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Rotimi Amaechi said : “So, I have said it several times. When we fought in 2015, I said this country cannot continue the way it is going. I’m not helpless, but I’m doing what they call ‘siddon look,” External link

onlinenigeria Wednesday, June 24, 2020 1:58:00 PM EAT

Rotimi Amaechi said : “So, I have said it several times. When we fought in 2015, I said this country cannot continue the way it is going. I’m not helpless, but I’m doing what they call ‘siddon look,” External link

dailypost Wednesday, June 24, 2020 8:48:00 AM EAT

Rotimi Amaechi said : “If you say you’re my supporter, you’ll know that I don’t just respect the law, I fear the law. Breaking the law can put you in jail. Because of the kind of words used in that video, I may have to address it” External link

thenationonlineng Wednesday, June 24, 2020 5:34:00 AM EAT

Rotimi Amaechi told : “I didn’t join politics because I wanted to be a leader or because I wanted to solve Nigeria’s problems. I joined (politics) because of unemployment,” External link

tribuneonlineng Sunday, May 24, 2020 4:52:00 AM EAT

Rotimi Amaechi stated : “It is important you work with the management. It is important you realize you are not the management, you are a board,” External link

leadership Friday, May 22, 2020 6:57:00 AM EAT

Rotimi Amaechi stated : “We are in difficult times and we cannot afford to shut our ports. So, it is important that you facilitate trade in the ports to cushion the effects of COVID-19,” External link

tribuneonlineng Thursday, May 21, 2020 7:23:00 PM EAT

Rotimi Amaechi said : “policy to ensure that after building the railways, there are certain cargoes that will not be allowed on the roads, to encourage movement of cargo on the rail lines and to ensure that our roads last longer. Moving cargo across the country through rail would be cheaper and faster than the roads,” External link

thesourceng Saturday, April 11, 2020 7:00:00 AM EAT

Rotimi Amaechi said : “Most of the Chinese workers who went on their New Year holiday have not yet returned due to the coronavirus and this has delayed the work” External link

thenationonlineng Sunday, March 22, 2020 8:09:00 AM EAT

Rotimi Amaechi said : “It is only those who didn’t travel that are here and therefore the speed of the construction has reduced,” External link

dailypost Wednesday, March 11, 2020 11:29:00 PM EAT

Rotimi Amaechi said : “It is only those who didn’t travel that are here and therefore the speed of the construction has reduced,” External link

dailypost Wednesday, March 11, 2020 6:56:00 PM EAT

Rotimi Amaechi told : “Most of the Chinese workers who went on their New Year holiday have not yet returned due to the coronavirus and this has delayed the work,” External link

vanguardngr Friday, March 6, 2020 8:46:00 PM EAT

Rotimi Amaechi told : "Most of the Chinese workers who went on their New Year holiday have not yet returned due to the coronavirus and this has delayed the work," External link

afp-en Friday, March 6, 2020 6:46:00 PM EAT

Rotimi Amaechi said : “If not for coronavirus we would have finished the Lagos-Ibadan rail, although the project is nearly completed. The CCECC workers are still in China,” External link

pulse Friday, March 6, 2020 12:50:00 PM EAT

Rotimi Amaechi stated : “Until his tenure expires, that is when we can approach the President to either reappoint him or replace him, The president has the appointment authority while the minister by law has the recommendation authority,” External link

dailytimes-NG Thursday, March 5, 2020 10:59:00 PM EAT

Rotimi Amaechi said : “I don’t think that those speculations are right. I just think they are mere speculations and we should wait until Tuesday next week when his tenure will officially expire. The President has the right to appoint whoever he wants to appoint and if he wants to extend his tenure, he will extend his tenure,” External link

vanguardngr Thursday, March 5, 2020 5:21:00 PM EAT

Rotimi Amaechi said ( about Dakuku Peterside ) : “I am not aware of that (that Peterside has been removed as NIMASA DG). The president has the right to remove him or replace him if he will not renew his appointment. But if his appointment is not going to be renewed, it should wait until it expires” External link

thesourceng Thursday, March 5, 2020 3:48:00 PM EAT

Rotimi Amaechi said ( about Dakuku Peterside ) : “I am not aware of that (that Peterside has been removed as NIMASA DG). The president has the right to remove him or replace him if he will not renew his appointment. But if his appointment is not going to be renewed, it should wait until it expires” External link

