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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 granted bail, re-arrested in court

Senator, Dino Melaye was on Wednesday re-arrested by the police in court after the magistrate court granted him bail. The senator was arraigned before a Magistrate’s Court in Wuse Zone 2, Abuja amid heavy presence of police officers. He was arraigned on charges bordering on his alleged escape from a …

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Police chief snubs Senate, meets El-Rufai in Kaduna (photos)

Inspector General of Police, Ibrahim Idris on Wednesday met with the Governor of Kaduna state Nasir El-rufai after visiting the state to access the security needs of people in Birnin-Gwari. The Police chief was scheduled to appear before the Senate but again avoided the hearing for a visit to Kaduna.

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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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Police chief fails to appear before Senate

The Nigerian Senate has given the Inspector-General of Police, Ibrahim Idris, one more week to appear before its plenary. This follows Mr Idris’ decision not to honour the senate invitation to appear before it on Wednesday. The lawmakers on Wednesday adopted an admonition from the Senate President, Bukola Saraki, that …

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Senate panel presents report on Buhari’s impeachment

The Senate Committee on Judiciary, Human Rights and Legal Matters is expected to present its report on President Muhammadu Buhari’s impeachment on Wednesday. The committee is looking into the approval of the payment of $496m out of the Excess Crude Account for the purchase of military aircraft.  The 12 Super …

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Bello finally speaks on Melaye’s face-off with Police

Kogi State Governor Yahaya Bello has reacted to the travails of Senator from his state, Dino Melaye, in the hands of security operatives. The Governor said he read the ordeals of the Kogi West Senator in the media as the “law enforcement agencies are carrying out their lawful duties.” “I …

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