Tuesday, November 20, 2018

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    Melaye absent in court, his whereabouts remain unknown

Melaye absent in court, his whereabouts remain unknown

Dino Melaye, senator representing Kogi-west, was on Thursday absent at a magistrate court in Lokoja, Kogi state, where he is facing a gun-running trial.Ben Murray-Bruce, senator representing Bayelsa east, had earlier tweeted that Melaye had been kidnapped.According to Bruce, his colleague was abducted on his way to court for the trial.Musa Shuaibu, one of the associates of the Kogi lawmaker, said [...]

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    Melaye may have orchestrated burning of classrooms he built, says Yahaya Bello

Melaye may have orchestrated burning of classrooms he built, says Yahaya Bello

Yahaya Bello, governor of Kogi, says Dino Melaye, senator representing Kogi west, is inconsequential in the politics of the state.On Wednesday, a block of four classrooms Melaye donated to Government Girls Secondary School, Sarki Noma, Lokoja, were burnt down by suspected hoodlums.Commenting on the incident in an interview with Osasu Igbinedion on The Osasu Show, Bello said Melaye is an [...]

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    ‘You could have returned the budget to n’assembly’ — Melaye taunts Buhari

‘You could have returned the budget to n’assembly’ — Melaye taunts Buhari

Dino Melaye, senator representing Kogi-west, says President Muhammadu Buhari had the option of returning the 2018 budget to the national assembly if he was displeased with it.On Wednesday, Buhari signed the bill into law.  He however, expressed reservations about some alterations made by the lawmakers.The president said the national assembly introduced 6,043 projects and jerked up its budget by 14.5 [...]

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    Bruce: Melaye jumped out of vehicle because he was teargassed

Bruce: Melaye jumped out of vehicle because he was teargassed

Ben Murrray-Bruce, Senator representing Bayelsa-east, says Dino Melaye, his Kogi-west counterpart, jumped out of a moving vehicle because police fired tear gas at him.Melaye was reportedly being led to court by the policemen on Tuesday afternoon when he attempted to escape by jumping out of a vehicle.He sustained injuries in the process and landed in the hospital.But Bruce said his colleague [...]

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    There’s a plan to kill me, says Melaye as police withdraw his security aides

There’s a plan to kill me, says Melaye as police withdraw his security aides

Dino Melaye, senator representing Kogi west senatorial district, has alleged that there is a plan to kill him. Melaye tweeted this shortly after the policeman attached to him were disarmed and withdrawn.The officers were taken away after Sadiq Bello, police commissioner in the federal capital territory (FCT), arrived at Melaye's residence hours after his men and operatives of the Department of [...]

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    Melaye heads to supreme court to stop recall

Melaye heads to supreme court to stop recall

Dino Melaye, representing Kogi west in the senate, has filed an appeal at the supreme court, seeking an order to restrain the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) from proceeding with his recall in the upper legislative chamber.Melaye’s appeal is sequel to a judgment delivered by the court of appeal on March 16. The appellate court had given INEC the go-ahead [...]

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    Melaye: PDP borrowed N6trn in 16 years but APC in debt of 11trn in three years

Melaye: PDP borrowed N6trn in 16 years but APC in debt of 11trn in three years

Dino Melaye, senator representing Kogi west, says the All Progressives Congress (APC)  under President Muhammadu Buhari has accrued N11 trillion debt in three years, as against N6 trillion borrowed by the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in 16 years.Melaye said this while speaking at the upper legislative chamber on Wednesday.The lawmaker said despite floating many Eurobonds, "there is no specific programme" [...]

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