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Amnesty accuses Turkey of using state of emergency to ‘shrink’ opposition

Turkey needs to stop using its ongoing state of emergency as justification for locking up human rights activists, journalists and civil society leaders, Amnesty International said in a report released on Thursday.

Mass trial of Turkey alleged coup ringleaders resumes

A mass trial resumed in Turkey on Monday of more than 220 suspects, including former generals, accused of being among the ringleaders of last year's coup bid to unseat President Recep Tayyip Erdogan.

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Drama as rookie emerges Niger Assembly speaker

Drama in Minna as the Niger State House of Assembly on Tuesday suspended the Standing Order of the House to allow a first timer, a former Attorney General and Commissioner for Justice in Niger State, Barrister Bala Wuse, to emerge as the speaker of the state 9th Assembly.
Harambee Stars head coach Sebastien Migne

AFCON: Kenya unveil final 23-man squad

Sweden-based midfielder Ovella Ochieng and former Al-Nasr Benghazi striker Masoud Juma were surprise inclusions in Kenya’s 23-man squad named on Tuesday for the Africa Cup of Nations in Egypt.
Paris Saint-Germain stars Neymar and Julian Draxler reportedly ‘had to be separated’ following a recent dressing room bust-up.

Julian Draxler: Normal arguments with Neymar make the press

Julian Draxler is bemused by the way Neymar's disagreements with Paris Saint-Germain team-mates are exaggerated, insisting his own clash with the Brazilian was "nothing wild".

Senator Ndume: APC should commend me for contesting against Ahmed Lawan

Borno South Senator, Ali Ndume, said the All Progressives Congress (APC) should commend him for insisting on running in the election of the Senate President of the ninth Senate.

Ex-NSA Dasuki’s absence stalls alleged N19.4 billion fraud trial

The trial of a former National Security Adviser (NSA), Sambo Dasuki, in the alleged misappropriation of N19.4 billion arms funds was on Tuesday stalled before a Federal Capital Territory (FCT) High Court, Maitama, due to his absence.