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I didn’t boo Buhari at budget presentation – Dino Melaye


Senator Dino Melaye has denied being part of the lawmakers that booed President Muhammadu Buhari during the 2019 budget presentation before a joint session of the National Assembly on December 19, 2018. Melaye, who represents Kogi West Senatorial District on the platform of Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), said he was …

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Dino Melaye taken to hospital, in stable condition – Police


The Nigerian Police Force (NPF) has said Senator Dino Melaye has been taken to the hospital in Abuja after his submitted himself and was detained by police investigators. A statement from Police spokesman, DCP Jimoh Moshood said Melaye is in stable condition and investigation into the case of culpable homicide …

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Police detains, grills Melaye


Senator Dino Melaye is being detained by police investigators at the Special Anti Armed Robbery Squad (SARS) offices in Guzape, Abuja over his alleged involvement in an attempted murder of a police man, NEWSTIMES has gathered. NEWSTIMES learnt that Melaye submitted himself to the police after several days of resisting …

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Police deploy 50 more cops in Dino’s residence

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The police  have deployed over 50 more officers in  Senator Dino Melaye’s Abuja residence. This came as the  Senate on Wednesday said it  had  taken  legal steps against the police for laying siege to  Melaye’s home since Friday. The red chamber expressed confidence that its action would ensure freedom for …

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We are at Melaye’s residence to arrest him – Police


The Nigeria Police said the personnel currently at Sen. Dino Melaye’s residence were there to effect his arrest over a case of culpable homicide. NEWSTIMES recalls that Melaye and some suspects were accused of shooting a police officer, Sgt. Danjuma Saliu, attached to 37 Police Mobile Force (PMF) while on …

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2019 elections: I will protect all Nigerians if… – Saraki

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Senate President Bukola Saraki has pledged to protect all Nigerians and be fair to all sections of the country if elected as the next president of Nigeria. Saraki also said it is North Central zone’s turn to produce the next president of Nigeria. Saraki made the pledge at the secretariat …

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2019: Buhari must be ready to hand over power – Atiku

Atiku Abubakar

Former Vice President Atiku Abubakar on Thursday said that President Muhammadu Buhari must be ready to willingly relinquish power if the PDP emerges victorious in the 2019 presidential election. Atiku, who spoke in Lokoja during his meeting with Kogi PDP’s national delegates to seek their supports ahead of the party’s …

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2019 polls: President Buhari to receive presidential form tomorrow


President Muhammadu Buhari will on Tuesday receive the presidential nomination and expression of interest forms. NEWSTIMES reports that the event will hold at the new Banquet Hall of the Presidential Villa, Abuja, at 11.30am. It was gathered that a socio-political group, the Nigeria Consolidation Ambassadors Network, who bought the forms …

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Defection: We are discussing with six APC govs, lawmakers – PDP


The Peoples Democratic Party said it was almost concluding discussions with more state governors and members of the National Assembly elected on the platform of the All Progressives Congress ahead of their defection to the PDP. The party said it had already concluded discussions with six APC governors and 27 …

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