thesourceng Thursday, March 5, 2020 3:48:00 PM EAT

Rotimi Amaechi said : “I am not aware of that. The president has the right to remove him or replace him if he will not renew his appointment. But if his appointment is not going to be renewed, it should wait until it expires” External link

tribuneonlineng Thursday, March 5, 2020 3:39:00 PM EAT

Rotimi Amaechi said : “am not aware of that you said 6 years he came into office in 2016, that means he has been DG for four years, you cannot be punishing him for the offense committed by past DGs” External link

authorityngr Thursday, March 5, 2020 2:45:00 PM EAT

Rotimi Amaechi stated : “Because government officials make decisions on road and safety, one must also, in discovering road technology, take into cognizance those who make the decisions because you cannot flog them into making the decision,” External link

thenationonlineng Saturday, February 22, 2020 2:10:00 PM EAT

Rotimi Amaechi said : “This (the report) is completely concocted,” External link

guardian-ng Monday, February 17, 2020 7:32:00 PM EAT

Rotimi Amaechi said : “I did not see or escaped attackers, bandits or kidnappers,” External link

guardian-ng Monday, February 17, 2020 7:32:00 PM EAT

Rotimi Amaechi said : “This (the report) is completely concocted,” External link

ngrguardiannews Monday, February 17, 2020 7:16:00 PM EAT

Rotimi Amaechi said : “I did not see or escaped attackers, bandits or kidnappers,” External link

ngrguardiannews Monday, February 17, 2020 7:16:00 PM EAT

Rotimi Amaechi said : “Ten Coaches are expected on the Abuja -Kaduna railine, comprising of two locomotives(diesel motorcars unit) and eight coaches, while the other ten will be used for the Lagos -Ibadan railway,” External link

nan Monday, February 17, 2020 5:13:00 PM EAT

Rotimi Amaechi said : “Ten Coaches are expected on the Abuja -Kaduna rail line, comprising of two locomotives(diesel motorcars unit) and eight coaches, while the other ten will be used for the Lagos -Ibadan railway,” External link

pulse Monday, February 17, 2020 3:14:00 PM EAT

Rotimi Amaechi said : “Ten Coaches are expected on the Abuja -Kaduna railine, comprising of two locomotives(diesel motorcars unit) and eight coaches, while the other ten will be used for the Lagos -Ibadan railway,” External link

ngrguardiannews Monday, February 17, 2020 2:16:00 PM EAT

Rotimi Amaechi said : “It’s not there in the records of Aviation. I’m the minister of Transportation, I have that record. It’s not there,” “He went away with the N2 billion. These are statements of fact” External link

onlinenigeria Monday, February 10, 2020 3:02:00 AM EAT

Rotimi Amaechi added ( about Femi Fani Kayode ) : “The runway was closed for two years and Fani-Kayode left with the money. Is that the kind of character I will speak to? We are not on the same level,” External link

onlinenigeria Monday, February 10, 2020 3:02:00 AM EAT

Rotimi Amaechi said : “Those who shared in the corruption (of the past) are busy dancing about it. Fani-Kayode, when he was Minister of Aviation, Dr Peter Odili’s government gave him N2 billion to fix the runway. It’s not there in the records of Aviation. I’m minister of Transportation, I have that record. It’s not there,” External link

pulse Sunday, February 9, 2020 11:49:00 AM EAT

Rotimi Amaechi said : “He went away with the N2 billion. These are statements of fact,” External link

pulse Sunday, February 9, 2020 11:49:00 AM EAT

Rotimi Amaechi added ( about Femi Fani Kayode ) : “The runway was closed for two years and Fani-Kayode left with the money. Is that the kind of character I will speak to? We are not on the same level,” External link

pulse Sunday, February 9, 2020 11:49:00 AM EAT

Rotimi Amaechi said : “Those who provide security for foreigners to get to the platforms will be out of business by the time the water is within the purview of Nigerian Maritime Administration and Safety Agency (NIMASA), and they can see from the beginning to the end of our waters. What will be the essence of those contracts when you have the navy in the water, the army and the air force in the air?” External link

guardian-ng Tuesday, February 4, 2020 7:50:00 AM EAT

Rotimi Amaechi explained ( about Federal Executive ) : “Recall that we secured an approval from the Federal Executive Council to introduce a maritime security architecture, which is coming to fruition. We engaged the Homeland Security International (HLSI), who are only to provide training and equipment, while the Nigerian Navy would lead the Police, Nigerian Army and Department of State Services, among others that would run the equipment,” External link

