All Progressives Congress met him in London on Sunday. Okorocha gave this report in a telephone conversation Reported by...

 

2019: I’ll Never Endorse Sen. Abe’s Governorship Ambition – Amaechi

1 year ago /
Politics 

The leadership crisis rocking the Rivers State chapter of the All Progressives Congress, APC, has taken a turn for the worse with the Minister of Transportation, Chibuike Rotimi Amaechi, asserting that not even President Muhammadu Buhari, can make him endorse the governorship aspiration of Senator Magnus Abe. Amaechi told some stakeholders...

Amaechi Exposes Jonathan’s Wasteful Spending On River Niger Dredging

1 year ago /
Politics  Transport  

The minister of transportation, Mr Rotimi Amaechi has revealed how former president Goodluck Jonathan spent a whopping N34bn on River Niger dredging without getting the job done. He also stated this at the opening of a conference on Fast-tracking Port Reforms while saying the same job was costing the present administration...

I Am Not Losing Sleep Over Threats – Fani-Kayode

1 year ago /
Nation 

The former Minister of Aviation, Femi Fani-Kayode has responded to the threat of a law suit by Chibuike Amaechi, saying he is not losing any sleep over it. In a statement by the Special Adviser to Femi Fani-Kayode on Media, Jude Ndukwe,  the former Minister of Aviation said he has been...

Ikoyi Recovery Funds: Amaechi Writes Fani-Kayode, Fayose’s Aide

1 year ago /
Nation 

It appears the controversy over the recent recovery of 43 million Dollars, 27 million Naira and 23,000 pounds in a Lagos home may take a legal dimension soon. This is because the Minister of Transportation, Chibuike Amaechi, has threatened to sue a former Minister of Aviation, Mr. Femi Fani-Kayode and an...

FG Announces Formal Closure Of Abuja Airport

1 year ago /
Nation 

The Federal Government has formally announced the closure of the Nnamdi Azikiwe International Airport, Abuja. According to the government, the airport would be shut down from 12:00 am on March 8, and would be closed for six weeks. The announcement was made by the Minister of Information, Lai Mohammed, at a world...

Rehabilitation Of Kaduna Airport Begins

1 year ago /
Nation 

Work has resumed at the new terminal building of the Kaduna Airport, that would serve as an alternative for both local and international passengers. This is ahead of the closure of the Abuja international airport for six weeks, starting from March 8, 2017. Repairs are also being effected to the road linking...

Transportation, Aviation Ministers Appear Before Senate

1 year ago /
Nation 

The Minister of State for Aviation, Hadi Sirika and the Minister of Transportation,  Rotimi Amaechi, have appeared before the Senate on Thursday, to explain the reason for the planned closure of the Nnamdi Azikwe International Airport, Abuja. The Senate invited both ministers on Thursday to explain the reason for the closure...

Opposition Leaders In Rivers, Akwa Ibom Corrupted Judiciary – Sagay

1 year ago /
Nation 

Renowned lawyer, Itse Sagay (SAN), has said opposition leaders in Rivers and Akwa Ibom states corrupted the judiciary after the 2015 elections. Sagay said this in a statement on Thursday while reacting to allegations by two Supreme Court justices, who are under probe, that the Minister of Transportation, Rotimi Amaechi, attempted...

Amaechi Asked Me To Influence Rivers Poll Judgment – Okoro

1 year ago /
Nation 

A Justice of the Supreme Court, Inyang Okoro says, has accused the Minister of Transportation, Rotimi Amaechi, as the one who instigated his ordeal. The Judge claimed that Amaechi, who was the former Governor of Rivers State, had visited him on February 1, 2016 asking him to ensure that the candidate...


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