• Melaye asks Buhari to grant amnesty/pardon to treasury looters

    Melaye asks Buhari to grant amnesty/pardon to treasury looters

    Senator Dino Melaye has called on President Muhammadu Buhari to give presidential pardon and amnesty for treasury looters.

    Melaye in statement on Sunday said, “Though an unrepentant advocate for integrity and forthrightness especially from public office holders, I however sincerely want to recommend that Mr. President grant Presidential Amnesty/Pardon to all those who looted our treasury provided they return all proceeds of their loot to the government within six (6) months of the declaration of the Amnesty.

    “This, I believe will encourage […]

  • President, governors, senators shouldn’t be called ‘His Excellency’, ‘Distinguished’ – Melaye

    President, governors, senators shouldn’t be called ‘His Excellency’, ‘Distinguished’ – Melaye

    The lawmaker representing Kogi West in the National Assembly, Senator Dino Melaye, has requested that the President, Vice President, Governors, Senators and Reps members should no longer be addressed as His Excellency, Distinguished, and Honourable respectively.

    Making this demand in a statement issued on Sunday, he said, “I recommend that henceforth no President, Vice President, Governor, or Deputy Governor should answer the name ‘His Excellency’ until the material condition of ordinary Nigerians has also become ‘Excellent’.

    “No Senator should continue to answer […]

  • Buhari not to blame for economic crisis – Jibrin tells Melaye

    Buhari not to blame for economic crisis – Jibrin tells Melaye

    Abdulmumin Jibrin, former house of representatives chairman on appropriations, says it is “unfair and wicked” to blame the bad state of the economy on President Muhammadu Buhari, who is just over a year in office.

    Jibrin was reacting to a comment credited to Dino Melaye, senator representing Kogi west, that he was afraid of being stoned by his constituents due to the “failure” of the Buhari administration.

    According to Jibrin, even a magician cannot not turn around the economy within a period […]

  • Melaye belongs to group of undesirable breed of men that belittle women – Group

    Melaye belongs to group of undesirable breed of men that belittle women – Group

    More reactions have continued to trail the ongoing war between, Senate Committee Chairman on Women Affairs, Senator Oluremi Tinubu and her counterpart from Kogi West, Senator Dino Melaye, with the latest coming from the Coalition for Women Advancement in Africa, COWAA who have berated the latter over his refusal to apologise for his utterances.

    Reports had surfaced on Tuesday last week that Melaye during an executive session of the Upper Chambers had allegedly threatened to beat up and “impregnate” Mrs Tinubu, […]

  • Melaye threatened to rape me, you must discipline him – Tinubu writes Saraki, Oyegun

    Melaye threatened to rape me, you must discipline him – Tinubu writes Saraki, Oyegun

    As the ongoing war between Senate Committee Chairman on Women Affairs, Senator Oluremi Tinubu and her Kogi State counterpart, Dino Melaye rages on, the former has petitioned Senate President Bukola Saraki and the Chairman of the All Progressive Congress, APC, Chief John Odigie Oyegun.

    In the petition, she clamed that her colleague threatened to rape her.

    Tinubu asked the Senate to discipline Senator Melaye following the misunderstanding, which erupted between them last Tuesday.

    In a letter dated July 19, 2016, Senator Tinubu asked […]

  • Tinubu writes Saraki, APC to sanction Melaye

    Tinubu writes Saraki, APC to sanction Melaye

    Senator Oluremi Tinubu has written to the Senate President, Dr. Bukola Saraki and the leadership of the All Progressives Congress to sanction his counterpart, Senator Dino Melaye from Kogi state for assault.

    Here is a snapshot of

  • I have moved on, i don’t dwell on issues – Melaye tells Tinubu

    I have moved on, i don’t dwell on issues – Melaye tells Tinubu

    Senator Dino Melaye, Chairman, Senate Committee on the Federal Capital Territory, FCT, All Progressives Congress, APC, Kogi West told the Senate Committee chairman on Women Affairs, Senator Oluremi Tinubu, APC, yesterday that great minds do not dwell on issues, but act and move on.

    According to Senator Melaye, it would amount to waste of time and energy to continue with the action as he has acted and the next thing to do as a great man, would be to move on.

    Speaking […]

  • My problem with Oluremi Tinubu – Melaye opens up

    My problem with Oluremi Tinubu – Melaye opens up

    Tender apology or keep off from South-West, Lagos APC tells Kogi senator

    From Fred Itua, Abuja and Oluseye Ojo, Ibadan

    Senator Dino Melaye has opened up on what transpired during the Executive Session of the Senate on Tuesday.

    Melaye told Senate Correspondents, after yesterday’s plenary, that he was misrepresented in the media. He claimed there was no time he threatened to beat up Senator Oluremi Tinubu.

    He, however, admitted, saying insulting her, saying there was exchange of verbal abuse.

    Since the news broke, Melaye has […]

  • Melaye a disgrace to the Senate – Tinubu

    Melaye a disgrace to the Senate – Tinubu

    Asiwaju Bola Ahmed Tinubu, a national leader of the All Progressives Congress (APC) and former governor of Lagos State, has described Senator Dino Melaye, representing Kogi West Senatorial District at the National Assembly, as a “disgrace to the Senate”.

    Tinubu, who was reacting through Sunday Dare , his spokesman, to the alleged threat that Melaye issued to Remi, his wife who represents Lagos Central Senatorial District, told the lawmaker to carry out the act and see if “nothing will happen”.

    “Dino Malaye […]

  • Saraki being persecuted due to his ambition to become Senate President – Melaye

    Saraki being persecuted due to his ambition to become Senate President – Melaye

    Senator representing Kogi West, Senator Dino Melaye has opined that the ongoing trials involving the Senate President, Bukola Saraki was because he is the Senate President.

    Saraki is standing trial at the Code of Conduct Tribunal, CCT, for false assets declaration and at the same time facing another trial alongside his deputy, Ike Ekweremadu at the Federal High Court Abuja over forgery of senate rule in 2015.

    Speaking to Osasu Igbinedion on The Osasu Show, the outspoken senator said Saraki is being […]

  • Reverse your decision on subsidy removal within 7 days or face mother-of-all protest – Melaye dares Buhari

    Reverse your decision on subsidy removal within 7 days or face mother-of-all protest – Melaye dares Buhari

    The Senator representing Kogi West Senatorial District, Sen. Dino Melaye, Thursday, called on President Muhammadu Buhari to rescind his decision on fuel subsidy withdrawal within 7 days or face what he called mother-of-all protest.

    Melaye equally urged the National Chairman of his party, the All Progressives Congress, APC, Chief Odigie Oyegun, to prevail on the Buhari-led Federal government to do the needful.

    Melaye took to his Facebook page threatening that if after seven days (from Monday next week) there is no reversal, […]