thenationonlineng Tuesday, February 4, 2020 6:26:00 AM EAT

Rotimi Amaechi said : “He (Lagos State governor) has a problem to face,” External link

ngrguardiannews Monday, February 3, 2020 5:13:00 PM EAT

Rotimi Amaechi said : “Speaking as a former Governor, when I was in Rivers State, they were using motorcycles to rob and kidnap people; and the police could never get them because they were using cars; so I banned motorcycles and we had peace,” “The number of accidents was also high – the orthopaedic hospital was full every day and they didn’t care” External link

ngrguardiannews Monday, February 3, 2020 5:13:00 PM EAT

Rotimi Amaechi said : “So you can’t be telling a state whether they want Okada or tricycles or not,” External link

ngrguardiannews Monday, February 3, 2020 5:13:00 PM EAT

Rotimi Amaechi said : “He (Lagos State governor) has a problem to face,” External link

guardian-ng Monday, February 3, 2020 4:47:00 PM EAT

Rotimi Amaechi said : “Speaking as a former Governor, when I was in Rivers State, they were using motorcycles to rob and kidnap people; and the police could never get them because they were using cars; so I banned motorcycles and we had peace,” “The number of accidents was also high – the orthopaedic hospital was full every day and they didn’t care” External link

guardian-ng Monday, February 3, 2020 4:47:00 PM EAT

Rotimi Amaechi said : “So you can’t be telling a state whether they want Okada or tricycles or not,” External link

guardian-ng Monday, February 3, 2020 4:47:00 PM EAT

Rotimi Amaechi said : “Speaking as a former governor, when I was in Rivers State, they were using motorcycles to rob and kidnap people; and the police could never get them because they were using cars; so I banned motorcycles and we had peace. The number of accidents was also high – the orthopedic hospital was full every day,” External link

pulse Monday, February 3, 2020 4:02:00 PM EAT

Rotimi Amaechi added : “Implementation of transport policy is essentially a state affair. So you can’t be telling a state whether they want ‘okada’ or tricycles or not. That’s not our responsibility. It is for the state government to decide what to do,” External link

pulse Monday, February 3, 2020 4:02:00 PM EAT

Rotimi Amaechi said : “No matter what we charge, it will not be the same as what we charge you on goods,” “When the FG does rail projects, it is the job of the state governments to do roads to the different railway stations, ” External link

pulse Sunday, February 2, 2020 1:39:00 PM EAT

Rotimi Amaechi added : “When the FG does rail projects, it is the job of the state governments to do roads to (connect to) the different railway stations,” External link

onlinenigeria Sunday, February 2, 2020 9:07:00 AM EAT

Rotimi Amaechi said : “I have no regret siting this university where I have sited it, it is not because I want to get any gain,” External link

tribuneonlineng Sunday, February 2, 2020 5:35:00 AM EAT

Rotimi Amaechi said : “as far as l am concerned (mentally), I’m almost out of Lagos. I’m critically trying to focus on Kano-Kaduna, Ibadan-Ilorin, Ilorin to Minna and then to Abuja” External link

dailytimes-NG Sunday, January 26, 2020 8:29:00 PM EAT

Rotimi Amaechi added : “So, instead of looking at the law, we should look more on practicality and compel them to speed up the pace of work,” External link

dailytimes-NG Sunday, January 26, 2020 8:29:00 PM EAT

Rotimi Amaechi said : “Railway is a social service that will boost the economy. It will create employment. It will enhance manufacturing, logistics, which is transportation, power. It will at least go a long way in solving the problems of those who do business between Lagos and Ibadan. It will create industries around its corridors,” External link

vanguardngr Thursday, January 23, 2020 9:38:00 AM EAT

Rotimi Amaechi added : “In terms of tracks, I give them 100 per cent apart from Ebutte-Metta to Apapa, where we had to deal with oil pipes while approaching the seaport, so the issue of urbanisation really slowed down work in this section,” External link

tribuneonlineng Monday, January 20, 2020 10:39:00 PM EAT

Rotimi Amaechi said : “We’ve awarded the contract from Ibadan to Kano for 5.3 billion dollars. We are looking to get a loan from the Chinese government. If we’re able to get that and we construct the rail from Ibadan to Kano, the problem in Apapa would have been significantly reduced,” External link

