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Court rejects Senator Melaye’s suit filed against NCDC Bill

A Federal High Court in Abuja on Monday rejected a suit filed by Senator Dino Melaye, challenging the Control of Infectious Diseases Bill 2020, also referred to as the National Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) Bill. In a judgment on Tuesday, Justice Ijeoma Ojukwu held that her court lacked the jurisdiction to hear and determine issues raised in the suit ...

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“I never expected justice from the judges,” Dino Melaye reacts to tribunal’s verdict

The National Assembly Election Petition Tribunal has dismissed the petition filed by the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) and its Kogi West senatorial candidate, Dino Melaye. The Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC had declared Adeyemi as the winner of the poll against Dino Melaye of PDP. Adeyemi garnered 88,373 votes while Dino Melaye scored 62,133. But Melaye petitioned the tribunal seeking ...

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Kogi West: PDP agent refuses to support party at tribunal

Mr. Philemon Enoch, a witness called by the People Democratic Party (PDP) has countered his party on claim of over-voting. Recall that  Smart Adeyemi defeated Dino Melaye in the Kogi West senatorial district election. Enoch told the Kogi State National Assembly Election Petition Tribunal on Friday that there was no over-voting during the election. Enoch, a carpenter, who said he ...

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Buhari’s aide, Onochie mocks Dino Melaye as Smart Adeyemi takes oath of office

President Muhammadu Buhari’s Personal Assistant on Social Media, Lauretta Onochie in a veiled manner has mocked Senator Dino Melaye over his loss at the recent election rerun of Kogi West. Smart Adeyemi the newly elected senator representing Kogi West was sworn in on Wednesday. Melaye, who ran under the platform of the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, was defeated by Smart ...

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Smart Adeyeme urges Buhari, gov Yahaya Bello to forgive Dino Melaye

Newly-elected Senator for Kogi West, Smart Adeyemi, has described Dino Melaye as a political house boy by the He said that Melaye could not manage well his earlier election into the Senate but decided to burgle it with unnecessary exuberances. Addressing newsmen on Sunday after his victory at the poll, Adeyemi said, “when a servant steals the garment of his ...

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Supplementary Poll: Dino Melaye describes election result as ‘magic’

The Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, candidate in the Kogi West Senatorial supplementary election, Dino Melaye, has rejected the results declared by the Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC, describing it as “Magic results.” In a series of tweets, the former Senator vowed to contest the results, stressing that “illegality shall never stand.” He wrote: “16 out of 24 units where the ...

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Details of how Court of Appeal sacked Dino Melaye

An appeal court in Abuja on Friday affirmed the decision of the tribunal that nullified the election of Senator Dino Melaye. Melaye was representing Kogi West until the sacking. A three-member panel of the court, led by Justice Yahaya Dantijo, in a unanimous decision affirmed the judgment of the tribunal who had nullified Melaye’s victory earlier and ordered for re-election. ...

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Just in: Sen Dino Melaye fails again as Appeal Court nullifies his election

Senator Dino Melaye’s move to upturn the decision of tribunal that sacked him suffered a setback as  Court of Appeal dismissed his suit. A three man panel of the appellate court in a judgment delivered upheld the decision of the Kogi State National Assembly Election Petition Tribunal which nullified the election of Melaye as Senator representing Kogi West Senatorial District ...

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Tribunal: Those celebrating my sack will soon be disappointed- Dino Melaye

Sen. Dino Melaye, the Senator representing Kogi West Senatorial District, has described the ruling of the Election Tribunal which on Friday nullified his election as a miscarriage of justice. Melaye stated this in a statement he personally signed and made available to journalists in Abuja on Friday. Tribunal sitting in Lokoja invalidated Melaye’s victory in the March 22 election and ...

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Breaking: Tribunal sacks Kogi West Senator, Dino Melaye

The National Assembly/State Assembly Election Petitions Tribunal on Friday sacked Senator Dino Melaye as the Senator for Kogi West. In its judgement, the tribunal ordered that fresh elections should be held in the senatorial district, TheCable reports. More to come…..

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