Tag: Turkey

Mazi EmekaJuly 17, 2016

Reuben Abati: Nigerians and the failed coup in Turkey

By Reuben Abati Turkey is about five hours away from Nigeria by air, about 2, 634 miles from here, but the ...

Mazi EmekaJuly 16, 2016

The Big 5: These are the stories you should be monitoring today

These are the top five stories you should be monitoring today. 1. Coup attempts fails in Turkey A coup attempt ...

Mazi EmekaJuly 16, 2016

Turkish military coup fails

A coup was on Friday night, attempted in Turkey, as top military officials in the country declared that they had “taken ...

Oreoluwa PetersJune 24, 2016

Siasia releases 35-man provisional list for the Rio Olympics

Samson Siasia, head coach of the U-23 team has released the 35-man provisional list for this year’s Rio Olympics. He ...

Oreoluwa PetersNovember 20, 2015

These are the turkey-sharing pictures that’s earned Julius Agwu several criticism

In commemoration of thanksgiving weekend in the US, ace comedian, Julius Agwu through his Julius Agwu Foundation, shared 250 turkeys to 250 families ...

Janeth JSeptember 14, 2015

Thisday claims Okorocha travelled to Turkey with 100 people

The people of Imo state have reportedly criticized the Turkey trip embarked on by their state governor, Rochas Okorocha, alongside 100 others. ...

Kolapo OlapojuSeptember 5, 2015

How Nigerian ISIS-supporters purportedly get visas to join sect in Syria

It’s been revealed by the Head of Mission, Syria embassy in Nigeria, Dr. Shafik Daiyob, that Nigerian supporters of the ...

ifrekeFebruary 4, 2015

‘I don’t believe in juju’ – Super Eagles striker, Emenike responds to ritual stories

by Mark Bassey Super Eagles and Fenerbahce player Emmanuel Emenike, has rubbished media reports that claimed he underwent a Turkish ...

Kolapo OlapojuDecember 9, 2014

Move over America, the Russians are giving us the jets we need

by Kolapo Olapoju A few days after a Chad-bound arms laden Russian plane was intercepted by the Nigerian Army at the ...

YEditorDecember 2, 2014

The Pope prayed at a mosque last weekend – Is this the cool, progressive thing to do?

by Adedayo Ademuwagun Picture the Pope praying in a mosque alongside top Muslim leaders. That’s what happened in Turkey last ...

Kolapo OlapojuOctober 21, 2014

Sexy and young: Sweden’s Minister of Health gets loads of love from around the world

by Temitope Onitiju He’s just 29-years-old and is fondly called the ‘handsome minister’. Sweden’s Minister of Health, Gabriel Wikstrom got ...

Isime EseneSeptember 8, 2014

What attracted me to my husband – Adaeze Yobo opens up

by Akan Ido Former beauty queen, Adaeze Yobo can’t stop talking about her relationship with Super Eagles captain, Joseph Yobo. ...

writerJuly 11, 2014

Meet the World’s Tallest Teenager who stands at over 7 feet tall (LOOK)

by Kolapo Olapoju According to a Guinness World Records news release, a teenager, Rumeysa Gelgi, 17, from Safranbolu, Turkish now ...

March 23, 2014

Perry Brimah: The Turkey arms to Nigeria terrorists mess

by Perry Brimah Does Nigeria act appropriately when arms are smuggled or cargoed into and through its borders? Is there ...

March 21, 2014

You’re blocked! Turkey announces a ban on Twitter after corruption allegations

by Oge Okonkwo Turkish prime minister, Recep Tayyip Erdogan has placed a ban on Twitter use as a social media ...

February 26, 2014

9 foods that takes away your energy

by Fitnea There are thieves among foods, stealing your energy and harming your health. Everything you eat has an impact ...

February 2, 2014

BUSTED: Man arrested with 107 ATM cards at Lagos Airport

by ‘Jola Sotubo Operatives of the National Drug Law Enforcement Agency (NDLEA), yesterday apprehended a man found in possession of ...

January 15, 2014

Okey Ndibe: On Nigeria’s new ‘MINTED’ hope

by Okey Ndibe Nigeria’s economic policy makers are understandably giddy about Mr. O’Neill’s flattering prognosis. I’d caution the infusion of ...

January 10, 2014

Opinion: Nigeria and its phantom MINT projections

by Nasir Suwaid The basic fundamental problem though is the fact that valid projections should always be premised on certain ...

October 26, 2013

Sad news: Intending pilgrim dies hours before arrival in Israel

by Adeola Balogun An intention to go on pilgrimage has ended in sorrow for one unfortunate pilgrim and his family ...

October 22, 2013

Turkey opens its first online sex shop for Muslims

A Turkish entrepreneur has opened the country’s first online sex shop for Muslims, selling everything from lubricants to herbal aphrodisiacs ...

October 14, 2013

Unacceptable: Turkish TV presenter gets sacked for showing TOO MUCH CLEAVAGE in low-cut top (PHOTOS)

A Turkish TV presenter has been dismissed after a spokesman for the ruling Justice and Development Party criticised her for ...

September 18, 2013

Vera Ezimora: How to eat (hard) meat at a Nigerian event with swag

by Vera Ezimora So you stare at this meat in your plate and you imagine yourself at home, showing it ...

September 13, 2013

8 foods that are good for your eyes

by Lauren Chadwick Eating corn regularly reduces the risks of cataracts in women and helps prevent the loss of yellow ...

August 2, 2013

Is this truly Jesus’ cross? Archaeologists may have uncovered a relic from the crucifixion (PHOTOS)

Archaeologists in Turkey believe they have found a small piece of the cross used to crucify Jesus. It was discovered ...

July 8, 2013

Drastic measures: Man wears hideous CAGE on his head to stop himself from smoking (PHOTO)

A lifelong smoker keen to quit has taken  drastic measures to kick the habit – he has locked his head ...

May 26, 2013

Turkey bans alcohol advertising, forbids flight attendants from wearing red lipsticks

Turkey has banned alcohol advertising and increased restrictions on alcohol sales today in a move likely to anger secularists who ...

March 22, 2013

World Record: Thieves steal entire bridge in Turkey (PHOTO)

In a most unusual incident thieves on Monday stole an entire bridge, apparently for its scrap metal, in the western ...

September 19, 2012

The Tony Elumelu Foundation partners AllWorld Inc. to promote small businesses

by Isi Esene The Tony Elumelu Foundation (TEF) and AllWorld Network Inc. on Tuesday organised a press conference to intimate ...

August 6, 2012

#JustHappened: Syrian prime minister deserts the Assad government

by Isi Esene The Syrian prime minister, Riyad Hijab has been reported to have defected to the opposition this morning. ...

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