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Turkey deports US ‘terrorist fighter’

An American “terrorist fighter” has been deported to the U.S., the Turkish Interior Ministry said on Tuesday.
A handout picture taken and released on October 26, 2018 by the Turkish Presidential Press service shows Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan gesturing during his speech in Ankara. - Saudi Arabia's chief prosecutor will visit Istanbul on Sunday to speak with Turkish authorities as part of the investigation into the murder of journalist Jamal Khashoggi, Turkey's president said Friday. (Photo by Handout / TURKISH PRESIDENTIAL PRESS SERVICE / AFP) /

Turkey says 110 ‘foreign terrorists’ deported since November

Turkey has deported 110 “foreign terrorist fighters” to their home countries since November, an Interior Ministry official said on Friday.
The Nigeria women national basketball team, D’Tigress on Sunday defeated hosts Senegal in the final of the FIBA Women’s AfroBasket to win their fourth continental title. - 20

Olympic Qualifiers: D’Tigress coach invites Murjanatu Musa, 13 others

D’Tigress Head Coach Hughley Otis Jr. has named 2019 Nigeria Women’s Premier League MVP Musa Murjanatu in the 14-player roster for the FIBA Women’s Olympic Qualifying Tournament next year.
Austrian writer Peter Handke on Dec. 10 received this year's Nobel Prize for Literature, amid protests and condemnations from many countries.

Peter Handke receives Nobel Prize for Literature amidst protest

Austrian author Peter Handke received his Nobel Prize for Literature at a ceremony in Sweden, amidst protests on Tuesday.
Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan gives a joint press conference with his Russian counterpart at the Kremlin in Moscow on April 8, 2019. (Photo by Alexander NEMENOV - AFP)

Turkish president says Nobel academy rewarding human rights violations

Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan accused the Nobel academy on Tuesday of rewarding human rights violations by awarding the prize for literature to Peter Handke, who has been criticized for backing late Serbian leader Slobodan Milosevic.
Nigeria national team coach Gernot Rohr has lifted the lid on why he makes late substitutions in games.

Gernot Rohr blames media pressure for Tammy Abraham’s Eagles snub

Super Eagles coach, Gernot Rohr, has revealed that the negative pressure from the media was the reason Chelsea and England striker Tammy Abraham rejected the chance to play for Nigeria.
Super Eagles’ head coach Gernot Rohr has said winning the 2021 Africa Cup of Nations (AFCON) for Nigeria would make him the most excited person.

Gernot Rohr: Why Tammy Abraham snubbed Nigeria for England

Head coach of the Super Eagles, Gernot Rohr, has claimed that Chelsea striker Tammy Abraham snubbed Nigeria for England, because he was put under pressure from the media and fans.
England, Nigeria and Canada are in a three-way tussle for the services of Fikayo Tomori, with the Chelsea centre-half’s impressive displays putting him on Gareth Southgate’s radar.

Fikayo Tomori: Playing for England not a walk in the park declares

Nigeria born England international Fikayo Tomori has confessed that playing for the Three Lions is no tea party, adding however that he is prepared to work very hard to earn a regular place in the team.

Tottenham star makes new record in England big win over Kosovo

The 26-year-old captain scored Three Lions' second of the game ten minutes from time after Harry Winks had given the Gareth Southgate side a 1-0 lead at the break but Manchester United forward Marcus Rashford and Chelsea's Mason Mount were to come with the other goals.
James McClean urged any player who is not committed to the Republic of Ireland to sod off and play for someone else after Declan Rice elected to represent England.

Roy Keane delivers brutally honest assessment of Declan Rice

Manchester United legend Roy Keane has delivered a brutally honest assessment of Declan Rice following his performance for England on Sunday.
Last night, England fans at Wembley didn't exactly cover themselves in glory as they booed Liverpool's Joe Gomez as he was subbed on for Mason Mount.

Raheem Sterling defends Joe Gomez after England booing

Raheem Sterling has leapt to the defence of Joe Gomez after the Liverpool defender was booed by a number of England supporters on Thursday night.
England manager Gareth Southgate feels that his side’s disappointment at finishing third in the UEFA Nations League is a step in the right direction.

