Melaye’s absence stalls trial in gun running charge
The trial of Senator Dino Melaye in alleged gunrunning suit was yesterday stalled following his absence in court.
2019: Defections won’t stop Buhari’s victory – Tony Momoh
A former Minister of Information, Chief Tony Momoh, on Friday said the exit of some bigwigs from the All Progressives Congress (APC) would not stop President Muhammadu Buhari’s re-election in 2019.
I never called Melaye clown, Saraki controverts Nasarawa ex-gov
The Senate President, Abubakar Bukola, yesterday contradicted the representative of Nasarawa West and former governor, Abdullahi Adamu, maintaining that there was never a time he called a fellow colleague, Dino Melaye (Kogi West), a clown. He accused Adamu of “always doing things that suits his situation at any point in time.” The Nasarawa ex-governor had…
I survived four assassination attempt this year, says Dino Melaye
Embattled Nigerian lawmaker, senator Dino Melaye, Monday said he has survived four assassination attempts on his life since April. The senator said officers of the Nigerian police attached to him have been withdrawn since three months ago and has many failed attempts to get them restored. "I'm an exposed Nigerian who has survived 4 assassination…
‘Dino Melaye Is An Actor’
Nigeria’s lawmaker, Dino Melaye without a doubt has been the most controversial across social media and traditional media, for obvious reasons. Recall that the senator representing Kogi west was alleged to have sponsored hoodlums in the state, which led to him to jump off a moving vehicle that was taking him to court. And most…
Kogi west: The Melaye factor rankles APC, buoys PDP
Senator representing Kogi West, Dino Melaye, has made a declaration to dump the Ruling All Progressives Congress (APC) for the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP). The maverick senator has all odds working in his favour as he surmounts them one after the other.
Assassination attempt: Melaye faults police, insists he was targeted
The embattled Senator representing Kogi West district, Dino Melaye, says efforts by Kogi State Police Commissioner, Ali Janga, to downplay the attempted assassination on him as a mere fabrication, was unfortunate.
APC behind destruction Melaye's constituency projects, PDP alleges
The Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, on Friday accused the ruling All Progressives Congress of sponsoring the destruction of Dino Melaye's constituency projects. Some unidentified persons were reported to have burnt down a block of four classrooms Melaye donated to the Government Girls’ Secondary School in Sarki Noma, Lokoja, the state capital. “All fingers point to…
Weekly political notes
Akume Visits APC Headquarters Over Ortom’s ‘Red Card’ Remark Ex-governor of Benue State and senator representing Benue Northwest district, Senator George Akume, on Tuesday, held a closed-door meeting with the Deputy National Chairman of the All Progressives Congress (APC) Senator Lawali Shuaibu. Akume was summoned by the APC national leadership, following the declaration by Governor…
Hoodlums torch Dino Melaye’s constituency projects in Kogi
Unknown thugs in the wee hours of yesterday razed some constituency projects billed for commissioning by the representative of Kogi West in the National Assembly, Dino Melaye, in Lokoja, the state capital.
The new political equation: rAPC+nPDP= rn(ADC)3P
In Nigeria there are many prophets, mostly false prophets. But the effervescent dynamics of Nigerian political environment often gives them the opportunity to brag. That’s because, they neither hear from God, nor do they have the necromancing ability to peep into the future to prophecise. Many only read newspapers or listen to radios or watch…