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Kogi guber: Yahaya Bello confident of victory

Kogi State Governor Yahaya Bello is confident of emerging winner of the state’s forthcoming governorship election.

Senator Melaye: I spent over 120 days in police custody in 2018

The Kogi West senator, Dino Melaye, on Thursday said he spent 124 days in police custody in 2018 in his various confrontations with the authorities.
Dino Melaye

Senator Melaye declares interest in Kogi guber race

Senator representing Kogi West Senatorial District, Dino Melaye, has confirmed that he is interested in the State governorship election.
The police have moved Dino Melaye, senator representing Kogi west, to the federal special anti-robbery squad (FSARS) office in Guzape district, Abuja.

Witness: I begged Senator Melaye not to commit suicide

A Prosecution witness on Tuesday told an FCT High Court that he pleaded with Sen. Dino Melaye not to drink the substance he had in his hand when he threatened to commit suicide on April 24, 2018.

Witness: I heard Senator Melaye threatening to kill himself, implicate police

A witness, Insp. Abama Mallum, on Thursday told an FCT High Court that he heard Sen. Dino Melaye shouting that he would kill himself and put the police in trouble.
Dino Melaye

PDP condoles with Senator Melaye over mother’s death

The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has condoled with Senator Dino Melaye (PDP, Kogi West) over the passage of his mother, Deaconess Comfort Melaye.
Senator Dino Melaye (APC - Kogi West)

Senator Melaye warns bank against giving N32 billion loan to Kogi government

Senator Dino Melaye representing Kogi West in the red chamber of the National Assembly has warned Sterling Bank against giving a loan of N32 billion to the Kogi State Government under the leadership of Yahaya Bello.
All Progressives Congress (APC) Nigeria

APC women aspirants forum calls for inclusive government

The All Progressives Congress (APC) Women Aspirants Forum on Friday appealed to President Muhammadu Buhari, to appoint women into key positions as he plans to form a new cabinet after May 29.
Senator Dino Melaye (APC - Kogi West)

Senator Melaye: Governor Bello will end up in prison

Dino Melaye, senator representing Kogi west, says Yahaya Bello, governor of Kogi state, will end up in prison for alleged corruption.
Senator Smart Adeyemi

Smart Adeyemi: Why I am challenging Dino Melaye’s election

Former Senator and candidate of the All Progressive Congress (APC) Kogi West senatorial District, Smart Adeyemi, has confirmed his decision to challenge the results of the just concluded election at the tribunal, pointing out that the candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Senator Dino Melaye, did not actually win the election as it was laden with gross irregularities.
Dino Melaye

Witness: Dino Melaye damaged two police vehicles while attempting to escape

A prosecution witness on Friday, told an FCT High Court in Apo, Abuja that Sen. Dino Melaye, damaged two police vehicles in an attempt to escape from custody.
The President of the Senate, Dr Bukola Saraki has cautioned politicians against overheating the polity ahead the general elections.

Senate to debate outcome of general election

The Senate on Tuesday agreed to debate the general election held on February 23 and March 9 across the country at its next legislative sitting.

Elections: INEC releases list of elected senators

The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has released a list of senators elected for the ninth assembly so far.

Senator Melaye docked, granted N5 million bail

Sen. Dino Melaye was on Tuesday docked before an FCT High Court, Apo area of Abuja on a six-count charge, bordering on attempted suicide and attempt to escape from custody.

APC express dismay over elections outcome in Kogi West

The leadership of the All Progressives Congress (APC) in the Kogi West senatorial district has alleged the state chapter of the opposition Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) of rigging last Saturday’s presidential and National Assembly election in the area.

Dino Melaye wins Kogi West senate seat

Senator Dino Melaye of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has been declared the winner of the Kogi West senatorial election held on Feb. 23.

Senator Melaye defeats Smart Adeyemi in Mopa-Moro

The incumbent lawmaker representing the Kogi West Senatorial district at the National Assembly and candidate of the People’s Democratic Party (PDP), in Saturday’s rescheduled general election, Senator Dino Melaye, defeated his major challenger in the race, Senator Smart Adeyemi, of the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC), in Mopa-Moro LGA.
Dino Melaye

Elections: Senator Melaye floors Smart Adeyemi in Mopamuro

Mr Dino Melaye, a senatorial candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has won the highest votes in Mopamuro Local Government Area, Kogi west senatorial zone.

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