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Why Melaye must surrender to police — Falana

The Senator representing Kogi West district, Senator Dino Melaye, has been adviced by the human rights laywer, Femi Falana, to surrender self to the police without further delay. Falana said the siege by the lawmaker is enough, cautioning the police to conduct his arrest, investigate and prosecute him in accordance...

Court remands Melaye’s brother, others in Kuje Prison

Samuel Melaye, a brother to Senator Dino Melaye, has been ordered to be remanded in Kuje Prison in Abuja. The court also ordered Amaefula David, Pius Inyang and Mohammed Wazari to be remanded in the same prison following their involvement in aiding Senator Melaye to escape from moving police van. The...

I’ll only return to my constituency when I finish my tenure, Melaye speaks on recall

Senator Dino Melaye has said nobody or group is capable of removing him from representing his people of of Kogi West district, but he would complete his tenure. Melaye also said the recall process was engineered by his state governor, Yahaya Bello, adding that the All Progressives Congress are filled...

How Melaye ran away from office, avoided INEC recall notice

Officials of the Independent National Electoral Commission were at the National Assembly Complex, Abuja, on Tuesday, to serve the embattled lawmaker representing Kogi West Senatorial District, Senator Dino Melaye, the petition by his constituents to recall him. The officials, however, met Melaye’s office (Room 2.13, New Building, Senate Wing) locked. Our...
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Melaye’s recall to kick-starts October 3 as INEC releases fresh timetable

Secretary of the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC), Augusta C. Ogakwu, has disclosed yesterday the fresh timetable for the recall of the Kogi West Senator, Dino Melaye, following the supreme court's order that nullified the lawmaker's application thereby giving the commission a go-ahead for the recall process According to the...

Dino Melaye begs court to nullify his recall

Determined to save his seat, Senator Dino Melaye, Wedneday, approached the Court of Appeal in Abuja, begging it to declare the recall process the Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC, initiated against him as illegal, wrongful and unconstitutional. Melaye who is currently representing Kogi West, in the appeal he lodged through...
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Recall: Court nullifies Dino Melaye’s application, orders INEC to petition him

Application filed by Senator Dino Melaye representing Kogi West to cancel his recall has been stricken out Federal High court in Abuja. Melaye's recall exercise which was scheduled to start in July was suspended by Justice Nnamdi Dimgba after the senator approached with the court to cancel the exercise. Following Mr....

Ajekun Iya! Again, Melaye mocks ‘enemies of Nigeria’ while addressing crowd in UK [VIDEO]

Senator Dino Melaye representing Kogi West addressed un-willing crownd in the United Kingdom during the Nottingham Carnival put together by the Lagos State Government. Many were seeing shouting 'Ole' (thief), some scorning him, and some were also seen pointing their middle finger up (fuck you) to insult the senator while...

Video of Senator Melaye embarrased by Nigerians in London goes viral

Senator Dino Melaye from Kogi West was booed after he tried to address Nigerians resident  during Notting Hill Carnival in London. See video:  

Oyegun moves to reconcile Governor Bello and Melaye

The National Chairman of the All Progressives Congress, Chief John Odigie-Oyegun, has waded in to settle scores between the Kogi state governor, Yahaya Bello and Senator Dino Melaye of Kogi Senatorial District. Oyegun has set up a 7-man reconciliation committee to handle the quarrel at the party's National Secretariat. The state Governor,...

Melaye mocks those moving for his recall, shares his kids’ photos

Senator representing Kogi West district, Dino Melaye, has shared photos with his kids on his Instagram page, captioning one of the photos where he was making a face with his daughter; "Recall ko recall ni!"

Bello has forgotten how fate brought him to power, says Melaye

SENATOR Dino Melaye (Kogi West) has condemned the manner manner Governor Yahaya Bello is running the affairs of Kogi state. Mr. Melaye who reminded the Governor on how fate and chance played out to bring him into power said the position Bello is occupying today was intoxicating him. The lawmaker who wrote on...

Dino Melaye: APC sues INEC over planned recall

The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has been dragged before the High Court in Lagos by the All Progressives Congress over planned recall of Senator Dino Melaye of Kogi West Senatorial District. The party said that Mr. Melaye was not given a fair hearing. Other plaintiffs in the case are...
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‘INEC not under pressure to abandon Melaye’s recall’

The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has debunked reports that the commission suspended the recall of Kogi West Senator, Dino Melaye owing to the fact that it was under pressure and has been blackmailed. Rather the INEC says it was only complying with court order. National Commissioner and acting Chairman...
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INEC suspends Melaye’s recall in line with court order

  Following the court ruling suspending the recall of Kogi West Senator, Dino Melaye, the Independent National Electoral Commission has said it will will comply with the directive. This was disclosed Thursday in a statement by Adedeji Soyebi, the INEC National Commisstioner and Chairman Committee on Information and Voter Education. Soyebi said...
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Melaye’s recall: I pity Kogi people, Ekweremadu slams state govt, attorney general for wasting N12m in newspapers to respond to his comment

Deputy Senate president, Ike Ekweremadu, says he has pity for the people of Kogi state over their stance to recall Senator Dino Melaye who represents Kogi West in the senate. Ekweremadu said this on the floor of the senate while he was reacting to an advertorial on a National daily...
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Melaye’s recall process begins Monday– INEC

Independent National Electoral Commission insisted that the process to recall Senator Dino Melaye will start on Monday July 10, despite been served court injunction suspend the process. INEC has both issues Mr. Melaye notification of the recall petition against him by his constituents, Kogi West Senatorial district; and issued timetable...
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Melaye: Court suspends recall after INEC released timetable

The Federal High Court sitting in Abuja has on Thursday suspends A Federal High Court in Abuja on Thursday asked both the Independent National Electoral Commission and the Senator representing Kogi West, Dino Melaye, to “maintain the status quo” with respect to suit filed by Melaye to challenge his recall by...
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Melaye’s recall waste of time, says Saraki

The Senate President Bukola Saraki reacting to the recall of Dino Melaye on Tuesday says the efforts expended on the recall could have been diverted to more important things, saying those behind it are just wasting their time. READ ALSO: Dino Melaye opens up: What transpired between Senator Tinubu and I Mr....

Recall: Dino Melaye begs senators to save him…recall dead on arrival, Ekweremadu replies

Senator representing Kogi West constituency, Dino Melaye, who has been facing threat to recall him by his constituent Tuesday sought supports from Senator colleagues at the plenary from being recalled. This follows as the Independent National Electoral Commission(INEC) has both notified him of the recall petition by his contituent and...

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