Tag: Dino Melaye

Dino Melaye Says Obasanjo’s Letter To The Senate Is A Misplacement of Anger

The senator representing Kogi West senatorial district, Dino Melaye on Thursday, January 28 said that the letter sent by former President, Olusegun Obasanjo is a misplacement of anger. He expressed his dissatisfaction in the letter stating that Nigeria must work to support the anti corruption stand of the President Muhammadu[Read More…]

We Will Not Allow Social Media To Be Used As An Instrument Of Blackmail Says Dino Melaye

Nigeria’s Senator Dino Melaye, one of the Senators in the forefront of the Social Media bill has reacted to his stands concerning the bill that seeks to incriminate social media users over false publication . In a series of tweets via his social media accounts, the All Progressives Congress Senator[Read More…]

Late Abubakar Audu Didn’t Steal Says Senator Dino Melaye

The senator representing Kogi-West, Mr. Dino Melaye, on Wednesday, said the deceased candidate of the All Progressives Congress in the Kogi State 2015 governorship election, Prince Abubakar Audu, was innocent of the allegation of misappropriation of public funds levelled against him. The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission had on March[Read More…]

Breaking News: Senator Dino Melaye’s Election Upheld, Smart Adeyemi’s Petition Dismissed

The Kogi state election Tribunal this morning upheld the election of Senator Dino Melaye, in a much anticipated verdict given this morning in Lokoja. The elated senator wrote, Praise God.Sen Dino Melaye's election upheld and sen. Smart Adeyemi's petition dismissed for lack of merit. — Otunba Dino Melaye (@dino_melaye) October[Read More…]

“I Escorted Toyin Saraki To The EFCC As A Private Investigator” – Dino Melaye Explains

Senator Dino Melaye, representing Kogi West Senatorial District in the National Assembly, has defended his decision to accompany the wife of the Senate President, Toyin Saraki, to the headquarters of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC). In a statement and issued on Friday in Abuja, the Senate said he[Read More…]

Bukola Saraki Announced Dino Melaye Chairman Senate Ad-hoc Committee On Publicity, Others

The Senate today inaugurated four committees that will aid the lawmakers in carrying out our the core assignment of providing quality legislation. The four committees inaugurated are the Selection Committee, the Rules and Business Committee, the Ethics and Privileges Committee as well as the Ad-hoc Committee on Publicity. Senate President[Read More…]

Here Are The 5 Less Busy Senators & 20 House of Reps Members That Escorted Toyin Saraki To EFCC

As the wife of Nigeria’s Senate president and former Kwara state First Lady, Mrs Toyin Saraki, was summoned for an interrogation by the Economic and Financial Crime’s Commission, she was escorted to the anti-graft agency’s office by five senators and 20 House of Reps members, including the Speaker of the[Read More…]

Opinion: Buhari, ‘Legislooters’ And The Change Agenda

By Chido Onumah & Godwin Onyeacholem Wind the critically slurred legislative tape back to the first National Assembly of the Fourth Republic. It began sometime in 1999, you’d recall. That was the period the incautious yet irrepressible Chuba Okadigbo, then a brand new senator of our perpetually blighted Republic, first[Read More…]

Senate Presidency Splits APC, As 35 Senators Endorse Saraki Ahead Of ‘Alleged’ Party Consensus Candidate, Lawan

By Chris Nomjov Kogi State senator-elect Dino Melaye and 34 other sentors-elect have endorsed Senator Bukola Saraki for the position of Senate President in the forthcoming 8th National Assembly. This comes few hours after news filtered that the party had unanimously, allegedly adopted Senator Ahmed Lawan of Yobe state, as[Read More…]