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Police detains, grills Melaye

Dino

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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Melaye leaves home, meets IG

DINO

Eight days after holing up at his residence to avoid arrest by policemen for alleged culpable homicide, Senator Dino Melaye has left his Maitama home to meet with the Inspector-General of Police, Ibrahim Idris, at the Force headquarters. It was gathered that senators who visited the lawmaker at his residence …

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Police tell Dino Melaye Surrender now

DINO

The Nigeria Police Force has asked the lawmaker representing Kogi West in the National Assembly, Senator Dino Melaye, to surrender himself for arrest and investigation for attempted culpable homicide. It stated that the police operatives deployed in his house with an arrest warrant will not leave his Abuja residence until …

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Melaye wanted for homicide – Police

DINO

The Police have said that embattled lawmaker, Senator Dino Melaye, was needed to answer to a case of attempted homicide. The force alleged that Melaye and his armed thugs shot and injured one Sgt Danjuma Saliu, attached to 37 Police Mobile Force who was on duty at a stop and …

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Kogi govt sets up camps for Lokoja flood victims

Bello

The Kogi government has set up temporary camps for victims of flood in Lokoja, as more houses get submerged in the confluence city. The Commissioner for Environment and Natural Resources, Mr Sanusi Yahaya said camps have been opened in Wada Estate and Old Poly Quarters in the state’s capital city …

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Defectors can ‘steal’ PDP from us – Makarfi

Ahmed Makarf

A former governor of Kaduna State and presidential aspirant of the People’s Democratic Party (PDP) in next year’s election, Senator Ahmed Makarfi, has warned the leadership of his party on the manner of  accommodating and integrating those that recently defected to the party in order to avoid an implosion. Makarfi …

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Defection: APC on ‘autocorrect’, – Kogi gov, Bello

yahaya

The Kogi State Governor, Yahaya Bello, has referred to the gale of defection from the All Progressives Congress as an “autocorrect” system, saying that the party is getting rid of the bad eggs within its rank. The Governor who spoke through his Director General of Media and Publicity, Kingsley Fanwo, …

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Kogi PDP denies rumours of automatic ticket to Melaye, others

PDP

The Kogi State Chapter of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) on Monday said it was never directed by its national leadership to grant automatic ticket to Senator Dino Melaye or any other political aspirant as being speculated is some quarters. In a statement signed by Achadu Dickson and issued in …

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Kogi PDP to Bello: Stop blame game

Bello

The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in Kogi State has told the Governor Yahaya Bello-led government to stop the “blame game” and pay the accumulated salaries owed civil servants in the state. In a statement made available to NewsTimes by its Director of Research and Documentation, Dickson Achadu, in Lokoja, yesterday, …

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