Tag: Turkey

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Op-Ed EditorAugust 18, 2021

Reddington Zaine Laboratory creates additional COVID testing centres for travelling Nigerians

As the world begins to recover from the adverse impact of the COVID-19 pandemic, various measures have been adopted by ...

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Michael IsaacSeptember 13, 2020

Why we should be concerned about the fires at Greek refugee camps

Barely a month ago, news of African migrants who set sail on Greece’s water territory on inflatable life rafts and ...

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Michael IsaacAugust 16, 2020

Why we should be concerned that Greece is leaving African migrants at sea

Over 1000 African migrants were set to sail on Greece’s water territory on inflatable life rafts and abandoned by Greek ...

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Omoleye OmoruyiJanuary 25, 2018

The Late 5: Turkey urges U.S. to end it’s support for Kurdish fighters, WhatsApp preparing to roll out a new feature and other top stories

These are the Nigerian stories that drove conversation today. Libyan forces have arrested gang members suspected of torturing Nigerians and ...

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Omoleye OmoruyiNovember 13, 2017

23 companies want to invest in Nigeria following Buhari’s Turkey visit

President Muhammadu Buhari visited Turkey some weeks ago to boost bilateral trade and, 23 Turkish electrical manufacturing companies are set ...

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Samuel OkikeOctober 23, 2017

The Big 5: Buhari returns to Nigeria, IPOB threatens to take up arms, and other top stories

Good morning. Here are the top 5 stories you need to be monitoring today: President Muhammadu Buhari and his wife ...

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Omoleye OmoruyiOctober 22, 2017

President Buhari, wife arrive Nigeria after D-8 summit in Turkey (PHOTOS)

President Muhammadu Buhari and Aisha Buhari have arrived Abuja after a working visit to Turkey and the D-8 Summit. In ...

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Samuel OkikeOctober 20, 2017

The Late 5: Buhari’s proposed $5.5bn loan could take up to 30 years to repay, FG releases N3.5bn for vaccination programme, and other top stories

Good evening. Here are the top 5 stories that drove conversation today: It’s President Muhammadu Buhari’s second day in Turkey ...

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AzeezOctober 19, 2017

I was disturbed over ISIS’ support for Boko Haram – Buhari

President Muhammadu Buhari on Thursday said he was disturbed when terrorist group, Boko Haram claimed they have been receiving support ...

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Samuel OkikeOctober 19, 2017

The Big 5: Osinbajo meets with Kachikwu and Baru, Court releases Atiku’s son, and other top stories

Good morning. These are the top 5 stories you should be monitoring today: President Muhammadu Buhari arrived Turkey late yesterday ...

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AzeezOctober 18, 2017

Just In: Buhari arrives Turkey for D-8 summit

President Muhammadu Buhari has arrived Turkey where he will be participating in the ninth Summit of the Developing 8 (D-8) on ...

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AzeezOctober 17, 2017

Buhari to depart Nigeria for Turkey on Wednesday

President Muhammadu Buhari on Wednesday will depart for Istanbul, Turkey for the 9th Summit of the Organisation for Economic Cooperation (D-8) ...

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Omoleye OmoruyiOctober 14, 2017

President Buhari, Customs CG to visit Turkey over illegal importation of firearms

President Muhammadu Buhari and the Comptroller-General of Nigeria Customs Service (NCS), Col. Hameed Ali (rtd) will travel to Turkey for ...

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Omoleye OmoruyiSeptember 26, 2017

Customs boss meets Turkish envoy over illegal inflow of firearms

The Comptroller-General of Customs, Col. Hameed Ali (Rtd) Tuesday, met with the Turkish Ambassador to Nigeria, Hakan Cakil. Antecedent: The ...

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ToluSeptember 23, 2017

23 doctors managing 24 Zamfara hospitals | The 5 numbers that mattered this week

N14.06 trillion – According to the National Bureau of Statistics (NBS), Nigeria’s domestic debt portfolio as at June 2017 is ...

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Samuel OkikeSeptember 22, 2017

The Big 5: Non-academic staff of Nigerian universities calls off strike; World’s richest woman dies at 94; and other top stories

Good morning. Here are the top 5 stories you should be monitoring today: Following the lead of the Academic Staff ...

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Omoleye OmoruyiSeptember 22, 2017

Customs DG meets Turkish envoy today over illegal arms importation

The Comptroller General of Customs, Col. Hameed Ali, (retd.) Thursday, announced that the service would be having a diplomatic meeting with ...

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Omoleye OmoruyiSeptember 18, 2017

Turkey dissociates self from citizen who expressed support for Biafra

The Turkish Embassy in Nigeria has dissociated itself from a Turkish citizen, Abdülkadir Erkahraman, who has expressed support for the leader ...

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ItunuoluwaMay 16, 2017

Pres.Trump attempts to reassure Turkish President after U.S plan to arm Kurds

by Itunuoluwa Adebo President Donald Trump on Tuesday, sought  to repair relations with Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan, who is ...

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ItunuoluwaMay 11, 2017

Turkey warns US of the backlash from decision to arm Kurdish fighters

by Itunuoluwa Adebo Turkey has warned the US, Wednesday that the decision to arm Kurdish forces fighting Islamic State in ...

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ItunuoluwaApril 26, 2017

Turkey bombs allies in Syria and Iraq | US officials deeply ‘concerned’

Turkey carried out a series of airstrikes Tuesday against US allies fighting ISIS in Syria and Iraq amd US officials ...

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ToluDecember 26, 2016

Who is Mevlut Mert Altintas – the policeman who shot Russia’s ambassador to Turkey?

“Don’t forget Aleppo. Don’t forget Syria. Unless our towns are secure, you won’t enjoy security. Only death can take me ...

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Oludolapo AdelanaDecember 19, 2016

The Late 5: These are the stories that drove conversation today

These are the top five stories that drove conversation today. 1. Dangote ranked 68th on Forbes list of world’s most powerful ...

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Oludolapo AdelanaDecember 19, 2016

UPDATE: Russian Ambassador to Turkey killed in Ankara (GRAPHIC VIDEO)

Russia’s Ambassador to Turkey, Andrei Karlov was on Monday killed at a photo exhibition in Ankara. Karlov, was shot by ...

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AzeezOctober 30, 2016

Nigerian students in Turkish universities safe – envoy

Nigerian students in Turkish universities are safe under the government, Turkish ambassador to Nigeria, Hakan Cakil has said. Cakil said ...

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AzeezOctober 12, 2016

We are taking necessary steps to ensure release of detained student in Turkey – FG

The Ministry of Foreign affairs on Wednesday said it was taking necessary steps to ensure the release of the detained ...

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AzeezOctober 1, 2016

50 Nigerian students arrested over Turkey failed coup

The Turkish government have alleged arrested 50 Nigerian student over the botched military coup in the country. Most of the ...

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Adebayo EmuleomoAugust 24, 2016

The YNaija tracklist: ‘Buhari’ dog owner is still in prison | Borno state wants Sheriff arrested for Boko Haram links | Turkey launches campaign against ISIS | More

From the papers- a tracklist Bode George accuses Governors Wike and Fayose of greed over PDP chairmanship- YNaija Borno state ...

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Oludolapo AdelanaAugust 21, 2016

How teenager killed 51 people at Turkish wedding

On a day of celebration, 51 lives were taken by a suicide bomber in Turkey. The dead were dancing at a ...

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Adebayo EmuleomoJuly 31, 2016

Reuben Abati: The failed Turkey coup and Erdogan’s ‘power poisoning’

by Reuben Abati I was shocked by the trenchant reaction to my piece on the July 15 attempted coup in ...

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