The Senator who represents Kogi West took the action against the online news platform for alleged defamation of character, wrongful accusation, among other charges following allegations levelled against him by the platform.
A report on SaharaReporters alleged that Melaye did not complete his first degree in Geography at Ahmadu Bello University, Zaria.
The platform caught the attention of the Senate on Tuesday, leading to its decision to refer the matter to its Ethics and Privileges Committee for investigation.
The committee was directed to investigate the claim that Melaye not possess an authentic first degree certificate from the Ahmadu Bello University, Zaria.
Dino Melaye while reacting said he got his first degree several years ago and that his name was being smeared by those against his rising political profile.
The suit, according to his media office, was filed at the Federal Capital Territory, FCT, High Court, on Wednesday.