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Police Attempted to Arrest Dino Melaye in Court.

The operatives of the Special Anti Robbery Squad (SARS) stormed the premises of the Federal Capital Territory (FCT) High Court in Maitama, Abuja, to arrest the senator representing Kogi West in the National Assembly, Dino Melaye,
Melaye was arraigned before the court on a two-count charge for allegedly giving false information to the police.

He denied committing offence.
Justice Olasumbo Goodluck, granted him bail after listening to the submissions of his counsel, Mr. Ricky Tarfa (SAN), and the prosecuting counsel, Mr. Magaji Labaran.
The judge admitted him to bail in the sum of N100,000, a surety in like sum, who must not be below grade level 14 in the Federal Civil Service.

In addition, the surety must show evidence of where he resides in the FCT.
Justice Goodluck adjourned the case until May 16 and May 17 for commencement of trial.
In count one, the senator, was alleged to sometime in April 2017, deliberately gave false information to the police to frame Governor Bello’s Chief of Staff, M…

Former president Goodluck Ebele Jonathan has warned the Minister of Information, Lai Mohammed to respect his age and stop lying to Nigerians.

Jonathan made the observation in a statement by his former aide, Reno Omokri, while reacting to a statement accredited to the minister of information when he made the following observation. “Now, don’t compare orange with apple. When Chibok girls were kidnapped, it took the PDP government 18 full days to admit that the girls were kidnapped. This time we swung into action within 24 hours.”

According to a statement made, Jonathan wonders when Mohammed will respect his old age and stop lying?

The statement reads:

“My attention has been drawn to fallacious comments made by the notoriously dishonest Minister of Information, Alhaji Lai Mohammed, to the effect that the Jonathan administration did not act on time when the Chibok Girls were kidnapped whereas the Buhari government acted promptly when the Dapchi Girls were kidnapped.

“Lai’s comments are reminiscent of the statement made by Presidential spokesman, Femi Adesina, justifying President Buhari’s inaction on killer Fulani herdsmen because …

A former President, Olusegun Obasanjo, revealed one of the major regrets in his life.

The two-time Nigerian leader who is marking his 81st birthday, said the early death of his parents and their failure to enjoy the fruits of the sacrifice they made while raising him continues to make him sad.

He made the disclosure at a ceremony to mark his birthday at Marque Events Centre located within the premises of Olusegun Obasanjo Presidential Library, Abeokuta.

Mr. Obasanjo said he wished his parents lived long to witness his success in life.

“One thing I always miss and remember is that my parents left this world too early. The sacrifice they made, they did not wait to see the results. How I wish they had waited to see and eat fruits of their labour,’ Mr. Obasanjo said.

The former president, however, said he draws consolation from the Yoruba belief that the dead always look behind to see happenings after them on earth.

With that belief, he said he was sure his late parents would still be happy in their graves even now.

“But going by what Yoruba believe and say, that the dead always…