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Turkey removed four more mayors on Wednesday as part of a widening government crackdown on the pro-Kurdish Peoples’ Democratic Party (HDP), bringing to 20 the number of mayors who have been dismissed after being elected earlier this year.
Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan said Tuesday he would tell US counterpart Donald Trump that Washington must do more to implement a ceasefire deal they agreed in order to halt Turkey’s offensive in Syria.
President Recep Tayyip Erdogan said Thursday that UEFA was discriminating against Turkey’s football team following a controversy over the players’ use of military salutes on the pitch.
Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan said his country has captured one of the four wives of the slain leader of the Islamic State group, Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi, just days after it captured the elder sister, Rasmiya Awad.
Dozens of Turkish bar associations are threatening to boycott President Recep Tayyip Erdogan’s planned ceremony to open the judicial year at the presidential palace, saying it would be another violation of the judiciary’s independence.
The central banks of Qatar and Turkey have signed a currency swap agreement to provide liquidity and support for financial stability, Qatar's central bank said.
Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said on Saturday he hopes an American detained in Turkey will be released in the coming days after US sanctions were recently slapped on Turkish officials.
Turkey and the United States were on Thursday locked in the most serious diplomatic crisis between the NATO allies in years after Washington slapped sanctions on two senior Turkish ministers and Ankara vowed to retaliate.
Turkish and U.S. Officials decided to meet to work on resolving a diplomatic crisis between the two NATO allies, Deputy Prime Minister, Bekir Bozdag, said on Thursday.
The Oyo State Government has said that the palliatives that were looted by hoodlums on Friday at a warehouse in the Akobo area of Ibadan, the state capital, did not belong to the state government.
An APC chieftain in Bauchi State, Alhaji Aminu Tukur, on Saturday implored President Muhammadu Buhari to intervene in the crisis rocking the party in the state.
Regular vaccination for children is a necessity to sustain Nigeria’s zero polio status and to stave the recurrence of the debilitating disease, Dr Sylvia Anthony-Eweputanna, a paediatrician at the Federal Medical Centre, Owerri, has said.
Men of the Federal Capital Territory, FCT, Command of the Nigeria Police Force has foiled an attempt by some youths to break into a warehouse at the Arts and Culture building in Area 10, Garki.
A Civil Society Organisation, Citizens Action for Good Governance, CAGG, Friday, condemned former President Olusegun Obasanjo, on a statement made over President Muhammadu Buhari, on the #EndSARS protests in the country.
Gov. AbdulRahman AbdulRazaq of Kwara has named a 10-member judicial panel of inquiry into issues of brutality, human rights abuses and extrajudicial killings by the Police.
Lawal, who accumulated over 50 caps for Nigeria and represented his country at the Olympics (winning gold at Atlanta 1996), World Cup and AFCON tournaments, insists that the current generation doesn’t have the fire of his Super Eagles teams in the 1990s and early 2000s.
Officials tell Reuters Indonesia turned down a US request to allow its P-8 Poseidon planes to land and refuel there.
The Lekki Concession Company, LCC, has refuted claims that it removed the CCTV’s at Lekki tollgate few hours before the shooting of protesters on Tuesday.
The accident happened on Tuesday while a church community held a service in the building, which was still under construction, in the town of Akyem Batabi in the Eastern Region, National Disaster Management Organisation (NADMO) official Richard Amo-Yartey said.