thenationonlineng Friday, January 10, 2020 7:54:00 AM EAT

Rotimi Amaechi said : “When all these bills are passed, the Federal Government will be left to focus on technical and economic regulations of the sector,” External link

thenationonlineng Saturday, January 4, 2020 2:43:00 AM EAT

Rotimi Amaechi said : “We are happy that we have completed the Abuja to Kaduna rail, we are happy that we are near completion of Lagos to Ibadan rail and also near completion of Itape to Warri rail,” External link

nta-ng Tuesday, December 24, 2019 7:24:00 PM EAT

Rotimi Amaechi added : “We believe we will commence work on Lagos to Calabar, hopefully commence work on Abuja-Warri and also hopefully we will get the presidential approval to commence work on Portharcourt-Maiduguri,” External link

nta-ng Tuesday, December 24, 2019 7:24:00 PM EAT

Rotimi Amaechi said : “We are happy that we have completed the Abuja to Kaduna rail, we are happy that we are near completion of Lagos to Ibadan rail and also near completion of Itape to Warri rail,” External link

nigerianobservernews Tuesday, December 24, 2019 4:37:00 PM EAT

Rotimi Amaechi added : “We believe we will commence work on Lagos to Calabar, hopefully commence work on Abuja-Warri and also hopefully we will get the presidential approval to commence work on Portharcourt-Maiduguri,” External link

nigerianobservernews Tuesday, December 24, 2019 4:37:00 PM EAT

Rotimi Amaechi said : “We are happy that we have completed the Abuja to Kaduna rail, we are happy that we are near completion of Lagos to Ibadan rail and also near completion of Itape to Warri rail,” External link

dailytimes-NG Tuesday, December 24, 2019 2:47:00 PM EAT

Rotimi Amaechi added : “We believe we will commence work on Lagos to Calabar, hopefully commence work on Abuja-Warri and also hopefully we will get the presidential approval to commence work on Portharcourt-Maiduguri,” External link

dailytimes-NG Tuesday, December 24, 2019 2:47:00 PM EAT

Rotimi Amaechi said : “We are happy that we have completed the Abuja to Kaduna rail, we are happy that we are near completion of Lagos to Ibadan rail and also near completion of Itape to Warri rail,” External link

nan Tuesday, December 24, 2019 1:41:00 PM EAT

Rotimi Amaechi added : “We believe we will commence work on Lagos to Calabar, hopefully commence work on Abuja-Warri and also hopefully we will get the presidential approval to commence work on Portharcourt-Maiduguri,” External link

nan Tuesday, December 24, 2019 1:41:00 PM EAT

Rotimi Amaechi said : “No matter how fast we are to Ibadan, if we don’t link Ebute-Metta to the sea port, then it is useless. We really have to decongest the sea port,” External link

premiumtimesng Saturday, December 21, 2019 12:22:00 PM EAT

Rotimi Amaechi said : “No matter how fast we are to Ibadan, if we don’t link Ebute-Metta to the sea port, then it is useless. We really have to decongest the sea port,” External link

guardian-ng Saturday, December 21, 2019 12:14:00 AM EAT

Rotimi Amaechi said : “I have no regret siting this university where I have sited it. It is not because I want to get any gain,” External link

tribuneonlineng Sunday, December 8, 2019 4:38:00 AM EAT



Key Titles and Phrases Count Lang Last Seen
governor72.65%EN06/22/201722/06/2017
minister6.12%EN06/15/201715/06/2017
inspector general0.41%EN03/07/201707/03/2017
minister of information and culture0.41%EN03/05/201705/03/2017
minister of transport3.27%EN01/16/201716/01/2017
current minister of transport3.27%EN07/14/201614/07/2016
gov.4.08%EN12/04/201304/12/2013
gov2.86%EN11/24/201324/11/2013
state governor4.49%EN10/27/201327/10/2013
chief1.22%EN08/28/200828/08/2008
under governor0.41%EN07/06/200806/07/2008
incumbent governor0.41%EN06/19/200819/06/2008
speaker0.41%EN12/17/200617/12/2006
Names Lang Count
Rotimi AmaechiEN86.84%
Rotimi AmaechiFR12.97%
Rotimi AmaechiSA0.19%


 
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Rotimi Amaechi

Last updated on 2017-06-22T19:07+0300.

