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May 20, 2018 5:24 AM Dino Melaye mocks APC over parallel congresses

The senator representing Kogi West, Dino Melaye, has taken a swipe at the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC) over parallel congresses in some of their state chapters. Different factions of the APC have conducted their own congresses in Enugu, Imo, Delta, Kogi, etc. “Congratulations to the 72 new State Chairmen of APC. Every where na double double 21

May 16, 2018 11:51 AM BREAKING: Melaye Granted Bail

The embattled Senator representing Kogi West in the National Assembly, Dino Melaye has been granted bail by a Kogi State High Court sitting in Lokoja. In his ruling on Wednesday morning, the Kogi State Chief Judge, Justice Nasiru Ajana said he had considered the health situation of the third defendant, hence the need to admit him to bail with the sum of N10 million 23

May 15, 2018 6:26 PM Omo-Agege: Falana urges Senate to withdraw appeal

Human right lawyer, Femi Falana (SAN), has urged the Senate to withdraw the appeal it filed against the judgment of a Federal High Court, which declared the suspension of Senator Ovie Omo-Agege as illegal. Falana said this in a statement issued in Lagos on Tuesday titled: “Senate’s commendable obedience of rule of law”. The statement read in part: “notwithstanding 21

May 10, 2018 3:30 PM Court Reserves Melaye’s Bail Application

The Chief Judge of Kogi State, Justice Nasiru Ajana, has reserved ruling on the bail application of Senator Dino Melaye. The Judge had on Monday adjourned the hearing till Thursday. He stated that the reason for the adjournment was due to the failure of lawyers of the Police and Melaye to file their affidavit with regards to the matter. However, Justice 24

May 8, 2018 6:34 PM Dino Melaye: Dogara, House leaders visit Senator in Hospital [PHOTOS]

Speaker of the House of Representatives, Hon. Yakubu Dogara, Tuesday, led other leaders and members of the House on a visit Senator Dino Melaye at the National Hospital, Abuja. Dogara accompanied by his deputy, Yusuff Lasun, Deputy Minority Leader Binta Bello and other members were received by former Speaker of the House, Patricia Etteh, and the Chief 26

May 8, 2018 2:48 AM Bail: Melaye to know fate Thursday

Chief Judge of Kogi State, Justice Nasir Ajana, yesterday, adjourned the hearing on the bail application filed by Senator Dino Melaye till Thursday, May 10. The judge’s decision followed the filing of fresh applications by counsel to both parties, which the judge said he had not seen. Counsel to the Inspector-General of Police, Alex Izinyon, SAN, had in an affidavit 22

May 7, 2018 9:04 PM Dino Melaye: Ozekhome tells court why Senator jumped off police van in Abuja

A Senior Advocate of Nigeria, SAN, Mike Ozekhome, on Monday revealed why Kogi West Senator, Dino Melaye jumped off a police van in Abuja. Ozekhome, who is Melaye’s counsel, said his client jumped off the police van to avoid death. The senior lawyer said this at a Kogi High court in Lokoja, the state capital. In his submission before the court, Ozekhome 19

May 3, 2018 2:59 PM Melaye Denied Bail, Remains In Police Custody

The Senator representing Kogi West Senatorial District in the National Assembly, Mr. Dino Melaye, has been denied bail in the case of an alleged conspiracy and aiding of jailbreak. The lawmaker was brought to court in a police ambulance around 9:17 am. However, before his arrival, heavily armed policemen took positions within and outside the court premises 27

May 3, 2018 11:09 AM Court remands Dino Melaye in police custody

A senior magistrate court 2 in Lokoja, Kogi state has remanded Senator Dino Melaye, lawmaker representing Kogi West in Police custody till June 11th, 2018. The senator who was brought into the court in a police ambulance was accused of armed sponsoring. The embattled senator was on Thursday arraigned at the Magistrate court in Lokoja, Kogi state 26

May 2, 2018 9:58 PM We did not summon IGP because of Dino Melaye – Senate

The Senate, through its spokesperson, Sabi Abdullahi has said the summoning of the Inspector General of Police (IGP), Ibrahim Idris was not because of the travails of one of its senators, Dino Melaye. He said this while briefing journalists at the National Assembly on Wednesday. However, in his address to journalists, Mr Abdullahi claimed the main concern 28