Saturday, February 23, 2019

Tag "Dino Melaye"

    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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    VIDEO: Melaye ‘collapses’ in police custody

VIDEO: Melaye ‘collapses’ in police custody

Dino Melaye, lawmaker representing Kogi west senatorial district, slumped in police custody on Friday.He surrendered to the police after a week siege at his Abuja residence. Melaye opened the gate to his residence to the police at 3pm in the presence of some Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) senators and his lawyer, Mike Ozekhome.The senator had slumped while leaving his residence to [...]

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    Melaye finally surrenders to police

Melaye finally surrenders to police

Dino Melaye, lawmaker representing Kogi west senatorial district, has surrendered to the police after a week siege at his Abuja residence.At least 30 policemen had invaded his residence on December 28, vowing not to leave without arresting him. He was accused of culpable homicide, an allegation he denied.TheCable understands that Melaye is currently police custody in the company of some [...]

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    Court rejects Melaye’s request to order police out of his residence

Court rejects Melaye’s request to order police out of his residence

A federal high court in Abuja has refused to grant the request of Dino Melaye, senator representing Kogi central, to order police out of his residence.Some police officers have been at Melaye’s residence in Abuja since Friday in an attempt to arrest him over alleged culpable homicide.He is accused of attacking some police personnel alongside armed thugs.The senator approached the [...]

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    Sam Melaye: Police have made the life of my brother a living hell

Sam Melaye: Police have made the life of my brother a living hell

Samuel Melaye, brother to Dino Melaye, senator representing Kogi west, has kicked against the police siege at the lawmaker's residence.The police have been at  the Abuja residence of Melaye since last week, seeking to arrest him over alleged culpable homicide.Speaking during a Channels TV programme on Wednesday, Samuel said the senator's whereabouts have remained unknown following the siege.He said the government [...]

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    VIDEO: They depend on guns but Jehovah is with me, says Melaye

VIDEO: They depend on guns but Jehovah is with me, says Melaye

Dino Melaye, senator representing Kogi west, says those after him depend on guns but Jehovah is with him.Melaye said this in a video he tweeted on Wednesday.On Friday, police officers numbering about 30 invaded the Abuja residence of the senator in a bid to arrest him.Since then, they have not left Sangha street, off Mississippi street, Maitama, where the lawmaker’s house [...]

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    Police: Officers at Melaye’s residence won’t leave until he surrenders

Police: Officers at Melaye’s residence won’t leave until he surrenders

The police say the officers at the Abuja residence of Dino Melaye, the senator representing Kogi west, will not leave until he surrenders.Jimoh Moshood, force public relations officer, said this in a statement Sunday night.Some police officers have been at Melaye's residence since Friday in an attempt to arrest him over culpable homicide. The police said the senator's armed thugs [...]

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    Saraki: Police might be planning to stop Melaye from contesting in 2019

Saraki: Police might be planning to stop Melaye from contesting in 2019

Senate President Bukola Saraki says the invasion of the Abuja residence of Dino Melaye, senator representing Kogi west, by some police officers could be an attempt to block him from the 2019 polls.On Friday, the police stormed the residence of Melaye, who is seeking reelection, saying they wanted to arrest for culpable homicide.But reacting through Yusuph Olaniyonu, his spokesman, Saraki condemned the action [...]

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