Melaye, Bello react as Appeal Court upholds nullification of Senator’s election
The Court of Appeal, Abuja Division, has upheld the August 23, this year, verdict of the Election Petition Tribunal, which nullified the election of the senator representing Kogi West, Dino Melaye.
Dino Melaye loses appeal as court orders re-election
Nigerian lawmaker Dino Melaye on Friday lost the appeal of a tribunal ruling that nullified his election as the Senator representing Kogi West Senatorial District in the Senate. "I just lost my election at the Appeal Court and Fresh election ordered," Dino Melaye tweeted on Friday. The Kogi State National Assembly Election Tribunal Friday, 23…
Court reserves judgement in Melaye's tribunal appeal
The Court of Appeal in Abuja on Tuesday reserved judgment in three separate appeals filed by Sen. Dino Melaye challenging his election victory that was quashed in August by the National Assembly election petition tribunal. The three appeals were filed by the PDP and Melaye, praying the appellate court to set aside the majority decision…
Kogi PDP: Divided house after disputed primary
The last governorship primary election of the Peoples Democratic party (PDP) in Kogi State has left bitter taste in mouths of some members.
After stormy primary Kogi PDP embraces reconciliation
The Tuesday, September 3 gubernatorial primary of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in kogi, where the opposition party elected its flag bearer for the November 16, 2019 election was dramatic, breathtaking.
Dino Melaye rejects Kogi PDP appointment
Senator Dino Melaye Friday said he has turned down an appointment to serve as director-general of the People's Democratic Party (PDP) governorship campaign in Kogi State. "Let me state categorically that I have turned down the position of Director-General of the PDP Kogi State Governorship Campaign Council," Melaye said in a tweet. "I wish PDP…
Melaye says tribunal judgment a miscarriage of justice
Sen. Dino Melaye on Friday described the National Assembly Election Petitions Tribunal judgment nullifying his March 22 election, as a miscarriage of Justice.
No cause for alarm over tribunal judgement - Dino Melaye
Senator Dino Melaye has said he is unbothered after he was sacked by the Kogi state national assembly/state assembly election tribunal as the senator representing Kogi west senatorial district. "On Tribunal judgment. No cause 4 alarm at all," Melaye said on Friday. "Even if it went my way they will still go to the Appeal…
Tribunal sacks Dino Melaye
The Kogi State National Assembly election tribunal Friday nullified the election of Senator Dino Melaye representing Kogi West Senatorial district. Melaye, a candidate of the opposition People's Democratic Party (PDP) was declared the winner of the February election by the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC). His victory was challenged in court by Smart Adeyemi, the…
Kogi guber: The Dino Melaye challenge, hype or reality?
Daniel Gbenga Melaye, popularly known as Dino Melaye has gone from mere speculations about his intention to run for the governorship of Kogi State, to make a resounding declaration.
Political tension mounts in Bayelsa, Kogi ahead of guber polls
Three months to November 16, 2019 when Bayelsa and Kogi States’ electorate go to the polls to elect governors that would pilot their affairs for the next four years, the two major political parties...