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Dino Melaye Biography, Career, Controversies & Net worth(2023)

Dino Melaye is a Nigeria politician  known for his passionate speeches, active involvement in national debates, and his vocal stance on various issues. In this article we will discuss about his Biography, Career, Controversies and his net worth. Read also: Nnamdi Kanu Biography 

Dino Melaye Biography, Career, Controversies & Net worth (2023)

Biography of Dino Biography

Dino Melaye was born on January 1, 1974, in Kano State, Nigeria.   He attended Abdulaziz Attah Memorial College, Okene for his secondary school education and attended Ahmadu Bello University in Zaria, where he pursued a degree in geography 2000. Dino was an active member of the National Association of Nigerian Students (NANS), African Youth Council and the Commonwealth Youth Council, where he served as executive member. 

His educational background laid the foundation for his later engagement in politics and public life. He has won so many awards by across Nigeria by various organizations. He won the African youth of the year award among many other citizens of 54 competing Commonwealth countries in 2005. And  was appointed by President Olusegun Obasanjo to become the Presidential Advisory Council on Youths. 

Dino Melaye’s Political Career

Dino Melaye’s went  into politics in 2007, when he was elected as a member of the Nigerian House of Representatives, representing the Kabba/Bunu/Ijumu federal constituency. 

In 2015, he went to the Nigerian Senate, representing the Kogi West Senatorial District. During his reign in the Senate, he continued to be a figure in Nigerian politics, often making headlines for his passionate speeches and confrontations with other politicians. His time in the Senate marked a period of both influence and controversy.

Dino Melaye Controversies

He has engaged in public disputes with fellow politicians and has faced various legal challenges and allegations. One of the most incidents was in 2018 when he was arrested and charged with alleged illegal possession of firearms. He denied these charges and said that they were politically motivated.

Dino’s Personal Life

Dino Melaye has been known for his vibrant and outspoken public personal. He has used social media as a platform to share his views, often making headlines with his statements and actions. Senator Dino divorced Tokunbo Melaye after ten years of marriage, due to domestic violence related case. Tokunbo had three children with Dino.

Net Worth

Dino is a wealthy senator and has received several awards and recognitions across Nigeria. His estimated net worth is about N500 million.


Where is Dino Melaye from?

Dino Melaye was born in Kano State, Nigeria. Where he attended Abdulaziz Attah Memorial College, Okene for his secondary school education.

Is Dino Melaye in PDP?

Dino Melaye, a former senator, has clinched the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) governorship ticket for the 11 November governorship election in Kogi State.

Who is Dino for governor?

PDP governorship candidate in Kogi State.

Who is Dino Melaye running mate?

Habeebat Deen is the running mate  to the Former Kogi East senator and the governorship candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) Dino Melaye.

Who won the Kogi PDP governorship candidate?

Dino Melaye has won the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) ticket for the Kogi State Governorship Election.


Dino Melaye has been both celebrated and criticized for his passionate advocacy and public statements. From his early days in Kano to his educational time and his rise in politics, his journey has been marked by both accomplishments and controversies. His presence in the House of Representatives and later in the Senate left a mark on Nigerian politics.

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