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The above is an excerpt from one of many brilliant works of poetry by the late American writer and poet, Maya Angelou. In the expository tome, “ALL GOD’S CHILDREN NEED TRAVELLING SHOES”, Angelou reminds us all about the attribute of the place a man calls home.
Yoruba socio-cultural group, Yoruba Koya Movement, has declared tomorrow as a national day of protest against the ongoing killings and kidnapping across Yoruba-speaking states, including Kogi and Kwara.
The Katsina State government has assured Army and others tackling banditry, killings and kidnappings of necessary support.
The African Action Congress (AAC) governorship candidate in Oyo State during the 2019 general elections, Mr Akinwale Laosun, has urged Gov. Seyi Makinde to ensure that the state does not return to the violence era of the past.
A group, G20 Club Abuja, has called on President Muhammadu Buhari to deploy more troops to Taraba and Benue borders.
Pro-democracy group and rights activists have urged the Federal Government to tackle insecurity and rising youth unemployment in the country.
Ohanaeze Ndigbo has bemoaned the recent presidential order banning ownership of guns in the country, saying it was sign that ominous cloud was gathering in the country.
Pan-Yoruba socio cultural organisation, Afenifere, has tasked President Muhammadu Buhari to end all forms of extra-judicial killings, especially the ones perpetrated by Fulani herdsmen in the South West geopolitical zone.
The Daura Emirate Council in Katsina State says it has suspended all activities lined up to mark the forthcoming Eid-Al-fitr Sallah celebrations scheduled to commence next week.
Myanmar has granted early release to seven soldiers jailed for the killing of 10 Rohingya men and boys during a 2017 military crackdown in the western state of Rakhine, two prison officials, two former fellow inmates and one of the soldiers told Reuters news agency.
The National Chairman, Arewa Pastors Non-denominational Initiative for Peace, Bishop Abu Richard, says President Muhammadu Buhari is not the cause of the killings in the country.
The Chuibike Amaechi-led Rivers State Chapter of All Progressives Congress, APC, has denied given Governor Nyesom Wike pre-conditions for accepting the olive branch he offered during his broadcast.
The Vice-Chairman of Shinkafi Local Government Area of Zamfara State, Alhaji Sani Galadima, on Monday said bandits killed six members of the Civilian Joint Task Force in the area, adding that the council pays the hoodlums ransoms daily.
Gov. Ifeanyi Okowa of Delta says only God-fearing leaders that will serve the yearnings and aspirations of the people in every facet of national life will change the country for the better.
Eyewitnesses said a young man popularly known as Last Born suspected to be a member of a cult group was shot dead on Saturday night along Ekpo Abasi by Mayne Avenue, while another young man, said to be of a rival group was also shot dead along Uwanse Street, later same night, in what was believed to be a reprisal attack.
The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has described the presentation of a leadership award to President Muhammadu Buhari by governors of the All Progressives Congress (APC) as a shameful endorsement of failure.
Boris Johnson overwhelmingly won the first round of voting Thursday in the race to replace outgoing British Prime Minister Theresa May, with the field of candidates narrowed to seven from 10.
A veteran journalist, Alhaji Ishaq Hadejia, says social media will never edge out the conventional media in the society.
A pan Igbo socio-cultural organisation, Igbo Amaka (AM) has appealed to President Muhammadu Buhari to consider South-East for the position of Secretary to the Government of the Federation.
The Belgian attacker made it clear during his press conference, Hazard has been a regular penalty taker for his teams whether at country or club level, but he's not expecting the club captain to hand over the spot-kick duties to him at Real Madrid.
Olympiacos ready to rival Besiktas for Super Eagles out of favour midfielder Mikel Agu on a permanent deal from Portuguese giant FC Porto.
Veteran Nollywood actress Clarion Chukwurah has declared her acceptance of the Lord Jesus Christ as her Lord and personal saviour.
June 12: Speaker Obasa commends President Buhari, Asiwaju Tinubu, others for commitment to democratic...
Rt Hon Mudashiru Obasa, Speaker of the Lagos State House of Assembly and Chairman, Conference of Speakers of State Legislatures of Nigeria, has commended President Muhammadu Buhari for having the political will to declare June 12 Nigeria’s Democracy Day.
Madrid are understood to have struck a deal with Chelsea that could rise to a club-record transfer of £130 million once all bonus payments come into play.
The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) and the Robert Koch Institute (RKI) have signed a memorandum of understanding to work together to strengthen health security in Nigeria.
Ibadan Obas have faulted the insistence of the Olubadan, Oba Saliu Adetunji that this year’s masquerade festival must be according to his directive instead of following the tradition of the ancient city.