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Rotimi Amaechi said : “So, I have said it several times. When we fought in 2015, I said this country cannot continue the way it is going. I’m not helpless, but I’m doing what they call ‘siddon look,” External link

onlinenigeria Wednesday, June 24, 2020 1:58:00 PM EAT

Rotimi Amaechi said : “So, I have said it several times. When we fought in 2015, I said this country cannot continue the way it is going. I’m not helpless, but I’m doing what they call ‘siddon look,” External link

dailypost Wednesday, June 24, 2020 8:48:00 AM EAT

Rotimi Amaechi said : “If you say you’re my supporter, you’ll know that I don’t just respect the law, I fear the law. Breaking the law can put you in jail. Because of the kind of words used in that video, I may have to address it” External link

thenationonlineng Wednesday, June 24, 2020 5:34:00 AM EAT

Rotimi Amaechi told : “I didn’t join politics because I wanted to be a leader or because I wanted to solve Nigeria’s problems. I joined (politics) because of unemployment,” External link

tribuneonlineng Sunday, May 24, 2020 4:52:00 AM EAT

Rotimi Amaechi stated : “It is important you work with the management. It is important you realize you are not the management, you are a board,” External link

leadership Friday, May 22, 2020 6:57:00 AM EAT

Rotimi Amaechi stated : “We are in difficult times and we cannot afford to shut our ports. So, it is important that you facilitate trade in the ports to cushion the effects of COVID-19,” External link

tribuneonlineng Thursday, May 21, 2020 7:23:00 PM EAT

Rotimi Amaechi said : “policy to ensure that after building the railways, there are certain cargoes that will not be allowed on the roads, to encourage movement of cargo on the rail lines and to ensure that our roads last longer. Moving cargo across the country through rail would be cheaper and faster than the roads,” External link

thesourceng Saturday, April 11, 2020 7:00:00 AM EAT

Rotimi Amaechi said : “Most of the Chinese workers who went on their New Year holiday have not yet returned due to the coronavirus and this has delayed the work” External link

thenationonlineng Sunday, March 22, 2020 8:09:00 AM EAT

Rotimi Amaechi said : “It is only those who didn’t travel that are here and therefore the speed of the construction has reduced,” External link

dailypost Wednesday, March 11, 2020 11:29:00 PM EAT

Rotimi Amaechi said : “It is only those who didn’t travel that are here and therefore the speed of the construction has reduced,” External link

dailypost Wednesday, March 11, 2020 6:56:00 PM EAT

Rotimi Amaechi told : “Most of the Chinese workers who went on their New Year holiday have not yet returned due to the coronavirus and this has delayed the work,” External link

vanguardngr Friday, March 6, 2020 8:46:00 PM EAT

Rotimi Amaechi told : "Most of the Chinese workers who went on their New Year holiday have not yet returned due to the coronavirus and this has delayed the work," External link

afp-en Friday, March 6, 2020 6:46:00 PM EAT

Rotimi Amaechi said : “If not for coronavirus we would have finished the Lagos-Ibadan rail, although the project is nearly completed. The CCECC workers are still in China,” External link

pulse Friday, March 6, 2020 12:50:00 PM EAT

Rotimi Amaechi stated : “Until his tenure expires, that is when we can approach the President to either reappoint him or replace him, The president has the appointment authority while the minister by law has the recommendation authority,” External link

dailytimes-NG Thursday, March 5, 2020 10:59:00 PM EAT

Rotimi Amaechi said : “I don’t think that those speculations are right. I just think they are mere speculations and we should wait until Tuesday next week when his tenure will officially expire. The President has the right to appoint whoever he wants to appoint and if he wants to extend his tenure, he will extend his tenure,” External link

vanguardngr Thursday, March 5, 2020 5:21:00 PM EAT

Rotimi Amaechi said ( about Dakuku Peterside ) : “I am not aware of that (that Peterside has been removed as NIMASA DG). The president has the right to remove him or replace him if he will not renew his appointment. But if his appointment is not going to be renewed, it should wait until it expires” External link

thesourceng Thursday, March 5, 2020 3:48:00 PM EAT

Rotimi Amaechi said ( about Dakuku Peterside ) : “I am not aware of that (that Peterside has been removed as NIMASA DG). The president has the right to remove him or replace him if he will not renew his appointment. But if his appointment is not going to be renewed, it should wait until it expires” External link

