News - Dino Melaye

Anambra Senatorial Seat: Court Of Appeal To Hear Obiora Okonkwo’s Suit February 26

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A five-man special panel constituted by the President of the Court of Appeal, Justice Zainab Bulkachuwa,  has fixed February 26 for definite hearing of the appeal filed by the candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP),  Obiora Okonkwo seeking  to restore the consent judgment of the Federal High Court delivered on December 13, 2017, ordering the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) to issue him a certificate of return as senator representing Anambra Central Senatorial district.

I'll Continue To Criticise Buhari -Dino Melaye

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Senator Dino Melaye Representing Kogi West Senatorial District has said he wouldwill not stop criticizing President Muhammadu Buhari and speaking the truth about bad governance under his own party the all progressives congress {APC}.

Senate To Probe Revenue Generation For WAEC, NECO

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Senate President, Dr Bukola Saraki, has directed the Senate Committee on Education to probe the revenue generated by the West African Examinations Council (WAEC) and the National Examination Council (NECO). The directive comes after the Joint Admissions and the Matriculation Board (JAMB) remitted more than N5billion to the coffers of the...

Senate Extends FCT Budget Life Span

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Nation 

The senate has extended the implementation of the 2017 Federal Capital Territory (FCT) budget to march.

Senate Sets Up Conference Committee On Electoral Reforms Bill

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President of the Senate, Bukola Saraki, has announced a six-man committee of senators to reconcile the senate's version of the amended electoral act with the version passed by the House of Representatives.

Senate To Investigate NNPC Over Joint Ventures

3 weeks ago /
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The Nigerian Senate on Wednesday directed its committees on public investigation into allegations of corruption involving NNPC and brass LNG.

NNPC, Keystone Bank In $141 Million LNG Scandal

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Senate has concluded plans to investigate State owned oil company Nigeria National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC)over how Brass LNG account worth $141 million allegedly ended in a private wallet domiciled with Keystone Bank.

Senate Probes Alleged EFCC, DSS, NIA Feud

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The Senate on Wednesday announced that it would probe alleged feud between Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, Department of State Services and National Intelligence Agency over operational issues. The face-off was said to have stemmed from EFCC’s attempted arrest of former directors-general of DSS, Ita Ekpenyong, and NIA, Ayodele Oke. The Senate...

Ndume Returns From 7 Months Suspension

3 months ago /
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Suspended Senator Mohammed Ndume resumed on Wednesday after serving out a seven and a half month suspension saying he begrudges nobody. Ndume arrived senate wing of the national assembly at exactly 11:10 am accompanied by many of his supporters and aides. Few minutes after, Ndume announced his arrival through point of order...

Senate Recalls Ndume After 90-day Suspension

3 months ago /
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The Senate has agreed that its former Majority Leader, Senator Ali Ndume can resume duties on Wednesday, November 15th. The Borno, All Progressives Congress (APC) Senator was placed on suspension, ninety days ago, following the recommendation of the ethics and privileges committee of the Senate headed by Samuel Anyanwu. It will be...

Senate Passes N222 Billion Budget For FCT

3 months ago /
Nation 

The senate has approved a budget sum of N222 .3 billion for the federal capital territory for 2017. The passage of the FCT budget followed consideration of the senate committee on FCT report presented by Senator Dino Melaye who is the chairman of the committee. Presenting the report for consideration, Senator Melaye...

Senate Summons Fashola Over Alleged $35m Spendings

3 months ago /
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The Senate on Wednesday began an investigation into the alleged plan by the Ministry of Power, Works and Housing to secure the release of $350m domiciled in the Nigerian Sovereign Investment Authority to finance electricity projects. The lawmakers specifically criticised the ministry for allegedly spending $35m out of the money on...

Federal Lawmakers Accuse AGF Over Maina's Return, Reinstatement

3 months ago /
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Federal lawmakers in the Nigerian senate have accused the attorney-general and minister of justice, abubakar mallami of possible complicity in the sudden return and reinstatement of former chairman of the presidential taskforce on pension fund, Abdulrasheed Maina into the Nigerian Civil Service. Maina was dismissed from the civil service in 2013...

Senate, EFCC Take Action On Maina

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Irked by the current controversy over the recall of run-away civil servant, Mr. Abdulrasheed Maina, the Senate has raised a committee to investigate the case just as EFCC sealed his $2 million mansion. The Senate on Tuesday made the resolution after a prolonged deliberation. The committee to carry out the investigation is...

NUJ Distances Self From Senator Of Year Award

4 months ago /
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The national president Nigeria union of journalists, NUJ, Abdulwaheed Odusile has distanced the umbrella body for journalists in the country from  any award for Senator Dino Melaye and fourteen others by some unauthorized members of the union. Odusile said the award purportedly by the senate press corps of the union is...

Court Strikes Out INEC's Application For A Substituted Service

4 months ago /
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An Abuja federal high court has struck out an application filed by the independent national electoral commission, INEC, seeking for an order of the court to serve a recall petition on senator, dino melaye. Justice Nnamdi Dimgba struck out the motion on Thursday after INEC’s lawyer,  yunus ustaz  announced the withdrawal...

Melaye’s Recall: INEC Withdraws Motion For Substituted Service

4 months ago /
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The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has withdrawn its motion seeking an order of the Federal High Court in Abuja to serve the recall petition of Senator Dino Melaye. Counsel to INEC, Mr. Yunus Ustaz announced the withdrawal in court after which Justice Nnamdi Dimgba struck out the motion and directed...

INEC Officials Hunts Dino Melaye With Recall Notice As NASS Resumes

4 months ago /
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Legal officials from the independent national electoral commission (INEC) stormed the senate wing of the national assembly on Tuesday armed with a notice of recall for senator Dino Melaye, lawmaker-representing Kogi west. The INEC officials arrived the complex about 11 am just as lawmakers resumed from their two months holiday to...

Recall: Melaye Absent As INEC Officials Visit NASS To Serve Him Notice

4 months ago /
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Efforts by the officials of the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) to formally serve Senator Dino Melaye the petition the commission received from his constituents to recall him, appears to have met a brick wall. On getting to the National Assembly today, the INEC officials discovered Senator Melaye’s office locked, forcing...

INEC To Release Revised Timetable For Dino Melaye’s Recall Process

5 months ago /
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The Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC, says it will on Monday september 18, release a revised timetable and schedule of activities for the recall of senator representing Kogi west senatorial district, senator Dino Melaye.  In a statement by the national commissioner, information and voter education, Mallam Mohammed Haruna, the commission...


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