Absence of judge stalls trial of Dino Melaye, Maryam Sanda
The absence of Justice Yusuf Halilu of an FCT High Court, Maitama, on Monday, stalled the trials of Senator Dino Melaye and an alleged husband killer, Maryam Sanda, on Monday.
Bello condoles with Melaye over mother’s death
Gov. Yahaya Bello of Kogi has commiserated with the senator representing Kogi west senatorial district, Dino Melaye, over the death of his mother, Comfort, whose death was announced on Thursday. In a statement by the Governor’s Chief Press Secretary, Mr Onogwu Muhammed in Lokoja, Bello described the news of Melaye’s mother’s death as “a rude…
FCT priority projects to gulp N30.7 billion in 2019 fiscal year
The Federal Capital Territory (FCT) Administration has presented a budget of N30.7billion to the Senate Committee on FCT for national priority projects in the territory for the 2019 fiscal year.
Cracks emerge in APC’s senate presidency bid
Bickering within the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC) over who becomes president of the Ninth Senate came to the fore yesterday with former Senate Majority Leader Muhammed Ali Ndume criticising the endorsement of Senate Leader Ahmed Lawan by President Muhammadu Buhari and the party’s leadership.
Dino Melaye docked over attempted suicide
Senator Dino Melaye was on Tuesday docked before an FCT High Court, Apo area of Abuja on a six-count charge, bordering on attempted suicide and attempt to escape from custody.
From PMB to GMB
At last we witnessed it: the 2019 presidential election which has been “won” and lost,” and which shall give rise and further rise to the problem of ethnic conflict...
Dino Melaye wins Kogi West senate seat
Senator Dino Melaye of the Peoples Democratic Party ((PDP) has been declared the winner of the Kogi West senatorial election held on February 23. The Returning Officer, Prof. Emmanuel Bala announced in the early hours of Monday in Lokoja that Melaye polled 85, 395 votes to defeat Sen. Smart Adeyemi of the APC who scored…
Dino Melaye flags off reelection campaign
Senator Dino Melaye on Thursday urged the people of Kogi West senatorial district of Kogi State to re-elect him to enable them to continue enjoying dividends of democracy. Melaye made the plea while addressing members and supporters of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) as he got his re-election campaign tour underway. The campaign took him…
End of an error
I have heard some very kind words said about the new Inspector General of Police (IGP), Mr. Mohammed Adamu. And of course for the entire period that the last IGP, Mr. Ibrahim Idris was in office a load of nasty things had also been said about his character and lack of professionalism. Actually he started…
Court grants Dino Melaye bail
A High Court of the Federal Capital Territory (FCT) in Maitama, Abuja has granted bail to Nigerian lawmaker Senator Dino Melaye, who was being held in a police health facility in Abuja. Dino Melaye's lawyer, Mike Ozekhome (SAN), was granted a bail application by Justice Yusuf Halilu on health grounds. Justice Halilu was of the…