thesourceng Thursday, March 5, 2020 3:48:00 PM EAT

Rotimi Amaechi said : “I am not aware of that. The president has the right to remove him or replace him if he will not renew his appointment. But if his appointment is not going to be renewed, it should wait until it expires” External link

tribuneonlineng Thursday, March 5, 2020 3:39:00 PM EAT

Rotimi Amaechi said : “am not aware of that you said 6 years he came into office in 2016, that means he has been DG for four years, you cannot be punishing him for the offense committed by past DGs” External link

authorityngr Thursday, March 5, 2020 2:45:00 PM EAT

Rotimi Amaechi stated : “Because government officials make decisions on road and safety, one must also, in discovering road technology, take into cognizance those who make the decisions because you cannot flog them into making the decision,” External link

thenationonlineng Saturday, February 22, 2020 2:10:00 PM EAT

Rotimi Amaechi said : “This (the report) is completely concocted,” External link

guardian-ng Monday, February 17, 2020 7:32:00 PM EAT

Rotimi Amaechi said : “I did not see or escaped attackers, bandits or kidnappers,” External link

guardian-ng Monday, February 17, 2020 7:32:00 PM EAT

Rotimi Amaechi said : “This (the report) is completely concocted,” External link

ngrguardiannews Monday, February 17, 2020 7:16:00 PM EAT

Rotimi Amaechi said : “I did not see or escaped attackers, bandits or kidnappers,” External link

ngrguardiannews Monday, February 17, 2020 7:16:00 PM EAT

Rotimi Amaechi said : “Ten Coaches are expected on the Abuja -Kaduna railine, comprising of two locomotives(diesel motorcars unit) and eight coaches, while the other ten will be used for the Lagos -Ibadan railway,” External link

nan Monday, February 17, 2020 5:13:00 PM EAT

Rotimi Amaechi said : “Ten Coaches are expected on the Abuja -Kaduna rail line, comprising of two locomotives(diesel motorcars unit) and eight coaches, while the other ten will be used for the Lagos -Ibadan railway,” External link

pulse Monday, February 17, 2020 3:14:00 PM EAT

Rotimi Amaechi said : “Ten Coaches are expected on the Abuja -Kaduna railine, comprising of two locomotives(diesel motorcars unit) and eight coaches, while the other ten will be used for the Lagos -Ibadan railway,” External link

ngrguardiannews Monday, February 17, 2020 2:16:00 PM EAT

Rotimi Amaechi said : “It’s not there in the records of Aviation. I’m the minister of Transportation, I have that record. It’s not there,” “He went away with the N2 billion. These are statements of fact” External link

onlinenigeria Monday, February 10, 2020 3:02:00 AM EAT

Rotimi Amaechi added ( about Femi Fani Kayode ) : “The runway was closed for two years and Fani-Kayode left with the money. Is that the kind of character I will speak to? We are not on the same level,” External link

onlinenigeria Monday, February 10, 2020 3:02:00 AM EAT

Rotimi Amaechi said : “Those who shared in the corruption (of the past) are busy dancing about it. Fani-Kayode, when he was Minister of Aviation, Dr Peter Odili’s government gave him N2 billion to fix the runway. It’s not there in the records of Aviation. I’m minister of Transportation, I have that record. It’s not there,” External link

pulse Sunday, February 9, 2020 11:49:00 AM EAT

Rotimi Amaechi said : “He went away with the N2 billion. These are statements of fact,” External link

pulse Sunday, February 9, 2020 11:49:00 AM EAT

Rotimi Amaechi added ( about Femi Fani Kayode ) : “The runway was closed for two years and Fani-Kayode left with the money. Is that the kind of character I will speak to? We are not on the same level,” External link

pulse Sunday, February 9, 2020 11:49:00 AM EAT

Rotimi Amaechi said : “Those who provide security for foreigners to get to the platforms will be out of business by the time the water is within the purview of Nigerian Maritime Administration and Safety Agency (NIMASA), and they can see from the beginning to the end of our waters. What will be the essence of those contracts when you have the navy in the water, the army and the air force in the air?” External link

