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Turkish president Recep Tayyip Erdogan on Saturday called for the opposition’s local election victory in Istanbul to be declared invalid and the vote re-run, increasing the pressure on the country’s electoral authorities.
Police in Turkey have arrested six people, including a member of the ruling party, after an attack on main opposition leader Kemal Kilicdaroglu, as his party organised rallies against the incident.
Turkish election authorities on Wednesday confirmed opposition candidate Ekrem Imamoglu’s win over President Recep Tayyip Erdogan’s ruling AKP candidate after a recount of last month’s disputed Istanbul election.
Turkey’s opposition candidate for Istanbul mayor Ekrem Imamoglu was leading Monday by nearly 28,000 votes with most ballot boxes counted, Supreme Election Board (YSK) chairman Sadi Guven said.
The Federal Government on Friday inaugurated the first Infectious Disease Centre (IDC), in the Federal Capital Territory, and handed it over to the University of Abuja Teaching Hospital (UATH).
The 21-year-old impressed with his performances in the Champions League last season, most notably against Atletico Madrid.
The Premier League side are yet to find an agreement with the German club for the England international but latest reports claim that the Red Devils believe a deal can be done before the transfer window closes next month.
The reigning African women Long Jump champion, Ese Brume, recorded an impressive outing at the Doha Diamond League on Friday.
The Court of Appeal on Friday reserved judgment in Bayelsa deputy governor’s alleged certificate forgery suit.
Nigeria’s immediate past Senate President, Bukola Saraki, has urged voters in Edo State to protect their votes in the Saturday governorship election.
Besides the recently gazetted amendment of the penal code law on rape; there are also budgetary allocations towards fighting sex and gender-based violence, SGBV, in Kaduna state, wife of the governor, Hajya Ummi El-Rufa’i has said.
Senator Lawan: African free trade agreement must be backed by adequate policies, robust implementation
Speaking yesterday in Abuja when he received a visiting delegation from the African Continental Free Trade Area Secretariat, led by its newly elected Secretary-General, Wamkele Keabetswe Mene, the President of the Senate described the African Continental Free Trade Agreement as “a step in the right direction for the growth of African economies, through limited restrictions, leading to the stimulation of trade, commerce, and industry.”
Three persons were feared dead and many wounded when a patrol team of military and police officials raided communities in Andoni council area of Rivers State.
West Ham have confirmed that manager David Moyes has tested positive for coronavirus, alongside players Issa Diop and Josh Cullen.