Osun Rerun: Lessons In Defeat

By Muhammed Abdullahi If truly the dead could see, the late Senator Isiaka Adeleke would most certainly be full of apology, and possibly appreciation, to the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), a party he once described as one “full of criminals” but which has now saved him from a shameful legacy of being buried, mourned and forgotten. Courtesy the PDP, Adeleke ‘resurrected’ and is now back in the red chamber. Perhaps, Ademola Adeleke, now elected to replace his elder brother, the late Sen. Isiaka Adeleke, would still be in mourning if…

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Quit Notice: “I Will Lead The War If Igbos Are Touched”

Quit Notice: "I Will Lead The War If Igbos Are Touched | TheDiscourseNg

Former Abia State governor, Orji Uzor Kalu has warned that he will personally lead his people to war if any Igbo man is killed as a result of the quit notice issued by Arewa youths. A coalition of Northern youths had recently ordered Igbos in the North to vacate the region by October 1, a situation that has continue to cause so much controversy in the country. Reacting to the quit notice, the former governor said those who issued the quit notice were not reasonable northerners. Featuring on an interview…

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VIDEO: Buhari In High Spirits, Recuperating Fast – Osinbajo

Acting President, Prof Yemi Osinbajo has revealed that President Buhari is recuperating fast and in high spirits. The Ag.President who visited the President in London last night informed State House correspondents that he had a lengthy discussion with Buhari on wide ranging issues and the State of the Nation. See video of his interaction with State House correspondents below: Press Briefing by Acting President @profosinbajo, ahead of today's Federal Executive Council (FEC) Meeting https://t.co/KKL0gqwe2L — Presidency Nigeria (@NGRPresident) July 12, 2017

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Senate Passes Compulsory Treatment and Care of Victims of Gunshots Bill

The senate has passed a bill that compels hospitals in all parts of the country to treat gunshot victims without demanding police report or financial deposit. The bill was passed during the senate’s Tuesday’s plenary session. The bill also mandates security agents to assist people with gunshot wounds and ensure that they are taken to the nearest hospital for immediate treatment. President of the Senate, Senator Bukola Saraki, while passing the bill said most gunshot victims are not criminals. According to Saraki, “By the passage of this Bill, the Senate has…

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BREAKING: Supreme Court Declares Makarfi Authentic PDP Chairman

The Supreme court has ended the months of bitter tussle in the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) by declaring Ahmed Makarfi as the authentic Chairman of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP). Makarfi and Ali Modu Sheriff had been involved in a tussle for the leadership position of the opposition party. But the court on Tuesday sacked the Sheriff-led faction. details later…

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Osinbajo To Brief Nigerians On Meeting With Buhari

Nigerians might get fresh insight into the state of health of President Muhammadu Buhari as the Acting President Yemi Osinbajo will soon brief the nation on the outcome of his meeting with President Muhammadu Buhari in London. Mr Laolu Akande, the Senior Special Assistant to the Acting President on Media and Publicity, made this known on his twitter handle on late Tuesday night. He described the meeting as ““a very good meeting.” He said: “We will soon share more information about Acting President’s London meeting with President Buhari. It was…

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