Dino Melaye

I’m injured, I can’t stand on my feet at the moment – Dino Melaye tells court upon resumption of his trial

ABUJA – Senator representing Kogi West senatorial district, Dino Melaye, on Thursday, September 12th told a Federal Capital Territory High Court sitting in Apo, Abuja, that he was injured and could not stand in the dock to continue his criminal trial. The senator is facing a six count criminal charges of attempted suicide, escape from lawful custody, damage to police property, mischief’s, and threat to public servants. NEWS FLAKES NG gathers that the trial judge had at last sitting on May 28, 2019 adjourned the case to September 11, 18 and October 3, 2019 for continuation of hearing and examination of witnesses by the defence counsel. But Melaye was “assisted” [Read]

BOOM! I’m not responsible for TBoss’s pregnancy, we’ve never dated – Dino Melaye speaks up

Senator representing Kogi West, Dino Melaye has debunked rumour making rounds that he is responsible for the pregnancy of former Big Brother Naija housemate, Tboss. Melaye made the reaction following speculations that he is the father of the unborn child. Taking to Twitter, Melaye put it in clear words that he is not the father of her baby and that he never dated her. The lawmaker tweeted, “I naturally should ignore lies making the rounds that I’m the father of Tboss’s child. Every child is a blessing from heaven to every new mother and I congratulate TBoss on the new bundle of Joy. As for the father,.. It’s not me. [Read]

Senator Dino Melaye hosts evicted BBNaija PepperThem housemates at his Abuja residence [SEE PHOTOS]

Senator Dino Melaye on Saturday, August 31, hosted some of the evicted Big Brother Naija housemates at his Abuja residence. He was pictured with Kim Oprah, Gedoni, Jeff, Joe, Jackye, Nelson and Enkay. See full photos below as obtained by NEWS FLAKES NG;   [Read]

Senator Dino Melaye celebrates Adeleke’s victory riding on a cool motorcycle [SEE PHOTOS]

– Senator Dino Melaye has been spotted cruising around on a cool motorcycle – The senator was spotted while he was celebrating Ademola Adeleke’s win as Osun state governor – Melaye drove the red motorcycle around Abuja this Friday, March 22 It seems like the newly elected governor of Osun state, Ademola Adeleke, is not the only one excited about his win. Adeleke’s party pal, Senator Dino Melaye, was also spotted celebrating the victory. NEWS FLAKES NG had reported that the election tribunal judgment on Osun 2018 governorship election had ruled in favour of Senator Ademola Adeleke, this Friday, March 22. A petition had earlier been filed by the People’s [Read]

BREAKING: Dino Melaye granted bail after 14 days in police custody [READ MORE]

Fresh report reaching NEWS FLAKES NG as at PRESS TIME has it that Senator representing Kogi West senatorial district, Dino Melaye has been granted bail after spending fourteen days in police custody over alleged culpable homicide.  An Abuja High Court sitting in Maitama, on Friday, granted bail to Senator Dino Melaye who has been in police custody for 14 days. Melaye, the senator representing Kogi West in the National Assembly, who has been in police custody since January 4, approached the court for enforcement of his fundamental right. Justice Yusuf Halilu gave the order after Melaye’s counsel, Chief Mike Ozekhome (SAN) informed the court on Thursday that his client has [Read]

I Am Not Part of Those Who Booed Buhari – Dino Melaye breaks Silence On Current Travails [READ MORE]

  The Senator representing Kogi West Senatorial District, Dino Melaye, has said,he was never part of the lawmakers that booed President Muhammadu Buhari, during the 2019 budget presentation before a joint session of the National Assembly in 2018. The Senator claimed he was absent at the House of Representatives chamber on that day. Since the incident, there have been reports in the social media that the booing was led by the Kogi Senator. But Melaye, in his first reaction to the social media reports, said in a statement by his media aide, Gideon Ayodele, on Saturday evening that those that kept calling his name on the incident lied against him. [Read]

Popular lawyer, Ozekhome to lead legal struggles for Senator Dino’s early freedom from Police Custody [READ MORE]

  … 3 lawmakers who convinced him to show up, report to police After more than eight days of hide-and-seek game between him and the police, who had surrounded his palatial Maitama residence, Kogi West Senator, Dino Melaye, finally showed up, and presented himself to the police in Abuja. NEWS FLAKES NG gathers that Dino, who had earlier proved defiant and vowed never to report to the police, willingly came out of his hiding, received the trio of Senator Murray Ben Bruce, Senator Atai idoko and House of Representatives member from Rivers State, Boma Goodhead, who had come to his house i in company with his fiery lawyer, Chief Mike [Read]

VIDEO: Dino Melaye slumps as he surrenders to the police [READ MORE & SEE PHOTOS]

  Dino Melaye slumped as he surrendered himself to the police, Eight days after the police laid siege outside his Abuja home. The embattled Senator Dino Melaye has finally surrendered to the police. Some senators paid Dino a visit inside the Maitama home on Friday, January 4th and afterwards escorted him to the Police headquarters to meet with the Inspector General of Police, Ibrahim Idris. The police stormed Dino Melaye home last Friday December 28th with the hope of arresting him for a case of attempted murder. The police allege that Dino and his “thugs” attempted to murder a police officer in Kogi in July 2018. Dino has since denied [Read]

