Apr 16, 2013

Ex-Lawmaker Dino Melaye Survives Assassination Attempt In Abuja


A former Nigerian federal lawmaker, Dino Melaye, Monday night escaped assassination in Abuja, Nigeria’s capital city. Mr. Melaye, an staunch government critic, was attacked in the high-brow Central Business District of the city, while making his way home.He said the attackers, driving in a Golf car, crossed his car near the NNPC towers and immediately began shooting at him. He said two bullets hit his car before he managed to escaped unharmed.

“I am safe,” he told PREMIUM TIMES.