Thursday, September 20, 2018

Tag "Turkey"

    I’ve announced myself to Turkish league, Nwakaeme says after scoring brace

I’ve announced myself to Turkish league, Nwakaeme says after scoring brace

Super Eagles striker Anthony Nwakaeme says he's not yet in his best form despite scoring two goals for Trabzonspor on Saturday.The striker grabbed a brace and provided an assist as Trabzonspor thrashed Galatasaray 4-0.Nwakaeme moved to the Turkish league from Hapoel Beer Sheva during the summer transfer window."There is definitely much more to come from me," he told TheCable after his [...]

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    ALERT: Turkish lira crisis may put the naira at risk

ALERT: Turkish lira crisis may put the naira at risk

The naira may be affected by the ongoing financial turmoil which has seen the Turkish lira lose 40% of its value.The lira has been in turmoil over worries about the country's high debt levels, rising inflation, President Tayyip Erdogan’s refusal to consent to an increase in interest rates and tension between the European country and the US.Erdogan has described his [...]

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    FG: Kanu behind importation of 2,671 intercepted rifles

FG: Kanu behind importation of 2,671 intercepted rifles

The federal government says the 2,671 seized pump action rifles illegally imported into the country from Turkey could be traced to Nnamdi Kanu, leader of the Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB).The government said this on Tuesday as part of its submissions before the federal high court in Abuja while opposing IPOB’s motion challenging its proscription and declaration as a terrorist [...]

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    Buhari returns from four-day working visit to Turkey

Buhari returns from four-day working visit to Turkey

President Muhammadu Buhari has returned to Nigeria after his four-day visit to Turkey. Buhari travelled to Turkey on Wednesday for a meeting of the D-8, a group of eight developing nations.While in Turkey, Buhari was hosted by the Turkish President Recep Tayyeb Erdogan before the D-8 .In a statement on Sunday, Garba Shehu, the president's spokesman, said Buhari’s objective during the [...]

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    PHOTOS: Buhari relaxes with wife, children en route Turkey

PHOTOS: Buhari relaxes with wife, children en route Turkey

President Muhammadu Buhari left Abuja for Turkey after presiding over the weekly federal executive council (FEC) meeting on Wednesday.Aisha, his wife and two of his children -Yusuf and Halima -  were in the delegation alongside some top government officials.Femi Adesina, special adviser to the president on media and publicity, shared some pictures the first family took mid air and when [...]

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    Buhari leaves for Turkey — after presiding over FEC meeting

Buhari leaves for Turkey — after presiding over FEC meeting

President Muhammadu Buhari on Wednesday presided over the meeting of federal executive council (FEC) in the presidential villa, Abuja.The FEC meeting which started at about 10am, was attended by the Vice-President Yemi Osinbajo, Habiba Lawal, acting secretary to the government of the federation and cabinet ministers.The president was scheduled to leave Abuja for Turkey immediately after the council’s meeting.Femi Adesina, [...]

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    Buhari heads to Turkey Wednesday

Buhari heads to Turkey Wednesday

President Muhammadu Buhari will on Wednesday depart for Istanbul, Turkey to attend the ninth summit of the Developing 8 (D-8).Femi Adesina, the president's spokesman, disclosed this in a statement on Tuesday.“In Ankara, the president will have a tete-a-tete with his Turkish counterpart while delegations from both countries will hold discussions in various fields including defence cooperation, security, educational and migration [...]

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    VIDEO: Mesut Özil’s £10m luxury home

VIDEO: Mesut Özil’s £10m luxury home

Arsenal star and German midfielder, Mesut Özil gave a rare access into his luxury £10 million home in north London.Özil's £42.5 million transfer deal wfrom Real Madrid made him the most expensive German player in history.With 3 FA Cup and one FA Community Shield, the soccer star currently earns £140,000 a week at Arsenal.Watch video below as HYPEBEAST takes a tour around Özil's house.Video credit: [...]