JUST IN: Police Cuts Power Supply to Dino Melaye’s Residence, as Senator refuses to Surrender [READ MORE]

  Fresh report reaching NEWS FLAKES NG as at PRESS TIME has it that as the hide-and-seek game between Dino Melaye, the senator representing Kogi Central District in the National Assembly, and the Nigerian Police Force continues at his residence in Abuja, the power supply to the lawmaker’s house has been cut off by the security operatives, who have been keeping vigil at the house, prior to the latest reported arrest. Recall that the Police had invaded Melaye’s house on Friday, over allegations he was culpable in the shooting of a police officer in July 2018. The Police had also insisted that its officers would wait at the house until [Read]

BREAKING: Police reportedly Captures Dino Melaye after Cutting Power Supply to his House [READ MORE]

  Fresh report reaching NEWS FLAKES NG as at PRESS TIME has it that the Nigerian Police have this afternoon invaded the home of Senator Dino Melaye in his Abuja. The information further has it that Melaye has been reportedly captured and arrested by the Police. [READ ALSO] Dino Melaye Wanted for Homicide – Police [READ MORE] Police barricaded the street where the Senator resides at around 12.30 pm. Melaye’s house which is located at 11 Sangha street, off Mississippi, Maitama was surrounded by the Security operatives. The Security Operatives said to have successfully arrested the embattled Senator and he would be taken to Lokoja. In a related development, NEWS FLAKES [Read]

BREAKING: Police Invade Dino Melaye’s Abuja Residence, As Lawmaker Cries for Help [READ MORE]

Fresh report reaching NEWS FLAKES NG as at PRESS TIME has it that scores of police personnel have invaded the residence of the controversial lawmaker representing Kogi West in the National Assembly, Senator Dino Melaye. The invasion of the lawmaker’s Abuja residence located at 11 Sangha street, off Mississippi, Maitama, took place some minutes after Midday today. Presently, the street where his house is located has been cordoned off by security operatives with Toyota Hilux operational vehicles. Melaye had raised the alarm a few days ago over an attempt by the Federal Government to assassinate him. Attempts by our source’s correspondent to speak with the embattled senator failed as of [Read]

LOL! Dino Melaye Releases Another Hit track for APC Titled “BUHARI LO MU GARI WON”, Accuses Party of Causing Hunger [CLICK TO WATCH VIDEO HERE]

  Senator representing Kogi west senatorial district, Dino Melaye has once again released another hit track for Buhari and the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC) government titled “BUHARI LO MU GARI WON”, literally translated as meaning “It’s President Muhammadu Buhari who made the price of gari expensive”. The Senator called on Nigerians to vote out President Muhammadu Buhari because he’s responsible for hunger and poverty in the country. [WATCH TRENDING VIDEO HERE]: LOL! Senator Dino Melaye Releases Another Hit track for APC Titled “BUHARI LO MU GARI WON” – CLICK TO WATCH FOR FREE In a video posted on his official Instagram account (dinomelaye) on Tuesday, December 11, 2018, the lawmaker [Read]

Protesters against Osun result are “mentally unstable” – Aregbesola   

  Osun State Governor, Rauf Aregbesola, on Friday described those protesting against the result of Osun State governorship election as being mentally unstable. NEWS FLAKES NG gathers that the Senate President, Bukola Saraki, Speaker of the House of Representatives, Yakubu Dogara, and the National Chairman of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Uche Secondus were among the PDP leaders that staged a protest against the outcome of the election at the national headquarters of the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) in Abuja. Aragbesola spoke with State House correspondents on Friday after meeting with President Muhammadu Buhari at the Presidential Villa, Abuja. The Chairman of the APC Governorship Election Campaign in Osun [Read]

BREAKING: Dino clinches Kogi West PDP senatorial ticket

  Senator Dino Melaye has been affirmed as the Peoples Democratic Party, (PDP) flagbearer for Kogi West senatorial district for the 2019 general elections. The affirmation primary was conducted at the Prestige Hotel in Kabba, headquarters of the senatorial district. NEWS FLAKES NG gathers that the Returning officer for the exercise, Mr. Jude Sule, said Melaiye scored all the votes of the 800 plus delegates from the seven council areas that constitute the district. The exercise which was peaceful was monitored by the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) and some security personnel. Meanwhile, the affirmation of Dino Melaye came with some intrigues and twists as four other contenders in the [Read]

ASSASSINATION ATTEMPT: Police deny assassination attempt on Dino Melaye, asks him to report

The Kogi State Police Command has denied report by Senator Dino Melaye representing Kogi west district at the National Assembly, Thursday, that unknown gunmen in uniform (police,SARS and military) fired gun shots at the vehicle just as its asked the Senator and the people in his convoy to report to the office of the Deputy Commissioner of Police, State Criminal Intelligence and Investigation Department, Lokoja. Senator Dino Melaye had tweeted that he thanked God for sparing his life once again as over 20 bullets holes were on his jeep and alleging that a combination of police, SARS and military were the one responsible for the bullets holes. But the Kogi [Read]