guardian-ng Tuesday, February 4, 2020 7:50:00 AM EAT

Rotimi Amaechi explained ( about Federal Executive ) : “Recall that we secured an approval from the Federal Executive Council to introduce a maritime security architecture, which is coming to fruition. We engaged the Homeland Security International (HLSI), who are only to provide training and equipment, while the Nigerian Navy would lead the Police, Nigerian Army and Department of State Services, among others that would run the equipment,” External link

thenationonlineng Tuesday, February 4, 2020 6:26:00 AM EAT

Rotimi Amaechi said : “He (Lagos State governor) has a problem to face,” External link

ngrguardiannews Monday, February 3, 2020 5:13:00 PM EAT

Rotimi Amaechi said : “Speaking as a former Governor, when I was in Rivers State, they were using motorcycles to rob and kidnap people; and the police could never get them because they were using cars; so I banned motorcycles and we had peace,” “The number of accidents was also high – the orthopaedic hospital was full every day and they didn’t care” External link

ngrguardiannews Monday, February 3, 2020 5:13:00 PM EAT

Rotimi Amaechi said : “So you can’t be telling a state whether they want Okada or tricycles or not,” External link

ngrguardiannews Monday, February 3, 2020 5:13:00 PM EAT

Rotimi Amaechi said : “He (Lagos State governor) has a problem to face,” External link

guardian-ng Monday, February 3, 2020 4:47:00 PM EAT

Rotimi Amaechi said : “Speaking as a former Governor, when I was in Rivers State, they were using motorcycles to rob and kidnap people; and the police could never get them because they were using cars; so I banned motorcycles and we had peace,” “The number of accidents was also high – the orthopaedic hospital was full every day and they didn’t care” External link

guardian-ng Monday, February 3, 2020 4:47:00 PM EAT

Rotimi Amaechi said : “So you can’t be telling a state whether they want Okada or tricycles or not,” External link

guardian-ng Monday, February 3, 2020 4:47:00 PM EAT

Rotimi Amaechi said : “Speaking as a former governor, when I was in Rivers State, they were using motorcycles to rob and kidnap people; and the police could never get them because they were using cars; so I banned motorcycles and we had peace. The number of accidents was also high – the orthopedic hospital was full every day,” External link

pulse Monday, February 3, 2020 4:02:00 PM EAT

Rotimi Amaechi added : “Implementation of transport policy is essentially a state affair. So you can’t be telling a state whether they want ‘okada’ or tricycles or not. That’s not our responsibility. It is for the state government to decide what to do,” External link

pulse Monday, February 3, 2020 4:02:00 PM EAT

Rotimi Amaechi said : “No matter what we charge, it will not be the same as what we charge you on goods,” “When the FG does rail projects, it is the job of the state governments to do roads to the different railway stations, ” External link

pulse Sunday, February 2, 2020 1:39:00 PM EAT

Rotimi Amaechi added : “When the FG does rail projects, it is the job of the state governments to do roads to (connect to) the different railway stations,” External link

onlinenigeria Sunday, February 2, 2020 9:07:00 AM EAT

Rotimi Amaechi said : “I have no regret siting this university where I have sited it, it is not because I want to get any gain,” External link

tribuneonlineng Sunday, February 2, 2020 5:35:00 AM EAT

Rotimi Amaechi said : “as far as l am concerned (mentally), I’m almost out of Lagos. I’m critically trying to focus on Kano-Kaduna, Ibadan-Ilorin, Ilorin to Minna and then to Abuja” External link

dailytimes-NG Sunday, January 26, 2020 8:29:00 PM EAT

Rotimi Amaechi added : “So, instead of looking at the law, we should look more on practicality and compel them to speed up the pace of work,” External link

dailytimes-NG Sunday, January 26, 2020 8:29:00 PM EAT

Rotimi Amaechi said : “Railway is a social service that will boost the economy. It will create employment. It will enhance manufacturing, logistics, which is transportation, power. It will at least go a long way in solving the problems of those who do business between Lagos and Ibadan. It will create industries around its corridors,” External link

vanguardngr Thursday, January 23, 2020 9:38:00 AM EAT

Rotimi Amaechi added : “In terms of tracks, I give them 100 per cent apart from Ebutte-Metta to Apapa, where we had to deal with oil pipes while approaching the seaport, so the issue of urbanisation really slowed down work in this section,” External link

tribuneonlineng Monday, January 20, 2020 10:39:00 PM EAT

Rotimi Amaechi said : “We’ve awarded the contract from Ibadan to Kano for 5.3 billion dollars. We are looking to get a loan from the Chinese government. If we’re able to get that and we construct the rail from Ibadan to Kano, the problem in Apapa would have been significantly reduced,” External link