Gareth Southgate assures England a happy squad after Sterling-Gomez squabble

The England national team has been rocked with some bad blood in club level rising up to create tensions in international level after Raheem Sterling had a scuffle with Joe Gomez in the aftermath of Liverpool’s 3-1 defeat over Manchester City in the Premier League.
The father of Joe Gomez has refused to blame England star Raheem Sterling for the altercation that left his son with a scratch under his eye.

Joe Gomez’s father defends Raheem Sterling over England altercation

Sterling was involved in a physical confrontation with Gomez after reporting for national team duty on Monday, with the Manchester City man dropped by Gareth Southgate from the squad set to play in the Euro 2020 qualifier against Montenegro on Thursday.
Raheem Sterling and Joe Gomez square up to each other at Anfield

Raheem Sterling dropped by England after Joe Gomez ‘disturbance’

Raheem Sterling will not play in England's European Qualifier against Montenegro on Thursday after a disturbance involving Liverpool's Joe Gomez at St George’s Park.

Jack Grealish urged to prove Southgate wrong after England snub

Jack Grealish has been urged to prove Gareth Southgate wrong after the Aston Villa captain was overlooked by the England manager for the forthcoming Euro 2020 qualifiers.
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Chelsea’s Callum Hudson-Odoi explains Bayern Munich snub

Callum Hudson-Odoi says Frank Lampard's return to Chelsea played a key role in his decision to ignore interest from Bayern Munich earlier this year.
Chelsea duo of Tammy Abraham and Fikayo Tomori named in England's squad as Tottenham Hotspurs attacking midfielder Dele Alli for upcoming the European 2020 Qualifiers against Czech Republic and Bulgaria.

Gareth Southgate names Tammy Abraham, Fikayo Tomori, 25 others for Euro 2020 Qualifiers

​England manager Gareth Southgate has named Chelsea youngsters, Tammy Abraham and Fikayo Tomori into the 27-man squad for the final two Euro 2020 qualifiers against Montenegro and Kosovo later this month.

Chelsea’s Callum Hudson-Odoi returns to England squad after injury absence

Gareth Southgate has included Chelsea teenager Callum Hudson-Odoi in his latest England squad for upcoming Euro 2020 qualifiers against Montenegro and Kosovo.

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Harry, Meghan threaten legal action over photos of duchess

Britain’s Prince Harry and his wife Meghan have issued a legal warning over photographs of the duchess walking her dogs in Canada, British media reported on Tuesday.
President Muhammadu Buhari on Monday signed the finance bill into law.

President Buhari condemns terrorist killing of CAN chairman

President Muhammadu Buhari has strongly condemned the terrorist killing of Lawan Andimi, chairman of the Christian Association of Nigeria (CAN) in Michika local government area of Adamawa state, describing it as cruel, inhuman and deliberately provocative, his spokesman, Garba Shehu, his spokesman said.

Governor Ortom’s victory at Supreme Court, true reflection of Benue electorate’s decision – ex-minister

Former Minister of State, Education and Chairman Benue State Civil Service Commission, Professor Jerry Agada, has described Governor Samuel Ortom’s victory at the Supreme Court as a true reflection of Benue electorates’ decision at the last general elections.
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Imo guber: Ohanaeze disowns Uche Okwukwu

Ohanaeze Ndigbo has disowned reports credited to its suspended National Secretary, Bar Uche Okwukwu, noting that it has no opinion on the ranging controversy over Supreme Court judgment on the 2019 governorship election in Imo state.
Deeply worried by the spread of arms among bandits in Zamfara State, Governor Bello Mohammed Matawalle said he was taking the option of instructing the security to invite former governor Abdulaziz Yari to explain the whereabouts of about 1000 AK47, he, the former governor allegedly purchased with the state’s funds in 2013.

Governor Matawalle: My decision to build new government house, airport final

Governor Bello Matawalle of Zamfara State has said his decision to build a new Government House as well as an airport is final, no matter the criticism from his political opponents.