Dino Melaye damaged 2 police vehicles while attempting to escape from custody (Guardian)

A prosecution witness on Friday, told an FCT High Court in Apo, Abuja that Sen. Dino Melaye, damaged two police property when he forced his way out of the vehicles and attempted to escape. The police alleged that Melaye while…

Court grants Dino bail 15 days after arrest by police (Punch)

A Federal Capital Territory High Court in Maitama, Abuja has granted bail to Senator representing Kogi West, Dino Melaye, who was being held by the Police in the Department of State Services hospital in Abuja. Justice Yusuf Halilu granted him…

*Lagos pupil steps on abandoned well covered with sacks, drowns (Punch) * Egbetokun takes over from Edgal as Lagos CP (Nation)

Lagos pupil steps on abandoned well covered with sacks, drowns (Punch) Residents of Orepeju Close in the Akowonjo area of Lagos are in mourning following the death of a seven-year-old boy, Godwin Samuel, who fell into an abandoned well. When…

*Masked policemen storm clinic, evacuate Dino Melaye (Punch) * APC rally: MC Oluomo may be flown abroad (Punch)

Masked policemen storm clinic, evacuate Dino Melaye (Punch) Masked persons suspected to be policemen have reportedly stormed the Police Clinic in Garki, Abuja, whisking away embattled Kogi West Senator, Dino Melaye. He was believed to have been taken to Lokoja,…

*Lagos Budget: Allegation by state govt baseless — Lawmakers (Vanguard)*Labour begins consultation, mobilisation ahead of Tuesday’s strike (Punch)

Friday, January 4, 2019 Lagos Budget: Allegation by state govt baseless — Lawmakers (Vanguard) The Lagos State House of Assembly, yesterday, described the allegation by the state government that its refused to form a statutory quorum to receive the 2019…

*Private sector set to debate with Lagos governorship candidates (Punch)* 2019: God won’t allow any opposition party to win Lagos – Oba Akiolu (Tribune)

January 3, 2019 Private sector set to debate with Lagos governorship candidates (Punch) The Lagos Chamber of Commerce and Industry has announced that it is set to host yet another edition of private sector interaction with governorship candidates in Lagos…

Police denies trying to break into Dino Melaye’s residence (Guardian)

Nigeria Police has denied allegations that it plans to break into the Abuja residence of Nigeria lawmaker, Dino Melaye. Melaye, who represents Kogi South Senatorial district in the Nigerian Senate had alleged that brought tools to break into and vandalize the…

Police vow to continue siege until Dino Melaye is arrested (Guardian)

Nigeria Police said it will not lift the current siege on the Abuja resident of senator Dino Melaye until he surrenders himself for arrest. “The Police operatives with a duly obtained Warrant of Arrest deployed to arrest Senator Dino Melaye…

IG denies ordering Melaye’s arrest (Nation)

The Inspector-General of Police, IGP Ibrahim Idris has denied ordering his personnel to arrest and inject Senator Dino Melaye. The Senator representing Kogi West Senatorial district in the National Assembly had in a statement credited to him alleged that the…

IGP kicks against Senate confirmation (Nation)

Inspector-General of Police (IGP), Ibrahim Idris, on Wednesday disagreed with the plan of the Senate to adopt a Bill to make it mandatory for the upper chamber to screen and confirm the appointment of prospective IGP. The police boss also…

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