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    Turkish president watches as his security detail beat up protesters in Washington

Turkish president watches as his security detail beat up protesters in Washington

A video which surfaced on Thursday shows Turkey president, Recep Tayyip Erdoğan, looking on as his security team clashed with protesters in Washington DC.The incident happened in front of the Turkish ambassador’s residence.The video emerged after US President Donald Trump had welcomed Erdogan to the White House and praised him as an ally in the battle against Islamic extremism in the middle-east.The [...]

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    Turkey bans Wikipedia ‘for no reason’

Turkey bans Wikipedia ‘for no reason’

Turkey has blocked all access inside the country to the online encyclopaedia Wikipedia.Officials said “an administrative measure” had been taken, but gave no reason why.Turkish media said authorities had asked Wikipedia to remove content by writers “supporting terror”.Turkey has temporarily blocked social media sites including Facebook and Twitter in the past, usually following protests or terror attacks.The Turkey Blocks monitoring [...]

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    ‘And people are shot at when they ask for Biafra’ — reaction to Buhari’s praise of Turkey’s referendum

‘And people are shot at when they ask for Biafra’ — reaction to Buhari’s praise of Turkey’s referendum

Some Nigerians have reacted to President Muhammadu Buhari’s congratulation of the government of Turkey on the successful conclusion of the country's referendum.On Monday, Turkey concluded a referendum, which was held to determine whether its president should have sweeping or executive powers.The country operates a parliamentary democracy in which presidents are often nominal heads.In a statement posted on Facebook by Femi [...]

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    Russian ambassador to Turkey shot dead in Ankara

Russian ambassador to Turkey shot dead in Ankara

Andrey Karlov, Russian ambassador to Turkey, was on Monday killed during an art exhibition in Ankara, capital of Turkey.The gunman reportedly stood behind Karlov before he fired his fatal shot.The attacker was said to have shouted “Allahu Akbar” and fired at least eight shots, according to an AP photographer who was present.The attacker also smashed some of the photographs, AP [...]

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    Fethullah Gulen’s maxim: Live so that others may live

Fethullah Gulen’s maxim: Live so that others may live

BY EMRE CELIKThe above may in fact actually summarize the life meaning for those who participate in the Hizmet (aka Gulen Movement).This is one of the most fundamental values Fethullah Gulen, preacher emeritus based in Pennsylvania and the figurehead of the Hizmet movement, who has played a role and helped mould the life direction of millions of Hizmet participants serve others across more than 150 countries.It [...]

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    It seems I have developed mental problem, says Nigerian imprisoned alongside Turkish soldiers

It seems I have developed mental problem, says Nigerian imprisoned alongside Turkish soldiers

Hassan Danjuma Adamu, a Nigerian from Yobe state, says he may be battling with a psychological problem after spending three months in a Turkish maximum security prison.Adamu, who studied computer education and instructional technologies at Bahcesehir University in Turkey, told TheCable in an interview on Monday that he now suffers from anxiety.He explained that he would suddenly wake up at [...]

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    Nigerian students in my country are safe, says Turkish envoy

Nigerian students in my country are safe, says Turkish envoy

Hakan Çakil, Turkish ambassador to Nigeria, says Nigerian students in his country are under the protection of the government.Çakil said this on the sideline of a dinner reception to mark the 93rd anniversary of the founding of Turkey in Abuja at the weekend.He denied the reports that 50 Nigerian students were arrested and detained in connection with the botched coup.“There [...]

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    FG summons Turkish ambassador over detention of Nigerian students

FG summons Turkish ambassador over detention of Nigerian students

The federal government has summoned Hakan Cakil, Turkish ambassador to Nigeria, over the detention of Nigerian students studying in the country.Last week, the Turkish government allegedly ordered the arrest of 50 Nigerians. While some have been deported, others are being kept behind bars.On Thursday, Geoffrey Onyeama, minister of foreign affairs, said the government had asked its Turkish counterpart to free [...]

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