Thursday, 22nd February 2024
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28 Oct
The Ambassador of the Republic of Türkiye to Nigeria , Mr Hidayet Bayraktar, said that Nigeria was a rising power in Africa due to its population and her large economy.
11 Oct
The Minister of Police Affairs, Senator Ibrahim Gaidam has stressed the need to explore avenues forcollaboration with Turkey in the areas of intelligence sharing and capacity building to combat trans-national crimes.
10 Oct
The Council of Europe on Monday awarded its top rights prize to jailed Turkish philanthropist Osman Kavala, who has come under repeated attack from President Recep Tayyip Erdogan. The decision drew an angry response from Ankara, but was cheered on by groups that have long expressed worries about Turkey's deteriorating human rights record under Erdogan.…
4 Oct
A joint bid from the United Kingdom and Ireland to host Euro 2028 now has no rivals after Turkey withdraw from the bidding process, UEFA said on Wednesday.
13 Sep
Turkey on Wednesday resumed the trail of an anti-femicide campaign group that prosecutors are trying to shut down on charges of violating administrative laws and "morality". Riot police cordoned off Istanbul's main courthouse and detained two supporters of the We Will Stop Femicide Platform ahead of a likely verdict later Wednesday. Prosecutors have asked the…
12 Sep
Nigerian attacker Emmanuel Dennis is set to leave the English Premier League side, Nottingham Forest for a club in the Turkish Super Lig. Italian journalist Fabrizio Romano on Tuesday disclosed on X (formerly Twitter) that Dennis only has to make a final decision on the transfer. "Understand Emmanuel Dennis has now decided to play in…
6 Sep
Storms that unleashed torrential flooding in Greece, Turkey and Bulgaria have killed at least 11 people, authorities said Wednesday, as extreme heat gave way to heavy rain.
6 Sep
Five people died on Tuesday in flash floods from torrential rains that turned the streets of Istanbul and parts of northwestern Turkey into rushing rivers, officials said.
30 Aug
Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov will host his Turkish counterpart for a two-day visit beginning Thursday, Moscow has announced, after Ankara's top diplomat held talks with Ukrainian officials last week. Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan is also due to visit Russia soon for talks with President Vladimir Putin on reviving a deal allowing safe grain…
24 Aug 2023
The Niger government has explored educational partnerships with the Maarif Foundation in Turkey in a move to improve education in the state.
22 Aug 2023
Turkey on Tuesday angrily denounced a United Nations Security Council statement blaming the latest unrest on the divided island of Cyprus on the breakaway government backed by Ankara. The war of words followed an altercation involving UN peacekeepers last Friday that underscored the many hurdles Turkey faces as it revives its drive to join the…
3 Aug 2023
Turkey's annual inflation climbed in July to 47.83 percent, up sharply from 38.2 percent, official data showed on Thursday, a week after the central bank more than doubled its year-end forecast.


12 mins ago
The Nigeria Police Force (NPF) on Thursday announced the lifting of the ban on tinted glass permits implemented in June 2022. The ban was previously initiated due to widespread concerns regarding the role of tinted glass in aiding heinous crimes such as kidnapping, armed robbery, the illegal transportation of firearms and human trafficking. Police spokesman,…
18 mins ago
Following the coordinated raid operation by the tactical teams of the FCT Police Command, led by the Commissioner of Police himself at Gidan-Dambe, Dei-dei-Zuba, Abuja, 307 suspects have been arrested. Police sources revealed that when the suspects were screened, 170 were found wanting in criminal activities. Spokesperson of the command, SP Josephine Adeh, who informed…
27 mins ago
A Spanish court on Thursday sentenced former Brazil international Dani Alves to four and a half years in prison after finding him guilty of raping a young woman at a Barcelona nightclub in December 2022. "The victim did not consent and there is evidence that, beyond the complainant's testimony, permits the rape to be considered…
29 mins ago
A cargo ship abandoned in the Gulf of Aden after an attack by Yemeni rebels remains afloat and could be towed to Djibouti this week, its operator told AFP on Thursday. Rubymar, a Belize-flagged, British-registered and Lebanese-operated cargo ship carrying combustible fertiliser, was damaged in Sunday's missile strike claimed by the Iran-backed Huthi rebels. Its…
43 mins ago
  The Nigerian Basketball Federation (NBBF) is now making last-minute attempts for the men’s national basketball team D’Tigers to play the 2025 AfroBasket qualifiers. D’Tigers late Wednesday night said that they had withdrawn from the AfroBasket qualifiers due to issues related to money. "Despite several 2020 Olympians committing, D’Tigers will forfeit this AfroBasket Qualifiers window…
44 mins ago
The French government on Thursday announced budget cuts of 10 billion euros ($11 billion) as it seeks to rein in its budget deficit after growth failed to meet expectations. The cuts controversially include 2 billions euros that were to be spent on environmental and energy transition programs. Other cuts are being made to previously budgeted…
55 mins ago
The Trade Union Congress (TUC) has decided to pull out of the planned two-day nationwide protest earlier announced by the Nigeria Labour Congress (NLC). The Vice-President of TUC, Tommy Etim, said the TUC withdrew because the NLC's announcement of a protest regarding the increased cost of living, inflation, insecurity and challenges facing Nigeria was not…
59 mins ago
French Defence Minister Sebastien Lecornu was to travel to Armenia on Thursday for a two-day visit as tensions mount with Yerevan's arch-enemy Azerbaijan. In October 2023, France announced the sale of defensive equipment to Armenia, drawing anger from Azerbaijan. That deal was announced weeks after Baku seized the breakaway region of Nagorno-Karabakh from Armenian separatists.…
1 hour ago
The national chairman of the Labour Party, Julius Abure, has been released from police detention, hours after he was arrested in Edo state. Abure's release was confirmed by Labour Party in a video on their X handle. The video shows Abure addressing his supporters. The part's presidential candidate in the last general elections, Peter Obi,…
4 hours ago
The Corporate Affairs Commission (CAC) is eyeing the registration of no less than 10 million small and medium enterprises (SMEs) before the end of the year.