Court dismisses Melaye’s suit against Infectious Disease Bill
The Federal High Court, Abuja, on Tuesday, dismissed a suit by Senator Dino Melaye, challenging some provisions of the controversial Control of Infectious Diseases Bill 2020.
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…
COVID-19 Relief response “Unites” political opponents in Kogi
The effects of the novel coronavirus has known no boundaries globally, be it the rich and the poor, religious, tribal or political divides. And this is what is playing out among opposing political lineages in Kogi State.
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.
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…
Dino Melaye to challenge election loss to Adeyemi at tribunal
Former Nigerian lawmaker Dino Melaye has said he will challenge his loss to All Progressives Congress's Smart Adeyemi in the Kogi West Senatorial district election. "I will challenge the temporal and evaporative victory of Adeyemi at the Tribunal," Melaye said in a tweet. "Victory attain by violence and fraud is tantamount to defeat." Independent National…
INEC declares Smart Adeyemi winner of Kogi west senatorial district election
The Candidate of the All Progressives Congress (APC), Smart Adeyemi, has won the Kogi West senatorial district election. The Returning Officer of the election, Professor Olajide Lawal, announced the result at the collation center in Kogi State on Saturday. Adeyemi polled a total of 88,373 votes to defeat the incumbent Senator Dino Melaye of the…