Dino Melaye cars, house, jet & updates 2019
While people often argue over the controversial personality of Dino Melaye, no one denies the fact that he has an impressive collection of exotic cars. Today, let's take a peed at Dino Melaye cars and latest news on Senator Dino Melaye recently!
1. Dino Melaye biography & brief facts
Before getting to know Senator Dino Melaye cars and their worth, let's have an overview of his background.
Dino Daniel Melaye is one influential and outspoken Nigerian politician. He was born on the 1st of January, 1974 in the old Northern city of Kano, Nigeria, so he is 45 years old now. Dino Melaye had his Secondary School Education at Air Force Secondary School in Kaduna where he was the head boy. In 2000, he graduated from Ahmadu Bello University where he had his first degree in Geography.
Dino Melaye wife & children
Dino Melaye who is currently single has three kids with his Ex-partner who he cohabited with for over 10 years before their very public divorce in 2013 after claims of battery and physical assault on her by Dino Melaye. Shortly after the divorce, another woman named Alero Falope moved into his house but their relationship didn’t last up to six months before they departed.
Dino Melaye wealth
The Nigerian Senator has an estimated net worth of about $100 million and as you would expect, the senator has an array of luxury and stupendously expensive properties. Some of these Dino cars and houses will be highlighted below on Naijacarnews.com!
Dino Daniel Melaye is an influential and outspoken Nigerian politician
2. Senator Dino Melaye Cars
With such a huge net worth of $100 million, it's no surprise that Dino Melaye car collection has a top luxury fleet of supercars in the garage. Just take a look at Dino cars pictures below and you can easily figure out how rich this guy is!
Because we can't list each car in Dino Melaye's car collection, we will group them here into some brands or of the same categories.
This is probably the most anticipated car in Dino garage although the Senator doesn't flaunt it much in public. There are only one or two times he posted about it on his social account. Here's its picture uploaded by him.
Due to insufficient information regarding its version, trim level or production year, we can hardly tell its exact price in naira. Just knowing it might cost from 600 million naira to 1 billion if this is a brand new Veyron.
Dino Melaye's Bugatti looks perfect with its sleek lines
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2.2. Ferrari cars
If Dino doesn't get a Ferrari, who will? The senator will not fail to rock the famous brand and is a proud member of the Ferrari nation. He has been seen driving his red Ferrari around Abuja more than one occasion and has not failed to flaunt the speedster ability of this Red Devil. As you would expect of a Ferrari, this one is definitely pricey and shouldn't cost anything less than $150,000 dollars which is an upwards of about N54 million. Have a look at some pictures of Dino's Ferrari below.
Senator Dino cant help but show off his expensive piece
Senator Dino Melaye Cruising in his Ferrari
2.3. Polaris Slingshot
Another cartoon character looking automobile makes its way to the SDM garage. This is a Polarise Industries manufactured unconventional vehicle nicknamed the Slingshot. As spooky and somewhat shiny as it looks, the Slingshot has had some real market success which makes it unsurprising at how it found its way to Dino's garage in 2015.
The Slingshot comes with a 2.4 Liter four-cylinder engine that supplies about 173 hp to the autocycles 3 wheels which has a single rear wheel of 18 inches dimension and two 17' front wheels. This one must have cost SDM as much as N8 million excluding shipping and customs clearing fees which would possibly see that figure bump up to as much as N10 million.
Dino's Slingshot comes with a 2.4 Liter four-cylinder engine
2.4. Rolls Royce
In 2015, Sahara Reports did a story on Senator Dino's latest purchase at that time, which was a 2015 Rolls Royce Wraith which the senator proudly displayed at his mansion. This one has a manufacturer stated retail price starting at N107 million and could go as high up as N145 million.
Every Rolls Royce model is a statement car, commanding respect and comes with exclusivity that only the Rolls Royce Brand offers. The 2015 Rolls Royce Wraith is built on a 122.5-inch wheelbase and comes with a 6.6 Liter V12 engine that comes accompanied by a special 8-speed automatic transmission.
Dino Melaye's 2015 Rolls Royce Wraith valued at about N107 Million
Before we forget, we're certain you've seen pictures of other Rolls Royce Brands sitting gracefully on the Senator's front garage. Well, he happens to own more that one Rolls Royce, in fact, he has about three of them to his name. A Rolls Royce Phantom and a Rolls Royce Dawn in addition to the 2015 Rolls Royce Wraith.
In addition to the Rolls Royce Wraith Melaye also owns a Rolls Royce Phantom and a Dawn
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2.5. Porsche Panamera
In 2013, Dino Melaye would ceremoniously show off his 2012 Porsche Panamera Turbo S trim on his facebook page to the amazement of his followers. The hatchback S trim comes with a 4.8 Liter V8 engine which combines a rear-wheel-drive powertrain to pump out about 550 hp. This one has a manufacturer stated retail price of N32.8 million and the car completes the (0-60) mph lap in about 5.7 seconds.
Melaye's 2012 Porsche Panamera Turbo S trim comes with a 4.8 Liter V8 engine
2.6. Mercedes Benz G-Class
Abuja residents have always been bombarded by the constant sight of senator Dino Melaye's G-Wagons. The senator has about two in his possession which he purchased in 2013 and 2015 respectively. His 2013 purchase is a 2011 Mercedes G-Class with a starting price of N38.9 million built on a 112.2 inches wheelbase, with a 5.5 Liter V8 engine helping pump out 382hp and 391 lb-ft torque.
The Senator regularly shows off his white G-Wagon within the FCT
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2.7. Bentley Continental
A 2015 Bentley Continental GT coupe trim also finds a place in SDM's garage. This trim is known to come with a 6.0 Liter W12 engine that delivers 582 hp at 6100 rpm and 531 lb-ft at 1700rpm. The power engine is accompanied by a 6 speed automatic transmission along with a Remote keyless entry and Remotely activated approach light features. This beauty has a current price listing of between N34 million to N55.5 million.
