Posts Tagged ‘Amaechi’

Cancellation Of Okunbo’s Contract: Amaechi Has Vindicated Me, Says Obaseki

Governor of Edo State, Godwin Obaseki says Minister of Transportation, Rotimi Amaechi has vindicated him on the cancellation of a maritime security contract given to chairman of Ocean Marine Security Limited, OMSL, Hosa Okunbo. Okunbo had in an open letter, accused Obaseki of influencing the cancellation of the contract. In the letter, he alleged that […]

Regime to ban heavy cargo transport by road

The Regime plans to ban the movement of certain category of cargoes on some roads after the completion of major railways in the country. The Minister of Transportation, Rotimi Amaechi, said this in Lagos during a panel session on infrastructure development and financing at an event organised by Deloitte on Nigeria Economic Outlook 2020. “As […]

‘We have plans for Port Harcourt-Maiduguri railway’ – Amaechi reveals

Transportation Minister, Rotimi Amaechi, has revealed plans by the regime to construct the Port Harcourt-Maiduguri rail line. Amaechi said the Ruler had also approved the building of two new seaports; one in Bonny, Rivers State and the other in Warri, Delta State. The minister expressed the assurances of Muhammadu Buhari to reconstruct the entire stretch […]

Amaechi mounts pressure on Lagos-Ibadan rail contractors

Transportation Minister, Rotimi Amaechi, on Friday asked the contractor handling the $1.5bn Lagos-Ibadan railway project, China Civil Engineering Construction Corporation, to speed up the pace of work. He spoke in Lagos on Friday after an inspection of the project along with top managers of the of the CCECC. Amaechi stated that he had to invite […]

Lagos-Ibadan rail project: Amaechi summons contractor over pace of work

The Minister of Transportation, Mr. Rotimi Amaechi has queried the pace of work on the Lagos-Ibadan rail project, especially the Ebute Metta to Apapa seaport axis. The minister also summoned the contractor, CCECC, to an emergency meeting on Thursday to explain why the pace of work has slowed significantly. Mr. Amaechi who briefed journalists shortly […]

No Amount of Blackmail Will Change The Termination of state Assets, Wike Taunts Amaechi

Rivers State Governor, Nyesom Ezenwo Wike has declared that no amount of blackmail and propaganda will alter the termination of sale of valued state assets to Sahara Energy Limited. “No amount of blackmail will change the situation. The courts are there for them to seek redress. “Rivers and Lagos States are not the same. No […]