There’s a saying that goes,  “Those that live in glass houses shouldn’t throw stones.” This proverb perfectly explains Senator Dino Melaye’s current situation. The Senator, who represents Kogi West Senatorial District, is one of the proponents for the adoption of the Social Media Bill.

His focus is on Sahara Reporters, a website known for its guerrilla-styled news reporting, insisting that they are blackmailing the senate.

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The Dino Melaye Madness VIDEO: Frustrated pro Corruption Campaigner @dino_melaye calls on US Government to ban @SaharaReporters
Posted by Oluwakayode Olumide Ogundamisi on Friday, December 4, 2015

A day later, he was under flack from Sahara Reporters. In a series of tweets, they alleged that he had an illegal bank account in the United States.

They also tweeted evidence to that effect.

The fracas between the two parties is a complete 180 degree turn from when Senator Dino was an anti-corruption lobbyist who stoutly supported Sahara Reporters in their quest to ensure that the Nigerian public know the truth.

With Sahara Reporters founder, Omoyele Sowore.

Senator Dino also replied the allegations.

Nigerians have these to say about the matter.

Hon @dino_melaye, by the virtue (or lack thereof) of this tweet, I’m disappointed you’re a senator of my country.

— ♜’Seyifunmi♜ (@Im_a_MARVEL) December 6, 2015

In the mean time, we’re still waiting for the outcome of the Social Media Bill.


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