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2 Dec 2019
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…
1 Dec 2019
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…
1 Dec 2019
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…
1 Dec 2019
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…
26 Nov 2019
The proposed rerun election between Smart Adeyemi of the All Progressive Congress and Dino Melaye of Peoples Democratic party (PDP) may just be the final battle between two brothers.
21 Nov 2019
The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) caucus in the Senate yesterday expressed concern about the future of the opposition in Nigeria following the murder of PDP women leader in Kogi State, Mrs. Salome Abuh.
19 Nov 2019
Senator Dino Melaye on November 15 posted a picture of four Nigerian soldiers holding up four fingers in each of their hands. The sign was made popular by the Nigerian President Muhammadu Buhari during the presentation of the 2019 budget to the National Assembly at the end of 2018. Buhari was seeking reelection then for…
17 Nov 2019
The candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in the Kogi West Senatorial District rerun election Dino Melaye has rejected results announced from the election thus far. “They brought mayhem on my own community and even killed my nephew," Melaye told journalists in Abuja. "We are waiting to see what INEC will do, but I…
17 Nov 2019
The All Progressives Congress candidate in the Kogi West senatorial district rerun election, Smart Adeyemi, has defeated the incumbent Senator of the district Dino Melaye of the Peoples Democratic Party in four local governments out of five declared so far by Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC). Adeyemi polled a total of 52,789 votes while Melaye…
16 Nov 2019
Thugs invaded a polling unit at Ward 01, Unit 004 to cart away ballot boxes at Ayetoro area of Kogi State where Senator Dino Melaye had earlier voted. The thugs arrived the polling unit in two Hilux vans and a Honda Civic car. They shot into the air to scare voters away and targeted the…
22 Oct 2019
The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) said 24 candidates will contest in the Kogi West Senatorial District re-run election slated for Saturday, November 16. INEC said 24 political parties had filed in 24 Senatorial Candidates which consists of 21 male candidates, three female candidates for the election. Melaye, a candidate of the opposition People’s Democratic…
12 Oct 2019
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.

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