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Turkish sailors abducted in Nigeria released

The sailors were captured on board the Turkish-flagged Paksoy-1 cargo ship in the early hours of July 16 following an attack in the Gulf of Guinea as they sailed from Cameroon to Ivory Coast.
Tear gas floats in the air near the Arc de Triomphe as protesters wearing yellow vests, a symbol of a French drivers' protest against higher diesel taxes, demonstrate in Paris, France, December 1, 2018. REUTERS-Stephane Mahe

Paris protest: Turkey issues travel warning for citizens

Turkish Foreign Ministry has issued a travel advisory for citizens traveling to France warning them against ongoing violent protests in Paris and across the country.
Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan meets with U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo at Esenboga International Airport in Ankara, Turkey November 17, 2018. Murat Cetinmuhurdar-Presidential Press Office-Handout via REUTERS

Turkey’s Recep Erdogan receives Mike Pompeo amid Saudi journalist disappearance

Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan, on Wednesday met with visiting U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo in Ankara, amid disappearance of a Saudi journalist, attracting worldwide concern.

Turkey accuses US of sentencing banker based on`fake evidence’

Turkey sharply condemned a U.S. court decision to sentence a former Turkish state-run bank official to 32 months in prison, arguing the ruling was based on “fake evidence.”

Turkish FM: Israel’s massacres against Palestinians should be taken to ICC

Turkish Foreign Minister Mevlut Cavusoglu said Thursday that all cases of massacres committed by Israel against the Palestinians should be brought to the International Criminal Court (ICC).

Turkey expresses concerns over Iran anti-govt protests

Turkey is concerned over reports of violent protests in neighbouring Iran while advising foreign powers not to intervene.

Turkey blasts US for vetoing UN resolution on Jerusalem

Turkish Deputy Prime Minister Bekir Bozdag on Tuesday criticised the US for vetoing a draft resolution on the status of Jerusalem at the UN Security Council (UNSC).

Indictment of guards in US brawl a ‘scandal’ – Erdogan

Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan has denounced as a "scandal" the decision by US authorities to indict his security guards involved in a brawl in Washington DC in May.

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Senate deputy minority leader endorses Amotekun

Sen. Emmanuel Bwacha, representing Taraba South Senatorial District and Senate Deputy Minority Leader, on Sunday, voiced his endorsement of ‘Operation Amotekun’ recently launched by governors in South-West zone.
Mrs Marian Onuoha, aka Mama Sure P, the candidate of the All Progressives Congress (APC) has emerged the winner of rerun election for the Isiala Mbano-Okigwe-Onuimo Federal Constituency seat conducted by the INEC on Saturday.

APC, AA win Imo rerun elections

Mrs Marian Onuoha, aka Mama Sure P, the candidate of the All Progressives Congress (APC) has emerged the winner of rerun election for the Isiala Mbano/Okigwe/Onuimo Federal Constituency seat conducted by the Independent National Electoral Commission on Saturday.
Lagos State Commissioner for Waterfront Infrastructure Development, Ahmed Kabiru Abdullahi

Lagos government arrests 14 illegal sand dredgers in Banana Island

The Lagos State Government has arrested 14 illegal sand dredgers on the shoreline of Ikoyi-Lekki axis in Banana Island during a compliance enforcement exercise.
Nigerian professional football league side Akwa United has completed the signing of Chan Eagles defender Olisa Ndah.

Akwa United sign defender Olisa Ndah from Remo Stars

Nigerian professional football league side Akwa United has completed the signing of Chan Eagles defender Olisa Ndah.
Two second-half goals from Osimaga Duke and Spencer Bassey gave Dakkada FC a comfortable 2-0 win over Jigawa Golden Stars in a Nigeria Professional Football League (NPFL) Matchday 17 game decided on Saturday.

Dakkada thrash Jigawa Golden Stars to move fourth on NPFL table

Dakkada football club scored twice in the second half to beat Jigawa Golden Stars in the matchday 17 of the Nigeria professional football league game played at the Nest of Champions in Uyo on Saturday.