An IG in defiance of authority
No matter what and how he feels about the present Senate of the Federal Republic of Nigeria, there can be no reasonable justification for the repeated refusal of the Inspector General of Police...
Melaye returns, vows to speak against tyranny, misrule
Senator Dino Melaye (APC, Kogi West) yesterday declared that his arrest and alleged torture by men of the Police was an attempt to stop him from speaking against tyranny, corruption and abuse of rule of law.
Dino Melaye gets N10m bail
Senator Dino Melaye has regained freedom from detention after the court granted him N10 million bail. A close aide of Melaye who represents Kogi west senatorial district informed The Guardian that the Senator will fulfil the bail condition today to join his colleagues in the Senate. Supporters of Senator Melaye in the upper chambers are…
Chief judge fixes May 16 for ruling on Melaye’s bail application
The Kogi State Chief Judge, Nasiru Ajana, has fixed May 16 for ruling on the bail application brought by the senator representing Kogi west senatorial district, Dino Melaye. The presiding judge fixed the date after listening to arguments from his counsel, Mike Ozekhome (SAN) and the prosecution, Alex Iziyon (SAN).
Court adjourns hearing on Melaye’s bail application until Thursday
A Kogi High Court in Lokoja on Monday adjourned hearing in a bail application and counter motion brought by Sen. Dino Melaye until Thursday.
Dino Melaye: The era of military junta is back
As I read how lawyers attached to Senator Dino Melaye were arrested and humiliated, the only thing that flickered through my mind was that Nigeria is back to the era of military junta.
Weekly political notes
A Wuse Zone 2 Chief Magistrate’s bail of N90 million to Senator Dino Melaye.Melaye was arraigned by the Police on allegation that he escaped lawful custody. He was granted a bail for N90 million. But the senator was immediately rearrested by the police and taken to Force Headquarters in Abuja, according to his aides.
The return of ‘Shina Rambo’
When I wrote last month about Senator Dino Melaye, representing Kogi West Senatorial District, I was accused in certain quarters of nursing a king size grudge against the Okun born politician. Some people suggested that the write up smirked of belicosity if not out right hyperbolism. Indeed, the effluents imbued in that piece, according to…