thenationonlineng Friday, January 10, 2020 7:54:00 AM EAT

Rotimi Amaechi said : “When all these bills are passed, the Federal Government will be left to focus on technical and economic regulations of the sector,” External link

thenationonlineng Saturday, January 4, 2020 2:43:00 AM EAT

Rotimi Amaechi said : “We are happy that we have completed the Abuja to Kaduna rail, we are happy that we are near completion of Lagos to Ibadan rail and also near completion of Itape to Warri rail,” External link

nta-ng Tuesday, December 24, 2019 7:24:00 PM EAT

Rotimi Amaechi added : “We believe we will commence work on Lagos to Calabar, hopefully commence work on Abuja-Warri and also hopefully we will get the presidential approval to commence work on Portharcourt-Maiduguri,” External link

nta-ng Tuesday, December 24, 2019 7:24:00 PM EAT

Rotimi Amaechi said : “We are happy that we have completed the Abuja to Kaduna rail, we are happy that we are near completion of Lagos to Ibadan rail and also near completion of Itape to Warri rail,” External link

nigerianobservernews Tuesday, December 24, 2019 4:37:00 PM EAT

Rotimi Amaechi added : “We believe we will commence work on Lagos to Calabar, hopefully commence work on Abuja-Warri and also hopefully we will get the presidential approval to commence work on Portharcourt-Maiduguri,” External link

nigerianobservernews Tuesday, December 24, 2019 4:37:00 PM EAT

Rotimi Amaechi said : “We are happy that we have completed the Abuja to Kaduna rail, we are happy that we are near completion of Lagos to Ibadan rail and also near completion of Itape to Warri rail,” External link

dailytimes-NG Tuesday, December 24, 2019 2:47:00 PM EAT

Rotimi Amaechi added : “We believe we will commence work on Lagos to Calabar, hopefully commence work on Abuja-Warri and also hopefully we will get the presidential approval to commence work on Portharcourt-Maiduguri,” External link

dailytimes-NG Tuesday, December 24, 2019 2:47:00 PM EAT

Rotimi Amaechi said : “We are happy that we have completed the Abuja to Kaduna rail, we are happy that we are near completion of Lagos to Ibadan rail and also near completion of Itape to Warri rail,” External link

nan Tuesday, December 24, 2019 1:41:00 PM EAT

Rotimi Amaechi added : “We believe we will commence work on Lagos to Calabar, hopefully commence work on Abuja-Warri and also hopefully we will get the presidential approval to commence work on Portharcourt-Maiduguri,” External link

nan Tuesday, December 24, 2019 1:41:00 PM EAT

Rotimi Amaechi said : “No matter how fast we are to Ibadan, if we don’t link Ebute-Metta to the sea port, then it is useless. We really have to decongest the sea port,” External link

premiumtimesng Saturday, December 21, 2019 12:22:00 PM EAT

Rotimi Amaechi said : “No matter how fast we are to Ibadan, if we don’t link Ebute-Metta to the sea port, then it is useless. We really have to decongest the sea port,” External link

guardian-ng Saturday, December 21, 2019 12:14:00 AM EAT

Rotimi Amaechi said : “I have no regret siting this university where I have sited it. It is not because I want to get any gain,” External link

tribuneonlineng Sunday, December 8, 2019 4:38:00 AM EAT



Key Titles and Phrases Count Lang Last Seen
governor72.65%EN06/22/201722/06/2017
minister6.12%EN06/15/201715/06/2017
inspector general0.41%EN03/07/201707/03/2017
minister of information and culture0.41%EN03/05/201705/03/2017
minister of transport3.27%EN01/16/201716/01/2017
current minister of transport3.27%EN07/14/201614/07/2016
gov.4.08%EN12/04/201304/12/2013
gov2.86%EN11/24/201324/11/2013
state governor4.49%EN10/27/201327/10/2013
chief1.22%EN08/28/200828/08/2008
under governor0.41%EN07/06/200806/07/2008
incumbent governor0.41%EN06/19/200819/06/2008
speaker0.41%EN12/17/200617/12/2006
Names Lang Count
Rotimi AmaechiEN86.84%
Rotimi AmaechiFR12.97%
Rotimi AmaechiSA0.19%


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