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I have bounced back , says Dino Melaye

The senator representing Kogi West, Dino Melaye, on Monday boasted that he has bounced back after his travails. Melaye in a tweet noted that though he was taken to the “dead end”, blackmail could not prevail over him. Melaye who had been battling to save his political career insisted that …

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INEC: N100m spent on Sen. Melaye’s failed recall

The Chairman of the Independent National Electoral Commission, Prof. Mahmood Yakubu, says only N100m was spent on the failed attempt to recall Kogi-West lawmaker, Senator Dino Melaye. While responding to a question at a press conference in Abuja on Friday, Prof. Yakubu said the figure was nowhere near the N1bn …

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Falana slams Police over arraignment of Dino Melaye

Human rights lawyer, Mr. Femi Falana (SAN), has lambasted the Nigeria Police for arraigning Kogi-West lawmaker, Senator Dino Melaye in court on a stretcher. Falana said in a statement on Thursday that the degrading and humiliating treatment meted out to Melaye was a violation of his fundamental human right. The …

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Sen. Dino Melaye to remain in police custody till June 11

Embattled Sen. Dino Melaye, who was arraigned in court on Thursday in Lokoja, may have to stay longer with the police as the court has directed he should be remanded in police custody till June 11. Melaye who is representing Kogi West Senatorial District at the Senate lost his bid …

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Nothing must happen to Dino Melaye, Reps warn

The House of Representatives on Thursday issued a stern warning to security agencies, particularly the Police, about the security of Senator Dino Melaye. Melaye, who represents Kogi-West Senatorial District at the Senate, was said to have been driven in a police ambulance from Abuja to Lokoja on Thursday. The embattled …

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Police arraign Sen. Dino Melaye in Lokoja court

The Nigeria Police on Thursday arraigned Senator Dino Melaye representing Kogi West Senatorial before a Lokoja Chief Magistrate Court. Melaye was brought into the court premises in an ambulance amidst heavy security. The court sitting is underway. 

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Sen. Dino Melaye arraigned, granted N90m bail

Dino Melaye, the Senator representing Kogi West Senatorial District of Kogi State was on Wednesday brought in on a stretcher (pictured) by Police officers who arraigned him before a magistrate court in Abuja.  According to reports, the court has granted him bail in the sum of N90 million. The Senator …

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