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    Court dismisses Melaye’s suit against infectious diseases bill

Court dismisses Melaye’s suit against infectious diseases bill

A federal high court in Abuja has dismissed a suit filed by Dino Melaye, former senator representing Kogi west, seeking to stop the infectious diseases control bill. Melaye had filed the suit against Femi Gbajabiamila, speaker of the house of representatives, and four others seeking the protection of his fundamental rights over the bill. According to Melaye, the bill threatens “the dignity [...]

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    Melaye loses at tribunal, heads to appeal court

Melaye loses at tribunal, heads to appeal court

The national assembly election petition tribunal sitting in Abuja has affirmed Smart Adeyemi as the senator representing Kogi west district. Adeyemi defeated Dino Melaye, candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), in the rerun poll of November 16. He polled 88,373 votes to defeat Melaye who secured 62,133 votes. However, Melaye petitioned the tribunal seeking to be declared as the winner of the [...]

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    Court clears Melaye of false information charge

Court clears Melaye of false information charge

A federal capital territory high court in Maitama has discharged Dino Melaye, a former Kogi senator, of charges of false information. Melaye was arraigned on a two-count charge bordering on giving false information to the police. The federal government had alleged that Melaye deliberately gave false information to the police, implicating Edward Onoja, then chief of staff to Kogi governor, as the [...]

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    Melaye: COVID-19 in Kogi is real — I know a patient

Melaye: COVID-19 in Kogi is real — I know a patient

Dino Melaye, former senator representing Kogi west, says the report of COVID-19 in Kogi state is “real and authentic”. On Wednesday, the Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) announced 389 new COVID-19 cases in the country and two were in Kogi. But the state rejected the results, insisting it is COVID-19 free. Kingsley Fanwo, Kogi commissioner for information, in an interview on Channel [...]

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    Infectious diseases bill: Melaye’s suit against Gbaja suffers setback

Infectious diseases bill: Melaye’s suit against Gbaja suffers setback

Hearing in a suit seeking to stop the infectious diseases control bill was on Wednesday stalled due to failure to serve Femi Gbajabiamila, speaker of the house of representatives, with necessary court processes. Dino Melaye, former senator representing Kogi west, had filed the suit against Gbajabiamila, and four others seeking for the protection of his fundamental rights over the bill. According to [...]

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    Court strikes out AGF’s case against Melaye

Court strikes out AGF’s case against Melaye

A federal capital territory high court has struck out charges of alleged resistance to arrest instituted against Dino Melaye, former senator representing Kogi west. The police had on January 22, 2019, arraigned Melaye on eight counts of alleged conspiracy, resistance to arrest, failure to honour police invitation and intentionally giving false information to the public. According to the police, Melaye conspired with [...]

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    WATCH: Melaye stars as kidney patient in ‘The Bean Shaped Superhero’ trailer

WATCH: Melaye stars as kidney patient in ‘The Bean Shaped Superhero’ trailer

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    Melaye sues Gbaja over bill seeking compulsory vaccination for infectious diseases

Melaye sues Gbaja over bill seeking compulsory vaccination for infectious diseases

Dino Melaye, a former senator from Kogi state, has sued Femi Gbajabiamila, speaker of the house of representatives, over a bill which seeks compulsory vaccination for every Nigerian child against some infectious diseases. In the suit filed at the federal high court in Abuja on Monday, the former senator sought the protection of his fundamental rights over the infectious diseases control bill. He [...]

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    EXTRA: I now calculate how I spend, says Dino Melaye

EXTRA: I now calculate how I spend, says Dino Melaye

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    Adeboye, Melaye, Keyamo… leaders who attributed COVID-19 outbreak to end-time, religion

Adeboye, Melaye, Keyamo… leaders who attributed COVID-19 outbreak to end-time, religion

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    Dino Melaye: Fighting coronavirus not about hand sanitisers, face masks

Dino Melaye: Fighting coronavirus not about hand sanitisers, face masks

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    ‘Best mama in the world’ — Melaye visits mother’s grave

‘Best mama in the world’ — Melaye visits mother’s grave

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    Fani-Kayode makes Nollywood debut alongside Melaye in ‘Silent Prejudice’

Fani-Kayode makes Nollywood debut alongside Melaye in ‘Silent Prejudice’

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    EXTRA: Melaye laments heavy bills while flaunting luxury apartment

EXTRA: Melaye laments heavy bills while flaunting luxury apartment

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    Saraki, Melaye, Shehu Sani — Buhari’s critics whose ambition hit the rocks in 2019

Saraki, Melaye, Shehu Sani — Buhari’s critics whose ambition hit the rocks in 2019

July 24, 2019, began like any other day at the national assembly, but something remarkable happened not long after the senate resumed sitting. 14 senators in the All Progressives Congress (APC) announced they were leaving the party for the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP). At that time, the APC was experiencing challenges within its fold in the legislature.  Five months after that [...]

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    Smart Adeyemi chairs senate’s aviation committee — Melaye’s former position

Smart Adeyemi chairs senate’s aviation committee — Melaye’s former position

Senate President Ahmad Lawan has appointed Smart Adeyemi, senator representing Kogi west, as the chairman of the aviation committee. Lawan made the announcement on the floor of the upper legislative chamber at a special plenary session on Friday. The senate on Thursday suspended its rules to sit on Friday and conclude some legislative business before adjourning for the year. It suspended legislative duties [...]

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