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Tag "Dino Melaye"

    PHOTOS: Secondus leads PDP chieftains to Kogi as Melaye buries mother

PHOTOS: Secondus leads PDP chieftains to Kogi as Melaye buries mother

Uche Secondus, national chairman of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) led chieftains of the party to Aiyetoro-Gbede in Kogi state for the funeral of Comfort Melaye, mother of lawmaker representing kogi west senatorial district.Bukola Saraki, former senate president; Ike Ekweremadu, former deputy senate president; and Peter Obi, vice-presidential candidate of the PDP in the 2019 elections were also in attendance.Below [...]

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    The poor might revenge, Melaye warns leaders

The poor might revenge, Melaye warns leaders

Dino Melaye, lawmaker representing Kogi west senatorial district, says Nigeria’s polity is heating up to the point where the poor will revenge against the elite and the country’s leaders.In a series of message on social media on Friday, the senator warned the ruling class that there could be scenarios similar to what played out in some parts of Europe and [...]

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    Dino Melaye loses mother

Dino Melaye loses mother

Dino Melaye, senator representing Kogi west, has lost his mother.Melaye announced the passing on of his mother via his Twitter handle on Thursday."With total submission to the will of Almighty God, I on behalf of the Melaye, announce the passing into glory of our beloved mother, Deaconess Comfort Melaye," he tweeted."We thank God for Godly life she lived. I love [...]

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    Yahaya Bello will end up in prison, says Melaye

Yahaya Bello will end up in prison, says Melaye

Dino Melaye, senator representing Kogi west, says Yahaya Bello, governor of Kogi state, will end up in prison for alleged corruption.In a tweet on Tuesday, he said he would sue Bello and members of the state house of assembly  over "the illegality of the L.G caretaker chairmen."Melaye said he was fine-tuning his petition which would make the whole world shocked."I'm [...]

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    Court orders Saraki, Melaye to honour police invitation

Court orders Saraki, Melaye to honour police invitation

"They issued the letters dated October 6 and 8 inviting the applicants for questioning over their roles in the procession of the Peoples Democratic Party that held on October 5, 2018. The Police acted in public and national interests," the judge ruled."Where crime is alleged, the police have a duty to invite. The court cannot restrain the police from carrying out their [...]

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    Melaye re-arraigned — 12th time since 2018

Melaye re-arraigned — 12th time since 2018

Dino Melaye, senator representing Kogi west, has been re-arraigned before a high court of the federal capital territory (FCT).This will be the 12th time the lawmaker would be arraigned before a court since 2018 when he was first charged for lying to the police over an attempt to assassinate him.At the court on Monday, the senator was re-arraigned for resisting arrest, [...]

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    Adoke denies congratulating Melaye

Adoke denies congratulating Melaye

Mohammed Adoke, former attorney-general of the federation, has denied rumours that he sent a congratulatory message to Dino Melaye, senator representing Kogi west.Melaye, who ran under the platform of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), won his reelection bid, beating his closest rival Smart Adeyemi of the All Progressives Congress (APC).He polled 85,395 votes, while Adeyemi had 66, 901 votes.But a [...]

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    Melaye regains freedom after fresh arraignment

Melaye regains freedom after fresh arraignment

Dino Melaye, senator representing Kogi west, has regained his freedom after spending about two weeks in detention.The senator has been in custody since January 4. He surrendered to the police after a special team laid siege to his residence in Abuja for eight days.The police accused the senator of culpable homicide.It was alleged that some supporters of the lawmaker [...]

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    IN DETAIL: All the new charges filed against Melaye

IN DETAIL: All the new charges filed against Melaye

The police have slammed a nine-count charge on Dino Melaye, senator representing Kogi west.The charges border on lying and resisting arrest.They were filed after the senator fulfilled the bail conditions a high court in Abuja granted him on Friday.In the charge sheet seen by TheCable, one Silas Omenka was named as a defendant in the suit filed by the [...]

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    Police refuse to release Melaye, move to arraign him on fresh charges

Police refuse to release Melaye, move to arraign him on fresh charges

The police have refused to release Dino Melaye, senator representing Kogi west, despite meeting his bail conditions, TheCable understands.On Friday, a high court in Abuja granted Melaye bail on health grounds after about two weeks in detention.Yusuf Halilu, the judge, had granted the senator bail on health grounds.The bails conditions included presenting three sureties who reside and have properties in [...]

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    Melaye granted bail after 14 days in detention

Melaye granted bail after 14 days in detention

A high court in Abuja has granted bail to Dino Melaye, senator representing Kogi west.This development is coming about a day after the court asked the police to state reason why the senator who has been in detention since January 4 has not been released.The lawmaker had surrendered after the police laid a siege to his Abuja residence for eight [...]

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    Court asks police to give reasons for detaining Melaye

Court asks police to give reasons for detaining Melaye

An Abuja high court on Thursday ordered the police to show cause for its continued detention of Dino Melaye, senator representing Kogi west.Melaye, who has been in police custody since January 4, approached the court, through his lawyer, for enforcement of his fundamental right.According to NAN, Yusuf Halilu, presiding judge, gave the order after Mike Ozekhome, Melaye’s counsel, informed the [...]

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    Melaye moved from DSS facility to SARS office

Melaye moved from DSS facility to SARS office

The police have moved Dino Melaye, senator representing Kogi west, to the federal special anti-robbery squad (FSARS) office in Guzape district, Abuja.On Friday, the police transferred the senator from their hospital to a Department of State Service (DSS) health facility for treatment after he complained that he was not getting better.The police hospital had certified him fit for trial.An associate of [...]

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    Police: Why we moved Melaye to DSS facility

Police: Why we moved Melaye to DSS facility

The police have explained the reason Dino Melaye, senator representing Kogi west, was relocated to another hospital.TheCable had reported that Melaye was moved from the police hospital where he had been receiving treatment.In a statement on Friday, Jimoh Moshood, police spokesman, said Melaye was moved to a health facility of the Department of State Services (DSS) following complaints by the [...]

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    Sources: Police whisk Melaye to unknown destination

Sources: Police whisk Melaye to unknown destination

The police have whisked Dino Melaye, senator representing Kogi west, to an unknown location, sources have told TheCable.Since he was arrested last week, Melaye has been in a police hospital in Garki, Abuja, after he reportedly slumped.The senator surrendered to the police following a siege to his Abuja residence which lasted for about eight days.The police have accused Melaye of culpable [...]

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    ‘When will he end this drama?’ — and other reactions  to ‘collapse’ of Melaye

‘When will he end this drama?’ — and other reactions to ‘collapse’ of Melaye

After days of laying siege to the residence of Dino Melaye, senator representing Kogi west, the police finally have him in their custody.The police had stormed the Abuja residence of the lawmaker on December 28, with the intention of arresting him over alleged culpable homicide.When he surrendered on Friday, the lawmaker "fainted at his residence and at headquarters of the [...]

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