Appeal Court dismisses Melaye’s suit against Adeyemi
The Court of Appeal in Abuja has dismissed Dino Melaye’s appeal challenging the victory of Smart Adeyemi in the Kogi West Senatorial District election.
4 Dramatic Nigerian Politicians With Oscar-worthy Performances
Politics and drama shouldn’t mix. But not so in Nigeria, where the political landscape often plays out like scenes from a Nollywood film. Nigerian politicians have it all, be it comedy or action-packed thriller with fight scenes in various houses of Assembly that would give James Bond or Tom Cruise a run for their money.…
Court fixes June 30 for judgment in Melaye’s suit against Infections Disease Bill
The Federal High Court, Abuja, on Monday, fixed June 30 to deliver judgment in the suit filed by Dino Melaye challenging the passage of the Infectious Diseases Bill
Tribunal dismisses Dino Melaye's appeal to return to Senate
The National Assembly Election Petition Tribunal sitting in Abuja on Wednesday dismissed the petition by Dino Melaye challenging the election of Senator Smart Adeyemi of the All Progressives Congress (APC) in the November 16 Kogi West Senatorial rerun election. The tribunal said all the 71 witnesses called by the petitioners contradicted themselves during cross-examinations and…
Melaye goes spiritual, condoles Buhari over Kyari’s death
Senator Dino Melaye has commiserated with the family of Abba Kyari, the late Chief of Staff to President Muhammadu Buhari, saying his death is a circle every mortal must all complete someday.
Fani-Kayode, Melaye, Iwuanyanwu storm NHRC over Osu caste in Igboland
Femi Fani-Kayode, Dino Melaye and Dan Iwuanyanwu have stormed the head office of the National Human Rights Commission (NHRC) in Abuja to protest the menace of outcaste systems
Femi Fani-Kayode Makes Acting Debut
Prominent Nigerian politician, essayist, poet and lawyer David Oluwafemi Adewunmi Abdulateef Fani-Kayode has taken to his Facebook page to announce that he has made his Nollywood debut in a series titled "Silent Prejudice". Fani-Kayode who was the Special Assistant (Public Affairs) to President Olusegun Obasanjo from July 2003 until June 2006 in his Facebook expressed his excitement about his…
2019 in retrospect: Landmarks that shaped outgoing year
Like the past years, 2019 is a mixed bag. It was no doubt a big election year that came with some uncertainties regarding the future of some politicians, a carry-over from last year.
Dino Melaye, Smart Adeyemi fight dirty after Kogi West senatorial election
The rivalry between former lawmaker Dino Melaye and Senator Smart Adeyemi has been reignited after the Kogi West senatorial election was concluded over the weekend. Melaye and Adeyemi have both contested and occupied the seat for Kogi West in the Senate for 12 years. Adeyemi was first elected Senator in 2007 and served for eight…
Melaye's cars were his only 'achievement' as senator - Smart Adeyemi
Newly elected All Progressives Congress's senator Smart Adeyemi Sunday evening said the man he defeated in the recently held Kogi West senatorial election did nothing to merit re-election, describing him as "the worst senator Nigeria ever produced." Adeyemi said People's Democratic Party's Dino Melaye only achievement as a senator was the purchase of expensive cars…