Tag "Dino Melaye"

    Melaye: I’m a private investigator who exposes corruption

Melaye: I’m a private investigator who exposes corruption

Dino Melaye, senator representing Kogi West, on Wednesday declared himself a “private investigator” and “anti-corruption person”. Melaye said his delight lies in investigating corruption in the system, and building a new Nigeria. Speaking in an interview with Channels Television, the senator said the on-going investigation into the alleged N25 billion Treasury Single Account (TSA) commission is a product of issues he raised [...]

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    PDP senator wants Buhari to be summoned over subsidy and persistent fuel scarcity

PDP senator wants Buhari to be summoned over subsidy and persistent fuel scarcity

Eyinnaya Abaribe, a Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) senator from Abia state, on Tuesday urged the senate to summon President Muhammadu Buhari over the scarcity of fuel across the country. Abaribe said since Buhari is the "senior minister of petroleum", he should be asked to explain the cause of the scarcity. He said the federal government under his party was criticised for spending [...]

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    Senate orders probe of ‘dubious’ TSA licence

Senate orders probe of ‘dubious’ TSA licence

The senate has ordered its committee on finance, banking, other financial institutions and ‎public account to carry out a holistic investigation on the management of the treasury single account (TSA). In a motion co-sponsored by 35 senators, Dino Melaye, senator representing Kogi west, had alleged that there were underhand practices in the management of the TSA. He observed that "in the course [...]

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    Melaye alleges fraud in management of TSA

Melaye alleges fraud in management of TSA

‎Dino Melaye, a senator representing Kogi west, on Tuesday, raised the alarm over possible corruption in the management of the treasury single account (TSA). ‎Melaye said some "financial scavengers and economic cankerworms" ‎were trying to sabotage the anti-corruption war of President Muhammadu Buhari by mismanaging the TSA. He alleged that a firm, 'Remitter', hired to manage the TSA, was making N25 billion [...]

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    Senate opposes N64bn runway for Abuja airport

Senate opposes N64bn runway for Abuja airport

The senate on Wednesday kicked against the N64 billion contract for the construction of a second runway at the Nnamdi Azikiwe International Airport, Abuja. In a three-point motion by Dino Melaye (APC Kogi West), the senate acknowledged the urgent need for a second runway at the airport, but said the contract sum was “just too exorbitant” . The senate also urged the [...]

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    Tribunal upholds Melaye’s election

Tribunal upholds Melaye’s election

The national assembly election petitions tribunal sitting in Kogi on Monday upheld the victory of Sen. Dino Melaye of All Progressives Congress (APC) in the Kogi west senatorial district on March 28. In his ruling, Bassey Ikpeme, chairman of the tribunal, dismissed the petition filed by Smart Adeyemi and Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) “for lacking in merit”. Adeyemi had sought five reliefs, [...]

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Melaye: No stormy session as senate resumes Tuesday

Dino Melaye, acting spokesman of the senate, says there will no “stormy session in the senate on resumption as being peddled by a section of the media since both the leadership of the upper chamber and all senators are at peace with each other, and focused on working for the betterment of the country at all times.” Melaye, who stated this [...]

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    China ‘backs’ Nigeria for permanent UN seat

China ‘backs’ Nigeria for permanent UN seat

The Chinese government has expressed its support for Nigeria’s bid to secure a permanent seat on the United Nations Security Council. China made its stance known on Monday, when the speaker of the People’s Parliament of China, Zhang Dejiang, met with Yakubu Dogara, the speaker of Nigeria’s green chamber. Dogara who communicated the development to Nigerians via Turaki Hassan, his media aide, [...]

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    Akpabio: Niger Delta sacrificed $5.1bn for electricity under Jonathan but nothing changed

Akpabio: Niger Delta sacrificed $5.1bn for electricity under Jonathan but nothing changed

‎Godswill Akpabio, the senate minority leader, on Thursday lamented the worsening state of the country's power sector. Speaking in support of a motion moved by Ali Ndume, senate majority leader, regarding the disconnection of Maiduguri from the national grid and general power generation in Nigeria,‎ Akpabio said the oil producing states in Nigeria contributed about $5.1 billion to the development of [...]

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    Melaye: #BringBackOurGirls ruling, a victory for democracy

Melaye: #BringBackOurGirls ruling, a victory for democracy

Former member of the federal house of representatives, Dino Melaye, has described as a "victory for democracy", Wednesday's ruling of the court in a suit he filed against inspector-general of police, Mohammed Abubakar and the Federal Capital Territory Commissioner of police, Joseph Mbu. Justice Abubakar Talba of Gudu High Court, Abuja, had ruled that the police had no power to stop rallies [...]

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