Melaye's Bentley has a current price listing of between N34 million to N55.5 million
2.8. Chevrolet Corvette
Senator Dino Melaye has in his garage a w/3LT Trim 2010 Chevrolet Corvette which has a manufacturer stated retail price of N21.3 million. The 2010 Corvette is a rear-wheel-drive, 6-speed manual transmission speed car that is built with a 6.2 Liter V8 engine that delivers a solid 430 hp at a revve of 590 rpm and torque of 424 lb-ft. This car has made a name for her self as one of the sexiest cars around and Dino has not held back an inch at showing off her sexy rear when he feels like.
Melaye's 2010 Corvette comes with a rear-wheel-drive power train
2.9. Lamborghini Gallardo Spyder
The Senator will purchase a 2006 Lamborghini Gallardo Spyder which had a manufacturer's stated price tag of about N64 million and comes with a V10 engine that delivers.
The senator tends to acquire supercars in bright colors
2.10. Vintage cars
The Senator owns a collection of old-school cars and he doesn't spare the effort to show them off time and again. In this collection are cars like the Peugeot 504, a vintage Rolls Royce which he recently showed off during an election campaign, a 1958 Mercedes Benz model and a MG-TD replica of a 1923 Rolls Royce.
A peek at Dino Melaye's Vintage Garage
Dino's white vintage sitting out majestically
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How much are Dino Melaye cars worth in total?
There's no exact calculation of how much the total number of Dino cars worth, but you can evaluate yourself based on what listed above. The sum of all mentioned car price tags ranges from at least ₦1 billion to ₦1.5 billion.
That's not referring to his fleet of motorbikes or some mainstream car models.
This Senator has a big love for cars, than anything else
3. Facts about Dino Melaye private jet & recent news on Dino Melaye
When it comes to Dino Melaye, scandals never stop.
In his latest movement when running for Kogi West governor election, Dino has boasted about his skills in bed which are far better than the current governor Yahaya Bello. He also stated he was more handsome, taller and better educated than this Kogi governor.
Though we are not sure why Dino brings out those criteria to run for the governor position, we can be quite certain about his future private jet.
With Dino's flamboyant lifestyle, he surely goes for a jet if affordable
If you follow Dino Melaye closely enough, you know he will acquire a brand new $35 million private jet once elected Kogi governor. Although this news hasn't made public by the senator, our reports show high chances it will happen, especially when many news agencies get the same piece of information.
Another source, however, refutes the possibility of Dino buying a jet as they cited Dino's saying: "Private jet equals private death, stop the stealing now!"
Naijacarnews will follow the case and update you with latest news on Senator Dino Melaye if have.
4. Collection of Dino Melaye houses
Senator has quite a number of houses both in Nigeria and even outside the country. He is popularly known with a mansion worth about $6.5 million in Abuja, Nigeria.
Check some pics outside and inside his mansion in Nigeria here!
The Senators Multi Million Naira Mansion
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5. Highlights & Scandals in Dino Melaye's political career
Senator Dino has had an illustrious political career up till now. He felt the need to join politics really early on while paying close attention to his self-appointed mentor who was a former military administrator of Lagos State. During his stay in university, he became a prominent and very influential student union leader both within his school and within the national setup of the National Association of Nigerian Students (NANS). Dino will later be appointed to the Youths Advisory Council as Chairman by then-President Chief Olusegun Obasanjo
Melaye forayed into partisan politics and got elected to the National Assembly in 2007 as a member representing the Kabba-Bunu / Ijumu Federal constituency at the Federal House of Representatives. This period saw him gain national prominence as he made himself very visible with his activism antics.
By 2011 Melaye had lost his chance to return to the national assembly but will later return as a senator in 2015 when he won the election over PDP's candidate Smart Adeyemi.
By 2019, Dino had already become a household name due to his constant run-in with law enforcement units of the country but will however get re-elected to the Red chambers during the 2019 general elections that saw him defeat same Smart Adeyemi. That election came into question and has been put aside prompting a rerun that is to play-out later this year.
Dino Melaye has been a very fortunate man and has received several awards and special recognitions from various associations and groups. Some of these awards include 2017 and 2018 Senator of the Year, Best Honourable Rep. of the Year, Protector of the Youth, Epitome of Servant, Youth Libra for Award, the Great Motivator of Student, Most Vibrant Honourable Member, 2005 African Parliamentarian of the Year in USA, Most Performed National Legislator and so many others.
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The fiery Dino Melaye in Senate
As a political figure with a very strong activism background, Senator Dino has not been shy of getting in the murky waters of controversy. He was a lead actor in the famous 2010 brawl that occurred in the Green chamber which unfortunately had visiting school children attendance. He has remained vocal with his own ideologies and has constantly proclaimed his purported disdain for corruption. He has in most instances spoken off when no other person seems to, making him stand-out in that regard. He has even been vocal against his own party, publicly condemning their policies and actions.
In a notable instance, he boldly stood by Senator Bukola Saraki who was the duly elected President of the Senate against the wishes of his party and did so right to the end of Saraki's tenure in May of 2019. During that four periods, Dino will endure the political wrath of his party and will be seen in very public and partisan controversies that was him arraigned in court for legally acceptable offenses which were however too spurious and persecutory in nature.
He also had running cases with his state governor whom he advised to resign for being incompetent and corrupt. This battle has seen him being dragged to court for several offenses including the false claim of assassination, attempted murder, sponsoring crime, attempted self-harm etc. The senator is currently enjoying some time away from the public and a period of relative peace even as his party keeps him aware of their large political fangs.
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