Tag: Kogi west

Court Orders INEC to Carry on With Melaye’s Recall

The Federal High Court sitting in Abuja has ordered the Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC, to continue with the process of recalling Dino Melaye. The senator representing Kogi West federal constituency had approached the court alleging fraud in the process of recalling him. Kogi State Governor Yahaya Bello had in[Read More…]

Senator Dino Melaye Wears Academic Gown to Senate

Dino Melaye, senator representing Kogi west, on Tuesday attended the senate plenary session clad in an academic gown. Melaye had on Monday been cleared by the senate committee on ethics and privileges over his certificate controversy. Ibrahim Garba, vice-chancellor of Ahmadu Bello University, Zaria, informed the committee that Melaye was a graduate of[Read More…]

Melaye: Why Buhari Can’t Re-present Magu’s Name to Senate

Chairman, Senate  Committee on Federal Capital Territory (FCT), and Senator representing Kogi West, Dino Melaye has said that following the Senate rejection of the nomination of Mr. Ibrahim Magu as chairman of the Economic And Financial Crimes Commission  (EFCC) on two different occasions, President Muhammadu Buhari cannot validly re-nominate the[Read More…]

Senator Dino Melaye Says “Men Should Patronise Made-in-Nigeria Women”

Dino Melaye, a senator representing Kogi west, has urged the menfolk to “patronise” Nigerian women and to stop paying dowry in pounds and dollars. Senator @dino_melaye says "Nigerians prefer imported ladies to made-in-Nigeria women." Making reference to @EdoStateGov, Adams Oshiomole. — Nigerian Senate (@NGRSenate) March 2, 2016 The Cable report[Read More…]