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Senator Dino Melaye

24 Jul 2018
A skill acquisition centre built by embattled Senator Dino Melaye (Kogi West, PDP) in his hometown, Ayetoro Gbede in Ijumu Local Government Area of Kogi State, has been vandalised by unknown persons. This is the second time a project attracted to Kogi West by Melaye has come under attack. National president of Ayetoro Gbede Development…
20 Jul 2018
The Nigerian police have denied attacking the convoy of Senator Dino Melaye. The Senator had accused the police of shooting at his convoy on his way to inaugurate a project in his constituency on Thursday in Kogi. "I thank God for spearing (sic) my life once again. Over 20 bullets holes on my jeep. Combination…
7 May 2018
Founder of the Yoruba militia organisation, Oodua People’s Congress (OPC), Dr. Frederick Fasehun, has warned against Senator Dino Melaye dying in prison. He also condemned his arraignment by the Nigeria Police on a hospital stretcher.    Faseun, who said this in a statement yesterday, described the act as a gross violation of human rights by…
25 Apr 2018
Senator Dino Melaye was yesterday hospitalised after a failed attempt by the Special Anti-robbery Squad (SARS) to take him to Lokoja, the Kogi State capital. It was gathered that the lawmaker, who surrendered himself to the police for investigation on the allegations against him and detained at the SARS office along the Area 1 Expressway,…
22 Apr 2018
The journey to the recall of Senator Dino Melaye has been fraught with judicial potholes. Currently, the matter awaits ruling by the Supreme Court. The hands pulling the strings, however, have refused to give up. Recently, the process received fresh thrust, as the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) released the timetable for the defining exercise.…
29 Oct 2017
Mental health advocates, government representatives, leaders and professionals from different sectors converged for the third annual World Mental Health Day Symposium hosted by Novo Health Africa in collaboration with the Federal Ministry of Health and other partners, at the Ladi Kwali Conference Centre, Sheraton Hotel, Abuja. The symposium hosted dignitaries and a panel of stakeholders…
29 Aug 2017
Senator Dino Melaye, who represents the Kogi West district, is currently in London at the 2017 Notting Hill Carnival. Melaye has been sharing photos from the festival on his Instagram page and it looks like he is really having fun. See what he posted below: On my way to Nottinghill canival in London A post…
25 Jan 2017
The Senate yesterday warned against the use of Nigeria’s cyber space in posting videos and pictures that could trigger religious and ethnic crisis in the country.
24 Nov 2016
Senators yesterday took turns to fault several aspects of the 2017-2019 Medium Term Expenditure Programme (MTEF) and the Fiscal Strategy Paper (FSP).
30 Oct 2016
A single air crash, from antecedent, is enough to ground an airline and two or three of such will bury an entire sector that ordinarily offers the safest means of traveling around the world.
5 Sep 2016
The Federal Government must reposition the manufacturing sector to rescue the nation’s distressed economy. Reacting to data on inflation by the National Bureau of Statistics (NBS), which put the rate at 17.1 per cent in July....
22 Jul 2016
 We were in a close session which involved only senators in the hall. Within ourselves, there were issues tabled for discussions, one of which was the refusal of the attorney general of the federation to honour...

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